Dining September 30, 2015
12 Places In Missouri Where You Can Get The Most Mouth Watering Pie
I don’t know about you, but nothing beats a warm piece of fruit pie with big scoop of icecream on top, or a cream pie with tons of meringue, or a pecan pie, or a pumpkin pie, or well…you get the idea. Here are some of the places in Missouri where you can find absolutely delicious pie, either by the piece or by the pie. Yum! Keep in mind, these are not in any particular order, they are just all amazing examples of Missouri pie-makers!
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1. Lehman’s Restaurant, Versailles
Located at 15830 Highway 5 in Versailles, Lehman’s serves traditional Mennonite home cooking, including amazing homemade pies! They are open Tuesdays-Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (until 7:30 on Fridays), and also have a gift shop offering unique locally made items. For more information, call them at (573) 378-4010.
2. 4 Seasons Bakery, St. Charles
The sole bakers for this amazing bakery are Agi and Aaron Groff, both graduates of the Culinary Institute of America. Located at 2012 Campus Drive in St. Charles, they pride themselves on being an all-natural artisan bakery. Open Tuesday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. You can visit their website at
4 Seasons Bakery
3. The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery, Kimmswick
The Blue Owl has a great story. It started with a woman named Mary Hostetter, who in 1983 was making baked goods under the name, “From the Kitchen of Mary” at craft shows, art fairs and festivals in the St. Louis area. Her popularity grew and she eventually opened her own restaurant in 1985 at 6116 2nd Street in Kimmswick. Expansions and growth continued and as a highlight, Jamie and Bobby Dean featured her “Famous Levee High Apple Pie” with caramel pecan topping on their Food Network show, "Road Tasted", in 2006. Today, there are two Sweet Shoppe’s in Festus and House Springs besides the original Blue Owl, and they offer online shopping and even have a gift shop! Visit their website at
The Blue Owl
for more about her amazing story, ordering, and locations.
4. Lubeley's Bakery & Deli, Webster Groves
Since 1937 Lubeley’s has been family owned and operated, and is located at 7815 Watson Road in Webster Groves. They are not just pies…they are also a bakery and deli featuring German pastries and cookies, danishes, coffee cakes, and beautiful decorated cakes including wedding cakes. They are open Tuesday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more information about their history, menu or to shop online, visit their website at
5. Corner Cafe, Riverside
Located at 4541 NW. Gateway Ave in Riverside, Ed and Kathi Rule have been in business since 1983 and in their new building since 1994. They are open Monday-Sunday from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and have other locations in Liberty and Independence. Visit
for more information.
6. A Slice of Pie, Rolla
In 1986, two public school teachers, Ron and Mickey Hopson, fulfilled a dream and created a store featuring big, handmade, unique pies at 634 South Bishop Avenue in Rolla. They offer whole or half pies, a sampler platter, and whole or half slices. For more information and hours, visit them at
A Slice of Pie
. Also, they only take cash or checks, so leave your debit or credit card at home.
7. The Courthouse Exchange, Independence
This casual pub located under street level at 113 W. Avenue in Independence has been around since 1899. They feature “Sally’s Homemade Pie” on their dessert menu (flavors change daily). You can also order whole pies to take home. They are open Monday-Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Friday-Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more information, visit their website at
8. Pie Oh My!, Maplewood
Located at 2719 Sutton Boulevard in Maplewood, Pie Oh My promises “a little love in every crust”. They offer individual slices, mini and tart sized pies, full sized pies (order in advance), and a food truck. Online ordering is also available. Visit their website at
Pie Oh My!
for more information. They are open Tuesday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9. Cooky's Cafe, Golden City
Located at 529 Main Street in Golden City, you can follow Cooky’s on
for updates and information. They open each day at 6:00 a.m., but closing times vary. Also, they don’t accept debit or credit cards, but there is an ATM available on-site.
10. Peggy Jean’s Pies, Columbia
Peggy’s Jeans is a mother/daughter run business located at 3601 Buttonwood Drive Suite E in Columbia where “pie is home.” They are open Tuesday-Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Online orders are also available for pickup and local delivery is available through Mr. Delivery. Visit
Peggy Jean’s Pies
for more information.
11. Pie Box, Springfield
Pie Box has closed its brick and mortar store, but are still available by phone, email or online to order delicious pies. Call or email between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday to order or use the contact page on their website at
. They offer free delivery inside Springfield. Order ahead of time, minimum order is $27.95.
12. Cowan’s Restaurant, Washington
Located at 114 Elm Street in Washington in an 1860’s building, they pride themselves on being the oldest restaurant in town, but still the “place to meet.” They are open Wednesday-Saturday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. A family business since 1978, they also have a private room available for big groups and parties. Visit their website at
for more about the restaurants history, menu and more.
Have you tried any of these pies? Which is your favorite? Is there a place you just can’t believe we left out? Share in the comments below.