The 12 Best Pie Shops in Austin

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Now that we’re done with Halloween and the big annual events like ACL and F1, Austin’s calendar is clear and ready for all things festive. The next couple of months are now about tinsel, turkey, candy canes, presents, and, of course, pie. You see, it’s not Thanksgiving or Christmas (or anything in-between) without a slice of gooey-filled pastry. Though the weather outside is anything but frightful—it’s the most pleasant it’ll be all year—it’s certainly made even more delightful with some good ol’ American pie.

Sweet tooth or savory tooth, we’re cooking them all. This is Texas, and all teeth are satisfied. From chicken pot pie and key lime pie, to big whole pies and mini pies, and even those lattice pies you eat at a drive-thru with one hand, here are the best places to get your fix of golden-crusted goodness.

Pie Bar
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Pie Bar

South Congress
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The beloved Lubbock pie bar’s first location in Austin has quickly gained momentum as one of the best spots for baked goods south of the river. The focus here is mousse- and cobbler-filled four-inch pies, which you can customize with a choice of toppings. Large nine-inch pies like the pecan and strawberry rhubarb must be ordered at least a day in advance.
How to order: Order pick up or delivery online, or call 24 hours ahead for large pies on 512-582-0098.

Tous Les Jours
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Tous Les Jours

North Austin
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This French-Asian bakery is one of the best reasons to visit Northside’s H Mart (as well as the Korean food stalls), and what we love about their artisan pastries, cakes, desserts, and pies is how beautifully presented they always are. Pies are all mini, so why not grab a tray load and feast away? Current options include the Milk Cream Cornet Pie, Yuzu Pie, and the Caramel Apple Pie.
How to order: Order delivery on Uber Eats.

Sugar Mama’s is a romantically retro spot for lovers of all things sweet, thanks to a menu consisting entirely of cookies, cupcakes, macarons, cheesecakes, and pies. While it offers year-round delights such as Triple Berry Buttermilk and Pumpkin, the winter specials are the ultimate holiday treat. Previous December offerings have included the Chocolate and Peanut Butter Pretzel and Apple Brown Betty; so keep an eye out month-to-month.
How to order: Order pick-up and delivery online.

Tiny Pies
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Tiny Pies

Multiple locations

Mother-daughter team Kit Seay and Amanda Wadsworth harness four-generation-old recipes and organic ingredients to create savory and sweet pies that taste as delectable as they look. The adorable miniatures make awesome gifts for your holiday host, to boot. Not keen on sharing? Stop by and gobble down a breakfast pie or beef taco pie while waiting for your order.
How to order: Order pick-up and delivery online or get nationwide delivery via Goldbelly.

This neighborhood cafe has been a popular hangout since 1983, where locals come to enjoy scratch-made baked goods alongside a locally roasted brew. Pie varieties include Cherry, Key Lime, and Apple Cinnamon, plus seasonal specials available by the slice or whole.
How to order: Call 512-453-3399 for pick-up or get delivery via Postmates.

East of UT, Hoover’s Cooking is a family-style diner centered around Texas-grown, farm-fresh ingredients (and therefore, a ton of meat). The best way to balance out all that protein? Hoover Alexander’s homemade pie. They come in Buttermilk, Coconut Cream, and Pecan, and while you’re at it, go ahead and add an order of fluffy Bread Pudding and Brownies.
How to order: Order pick-up online or get delivery via Doordash and Grubhub.

The best way to enjoy Texan pecans is in the form of dessert. Upper Crust’s classic Organic Pecan Pie is available year-round, with seasonal offerings spanning Pumpkin, Coconut Cream, and Cranberry Apple.
How to order: Order pick-up online or get delivery via Favor.

Chez Zee

Highland Park

This north Austin bistro’s desserts are legendary—freshly baked from scratch daily with local eggs, milk, cream, and butter. You’ll find a massive selection here, including an eight-inch Granny Smith Apple Pie, a super chocolatey Kahlua Pie layered with a chocolate silk base, chocolate walnut crust, whipped cream, and chocolate chips, and tangy Key Lime Pie.
How to order: Order pick-up online or get delivery via Favor.

Papi's Pies

Round Rock

As one might expect from a restaurant named Papi’s Pies, this is a homey joint with baked goodness at its forefront. Papi’s selection varies daily, but mainstays include Raspberry Rhubarb, Pumpkin, Lemon Meringue, and one with a kick: Bourbon Pecan.
How to order: Call 512-828-9047 for pick-up or get delivery via Grubhub.

Island Time Pies
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Island Time Pies

West Austin
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Though it’s a bit of a trek to get to Steiner Ranch in West Austin, know that you’ll be rewarded with a delicious slice of pie for the effort. Started in 2020 by husband and wife team Evan and Tiffany Machnic as a side hustle during the pandemic, the duo now peddle the area’s most famous Key Lime Pie, available in large and miniature sizes. Seasonal specials are also offered.
How to order: Order pick up online.

Word of Mouth Bakery

Downtown & Bouldin Creek

The former wedding cake specialists are now posted up in two brick-and-mortar locations in Austin. Stop by for a coffee and slice of pie, or pick up the whole shebang to take home. Right now there’s a Whole Key Lime and a Whole Coconut Cream on the docket.
How to order: Call 512-617-8411 for pick-up or get delivery via Grubhub and Favor.

You’ll find pies sporadically hitting Walton’s menu, and when you see them, you best be quick because everyone knows they are ATX’s holiday best. Each year sees giant 11-inchers that serve 10 hungry pie devotees, in flavors ranging Lattice Apple and Pumpkin to Pecan and Buttermilk.
How to order: Call 512-391-9966 or email catering@waltonsfancyandstaple.com for pick-up.

James Wong is a contributor for Thrillist.