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8 Top Pie Spots in Upper Manhattan (Psst, Order Now)

Updated: Nov 17, 2022

Make My Cake's sweet potato pie
Make My Cake's sweet potato pie. Photo: Make My Cake

Don't worry about who's making the pies this Thanksgiving, because these local bakers have got your covered.

From desserts made using old family recipes to the latest gourmet confections, there's a pie for every taste. Here's where to find them:

Choc NYC

Inwood 4996 Broadway between 211th and 212th Sts

You'll find tarts rather than pies here, but these slightly more elegant confections still feature traditional Thanksgiving ingredients. The menu this year includes apple crumb, pear and cranberry lattice, and chocolate and spiced pecan. The last day for pre-orders is Friday, November 18.

Dutch Baby Bakery

Washington Heights 813 W 187th St between Fort Washington Ave and Pinehurst Ave

This bakery that started from an apartment eight years ago features a Thanksgiving dessert menu that includes three varieties of apple pie: classic, Dutch apple, and Dutch apple cranberry. Preorder for pickup.

Fancy Pies

Central Harlem 2236 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd between W 131st and W 132nd Sts

Local baker June Frances Coleman uses old family recipes to make her signature all-butter-crust pies. This year's holiday pies–from Nana's Alabama Apple to the Southern Bourbon Sweet Potato–must be ordered by Friday, November 18. No walk-ins—preorder pickups and deliveries only.

Make My Cake

West Harlem 409 W 125th St between Morningside and Amsterdam Aves

This Harlem dessert institution is offering four holiday pies you can reserve online and pick up at its 125th Street location: pumpkin, pecan, apple cobbler and sweet potato.

Pabade Bakery

East Harlem 135 E 110th St between Park and Lexington Aves

This East Harlem bakery known for its global pastries is offering five pies for the holidays, ranging from the traditional (pumpkin) to the inventive (cranberry pistachio).

Sugar Hill Creamery

Central Harlem 184 Lenox Ave between 119th and 120th Sts

Hamilton Heights 3629 Broadway between 149th and 150th Sts

Thanksgiving is the only time this local favorite offers its ice-cream pies. Choose from bourbon pecan, sweet potato cookies and cream, and peach cobbler. Preorder online.

Super Nice Coffee and Bakery

East Harlem 156 E 117th St between Third and Lexington Aves

Hosting a smaller Thanksgiving this year—as in just you and your significant other/roommate/bestie? All the pies at this tiny-but-mighty bakery are 6", including the pecan, the chocolate pecan and the brown sugar pumpkin. Preorder for pickup or delivery.

Sweet Chef Southern Style Bakery

Hamilton Heights 122 Hamilton Pl between 142nd and 143rd Sts

The pies are the year-round draw at this unassuming storefront specializing in Southern pies, including sweet potato, pecan and even bean. Stop by in person or order on Seamless.

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