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Where To Score A Show-Stopping Thanksgiving Pie

It's almost time for Thanksgiving dinner. Have you dealt with your pie yet?  If not, there's still time, and a load of amazing options closeby. Here's a handy guide to our favorite pie makers, what they're making for Thanksgiving, and how to order. All of them offer handmade pastry dough. And do we need to mention all of the ingredients are organic, natural and sustainable? Probably not. 

 

Mission Pie

Holiday specials: Classic apple and pumpkin, plus pear-raspberry, apple-cranberry, vegan apple-cranberry, and walnut pie. All of them are priced at $20.

To order: Last chance to place an order (phone only) is 10 pm on Sunday, November 18th. For more information on how to order, hop here on the Mission Pie website.

Bi-Rite Creamery

Holiday specials: Pumpkin pie, pecan pie or apple pie with a crumb crust, all priced at $11.99 for small, or $19.99 for large. Owners Kris Hoogerhyde and Anne Walker also add a personal favorite for Thanksgiving: Pumpkin bundt cake with salted caramel glaze for $16.99.

To order: Cut off time for ordering is Sunday the 18th. Pick-up is either on Tuesday or Wednesday. You can order pies by calling 415-241-9760, or in person at the creamery or Bi-Rite Market. 

Three Babes Bakeshop 

Holiday specials: Classic apple, sugar pie pumpkin, brown butter pecan, gluten-free bittersweet chocolate pecan, pear blackberry crumble—all priced at $35. 

To order: Email info@threebabesbakeshop.com or call (415) 742-0484 to order. Today is also the cut-off for shipping pecan pies or salty honey walnut pies by ordering here. Three Babes offers pickup locations throughout the city for Thanksgiving Eve, and Thanksgiving morning. There's a three pie minimum for deliveries ($15) on Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving day. The Babes are also setting up shop at 18 Reasons from 9 am to 1 pm for anyone who needs last minute, super fresh pie on Thanksgiving day. 

Batter Bakery

Holiday specials: Owner and baker extraordinaire Jen Musty is offering 9" pies in three Thanksgiving flavors: Roasted pumpkin ($20), tart apple cranberry with brown sugar crumb topping ($23), and bourbon pecan ($25).

To order: Order by Friday the 16th for pickup on Tuesday or Wednesday at the FiDi kiosk or the shop on Polk Street. Email info@batterbakery.com or call 415-674-1069.

Butter Love Bakeshop

Holiday specials: Pecan, cranberry butter, apple, pumpkin, or pear-grape for $26 a pop. This 7x7 review from earlier this year will shed a little more light on what you've got to look forward to with a Butter Love Bakeshop pie.

To order: Place an order for delivery by filling out the form online. You can also pick-up your pie at Pig & Pie in the Mission. More information on ordering is here

Mission Beach Cafe

Holiday specials: Pastry chef Alan Carter offers slightly out-of-the ordinary flavors like pumpkin hazlenut mousse pie, apple cranberry, pear sour cherry, huckleberry, pecan, chocolate pecan, and coconut cream. We're also partial to the not-particularly-Thanksgiving-y blackout cake. The price range here is $30 to $34 and we can promise a an expertly kneaded and shaped dough. 

To order: Call 415-861-0198. Pick-up only.

Chile Pies & Ice Cream

Holiday specials: The famous green chile apple, caramel apple, Mexican chocolate pecan, pumpkin, vegan pear-cherry, vegan sweet potato, candied yam with marshmallow and pecan praline, and orange cranberry cheesecake. All of the pies are $30, except the cheesecake, which is $45. 

To order: Call 415-614-9411 or order in person at the stores in Nopa or the Castro. Pick up from either location on the 20, 21, and 22nd from noon to 9 pm, or on Thanksgiving day from 9 am to noon.