in partnership withwjla.com
Baked and Wired.jpeg
Baked and Wired (Image: Courtesy Baked & Wired)
SEE MORE

The ultimate guide on where to buy Thanksgiving pies

Pretty much everybody loves pie at Thanksgiving, but not everyone wants to spend the time making them. Spare yourself the schlep, the prep, the struggles, the stress and the scrubbing by picking up a pie (or three) at one of these sweet spots.

Casolare / Alta Strada DC / Alta Strada Mosaic

The pies: Honey pecan in a buttery Vanilla Crust ($38), caramelized apple pie with oat streusel topping ($38), vanilla bean cheesecake with a brownie base topped with milk chocolate-peanut crunch ($32), candied pumpkin topped with cinnamon marshmallows and pumpkin seeds ($38).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed online. Orders may be picked up at Casolare, Alta Strada DC or Alta Strada Mosaic on Tuesday, November 20 or Wednesday, November 21 between 2-6 PM (Anyone who prefers to pick up their order at a different time can send an email to alevin@schlowrg.com to make arrangements). Delivery options within the Beltway are also available.

Casolare (2505 Wisconsin Ave. NW); Alta Strada DC (465 K St. NW); Alta Strada Mosaic (2911 District Ave. #150, Fairfax, Va.)

Buttercream Bakeshop

The pies: Cinnamon-dulce Dutch apple with crumb topping ($35), whiskey chocolate pecan ($36), layered pumpkin cheesecake pie with cinnamon roll Oreo crust ($35), Nutella icebox ($35), spiced banoffee cream ($32), and Key lime ($32).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed in the store, online, or by phone at 202-735-0102; pre-orders need be placed at least 72 hours in advance of pickup. Pies can be picked up Monday, November 19 through Wednesday, November 21. There will be limited quantities of the pies in the shop on Tuesday, November 20 and Wednesday, November 21.

1250 9th St. NW

Little Red Fox

The pies: Pumpkin ($26), pecan ($26), and double-crust apple ($27.50). There’s the option of adding decorative pie crust leaves ($5) or a pie crust Tree of Life ($15) to the pumpkin and pecan pies.

Ordering info: Orders may be placed online. There will be limited quantities of the pies in the shop on Tuesday, November 20 and Wednesday, November 21 until 4 PM.

5035 Connecticut Ave. NW

Pluma

The pies: Pumpkin, apple cranberry crumb, and pecan bourbon chocolate ($34 each).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed by emailing info@plumabybluebird.com or by phone at 202-544-2429. Orders must be placed by Monday, November 19 for pickup at the store on Wednesday, November 21.

391 Morse St. NE

Magnolia Bakery

The pies: Apple double crust with Golden Delicious and Granny Smiths ($34), apple crumb ($34), pumpkin sweetened with maple syrup ($28), pumpkin praline ($34), and pumpkin icebox with a gingersnap crust ($28).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed online or by phone at 202-424-2224.

50 Massachusetts Ave. NE

Baked & Wired

The pies: Apple cranberry crumb, apple crumb, apple double crust, cherry, chocolate oat caramel, cranberry cheesecake pie, pecan, pecan Kahlua chocolate chip, pumpkin, and very berry ($42 each, plus a refundable $10 deposit for the Pyrex dish it is served in).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed online .

1052 Thomas Jefferson St. NW

The Tavern

The pies: Apple crumble, salted caramel apple, bourbon pecan, cherry, pumpkin, lemon coconut, and sea salt chocolate chess ($9.50 for a 6-inch pie, $24 for a 9-inch pie; all made by Whisked!).

Ordering info: Select pies will be available in store on Wednesday, November 21 and Thursday, November 22.

3333 M St. NW

Colada Shop

The pies: Pumpkin dulce de leche and coffee pecan ($27 each).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed online or by phone at 202-332-8800; 24 hours advance notice required. A limited number of pies will be available in the shop as well.

1405 T St. NW

St. Regis

The pies: A flight of three 6-inch pies: pumpkin, pecan, and chocolate ($24).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed by phone at 202-509-8000; 24 hours advance notice required.

923 16th St.

The Wooden Spoon

The pies: Pumpkin “pie” cake with layers with burnt marshmallow filling, pepitas, and maple cream cheese buttercream, apple “pie” cake featuring cinnamon cake layers with apple pie filling, spiced buttercream with a salted caramel drip, and topped with pie crust apples; and sweet potato “pie” cake with pecan and oat crumble filling and browned butter buttercream ($50 each).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed online. Delivery and pickup options available.

Centrolina

The pies: Flaky apple ($35), pumpkin with spiced meringue ($35), coconut cream ($35), and triple chocolate pecan ($40).

