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Nine Must-Visit Pie Destinations in Atlanta

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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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The Pie Hole

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As if the name isn’t appetizing enough, this rustic pie shop in Roswell rotates inventory with the seasons to complement solid assortment of permanent flavors.

Buttermilk Sky

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Originally from Knoxville, Tenn., this pie shop offers classic and seasonal options along with a “Cloud 9” option (pie and ice cream mix). Each month, it donates a portion of one pie’s sales to a local charitable organization with “Pie it Forward.”

Sugar Shack

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Aptly named for its sweet offerings, Sugar Shack dishes out 9-inch to 12-inch pies and 4-inch mini pies. Varieties include standard fruit and pecan along with seasonal pumpkin pies.

The Silver Skillet

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Often mentioned in local and national publications, this old-school restaurant’s lemon icebox pie wraps up condensed milk, egg yolks, and lemon juice in a graham cracker and vanilla wafer crust.

The Optimist

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Ford Fry’s Westside establishment is known for its seafood, but the fried peach pie stuffs locally sourced fruit into a cinnamon-sugar tossed, deep-fried mini pie.

Mary Mac's Tea Room

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Atlanta’s poster child for Southern comfort is known for its heaping helpings and wide variety of regional dishes, including the Key lime, pecan, and peanut butter pies.

Revival

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At Top Chef alum Kevin Gillespie's shrine to traditional Southern fare, excellent pies obviously have a spot on the dessert menu. Revival serves peanut butter-Oreo and lemon icebox varieties.

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

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You might fill up on delectable meats at this Candler Park smokehouse, but try to save room for dessert. The chocolate chip-studded pecan pie is a winner.

Panbury's Double Crust Pies

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Located inside Sweet Auburn Curb Market, Panbury’s pies represent comfort food in its purest form. The offerings are savory and filling with heartier steak options and sweeter standards such as apple or peach.

The Pie Hole

As if the name isn’t appetizing enough, this rustic pie shop in Roswell rotates inventory with the seasons to complement solid assortment of permanent flavors.

Buttermilk Sky

Originally from Knoxville, Tenn., this pie shop offers classic and seasonal options along with a “Cloud 9” option (pie and ice cream mix). Each month, it donates a portion of one pie’s sales to a local charitable organization with “Pie it Forward.”

Sugar Shack

Aptly named for its sweet offerings, Sugar Shack dishes out 9-inch to 12-inch pies and 4-inch mini pies. Varieties include standard fruit and pecan along with seasonal pumpkin pies.

The Silver Skillet

Often mentioned in local and national publications, this old-school restaurant’s lemon icebox pie wraps up condensed milk, egg yolks, and lemon juice in a graham cracker and vanilla wafer crust.

The Optimist

Ford Fry’s Westside establishment is known for its seafood, but the fried peach pie stuffs locally sourced fruit into a cinnamon-sugar tossed, deep-fried mini pie.

Mary Mac's Tea Room

Atlanta’s poster child for Southern comfort is known for its heaping helpings and wide variety of regional dishes, including the Key lime, pecan, and peanut butter pies.

Revival

At Top Chef alum Kevin Gillespie's shrine to traditional Southern fare, excellent pies obviously have a spot on the dessert menu. Revival serves peanut butter-Oreo and lemon icebox varieties.

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

You might fill up on delectable meats at this Candler Park smokehouse, but try to save room for dessert. The chocolate chip-studded pecan pie is a winner.

Panbury's Double Crust Pies

Located inside Sweet Auburn Curb Market, Panbury’s pies represent comfort food in its purest form. The offerings are savory and filling with heartier steak options and sweeter standards such as apple or peach.

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