Thanksgiving is almost here and there’s so much to plan for – even if you’re not the host, there’s always something to be done and someone to be fed. Perhaps one of the most delicious parts of Thanksgiving is dessert after you’ve eaten all of the savory treats. If baking is not your thing or you don’t have the time to bake your own Thanksgiving pie, check out one of these great options at local pie shops around the Bay.
If you want something beyond Thanksgiving pie, then consider these Local Bakeries for Your Thanksgiving Desserts. And if Thanksgiving pie has caught your eye, then read below for our picks to buy that perfect Thanksgiving Pie in Tampa Bay.
Order those Thanksgiving pies from Mike’s! Local to Tampa, Mike’s first opened in a small retail store in the Bay Area in ’92. According to their site, if you ask Mike’s mom, the legacy began years prior with his grandmother who passed on the traditions for years to come. Ever since Mike’s opened, his mission is to not only bring delicious pies but top-quality pies through consistency and heart. Pies include Brownie, Buttermilk, Chocolate Mousse, Coconut Cream, Key Lime, Mango Lime, Mississippi Mud Pie, Orange Blossom, and more. Mike also sells cakes and cheesecakes as well as gluten-free options fruit pies and no sugar fruit pies.
Moreno Bakery is a local staple serving up delicious baked goods for years. The bakery is full of Cuban history starting with Mr. Moreno himself. When he first moved to Tampa in the 90’s he began working at Le Segunda Central Bakery in Ybor until opening up Moreno in 2008.
If you want a pie for Thanksgiving, Moreno Bakery is the place! Try an apple pie, blueberry pie, cherry, chocolate chess, chocolate cream, and so much more. Not to mention, his pies are super affordable!
Note that Moreno Bakery is closed on Thanksgiving Day itself, so order ahead so you can pick up before the big day.
Obviously, Goody Goody is a hub for a delicious burger but did you know they have awesome Thanksgiving pie options too?! In fact, they’re famous pies by Annabelle Johnson and are made every single day in the house and are available until they’re gone – so don’t wait! One slice goes for $6.95 and a whole pie goes for about $30. Flavors include Butterscotch, Coconut Cream, and Chocolate Cream.
Wright’s is another Tampa classic serving up delicious delicatessen items as well as yummy baked goods. Pop in for a meal or order a Thanksgiving pie! Here you can order by the slice or buy the whole pie/cake.
It’s totally up to you. Pies include Coconut Cream, Pecan, and Pumpkin and are local favorites. Take a bite out of history and visit Wright’s the next time you’re looking for something sweet and don’t forget to order your pies as soon as possible before they run out.
Pane Rustica’s bakery is serving up some of their amazing pies this Thanksgiving. Order ahead to pick up one of their Pecan, Pumpkin, or Cranberry Blueberry pies or their warm Apple Tart (with or without streusel) and Pumpkin Cheesecake.
Head to Largo for some of the best pies in the area. The Pie Factory has an array of flavors perfect for Thanksgiving dessert like Apple Berry, Apple Caramel Nut, Pecan, Pumpkin, Sweet Potato, and more. Order a whole pie or a sampler that includes 3-4 different flavors if you can’t pick just one. They also have no-sugar pies, cakes, cookies, cheesecakes, pastries, and specialty breads (the Orange Cranberry Nut is a must-try).
Zukie began baking cakes at her family restaurant in Clearwater in 2014. Since then, she’s branched off so that others can enjoy her award-winning pies year-round. Compliment your Thanksgiving dinner with Pumpkin, Caramel Apple, or Pecan. You can also choose from their cheesecakes, cakes, or gourmet cookies.
Located on the ground floor and in the heart of the Water Street District, Market at EDITION serves as the gathering place for locals and guests alike. This holiday season, let the sweet aroma of freshly baked pies fill your home without lifting a finger! Indulge in the joy of homemade goodness with their Holiday Pies To-Go — meticulously crafted with love and the finest ingredients by our exceptional pastry team. Their culinary artisans are baking up a delectable dessert selection featuring Apple, Pumpkin, Key Lime, and Pecan Pies. It’s a celebration of flavors, made with love, and served with convenience, these slices of perfection will elevate any festive occasion.
Orders can be made online, and you can select your pickup date and time through November 23rd. Kindly ensure that your order is placed at least 72 hours in advance.
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