Looking for something sweet this holiday? Whether you’re celebrating alone, with your immediate family or a group, you’ll need some pie. If you’re not in the market to make your own, there are plenty of compelling choices around our region. This list will help you pick a winner.
Want to keep it extra local? So does this bakery, which sources its ingredients from as nearby as possible. The result this Thanksgiving is five different ultra-seasonal pies including pecan-chocolate-maple and pumpkin with ginger. // 2803 Columbia Pike, Arlington
Pick up or order delivery from this bakery. Though you can pick up whole pies in flavors like wild berry and apple-caramel, for those who believe variety is the spice of life, there are platters with assorted slices, too. // 14698 Lee Hwy., Gainesville
There are more than 30 appealing options on the Thanksgiving pie menu here, including gluten-free, vegan and no-sugar-added pies. We’re salivating over roasted hazelnut crunch, Banana Split and S’mores. Don’t want to make dinner, either? They’ll roast your turkey, too. // 9685 Liberia Ave, #107, Manassas
Orders must be placed by Nov. 14 for Thanksgiving pies at this family-run bakery. (If you miss it, there’s always Christmas.) There are nine kinds of apple pie alone, including apple-maple-bacon with jalapeno. Blue Hawaiian has blueberries, coconut and ginger. For real traditionalists, there’s even shoo fly pie. // 23217 Meetinghouse Lane, Aldie
Salted caramel chocolate chess pie sounds pretty darn good, doesn’t it? It’s one of eight special pies available for Thanksgiving pre-order at this pie purveyor. For those with dietary restrictions, there are gluten-free and vegan options, just make sure to reserve by Nov. 19. // 2166 N. Glebe Road, Arlington
From Nov. 15 to 27, this beloved bakery won’t be taking orders. However, walk-in customers will find a wide scope of pies, including nut, chess, meringue, cream and fruit pies. There are even quiches for an easy meal the day after the main event. // multiple locations
Artisan pies have been flying out the doors of this bakery since 1987. The holiday menu includes old-school favorites like pumpkin, sweet potato and mincemeat. The holiday menu includes cheesecakes as well, both vanilla and marble flavors. // 507 Maple Ave. W., Vienna
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