Metro Detroit’s Best Pies That Will Make You Savor the Season

Are you looking for the perfect pie? Check out these pie shops in metro Detroit.

With the holidays approaching, we can’t help but think about all the yummy desserts – cookies, cakes and of course, pie. If you’re looking for the perfect pie in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor, we’ve got you covered!

Achatz Pies

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  • Locations in Armada, Beverly Hills, Bloomfield Hills, Chesterfield, Madison Heights, Oxford, Shelby Township and Troy

This family-owned business was founded by husband-and-wife duo, David and Wendy Achatz. It offers fruit pies, cream pies and pot pies, among other baked goods. Plus find sugar-free pies with fruit juice sweetened flavors of apple and Michigan 4-berry.

Astoria Pastry Shop

Try more than 100 European specialties or Southern classics at this dessert shop. Put the sweet potato pie, key lime pie, peanut butter pie, cakes, eclairs, cannolis and tortes on your list.

Blake Farms

  • Locations in Armada, Almont and South Lyon

Shop many different cider mill favorites such as pies, jams, applesauce, butters and more. Two of the popular pies include Caramel Apple Walnut Pie and Red, White and Blue Pie.

Great Lakes Pot Pies 👑 (Our Readers’ Favorite!) 

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All of the pies are hand-made with fresh Michigan ingredients. Find large pot pies to serve the family or personal pot pies or individual hand pies here. The flavors include chicken, beef stew, Italian meatball, vegetarian, vegan and seasonal pies. The seasonal pies are “Thanksgiving in a pie,” with turkey gravy purchased separately. It also offers gluten-free and breakfast pie options. For dessert, add on various cookie flavors, chocolate pecan pie or apple pie.

Grand Traverse Pie Co.

  • Locations in Ann Arbor, Brighton and Plymouth

This pie-lovers shop sells more than 40 different pie flavors in person at its stores or online. Flavors include Chocolate Pecan, Coconut Cream, Peach Strawberry, Raspberry Apple Crumb, Suttons Bay Blueberry, Apple Dumpling with Caramel, Grand Traverse Cherry Crumb and many more. It has sugar-free and gluten-free options as well. Check the website to see when the pies are available during the year.

Homestead Kitchen – Artisan Cakery

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The dessert counter features cakes, cupcakes, pies, cheesecakes, cookies, macaroons, cannolis, bumpy brownies, cookie tacos, seasonal desserts and more. It also offers keto-friendly treats that are sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, low carb and diabetic-friendly. Be sure to check out the classes, too.

Josef’s European Pastry Shop

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This bakery features many European pastries, breads, cakes, tortes, biscotti and pies that are either fruit or cream filled.

Keto Katz Bakery👑 (Our Readers’ Favorite!) 

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This 100% keto bakery was founded by Keto Kat Lisa, a registered dietician, and Keto Kat Ann, a culinary-trained cook. The pies are made with a homemade keto crust and come in flavors like pumpkin, peanut butter chocolate pie, banana cream pie and chocolate silk pie. It also offers Keto Churro Whoopie Pies, Keto Pumpkin Whoopie Pies, Keto Mocha Whoopie Pies and Keto Birthday Cake Whoopie Pies.

Lush Yummies Pie Co

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Pre-order your pies here before they sell out. This fall, it is featuring Apple Butta Cobbler, Lemon Butta Pie, Banana Butta Cream Pie, Salted Caramel Butta Pie and Sweet Potato Cream Pie.

Maple Leaf Sugar Company

  • Address: Ann Arbor area

Try the homemade puff pastries, pies, breads, apple fritters, Oreo brookies, cupcakes and more at this gourmet bakery.

Miller’s Orchard Market

The business has been around since 1935. Try the homemade baked goods – pies, doughnuts, caramel apples, breads and more. Pie flavors include Dutch apple, peach, triple berry, Reese’s peanut butter, pecan, pumpkin, raspberry key lime and more. If you want sugar-free pies, they offer sugar-free apple, cherry and blueberry options. It requires 24 hours’ notice on all pie orders.

New Palace Bakery

This bakery is also known as Paczki Headquarters and is a staple in the Greater Detroit area. It is a family-owned business and specializes in Polish and European-style baking – cakes, cookies, breads, paczki, pies, pastries and more.

Sister Pie 👑 (Our Readers’ Favorite!) 

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This corner bakery in Detroit’s West Village serves pies and cookies, as well as breakfast and lunch. The menu changes with each season and honors the local agriculture in Michigan. The pie dough is handmade daily.

Sweet Potato Sensations

This bakery started when a husband and wife compromised on their first Thanksgiving together with a recipe for sweet potato cookies. Since then, they have created a “Sweet Tooth Menu” and a “Savory Menu.”

The Red Hook

  • Locations in Detroit and Ferndale

It has four coffee shops, one wine shop and one bakery offering cake, cookies, cinnamon rolls, breads, muffins, whoopie pies, pop tarts and pies.

Westview Orchards & Winery

The orchards have been operated by the same family since 1813. The farm market is open from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily and carries doughnuts, pies and flips. The pie flavors are apple, sugar-free apple, very berry, pumpkin, pecan, cherry, caramel apple walnut and more. It offers flips in flavors of apple, cherry, blueberry, peach, raspberry, three berry and strawberry rhubarb.

Yates Store at Canterbury Village 👑 (Our Readers’ Favorite!) 

Enjoy Yates Cider Mill’s goodies all year long at this location at Canterbury Village. It offers cider, doughnuts, ice cream, fudge, coffee and of course, pies. Pick up a pecan, pumpkin, apple crisp or Dutch apple pie for your holiday get-together. Make sure to pre-order in advance either online or by calling to guarantee your pies. You can get small orders delivered via Doordash.

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Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano is a mom of one and Metro Parent's Audience Development Coordinator. She tracks down the best events every week and shares the inside scoop with families in print and online. She enjoys reading, traveling and exploring metro Detroit with her son.


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