By Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host Published Jan 23, 2024 at 11:01 AM

Craving a slice of delicious pie?  We've got your number. These spots serve up some of the most delicious slices in the city.

The Bake Sale
6923 W Becher St, West Allis, (414) 543-4230

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Savory and sweet hand pies, cream pies and fruit pies… you’ll find them all at The Bake Sale, a destination for locally made baked goods of all stripes. Their specials for January include: Bluebarb Pie (tart rhubarb with sweet blueberries, and a hint of citrus in a butter crust with streusel topping). Elvis Pie (chocolate chip cookie crust filled with whipped peanut butter filling, bananas, chocolate ganache, topped with candied bacon and whipped cream)

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Blue's Egg 
317 N. 76th St., (414) 299-3180
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Did you know that pie is available at Blue's Egg every day of the week? Indeed. Six different pies (five rotating and one seasonal) made by Black Shoe Bakery are available every day. Guests can purchase any of the six as a whole pie.  Three of the six are available by the slice. The current selection includes:  French Silk, Key Lime, Salted Brown Butter, Dutch Apple, Bourbon Pecan and Black-Bottom Coconut Cream (seasonal).

Beans & Barley
1901 E. North Ave., (414) 278-7878

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This beloved East Side staple has been serving up delicious burritos, salads and more since 1979. And even though Beans & Barley errs on the side of healthier fare, you can also assuage your sweet tooth with desserts like their (amazing) Poppyseed Torte, plus a selection of pies including Banana Cream, Cherry, Chocolate Cream and Key Lime.

Comet Cafe
1947 N. Farwell Ave., (414) 273-7677
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If you’re heading to Comet, you’re probably craving a bit of comfort food. And they deliver on that in spades. Know what else they deliver on?  Pie.  Current flavors include French Silk, Salted Honey, Strawberry (vegan), Cherry (vegan), Chocolate Hazelnut Cream, Coconut Key Lime and Key Lime.

Comet Pie

Honeypie Cafe
2643 S Kinnickinnic Ave., (414) 489-7437
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If your sweet tooth is calling for a slice of pie, there are few better places to satiate your craving than Honeypie Cafe, where they offer a broad selection of pies all made fresh daily. Daily options always include at least one or two dairy-free/vegan pies to boot!  Watch out for house favorites like Chocolate Cream, Coconut Key Lime, their namesake Honey Pie and delicious fruit pies like Door County Cherry, Apple and Mixed Berry.

6732 W. Fairview Ave., (414) 292-3969
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Looking for a great slice of Key Lime Pie? Maxie's has been serving up their very own take on this sweet-tart treat ever since the Low Country Southern restaurant opened its doors in 2007. And yes, it’s delicious.

Maxie's Key Lime Pie (photo: Maxie's)
Maxie's Key Lime Pie (photo: Maxie's)

Mr. Dye's Pies
3rd Street Market Hall
275 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 759-4992

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Mr. Dye’s delicious pies are available daily at the Downtown food hall in flavors like Blueberry Hill, Sweet Potato, Sweet Potato with Pecan Topping, Purple Monster, Purple Monster with Pecan Topping, N'Awlins Pecan, The Carver (peanut butter pie) and Key Lime.  Pair your slice up with some freshly made custard from Dairyland!

2504 E. Oklahoma Ave., (414) 763-7067

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While you can find plenty of sweet treats at this cozy little Bay View shop (including slices of pie), it’s also a great place to pick up a savory hand pie in flavors like herb chicken, cheeseburger and Cuban. They also have stellar slices of quiche in flavors like ham and Swiss and pepper, onion and cheddar.

Savory hand pies at SmallPie
Savory hand pies at SmallPie

732 E. Burleigh St., (414) 372-7880
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Head to Wonderland for dinner and you can score a slice baked by pastry chef Sarah Mironczuk, owner of Bakehouse 23 in South Milwaukee. Current flavors include Choco Taco (sugar wafer crust with white chocolate mousse filling, granulated peanuts and chocolate); and Vegan Cranberry Cherry Apple.

Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.