National Pie Day: A day to indulge in pie at these local restaurants


We’ve got pie on the brain today since it’s National Pie Day. Our thought bubble says “banana cream” or “Dutch apple” right now.

We all deserve a sweet slice. So, go forth and eat pie today.

Here are some exceptional local options: 

Southern Pecan Pie at The Upper Crust 

This Lake Worth shop is pie heaven. If you can read through the menu without ordering every pie, you are a monument to will power. 

The Upper Crust bakery: 2015 N. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth; 561-586-5456 


Peanut Butter Pie at the Living Room 

This ice box pie is Living Room owner Lisa Mercado’s gift to peanut butter lovers. For the decadent finish, she tops it with chocolate ganache. 

The Living Room: 1709 North Congress Ave., Boynton Beach; 561-742-4399 


Key Lime Pie at Madisons

This rendition of South Florida’s favorite pie starts with a delicious crust that’s made of homemade graham crackers and crushed caramelized pecans. To that, all kinds of tangy key lime decadence is added. 

Madisons New York Grill & Bar: 2006 NW Executive Center Circle, Boca Raton; 561-994-0808 


Fresh fruit pie (okay, tart) at Sant Ambroeus 

Technically, this is a tart that’s piled high with fresh fruit. But there’s an almond-based crust involved, a gorgeous one, and a cream filling. Today, it’s a pie. It’s one of the fresh confections you’ll find at the chic pastry bar at this Palm Beach hotspot. 

Sant Ambroeus restaurant and bar: 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach; 561-285-7990 


Warm Chocolate Whoopie Pie at HMF Bar at The Breakers 

In reality, this warm “pie” is made of chocolate cake that’s layered with Chantilly cream and topped with hot fudge. But blurred dessert lines do not bother us. A pie and a cake in one dish? We’ll take it. 

HMF at The Breakers: 1 S. County Road, Palm Beach; 561-655-6611; HMFPalmBeach.com


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