Save room for dessert! These suburban bakeries in Westchester, NJ, LI and CT are serving up some of the best Thanksgiving pies around.
A perk to checking out the suburbs outside of NYC right now? The bakeries are gearing up for the holidays — and that means, while you’re out touring, you can snag some of the best desserts, perfect for your Thanksgiving table. Whether you’re a fan of all things apple or can’t imagine Thanksgiving without an amazing pumpkin (or pecan…or sweet potato…) pie, we’ve got you covered. Enjoy!
Beascakes Bakery (Armonk, NY)
This local bakery offers a variety of pies, cakes and decorated cookies for Thanksgiving. Orders are due by November 18 to ensure holiday pick-up. Need something gluten-free? Just ask. Their special menu is extensive.
Bradley’s Cafe & Desserts (Larchmont, NY)
Bradley’s has been a go-to for holiday desserts since 1994. This year, the Thanksgiving menu includes pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin pie, apple crumb pie and a selection of loaves. Place your order by November 21 or stop by on Thanksgiving to see what’s available.
By The Way (Hastings, NY)
This bakery only serves gluten-free, dairy-free and kosher pareve pastries so it’s a great option for most dietary restrictions. Nut-free options are available, too. Place your order by November 18 to ensure their ginger pumpkin tart or cranberry apple cake makes its way to your Thanksgiving table.
Galloway’s (Scarsdale, NY)
Galloway’s doesn’t take orders for Thanksgiving so join the line on Wednesday to snag your holiday pie. It’s open on Thursday too, but they’ll only be selling what’s left from the day before. Pick up bread or rolls along with your pies and don’t leave without trying their delicious hot cocoa.
Kneaded Bread (Port Chester, NY)
Pumpkin, cinnamon swirl and rosemary olive are just a few of the delicious types of bread sold at this local bakery. Order some bread and a pie for pick-up to make your Thanksgiving meal a little easier.
La Parisienne French Bakery and Cafe (Larchmont, NY)
Pick up fresh-baked bread or a fruit tart from La Parisienne. Make sure to grab a cup of their delicious coffee while you’re here.
Noble Pies (Rye, NY)
As the name suggests, this spot is all about pie. Noble Pies is a staple in Warwick and they recently opened a Rye storefront. Place your order now to ensure your Thanksgiving table includes one of their Hudson Valley apple pies or pumpkin pies. Gluten-free versions are available for both pies.
Patisserie Salzburg (Rye, NY)
Residents in Rye, Stamford, CT and New Canaan, CT can all enjoy Thanksgiving treats from Patisserie Salzburg. The holiday menu includes pumpkin, apple and pecan pies along with a Linzer tart. Cornbread, pumpkin bread and Thanksgiving-themed sugar cookies are also popular picks.
Posh Pretzels (Tarrytown, NY)
Lines form around the block for these handcrafted Belgian chocolate-covered pretzels. Pick up a Thanksgiving platter to serve your guests or grab a smaller gift box if you’re looking for something to give your Thanksgiving dinner host.
Red Barn Bakery (Irvington, NY)
Organic, gluten-free and vegan treats are handcrafted in Red Barn Bakery. Hudson Valley apples make their Apple Salted Caramel Crumb Pie extra delicious. Place your order now by calling the store or stopping by in person.
Seth Greenberg’s Just Desserts (Larchmont, NY)
While this bakery just opened in Larchmont, Seth Greenberg has been a big name in the pastry world for years. Thanksgiving orders are due by November 19 so plan ahead if you want one of their old-school apple crumb pies or a box of assorted cookies.
Sugar Hi (Armonk, NY)
The twin sisters who run this bakery specialize in elaborate cakes. Order a Turkey Sprinkle Cake, Hot Chocolate Cake or Cornucopia dessert centerpiece to “wow” your guests. You can also stick with more traditional treats – their menu includes apple, pumpkin and s’mores pies.
Susan Lawrence (Chappaqua, NY)
This gourmet food store offers an entire Thanksgiving feast and you can order hors d’oeuvres, soup and entrees. Of course, the desserts are amazing and we especially love the Maple Leaf Pecan Pie. Thanksgiving ordering is open until November 19.
The Bakehouse (Ardsley, NY)
Formerly known as Riviera, this bakery is famous for its colorful, whimsical desserts. This year they are selling pilgrim hat and Tom turkey cakes, bounty pies, Thanksgiving cookies and so much more. Order your Thanksgiving treat by November 20 but still prepare for around-the-block lines when you go to pick it up.
Alina’s (Fairfield, CT)
Custom cakes and cookies are on the menu at Alina’s. This is the place to go if you want treats that look like turkeys or pumpkins on your dessert table.
Aux Delices (Multiple CT locations)
You can order a complete Prix Fixe Thanksgiving meal online or stick with the desserts. Select from a chocolate turkey cake, pumpkin pie, gluten-free apple crisp or another seasonal treat.
Black Forest Pastry Shop (Greenwich, CT)
For a German-inspired dessert place an order from Black Forest Pastry Shop. They sell a variety of Thanksgiving pies and you can even pick up an undecorated gingerbread house while you’re there.
Beldotti Bakery (Stamford, CT)
While Beldotti is known for its bread, this kosher bakery also makes incredible pies and cannolis, too.
Billy’s Bakery (Fairfield, CT)
Artisan pies are made from scratch each day at Billy’s. Their pumpkin and apple crumb pies are perfect for Thanksgiving.
DiMare Pastry (Stamford, CT)
Place your order by November 17 to enjoy a turkey-shaped cake on your Thanksgiving table. DiMare Pastry is known for its custom creations and they also sell turkey cookies and cupcakes. Apple pies are also available for something more classic.
