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looking for KEY LIME PIE in Fort Lauderdale (Sunrise) area

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chickenfingers Dec 9, 2009 01:21 PM

I visit my mom in Fort Lauderdale a few times a year and would like to find good (GREAT would be better) KEY LIME PIE. Thoughts?
Thanks!!!

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    southocean Dec 9, 2009 07:03 PM

    Bob Roth's New River Groves, on Griffin Road in Davie, makes great pies. In fact, their pies are what convinced the State of Florida to make the key lime pie the official state dessert. While you're there, try the banana cream or chocolat cream, as well -- equally delicious!

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      chickenfingers Dec 10, 2009 04:57 AM

      Thanks!!! That was exactly where I was going to go.

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      Semprini Dec 10, 2009 08:43 AM

      I'm sure their pies are great, but be aware that they're made of pre-made pie mix (there are usually buckets of it sitting amongst the displays...)

      Not that I expected them to squeeze a bunch of limes at the volume of business they do, but I'll never buy a pie full of HFCS and preservatives when I can make one from a handful of ingredients.

      1. CFByrne Dec 11, 2009 03:38 AM

        I have always loved the KLP at Calypso Restaurant on Cypress Road in Pompano. As a
        "bonus", just about anything you eat before dessert will be awesome too. :=)

        PS: You might also want to review this previous thread on this

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/645425

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        Calypso Restaurant & Raw Bar
        460 S Cypress Rd, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

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