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Little Pie Company

424 W. 43rd St., New York, NY 10036 40.759359 -73.992847
nr. Ninth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-736-4780 Send to Phone
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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Gourmet Marketplace
  • Products & Services: Bakeries / Specialty Cakes
Photo by Patrick Siggins

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Official Website

littlepiecompany.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm; Sat, 8am-10pm; Sun, 10am-7pm

Nearby Subway Stops

A, C, E at 42nd St.-Port Authority Bus Terminal

Payment Methods

American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Gourmet

  • Bakeries / Specialty Cakes

Profile

If you could teleport to the Iowa State Fair circa 1953, it's a good bet that you'd savor desserts like those at the Little Pie Company. Latticed and glazed, these fruit, cream, and meringue confections tempt buyers year round via seasonal specialties (summer peaches, autumn pears). The sour cream apple pie has a butter-cinnamon crust that would be please even without the filling; non-pie treats such as dense applesauce-carrot cake and tart lemon-poppy bread rival a fantasy Grandma's best efforts. All the bakery’s goods are prepared without preservatives or canned, pre-mixed or otherwise adulterated ingredients; berries and cherries are flash-frozen to appear in winter months, long before their season. Although most pie crusts use butter or the dread Crisco as shortening, some, like the old-fashioned apple, employ a touch of snowy lard for flavor and texture. Little Pie Company's bakers—clad in chef’s whites and starched toques in the open kitchens—also make a dozen varieties of quiches, croissants, and brioche as well as special-order cakes for weddings or other occasions. Most business is takeout, but a few tables and counter stools are available.

Extra

Pumpkin, apple-cranberry and mincemeat pies are big sellers from November through December—and require early orders. Year-round, sugar-free fruit pies can be ordered a day ahead, as long as it's before 3 p.m.

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