Isabelle et Vincent (Fairfield, CT)
This cozy French bakery is taking Thanksgiving orders until November 17. Pumpkin tarts, dinner rolls, coffee cake and mushroom quiches are just some of the tempting offerings on their holiday menu.
Sweet Peas (Old Greenwich, CT)
Sweet Peas is a beloved brunch spot that also serves an incredible selection of pastries. If you need a Thanksgiving breakfast spread, pick up a bunch of apple tarts, croissants, cinnamon buns and some pao de queijo to keep all your guests happy.
The Pantry (Fairfield, CT)
Order by November 13 to make sure you can have something from this NYT-recognized bakery on your Thanksgiving table. Their holiday desserts include pumpkin pie, apple pie and pumpkin cheesecake.
Abmas Farm (Wycoff, NJ)
Pick up a pie or your entire Thanksgiving meal from Abmas Farm. Orders are accepted until November 18 so start thinking about what you want. Their pie flavors include fall harvest, pumpkin, pecan and sugar-free apple.
Bakehouse by Joe Murphy (New Providence, NJ)
Master pastry chef Joe Murphy offers a selection of gourmet Thanksgiving pies at his New Providence storefront. Call to place your pre-order.
Bovella’s (Westfield, NJ)
Bovella’s has attracted a cult following for its Italian pastries. Order a signature cookie tray, seasonal cupcakes or a pie for your Thanksgiving table.
Delice Macarons (Cranford, NJ)
These French pastries are truly works of art. Offer your guests something different this year with an order of salted caramel macarons or a chocolate pecan tart.
Delicious Orchards (Colts Neck, NJ)
Stop by this 60,000 sq ft country food market to grab a made-from-scratch holiday pie. Get there early to make sure you’ll have the best available selection. Their pumpkin, apple and pecan pies are very popular.
Demarest Farm (Hillsdale, NJ)
Another great farm store in New Jersey, Demarest Farm also offers apple and pumpkin picking throughout the fall. Place an order soon to get one of their delicious apple crumb pies for Thanksgiving.
Dreyer Farms (Cranford, NJ)
Dreyer Farms is famous for its pies so order early to avoid missing out. They’ve been part of the Cranford community since 1904 and their pies are a huge part of the holiday for many residents.
Gingered Peach (Princeton, NJ)
Although Thanksgiving pies are already sold out at the Gingered Peach, you could still pick up some cupcakes or croissants from this beloved bakery to serve during the holiday.
Kirshenbaum Baking (Westfield, NJ)
This new bakery recently opened in Westfield and is already the talk of the town. Thanksgiving orders are accepted until November 20 if you want to try some of their cookies or pies for your holiday dessert. A holiday family pack is also available with roasted autumn vegetables, pancetta mac & cheese, squash parker house rolls, herb stuffing and a pie.
Natale’s Bakery (Summit, NJ)
Orders for Natale’s can be placed online or by calling the bakery. Thanksgiving offerings include turkey cookies, seasonal petit fours, a pumpkin roll and more than a dozen types of pies.
Sickles Market (Little Silver and Red Bank, NJ)
This family-owned market has been serving New Jersey since 1908. You can order your entire Thanksgiving meal from Sickles or stick to the desserts. Pies, pumpkin rolls and cookies are available.
The Able Baker (Maplewood, NJ)
Maplewood’s highly-rated bakery is known for its custom seasonal cookies. Place your Thanksgiving order by November 16 for pumpkin pie-shaped cookies or an actual pumpkin pie.
Wightman Farms (Morristown, NJ)
Thanksgiving pre-orders are accepted until November 19 from Wightman Farms. Their pies are very famous in town so get your orders in soon. Apple crumb, pumpkin, blackberry and coconut custard are just a few of the flavors. You can also pick up seasonal vegetables, cranberry sauce, gravy or cornbread while you’re here.
Youngs Farm (Old Brookville, NY)
This working farm is known for its pies and the raspberry peach, cherry and coconut pies are especially delicious. Get your orders in early for the best selection. In addition to desserts, they sell soup, prepared foods, flowers and local produce from across Long Island.
Buttercooky Bakery (Floral Park, Manhasset and Huntington, NY)
Buttercooky Bakery serves incredible dulce de leche plus all of their pies are amazing. With classics like pecan, apple, blueberry and three kinds of cherry, you can’t go wrong with any of their pies.
Flourish Bake Shop & All Day Cafe (Glen Head, NY)
Locals love grabbing brunch from this cute, quirky bakery owned by Chelsea Kravitz. They have a great rotating selection of vegan and gluten-free goodies. Thanksgiving pre-orders are open now and we have an eye on their chocolate pecan pie.
Diane’s Bakery & Cafe (Roslyn, NY)
Place your order by November 20 for one of Diane’s incredible pies. They have all the classics like pumpkin, apple and pecan. Need some help with the meal? You can order Thanksgiving mains and sides here, too.
Kerber’s Farm (Huntington, NY)
Pie pre-ordering is happening now until November 16 for delivery or pick-up. The Kerberry Crumb Pie is their signature Thanksgiving pie and it can be made gluten-free or vegan. They also have sugar-free apple pies along with gluten free or vegan apple and cherry pies. Grab an egg sandwich on their famous buttermilk biscuit while you’re there.
Polka Dot Pound Cake Cafe (Rockville Centre, NY)
Despite the name this beloved bakery serves more than just poundcake. Order your pumpkin pie, apple cranberry pie or flourless chocolate ganache cake by November 18 to have it for Thanksgiving. Most Sundays they have jazz in the cafe and we suggest finding a spot on the cafe’s couch when you need a break during the busy holiday season.
The French Workshop (Garden City, NY)
Elegant French pastries are served at this charming Garden City shop. Pies, tarts, macarons and other delicacies are available to fill your Thanksgiving dessert table.
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