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10 Spots for Scrumptious Pies in Nashville

Sky-high meringue and pies packed with fruit abound

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There are a few sure-fire ways to mark the start of fall in the south: the leaves start to change color, the air starts cooling down, and the sweet smell of freshly baked pie starts to fill restaurants, bakeries, and homes. But if baking isn’t a natural-born gift, there are ten pie purveyors in middle Tennessee slicing generous portions of meringue, cream, and fruit-based pies.

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Ordered geographically from north to south.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Shugga Hi

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This Dickerson Pike restaurant and bakery is quickly becoming a popular brunch spot, but their bakery section is not to be overlooked — there are cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and pies available by the slice or whole. Sweetly Southern pie options include Kentucky bourbon and lemon chess.

Sweet Creations Pie Bakery

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This eight-year-old pie shop became known for its pecan pie, but now its other selections — including chocolate chip pecan, apple, cherry, sweet potato, and chess pies - are just as popular as the original. The north Nashville shop serves up freshly made three-inch and nine-inch pies daily.

Goo Goo Shop

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Downtown’s Goo Goo Shop is more than just a retail mecca for the Tennessee treat. It’s dessert bar offers a selection of sweet treats including pecan pie made with chopped Goo Goo clusters.

The Mockingbird

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Maneet Chauhan and Morph Hospitality’s diner concept does dessert right, and Brian Riggenbach’s rotating seasonal pie selection is not to be missed. Some of its past offerings include key lime, banana creme, and peach.

Arnold's Country Kitchen

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It's near impossible to pass up this classic meat-and-three, a must-stop for folks looking for traditional Southern cooking done exceptionally well. And they clearly know how important dessert is, as it's the first dish you select after hopping in line. Don't miss out on the spicy chocolate pie, it's some of the best in town.

Dozen Bakery

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There are plenty of great pastries and baked goods to try at Dozen Bakery, but the seasonal pie offerings are among those that shouldn’t be skipped.

Baked on 8th

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This new mural-sided bakery just opened in May and is already becoming a destination for its decadent desserts — including seasonal pies like pecan, peanut butter, and “weho” — it’s like a gooey butter cake, but it’s a pie.

Loveless Cafe

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Long a destination spot for tourists and locals alike, here they all find made-from-scratch pie daily, available by the slice or by the pie, in flavors like chocolate chess, pecan, and coconut.

Papa C Pies Bakery

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Open four days a week, Papa C Pies specializes in delicious, flaky-crusted homemade pies for pickup and special order. Love the pie so much that it must be shared with friends? The shop will ship its creations, from apple pie to key lime, to all 50 states.

Merridee's Breadbasket

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A popular restaurant and bakery in downtown Franklin, Merridee's serves up some serious pie. Check the website for daily offerings, or just head over and choose from ice box pies and a selection of seasonal favorites.

Shugga Hi

This Dickerson Pike restaurant and bakery is quickly becoming a popular brunch spot, but their bakery section is not to be overlooked — there are cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and pies available by the slice or whole. Sweetly Southern pie options include Kentucky bourbon and lemon chess.

Sweet Creations Pie Bakery

This eight-year-old pie shop became known for its pecan pie, but now its other selections — including chocolate chip pecan, apple, cherry, sweet potato, and chess pies - are just as popular as the original. The north Nashville shop serves up freshly made three-inch and nine-inch pies daily.

Goo Goo Shop

Downtown’s Goo Goo Shop is more than just a retail mecca for the Tennessee treat. It’s dessert bar offers a selection of sweet treats including pecan pie made with chopped Goo Goo clusters.

The Mockingbird

Maneet Chauhan and Morph Hospitality’s diner concept does dessert right, and Brian Riggenbach’s rotating seasonal pie selection is not to be missed. Some of its past offerings include key lime, banana creme, and peach.

Arnold's Country Kitchen

It's near impossible to pass up this classic meat-and-three, a must-stop for folks looking for traditional Southern cooking done exceptionally well. And they clearly know how important dessert is, as it's the first dish you select after hopping in line. Don't miss out on the spicy chocolate pie, it's some of the best in town.

Dozen Bakery

There are plenty of great pastries and baked goods to try at Dozen Bakery, but the seasonal pie offerings are among those that shouldn’t be skipped.

Baked on 8th

This new mural-sided bakery just opened in May and is already becoming a destination for its decadent desserts — including seasonal pies like pecan, peanut butter, and “weho” — it’s like a gooey butter cake, but it’s a pie.

Loveless Cafe

Long a destination spot for tourists and locals alike, here they all find made-from-scratch pie daily, available by the slice or by the pie, in flavors like chocolate chess, pecan, and coconut.

Papa C Pies Bakery

Open four days a week, Papa C Pies specializes in delicious, flaky-crusted homemade pies for pickup and special order. Love the pie so much that it must be shared with friends? The shop will ship its creations, from apple pie to key lime, to all 50 states.

Merridee's Breadbasket

A popular restaurant and bakery in downtown Franklin, Merridee's serves up some serious pie. Check the website for daily offerings, or just head over and choose from ice box pies and a selection of seasonal favorites.

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