Where To Preorder Thanksgiving Pies In NYC
Thanksgiving may not go as planned. At least there’s pie.
There are about 40 reasons why you may be interested in ordering a pie this Thanksgiving. Here are a few: You want to go all out after you had a quiet holiday last year, nobody’s bringing dessert to the function, pumpkin pie is delicious. Whatever the reason, scroll down to check “pie?” off of your holiday to-do list.
The Noortwyck makes some of the most amazing desserts in NYC right now, so you'll want to consider this West Village restaurant for your Thanksgiving pie needs. They have three elevated takes on classic flavors—apple streusel, browned butter pecan, and pumpkin—and each one is $65. Order through Resy before November 16 for a pickup time on November 23 or 24.
Chatman J Cakes, a Black-owned bakery in the Bronx, is shipping seasonal pies and cakes all over the city and country, so your mom in Ohio can enjoy them, too. Each order takes around a week to process and ship, and you can schedule your sweet potato, pecan, apple, or blueberry pie on their website here.
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You can order one of Bien Cuit’s pies for Thanksgiving delivery no matter where you are in the country, as long as you account for 7 shipping days. Otherwise, plan on picking up a chocolate ginger pecan pie or a pumpkin tamarind pie at either the Smith Street or Franklin Street locations in Brooklyn. Find everything you need to know (and some truly exciting images of biscuits) here.
Martha's Country Bakery
If you’re in Forest Hills, Astoria, Williamsburg, or Bayside, you probably already rely on Martha’s Country Bakery for cheesecake and gelato. You can also rely on them to make you a cranberry walnut pie so your oven doesn’t have to work so hard.
Abu's Homestyle Bakery
Abu’s Homestyle Bakery in Bed-Stuy is famous for their navy bean pie. If you’re new to navy bean pie world, the bean pie is considered the only Black-American Muslim food in existence, and Abu’s Homestyle Bakery is one of the few places in the city that sells them. For Thanksgiving this year, support this Black-owned bakery and try a bean pie for yourself. They also sell sweet potato pie, pecan pie, and a coconut custard pie, as well as a ton of sweet merch, in case you’re looking for holiday gifts. Place your order here.
Lafayette bakery is selling maple-pumpkin and apple cider crumb pies with pâte brisée crusts, which will get you one step closer to entering the world of The Great British Bake Off. They also have cocoa nib pecan pie and cranberry glazed cheesecake. You can pick up your baked goods on Wednesday and Thursday of Thanksgiving week. Preorder here.
You could conceivably pick up all of your Thanksgiving dishes (including a stuffing made from housemade sourdough) from this bakery and all-day cafe in Park Slope. Winner also has maple pecan pie and pumpkin pie available in half sizes or full 10-inch sizes. You may as well get a pint of bourbon vanilla bean ice cream while you’re at it. Email email@example.com to request an order form, and check out their site for details.
A good rule of thumb: If it’s a holiday, assume that Breads Bakery has something you want to order. This Thanksgiving, you can preorder a babka pie. We’ll say it again. A babka pie. Pickup is available at both the Union Square and UWS locations. Breads also has some delivery options, which you can read about here.
If you’re looking for some Texas-style sides and pies for Thanksgiving, Yellow Rose is selling mesquite pecan pies made with Texas pecans through their site. They also have a vegan German chocolate pie made with a saltine cracker crust, a ruby red meringue pie, and a host of Tex Mex-inspired sides. All orders have to be made by midnight on November 18th and picked up at their East Village location on November 23rd between 12 and 6pm.
Make My Cake
In addition to cakes, this Black-owned bakery in Harlem also has sweet potato pies, apple turnovers, blueberry cobblers, and lemon meringue pie you can preorder for pickup or delivery. Check out their page here to submit your order. Who says you can’t have lemon meringue pie for Thanksgiving? Really, who said that? We want to talk to them.
Partybus Bakeshop on the LES not only has the best bakery name in all of the city—it’s also an excellent place to eat carbs in all of their many virtuous forms. To prepare for the holiday, preorder one of their pies, which are also available for walk-ins. There are classic flavors like brown butter pecan, chocolate chess, and apple. They have extended hours for pickup and walk-ins on Tuesday, 11/23, and Wednesday, 11/24, from 9am to 6pm.
Ciao, Gloria in Prospect Heights has pumpkin, apple cranberry, and milk chocolate pecan pie available for preorder through their website. You can also secure some pumpkin whoopie pies, a vegan pumpkin bundt, some harvest cookies, and carrot cake. Say whoopie out loud while you order. Whoopie.
This Gowanus bakery has pies available for preordering that you can pick up during Thanksgiving week. Get on it soon, in case they sell out. Four & Twenty Blackbirds is known for their brown butter pumpkin pie, which is made with brown butterscotch, and their salty honey pies with honey custard and sea salt. They’re also selling pies for pickup at their location in Prospect Heights and shipping nationwide here.
Both the UES and UWS locations of Orwasher’s Bakery are offering Thanksgiving pie pickup between November 18th and November 25th. They make their pecan pie with maple syrup and a touch of orange zest, which sounds like an ideal breakfast slice to us.