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Nov 18, 2007 08:21 PM

Who have the best pie for holiday?

No big name, no Whole Foods...looking for some unknown local place who you think have the best pie?


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  1. I am a huge fan of Texas Pie Company pies. They are in Kyle. I don't know if they do pumpkin pie. I know they don't do meringue pies. I recommend their fruit pies and their chocolate pie.

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    1. re: rusty_s

      Love Texas Pie Co! They have a pumpkin praline. If you want it for Thanksgiving, I'd call now.

      1. re: mkwng

        Avenue B grocery used to carry their pies wrapped up in individual slices. I would always get a slice with my sandwich when I lived two doors down from them. Does anyone know if they still do?

    2. royer's in round top has really good pies. funny enough they now are sold at whole foods.

      1. If you're looking for a practically unknown local place with great sweet-potato pie, you should check out Galloway's Sandwich Shop at 1914 East 12th Street. I'd suggest calling right away if you're interested in picking one up before Thursday. For details on the pie, see this post:

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          1. This isn't local, but it's a beautiful drive or motorcycle ride to Blanco:


            Hands down the best apple pie and apple cake I've ever had.

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            1. re: chispa_c

              I second this recommendation. Hubby likes the apple pie, but I am total sucker for the apple pecan cake. Whenever I visit my folks is San Antonio, they expect me to show up with one. (The only mistep I have ever encountered there was a peach cobbler.) Plus, the lady that owns it is really nice.

              1. re: Honey Bee

                Blue Bonnet Cafe Pies are incredible. Worth the drive....Their Pecan and Cherry Pie is divine.


                They are in Marble Falls, but it is worth the drive, esp since you can go to Coopers or Opies BBQ on the way back/there....

                1. re: Dave in Dripping Springs

                  I just went to the monument cafe in georgetown and had a slice of their signature chocolate pie...It was sooooo heavenly!! They have a good selection of fresh baked deserts every day. You can call and special order anything they make. The list was more extensive than what they offer on a daily basis.

                  1. re: chowinginaustin

                    Monument Cafe is one of my favorites in Georgetown. My friend and I are planning on a visit there on Friday. My favorite is the pound cake when they have it. Maybe, I'll try to chocolate pie.

                    1. re: Meshelle

                      Coconut Cream Pie at Monument Cafe is DIVINE! Real whipped cream, homemade pie crust, nice toasted coconut. MMMMMMMMM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!