Ordering info: Fill out an order form (available here) and email it to events@centrolinadc.com with the subject “Holiday Catering.” Orders must be placed by Sunday, November 18 for pickup on Wednesday, November 21 from 5-7 PM or on Thursday, November 22 from 10 AM-12 PM.

974 Palmer Alley NW

Lil’B Coffee & Eatery

The pies: Pecan, apple cinnamon crunch, lemon chess, roasted sweet potato, pumpkin, bourbon-chocolate pecan, and bacon and cayenne pecan ($20-$25).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed in the store, by phone, or by emailing catering@lilbdc.com through Monday, November 19. Pickup at the store by 11 AM on Thursday, November 22.

1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW

Brookland’s Finest

The pies: Chocolate chip pecan, sweet potato, and chocolate cream ($19 each).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed by phone at 202-636-0050; two days advance notice required. Order no later than Monday November 19. Pickup by Wednesday, November 21.

3126 12th St. NE

Sticky Fingers / Fare Well

The pies: All vegan; crumble topped apple ($25), maple pecan ($44), and pumpkin ($25).

Ordering info: Order online for pickup at Fare Well or order online for pickup at Sticky Fingers. Orders must be placed by Monday, November 21 and require 48 hours advance notice.

Sticky Fingers (1370 Park Rd. NW); Fare Well (406 H St. NE)

Rare Steakhouse & Tavern

The pies: Blood orange pecan, cinnamon Granny Smith apple, chocolate silk, and lemon chess ($19 each).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed online for pickup between 11:30 AM-3 PM between Monday, November 19 and Thursday, November 22. 72 hours advance notice required.

1595 I St. NW

Cork Wine Bar & Market

The pies: Apple, pumpkin, and grapefruit meringue ($9 for a flight featuring a slice of each flavor; $99 for all three pies whole).

Ordering info: Flights are available at the bar; orders for whole pies may be placed by phone at 202-265-2675 with 48 hours advance notice.

1805 14th St. NW

Osteria Morini

The pies: Pumpkin with a vanilla crust, brown butter apple with a cinnamon brown sugar crust and topped with oat streusel, and chocolate pecan with a vanilla crust ($30 for a 9-inch pie, $9 per mini pie or 3 for $25).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed online. 48 hours advance notice required with pickup between 12-9 PM on a date of your choosing.

301 Water St. SE

Woodward Takeout Food

The pies: Pecan, lemon chess, pumpkin spice, apple crumble, and maple bourbon sweet potato ($22.95 each).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed online, by emailing wtf@woodwardtable.com, or by phone at 202-347-5355. Orders must be received by Friday November 17. Pies will be available for pickup after 4:30 PM on Tuesday, November 20 or on Wednesday, November 21. Limited quantities will be available for sale in the restaurant.

1428 H St. NW

Un Je Ne Sais Quoi

The pie: Pecan ($6.60 for a small, $26.40 for one serving 4 people, and $39.60 for one serving 6 people).

Ordering info: Until Tuesday, November 20, orders may be placed in store, by email at unjenesaisquoi.pastry@gmail.com, or by phone at 202-721-0099.

1361 Connecticut Ave. NW

Junction Bakery & Bistro

The pies: Pumpkin ($25), pecan ($27), chocolate pecan ($27), and apple $25.

Ordering info: Orders may be placed in the store, online, or by phone at 703-436-0025. Pies can be picked up on Wednesday, November 21 or by 12 PM Thursday, November 22.

1508 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, Va.

The Reston Farm Market

The pies: Apple, blueberry, cherry, pecan, fruit forest, peach, and pumpkin ($24.99 each).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed at the market or by phone at 703-759-0000.

10800 Baron Cameron Ave., Reston, Va.

Founding Farmers Reston Station

The pies: Apple ($15), pumpkin ($15), and pecan ($25).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed online or by phone at 703-988-7333.

1904 Reston Metro Plaza, Reston, Va.

Bayou Bakery

The pies: Pecan, apple cinnamon crunch, lemon chess, roasted sweet potato, pumpkin, Virginia peanut, bourbon-chocolate pecan, bacon and cayenne pecan ($20-25).

Ordering info: Orders may be placed at the shop or by phone until Monday, November 19 at 10 AM. Pickup by 12 PM on Wednesday, November 21. Limited quantities will be available for sale in the restaurant.

Summer House North Bethesda

The pie: Spiced pumpkin chiffon ($36).

Ordering info: Order at least 24 hours in advance by phone at 301-881-2381 or by e-mail at jcotton@leye.com.

11825 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda, Md.

col1_vertical_list_trending