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Jul 12, 2010 10:48 AM

Best key lime pie?

Want to celebrate my brother's birthday with a key lime pie, since this is his favorite. Where should I go to get it? I live in Bedford, MA, but I'll drive almost anywhere.

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  1. If you seriously want the best one out there, order it here

    My sister used to live in Miami, and she makes a pretty damn good KLP. Taught it to my wife whose is almost as good as her's.

    I had a big birthday a few years ago and sis ordered one from Joe's. Made it very difficult to order a KLP anywhere else for quite some time.

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    1. re: L2k

      Make your own. It is very easy. buy the juice here
      next to squeezing your own you cant do any better

      1. re: Locutus

        Agree. It's much easier to make your own than to find a good one in the Boston area. And you can find Nellie and Joe's key lime juice in many grocery stores. You can also find actual key limes at Whole Foods and Trader Joes on occasion.

        Trader Joe's
        1427 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476

        1. re: Locutus

          If you are going to make your own and can't find key limes at the store, it's actually preferable to use the fresh juice of non-key limes than to use bottled key-lime juice. That said, sorry I can't tell you where to find a good key lime pie in Boston. I have heard that Tupelo has a good one, and for carry-out you could try Petsi's Pies, Can anyone confirm? I am also suspicious of mail-order pies---especially one that needs refrigeration, but hey I've never tried that pie so I can't really unvouch for it.

          1. re: bella_sarda

            petsi's makes a good key lime pie if you don't want to make your own. call ahead to order it.

            1. re: bella_sarda

              Russo's very often has fresh key limes.

        2. I like the Key Lime Pie at Blue Ribbon BBQ. Also one of my favourite desserts!

          Blue Ribbon BBQ
          910 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476

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              1. Not in your neck of the woods, but for others, and I am by no means a key lime pie judge, but Dessert Works in Norwood does a great key lime pie.