11 spots in Metro Vancouver to get awesome pies for the holidays

Sep 17 2018, 6:43 pm

The shorter days and falling temperatures are a sure indication that fall is well underway.

That means a string of holidays will be soon to follow. Thanksgiving, Halloween, and even the winter holidays are almost here.

With each celebration means another fantastic meal and traditionally, some pie, to go with it. So, make the most of your holidays, cut the fluff, and forego the grocery store varieties.

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No matter what flavour you’re craving and no matter how you slice it, here are some spots for the best pie in Metro Vancouver to close off your holiday meal.

Savary Island Pie Company

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Situated in West Vancouver, Savary Island Pie Company is a quiet little joint that’s doing everything right with their pies. Notable menu items include a chicken curry pot pie and their lemon buttermilk pie with berries.

Address: 1533 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
Phone: 604-926-4021

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The Pie Hole

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The Pie Hole gives a creative, yet very welcome twist to traditional flavours.

Must try items on the menu include an apple pear caramel praline pie, a bourbon pecan pumpkin pie, and if you’re in the mood for something savoury, a turkey dinner pie.

They’ve also started baking a vegan pumpkin pie to keep all diners’ options open.

Address: 3497 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-2743

Address: 7832 6th Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-553-7437

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Aphrodite’s Organic Cafe & Pie Shop

 

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Aphrodite’s Pie Shop is a long-standing institution that opened back in 2003.

Diners can order a wide variety of flavours in both a classic crust, as well as a gluten-friendly and vegan crust.

For anyone stopping by, their chocolate raspberry cream pie and chocolate banana cream pie are staples.

Address: 3598 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-926-4021

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East Village Bakery

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East Village Bakery specializes in artisan scratch baking, and are beloved for a surprisingly wide selection of gluten-free goodies. Their regular items are equally fantastic.

Address: 2166 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-5600

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Tartine Bread and Pies

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Tartine is delicious, simple, and baked in-house on a daily basis. All items on the menu are reasonably priced, be sure to check out their sour cherry, raspberry rhubarb ginger, and rhubarb sourcream crumble.

Address: 770 Beach Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-685-7437

Address: 1069 Davie Street
Phone: 604-685-7427

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Her Majesty’s Pie Company

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With Her Majesty’s Pie Company, it’s best that you place an order online in advance. The preparation is well worth it though and you’ll have your choice of flavours like triple-milled blueberry, orchard peach, sunrise sour cherry, and chocolate pecan ganache.

Address: 107 Bowser Avenue, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-990-4811

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Peaked Pies

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Flakey, savoury, and incredibly delicious, Peaked Pies are the real deal. Patrons will want to test out their steak, bacon and cheese; chunky pepper steak; butter thicken; and if you’re feeling brave enough, ground kangaroo.

Address: 975 Denman Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-5612

Address: 105-4369 Main Street, Whistler
Phone: 604-962-4115

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Black Rook Bakehouse

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Black Rook Bakehouse is a neighbourhood favourite located in East Hastings. Two standout selections from the bakery include a sweet chocolate brownie cream pie and a savoury beef brisket pot pie.

Address: 2474 East Hastings, Vancouver
Phone: 604-563-5094

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Sweet & Savoury Pie Company

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Sweet and Savoury Pie Co. has foregone their brick-and-mortar location and has converted to a fully digital storefront.

Although guests will need to place their order 48 hours in advance now, they’re rewarded with an extensive selection and deliveries made right at their door.

Notable choices include an antioxidant pie, chocolate meringue, chocolate whiskey pecan, and bacon cheeseburger.

Email: [email protected]

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The Pie Shoppe

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The Pie Shoppe works with over 20 farmers and producers on a season-to-season basis when crafting their menu. Specials for this coming fall and early winter include Salted Honey, Heirloom Pumpkin + Spice, and Roasted East Van Plum Streusel.

Address: 1533 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
Phone: 604-926-4021

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Temper Chocolate and Pastry

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Located in Dundarave in West Vancouver, Temper specializes in pastries with a European flair. Although they’re usually best known for their cakes, chocolates, and confections, they’ll be offering specially made pumpkin pies for the upcoming holidays.

Address: 2409 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
Phone: 604-281-1152

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