Best of Philly

Best Pies

2015 BEST Pies

Penza’s Pies at the Red Barn Cafe

The fruit pies from Penza’s in Hammonton look like they’re straight out of a Gourmet magazine spread — and taste even better than they look. (Note: Hammonton is between Philly and Atlantic City on bucolic Route 206.) The pies are worth the detour, especially if you opt for whatever fruit is in season. Right now? That’s Jersey blueberries and peaches.

391 Route 206, Hammonton, NJ | 609-567-3412 | Website


2014 BEST Pie

Magpie

1622 South Street, Philadelphia, PA

Once the pie-dough technique at South Street’s Magpie was perfected, the possibilities became endless. There’s no wrong pie decision here, whether it be peanut butter mousse or a more traditional strawberry crumb. Read more »

2011 BEST Pies

Percy Street

900 South Street, Philadelphia, PA

Best pie in town? Chef Erin O’Shea’s creamy key lime Until winter hits, anyway, when you’re going to want her pecan pie a dense, sweet slice of Southern perfection. Read more »