Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! If you want to make sure you have a delicious pie for your family and friends during Thanksgiving dinner but aren't the best baker, there are plenty of highly-rated bakeries in Buffalo and Western New York. Whether you're looking for something traditional like - sweet potato, pumpkin, or pecan - or you want to try something different like apple streusel or banana cream, one of these 7 bakeries can accommodate you.  They each have a Google rating of 4-stars or better, some even have a rating as high as 4.7 stars.

According to, pumpkin pies have been a staple of Thanksgiving dinners for centuries,

By the early 18th century pumpkin pie had earned a place at the table, as Thanksgiving became an important New England regional holiday. In 1705 the Connecticut town of Colchester famously postponed its Thanksgiving for a week because there wasn’t enough molasses available to make pumpkin pie.

Taste of Home lists apple pie and peanut butter pie as the most popular in the United States. It also created a map of the most popular pie in each state for Pi Day, which was back on March 14. Weirdly enough, Google search data shows that New York's favorite pie is coconut cream. While coconut cream seems a little odd to me, it's not as bad as some of the other states,

Meanwhile, there were some very interesting pies that won a few states, such as sour cream raisin pie in Nevada, North Dakota and South Dakota, and crawfish pie in Louisiana.

If you're looking for a holiday dinner dessert pie that does not disappoint, try one of these 7 spots (not listed in any particular order):


7 of the Best Spots for Pies in Buffalo

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