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

Updated: Dec 5, 2023

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—these local bakers have got you covered.

From old-fashioned Southern desserts to the latest gourmet confections, there's a pie for every taste.

Here's where to find 'em:

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 includes apple crumb, pear and cranberry lattice, and chocolate and spiced pecan. The last day for pre-orders is Friday, November 17.

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

This bakery that started from an apartment nine years ago features a Thanksgiving dessert menu that includes bourbon pecan pie, pumpkin custard pie, and two varieties of apple pie: classic and Dutch apple cranberry. Preorder for pickup.

Central Harlem 192 Malcolm X Blvd between W 119th and W 120th Sts

Named after owner Loretta Alston (not the West Coast city), this small neighborhood bakery has a range of pies available for pickup or delivery: pecan pie, apple pie, peach cobbler, apple peach cobbler and sweet potato pie.

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

This Harlem dessert institution offers three holiday pies you can reserve online and pick up at its 125th Street shop: sweet potato pie, apple pie and peach cobbler.

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

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

East Harlem 1642 Lexington Ave between 103rd and 104th Sts

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

Hamilton Heights 3629 Broadway between 149th and 150th Sts

Thanksgiving is when this local family-run favorite brings out its unique ice-cream pies. Choose from bourbon pecan, sweet potato with toasted marshmallow, and peach cobbler. Preorder online.

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, key lime and bean. Stop by in person or order via Grubhub or Seamless.

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