We’ve got pie on the mind in the Mile High.
You don’t have to like math to celebrate Pi day! Denver has an array of bakeries offering pies in all shapes and sizes to satisfy your pie needs. Each bakery puts its own twist on the dessert stable that the whole table is sure to enjoy.
The Long I Pie Shop
Denver (pop-up locations once a month)
At Long I Pie Shop, each pie is baked in cast iron skillets, creating an extra buttery, flaky and delicious crust. With special flavors available based on the season, Long I Pie has no shortage of options. On top of all this, the bakery partners with non-profits in Denver to provide internships to individuals facing barriers to employment. Keep an eye on their socials to see where the shop is popping up next.
1543 Champa St. – LoDo
This family-owned bakery is known for its elaborate and artistic cakes, cupcakes, pies and treats. Made from special recipes and local ingredients, these pies are baked fresh with every order. You can try the Sweet Tart Cherry pie, a local favorite, or go with the classic Grandma’s Apple pie. Each is guaranteed to please.
The Pie Queen
The Pie Queen is owned by Martin Howard, an award-winning pastry chef. He offers petite 6” pies with new weekly flavors, and every week, he dresses up in drag to deliver orders to his customers. Who wouldn’t want some pie with a side of drag?
Hippie Pie Yay
Denver – Food Truck
From savory to sweet to breakfast pies, you’ll surely find one that is absolutely mouth-watering at Hippie Pie Yay. For a savory option, try The Yard Bird, a delicious buffalo chicken pot pie. If you’re looking for something sweeter, go for The Miss American Pie, a caramel apple pie. No matter what you choose, we guarantee you’ll be a fan.
5604 Kendall Ct. – Arvada
John Hinman is a passionate chef who believes that “it’s not about the pie, it’s about the stories the pie creates.” There are plenty of classic sweet pies including apple, blueberry, and cherry available at Hinman Pies. If you’re feeling savory, try the Pork Green Chili Pot Pie. Find them at your local farmer’s market or order online for in-store pickup.
3621 W. 32nd Ave. – West Highland
Pies are guaranteed to make you happy, right? Happy Bakeshop offers mini pies in apple, cherry, pumpkin, pecan, and bourbon pecan flavors. This bakery’s cupcakes were even on the Today Show, so they’re kind of a big deal. These sweet treats are sure to put a smile on your face!
Colorado Cherry Company
4000 Tennyson St. – Berkeley
With locations in Lyons and Loveland, The Colorado Cherry Company has finally opened a new Denver location, and we’re stoked! Great Grandma Katherine began her business in 1929 as a small fruit stand in Wisconsin and now has become a Rocky Mountain staple for pie and cider. Available in hand pies, slices, and full pies, you can get your favorite flavors in the family’s famous flaky homemade crust. Stop by today.
Cake Crumbs Bakery & Cafe
2216 Kearney St. – South Park Hill
Though it’s known for its custom cakes, Cake Crumbs Bakery & Cafe offers so much more. From the Mixed Berry Pie with Oat Streusel to the Key Lime Pie with Graham Cracker Crust and whipped cream, this spot has enough pies to satisfy your cravings. While you’re there, stay for a tasty lunch and admire all the beautifully decorated goodies.