Gooey, crunchy and packed full of nuts — pecan pie hits all the right spots. Whether you prefer classic pecan pie, served à la mode or with a special kick, Georgia has a slice that won’t disappoint.
Fox Brother’s Bar-B-Q in Atlanta: The chocolate pecan pie at Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q is topped with cinnamon whipped cream and served warm.
Ellis Brothers Pecan Farm in Vienna: These folks know pecans – and their pies prove it. Their pie features caramelized pecans atop a filling that is gooey, sweet, and rich with flavor.
Jaemor Farms in Alto: Visit the pie kitchen at this 350-acre family-owned and operated farm for a dessert that will make you squeal with delight.
Chester Brunnenmeyer’s in Blue Ridge: Order their Southern Bourbon Pecan Pie if you prefer your desserts with an extra kick.
The Olde Pink House in Savannah: This beloved Savannah restaurant serves up slices of pecan pie that will make you come back for more…and more…and more!
Dovetail in Macon: The Cracked Pie features a crust made of fresh baked oatmeal cookies that is filled with pecan filling and topped with home made salted caramel ice cream.
Burt’s Butcher Shoppe & Eatery in Columbus: Get a $2 slice of perfect pecan pie (yes, you read that correctly – only $2) at this Columbus institution.
Smallcakes: A Cupcakery in Evans: Get your pecan fix with this pecan pie-inspired cupcake. The cream cheese icing is light and the cake is deliciously moist – a true pecan lover’s dream.
The Pie Hole in Roswell: This downtown Roswell pie shop offers pecan, of course, but they also have variations: lemon pecan, orange pecan, and pineapple coconut pecan.
Chophouse on the Bricks in Thomasville: Although thinner than more classic versions, this Thomasville treat packs a flavor punch – especially when accompanied with cinnamon ice cream.
Bay South Restaurant in Statesboro: Call ahead to make sure this nutty treat is on the menu before you visit this meat and three restaurant.
Lauren Cleland is the voice of Explore Georgia on social media. She loves ice cold sweet tea, anything peach flavored, channeling Scarlett O’Hara in her daily life and sharing the wonders of her beloved Georgia with all of you!