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Pies at Rosebud in Somerville
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Eat These 11 Boston Pies Right Now

Coconut cream and key lime and ricotta, oh my

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Pies at Rosebud in Somerville
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Pie is always in season in the Boston area, regardless of whether the filling of the day is apple or peach or rhubarb. Whether you're in the market for a slice of iconic Boston cream pie or a taste of the North End's famous ricotta pie, these places are ready to feed your cravings year-round.

This map was originally published on Oct 26, 2016; it is updated periodically, and the date of the most recent update appears above.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar

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381 Summer St
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 629-9500
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The pies at Rosebud are all available a la mode and can even be ordered to go. The seasonal pies rotate, with selections throughout the year including peach cobbler, cookie dough brownie pie, sweet potato, Dutch apple, key lime, and Boston cream pie.

Overhead view of a key lime pie with two layers of concentric piped icing in two sizes
Key lime pie from Rosebud
Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar/Official Site

2. Southern Kin Cookhouse

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Pie is the only dessert at Southern Kin in Somerville's Assembly Row, and there's a variety from which to choose. Available by the slice ($8) or whole ($38), the options include buttermilk pie, mud pie with chocolate ganache, a seasonal crumble, key lime with toasted meringue and candied lime, coconut cream pie, and brown butter bourbon pecan pie. All pies are available with a scoop of ice cream.

Overhead view of a slice of pie with a thick layer of toasted meringue and candied lime on a white plate patterned with delicate blue flowers
Key lime pie from Southern Kin
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3. Petsi Pies

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285 Beacon St
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 661-7437
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It’s in the name, so you know pies headline the menu here, but it’s not just the sweet ones that steal the show. In addition to selections like salted caramel apple, pecan, pumpkin, and apple pear cranberry pies, Petsi Pies also makes egg-based savory pies stuffed full of vegetables, cheese, and sometimes bacon. There are also vegan pies available.

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Chocolate bourbon pecan pie from Petsi Pies
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4. Bova's Bakery

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134 Salem St
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 523-5601
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A North End staple, Bova’s is all about the baked goods, and it keeps to a traditional, quality lineup of pies. Go for classic apple, pumpkin, or blueberry, or catch one of the seasonal rotations.

5. Mike's Pastry

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300 Hanover St
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 742-3050
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In addition to churning out massive numbers of cannoli, Mike's also offers a ricotta pie, served by the slice, along with apple, lemon, custard, blueberry, and cherry pies. Mike's has also made pecan pies for the holidays.

Two slices of ricotta pie with a white filling and light yellow char sit atop a full pie
Mike’s ricotta pie
Mike’s Pastry/Official Site

6. Veggie Galaxy

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450 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 497-1513
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This Central Square spot rotates through seasonal pies, in addition to its constant standbys: lemon meringue and chocolate cream pie. Veggie Galaxy also puts its own spin on Boston cream pie, which includes a Taza chocolate ganache. All of Veggie Galaxy's baked goods are vegan. (Don't let that scare you away, omnivores.)

A pie dusted with powdered sugar
Seasonal pie at Veggie Galaxy
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7. Omni Parker House

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60 School St
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 227-8600
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Two particularly famous foods come out of this Downtown spot: Parker House rolls and Boston cream pies. The Omni Parker House's pie is an iconic dessert in Boston, and the hotel even ships the eight-inch pies around the country.

A chef slides a Boston cream pie onto a stand using gloved hands. The pie has a black and white feathered ganache
Boston cream pie from the Omni Parker House
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8. Flour Bakery + Cafe

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131 Clarendon St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 267-4300
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In the midst of piles of croissants, cookies, brownies, and all manner of pastries, Flour Bakery + Cafe — which has eight locations around Boston and Cambridge — also has a selection of pies available whole or by the slice, with varieties including chocolate cream, coconut cream, and lemon meringue.

A pie topped with whipped cream and shaved chocolate
Pie from Flour
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9. Loretta's Last Call

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1 Lansdowne St
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 421-9595
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True to Southern form, Loretta's Last Call in Fenway offers pie by the slice in two varieties. There is a brown sugar pecan pie cheesecake, along with a traditional apple, called "Zak's Grandma's apple pie."

10. Myers + Chang

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1145 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 542-5200
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Flour's Joanne Chang is the second half of Myers + Chang, so dessert at the restaurant comes naturally. The South End spot offers a coconut cream pie with lime whipped cream, in addition to a handful of other decadent treats.

A pie piled high with whipped cream and shaved chocolate sits on a light green plate
Coconut cream pie at Myers + Chang
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11. Victoria's Diner

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1024 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 442-5965
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Victoria’s Diner has a lengthy dessert list, with several classics, including baked apple (with ice cream, if you so desire), blueberry, and lemon meringue. There’s also a seasonal pumpkin, a bourbon pecan pie, and chocolate cream pie.

