Apple pie is an American icon and can bring back memories of Grandma’s house. There is nothing better than warmed apple pie with ice cream, the mere thought of it can make the mouth water. Apple pie is delicious any time of the day or night and perfect in any season. For those looking for the best apple pie, it can be found in Chicago; here are the places where the best apple pie in Chicago is offered.
(Photo Credit: piesbyfasano.com)

(Photo Credit: piesbyfasano.com)

Pies By Fasano
(630) 400-5600
www.piesbyfasano.com

Full-size pies and junior size pies of every kind abound from Pies by Fasano. The apple pie and Dutch apple are the best, these apple pies are tantalizing to the taste buds. Joseph Fasano, Sr. began the pie endevour in Chicago by selling pies from his horse-drawn wagon more than 70 years ago and went on to found the family business in 1946.  Current owner Peter Fasano sells the Fasano apple pies through grocery stores, delis, restaurants and cafes.  There is even a colorful Fasano delivery truck which visits the western suburbs and sometimes the Loop. Be sure to check out the Pies by Fasano Facebook page to find out where the delivery truck will be traveling to next and grab a few apple pies fast before they are gone.

Hoosier Mama Pie Company
1618 1/2 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 243-4846
www.hoosiermamapie.com

A slice of apple pie and a cup of coffee are a great way to start the day; Hoosier Mama Pie Company offers a slice of pie and coffee for only $6. The savory apple pie is a must try, although with all the amazing selections of pies it is a challenge to choose the one to try. This intimate venue is typically busy, many times with a line out the door, but well worth the wait for the best apple pie.

(Photo Credit: Grand Lux Cafe's Facebook)

(Photo Credit: Grand Lux Cafe’s Facebook)

Grand Lux Café
600 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 276-2500
www.grandluxcafe.com

The Warm Rustic Apple Pie at Grand Lux Café is a to die for pie. It is on the baked to order dessert menu and takes approximately 30 minutes to make, so it is recommended to order it when the entrée is ordered.  The crust is a flaky, sugary delight which alone is amazing, but added in are fresh apples and it is topped with caramel and vanilla ice cream.  This may even be one of those times when eating dessert first is appropriate and well worth the wait.

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Sweet Mandy B’s
1208 W. Webster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 244-1174
www.sweetmandybs.com

Eating apple pie at home is the feeling pie lovers get in Sweet Mandy B’s. Not only does the apple pie taste amazing, but the quaint shop makes everything just feel good. Take the time to sit down and enjoy a piece of pie along with the wonderful ambiance, it is a place that is difficult to leave.

First Slice Pie Café
5357 N. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 275-4297
www.firstslice.org

To say the apple pie at First Slice Pie Café is delicious would not do it justice. It is absolutely incredible. Not only does this café offer one of the best apple pies in Chicago, they also do an incredible amount of charity work for the Chicago community and feeding the homeless and hungry. Be sure to read about all First Slice Pie Cafe does to help located on their website.

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Michelle Guilbeau is a writer, reviewer, teacher and business owner. She is also proud founder of CraftKitsForKids.com, MichelleGuilbeau.com and bestchicago.blogspot.com Michelle enjoys sharing her knowledge of cities, food, travel, education and parenting issues with her readers. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.
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