16 Memphis Pies For National Pie Day

Posted by Holly Whitfield | January 22nd 2016 1337 1

National Pie Day is tomorrow! To celebrate, here is a post filled with pies from around town, in no particular order. Think of it as a family photo album of the Mid-South’s pies. There are probably a few more I could add to this list, too. Let me know your favorites in the comments!

Ed. Note: 1. This is an updated post from last year. 2. Yes, there is another “Pi Day” on March 14, which refers to the number 3.14 and is also celebrated by eating pie. It’s OK – we can have two pie days.

1. Pecan Pie from Muddy’s

Muddys Pecan Pie

Muddy’s is a Memphis institution for a reason. Read more about Muddy’s Bake Shop here.

2. Apple Crisp Pie A La Mode from H&M Dessert Lounge

Dorothy Maes Apple Pie A La Mode

The new-ish dessert lounge in Midtown (1586 Madison Avenue) serves up a ton of great desserts, including an apple crisp pie.

3. Peanut Butter Pie from Hog and Hominy

Hog and Hominy Peanut Butter Pie

Not to play favorites, but this might be one of my favorite pies in town. Read more about Hog and Hominy here.

4. Slap Yo Mama Chocolate Pie from The Pie Folks

Pie Folks Slap Yo Mama Chocolate Pie

Read more about The Pie Folks and their #1 selling, award-winning Slap Yo Mama Chocolate Pie right here.

5. Deep Dish Apple Pie from Sweet Grass/Next Door

Sweet Grass Apple Pie

The Apple Pie at Sweet Grass consists of layers of thinly sliced apples, sour cream, and a crisp crust. Read more about Sweet Grass here.

6. Natchitoches Meat Pie from the Second Line

Second Line Natchitoches Meat Pie

Meat pies need love, too. Read more about the Second Line here.

7. Blackberry Pie from Cafe Eclectic

Cafe Eclectic Blackberry Pie

Their donuts, biscuits, and cinnamon rolls are amazing, so it’s no surprise that Cafe Eclectic has scrumptious pies. Read more about Cafe Eclectic here.

8. Chocolate Pie from Family Pie Shop

Family Pie Shop Chocolate Pie

If you’re in the mood for a road trip, head to DeValls, Arkansas to the Family Pie Shop. You’ll want to read up on exactly how to get there and how to prepare for your visit. Go here to read more.

9. Moon Pie

Moon Pie

Just for fun. They have giant bins of these at the Bass Pro Pyramid for some reason.

10. Cherry pie and coffee drink from Cafe Ecelctic

Cafe Eclectic Coffee and Cherry Pie

What could possibly go better with cherry pie than a Cafe Viennese from Cafe Eclectic?

11. Pecan Pie from Gus’ Fried Chicken

Gus Fried Chicken Pecan Pie

You know you’re gonna want some sweet after that savory, spicy fried chicken. Go here to read more about Gus’. Photo via Facebook.

12. This is not a pie.

Muddys Felt Pie Ornament

This is adorable and I found it at Muddy’s last year…unfortunately, it’s made of felt.

13. Key Lime Pie from Paulette’s

Paulettes Key Lime Pie

You’ve heard of the infamous K-Pie from Paulette’s, but have you tried the Key Lime Pie? Photo via Facebook.

14. Chess Pie from Lunchbox Eats

Lunchbox Eats Chess Pie

It was in the New York Times, and it’s amazing. Read more about Lunchbox Eats here.

15. More pies from Muddy’s Bake Shop

Muddys Pies

Just because these are so pretty. Photo via Instagram.

16. Key Lime Pie Shooter from Majestic Grille

Majestic Grille Key Lime Pie Shots

Don’t want a whole piece of pie? Get a key lime pie shooter from the Majestic Grille. Read more about the Majestic here.

Want more? Read this NYT article from 2014 about Memphis pies. What are your favorite Memphis pies?


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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  1. Huey's Restaurants says:

    Our Homemade Lemon Icebox Pie is a Boggs family recipe!

  2. Lafayette's Music Room says:

    Our Grannie’s Chocolate Chess Pie is Chef Jody Moyt’s grandmother’s family recipe!

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