A quarter of an apple pie removed from a metal tray reveals layers of spiced apples under a thick, flaky crust
Apple pie from Victoria’s Diner
Victoria’s Diner/Official Site

1. Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar

381 Summer St, Somerville, MA 02144
Overhead view of a key lime pie with two layers of concentric piped icing in two sizes
Key lime pie from Rosebud
Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar/Official Site

The pies at Rosebud are all available a la mode and can even be ordered to go. The seasonal pies rotate, with selections throughout the year including peach cobbler, cookie dough brownie pie, sweet potato, Dutch apple, key lime, and Boston cream pie.

381 Summer St
Somerville, MA 02144

2. Southern Kin Cookhouse

Somerville, MA 02145
Overhead view of a slice of pie with a thick layer of toasted meringue and candied lime on a white plate patterned with delicate blue flowers
Key lime pie from Southern Kin
Rachel Leah Blumenthal/Eater

Pie is the only dessert at Southern Kin in Somerville's Assembly Row, and there's a variety from which to choose. Available by the slice ($8) or whole ($38), the options include buttermilk pie, mud pie with chocolate ganache, a seasonal crumble, key lime with toasted meringue and candied lime, coconut cream pie, and brown butter bourbon pecan pie. All pies are available with a scoop of ice cream.

3. Petsi Pies

285 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143
One slice of a nut and sugar pie sits on a white plate with a fork laying alongside
Chocolate bourbon pecan pie from Petsi Pies
Petsi Pies/Official Site

It’s in the name, so you know pies headline the menu here, but it’s not just the sweet ones that steal the show. In addition to selections like salted caramel apple, pecan, pumpkin, and apple pear cranberry pies, Petsi Pies also makes egg-based savory pies stuffed full of vegetables, cheese, and sometimes bacon. There are also vegan pies available.

285 Beacon St
Somerville, MA 02143

4. Bova's Bakery

134 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113

A North End staple, Bova’s is all about the baked goods, and it keeps to a traditional, quality lineup of pies. Go for classic apple, pumpkin, or blueberry, or catch one of the seasonal rotations.

134 Salem St
Boston, MA 02113

5. Mike's Pastry

300 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113
Two slices of ricotta pie with a white filling and light yellow char sit atop a full pie
Mike’s ricotta pie
Mike’s Pastry/Official Site

In addition to churning out massive numbers of cannoli, Mike's also offers a ricotta pie, served by the slice, along with apple, lemon, custard, blueberry, and cherry pies. Mike's has also made pecan pies for the holidays.

300 Hanover St
Boston, MA 02113

6. Veggie Galaxy

450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
A pie dusted with powdered sugar
Seasonal pie at Veggie Galaxy
Veggie Galaxy/Official Site

This Central Square spot rotates through seasonal pies, in addition to its constant standbys: lemon meringue and chocolate cream pie. Veggie Galaxy also puts its own spin on Boston cream pie, which includes a Taza chocolate ganache. All of Veggie Galaxy's baked goods are vegan. (Don't let that scare you away, omnivores.)

450 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

7. Omni Parker House

60 School St, Boston, MA 02108
A chef slides a Boston cream pie onto a stand using gloved hands. The pie has a black and white feathered ganache
Boston cream pie from the Omni Parker House
Chris Coe/Eater

Two particularly famous foods come out of this Downtown spot: Parker House rolls and Boston cream pies. The Omni Parker House's pie is an iconic dessert in Boston, and the hotel even ships the eight-inch pies around the country.

60 School St
Boston, MA 02108

8. Flour Bakery + Cafe

131 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116
A pie topped with whipped cream and shaved chocolate
Pie from Flour
Flour Bakery + Cafe/Official Site

In the midst of piles of croissants, cookies, brownies, and all manner of pastries, Flour Bakery + Cafe — which has eight locations around Boston and Cambridge — also has a selection of pies available whole or by the slice, with varieties including chocolate cream, coconut cream, and lemon meringue.

131 Clarendon St
Boston, MA 02116

9. Loretta's Last Call

1 Lansdowne St, Boston, MA 02215

True to Southern form, Loretta's Last Call in Fenway offers pie by the slice in two varieties. There is a brown sugar pecan pie cheesecake, along with a traditional apple, called "Zak's Grandma's apple pie."

1 Lansdowne St
Boston, MA 02215

10. Myers + Chang

1145 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118
A pie piled high with whipped cream and shaved chocolate sits on a light green plate
Coconut cream pie at Myers + Chang
Myers + Chang/Official Site

Flour's Joanne Chang is the second half of Myers + Chang, so dessert at the restaurant comes naturally. The South End spot offers a coconut cream pie with lime whipped cream, in addition to a handful of other decadent treats.

1145 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118

11. Victoria's Diner

1024 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118
A quarter of an apple pie removed from a metal tray reveals layers of spiced apples under a thick, flaky crust
Apple pie from Victoria’s Diner
Victoria’s Diner/Official Site

Victoria’s Diner has a lengthy dessert list, with several classics, including baked apple (with ice cream, if you so desire), blueberry, and lemon meringue. There’s also a seasonal pumpkin, a bourbon pecan pie, and chocolate cream pie.

1024 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02118

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