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The 10 Best Pies in Orange County

Pie and knife at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, CA
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1. Boysenberry Pie - Knott's Berry Farm (Buena Park, CA)

In the 1920’s, Walter and Cordelia Knott opened a roadside berry stand in Buena Park where visitors could buy Walter Knott’s creation, the boysenberry. Shortly after, Cordelia opened her famed chicken dinner restaurant and started serving mouth-watering slices of pie made with their freshly grown boysenberry. The restaurant was an instant success and people would line up for hours just to taste her food. Today visitors can still grab a slice of this world-famous pie that’s made fresh using Cordelia’s original recipe. For a sinfully delicious combination, get the pie a la mode with a scoop of vanilla or boysenberry ice cream.

2. Dutch Apple Crumb Pie - Porto's Bakery (Buena Park, CA)

Voted the #1 Restaurant in the Country by Yelp, Porto’s Bakery & Café is known for their one-of-a-kind Cuban food and desserts. However, a hidden gem is their Dutch Apple Crumb Pie that’s made with freshly sliced apples and the finest ingredients imported from France. The decadent dessert uses a buttery pie crust, filled with cinnamon dusted apples and topped with a generous portion of sweet crumbles before being baked to perfection.

Salted Caramel Pie at Pie Hole
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3. Salted Caramel Pecan - The Pie Hole (Orange, CA)

Pie Hole is their name and salted caramel pecan pie is their game. This formidable pie is made using their signature crusted filled with their housemaid caramel, crunchy pecans and a hint of sea salt for the perfect balance of sweet and salty.

4. Chicken Pot Pie - Saint Marc (Huntington Beach, CA)

Not every pie on the list is sweet but the atmosphere at Saint Marcs in Huntington Beach sure is. Located just steps from the sand, the lively restaurant is known for their delicious house-cured bacon and famous chicken pot pies. Made in cast iron skillets, their chicken pot pie uses fresh carrots, onions, celery, mushrooms and slow-roasted chicken before being covered in a bacon butter sauce and baked to a golden brown.

mini apple pie at 85 Degree Bakery in Buena Park, CA.
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5. Mini Apple Pie - 85 Degree Bakery (Buena Park, CA)

The award-winning chefs at 85 Degree Bakery create some of the areas most popular desserts and their mini apple pie is no exception. This bite-sized creation starts with their signature pastry dough before being filled with sweet, cinnamon glazed apples and baked until the sugar starts to caramelize for one of the best bites you’ll ever have.

6. Drover Pie - Pie Not (Costa Mesa, CA)

There’s no need to fly south in order to get a savory Australian meat pie, just head to Pie Not in Costa Mesa for one of the best on this side of the equator. Their signature Drover Pie is a puff pastry crust filled with premium Angus beef, thick-cut vegetables and topped with a garlic Parmesan mashed potato.

Banana cream pie at Urban Plates
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7. Banana Cream Pie - Urban Plates (Irvine, CA)

Urban Plate's individually sized banana cream pie is made from scratch using 100% organic ingredients. The graham cracker crust is filled with vanilla bean pastry cream, fresh bananas, a sweet caramel sauce and topped with vanilla bean whipped cream and shaved milk chocolate.

8. Chocolate Cream Pie - Susie Cakes (Newport Beach, CA)

The quaint little bakery has grown into a Southern California staple with its quality ingredients and attention to detail. That same love is poured into every pie including their rich chocolate cream pie. Their flaky crust is filled with a thick chocolate pudding and topped with sweet whip cream for a little slice of heaven.

Pie shots at The Pie Bar
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9. Pie Shots - The Pie Bar (Long Beach, CA)

Sometimes a slice of pie can just be too much. So why not condense that sweet flavor into a shot? Well that's exactly what The Pie Bar in Long Beach did! Order up four different flavors in a Pie Bar Flight and sample the best! Try the dutch apple, or lemon lavendar, they're both fantastic!

10. Mango Coconut Pie - Blackbird Pie (San Clemente, CA)

Warm weather and Caribbean inspired pies at Blackbird Pie prove that there’s nothing you can’t get in Southern California. Using their mother's original pie recipe, each one is handcrafted using a blend of seasonal mangos, a rich custard filling and a coconut infused crust. Note: They're only open on Saturdays, so be sure to get your weekend fill.
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