Moving into the cooler autumn months, it's time to step away from lighter desserts and toward assortments of custard and fruit fillings held together by baked and fried crusts. Yes, pie season is here. Served a la mode, at a big holiday meal, or even for breakfast (we won't judge), there's no wrong way or time to enjoy a slice of pie. And with nearly endless possibilities for flavor profiles, your palate will never get board.
Whether it's a dedicated shop or a restaurant with a particularly noteworthy dessert, these nine Atlanta-area venues, mapped north to south, provide exemplary pies to cap off a meal. So dig in and let the sugar rush wash over you.
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