10 places to grab a slice of pie in Dayton

“Any time of the day is a good time for pie,” spoke the wise Fabienne in “Pulp Fiction.”

Ranging from $2 to $5, here are the best places for a slice of pie in Dayton.

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Mehaffies Pies, 3013 Linden Ave., Dayton, has a variety of pies available every day including fresh Dutch apple and pecan. CONTRIBUTED

Mehaffies Pies

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3013 Linden Ave., Dayton

Mehaffie’s has a variety of pies available every day including fresh Dutch apple and pecan, said owner Greg Hay. He sees a spike on Pi Day holidays.

Fran Lawson displays a collection of handmade pies that she makes for the Original Rib House in Vandalia where her son is one of the owners. JIM WITMER / STAFF (Jim Witmer)

The Original Rib House 

275 E. National Road, Vandalia

This place is famous for its sour cream apple pie made by Fran Lawson, mother to the owner. Her recipes are secret, but Lawson reveals she makes her own pie crust and peels all the apples. 

The peanut butter pie at Chappys Tap Room and Grille. (Contributed)

Chappys Tap Room

2733 W. Alex Bell Road, Moraine

Chappy’s makes its peanut butter pie fresh daily. It’s made with chocolate, cream cheese, whipped cream, peanut butter and a graham cracker crust. “It’s rich but airy,” we were told.

Apple pie from Dorothy Lane Market.

Dorothy Lane Market

The Oakwood and Washington Square locations sell pie slices, including cream and berry varieties.

The coconut cream pie at MCL Restaurant & Bakery. (Contributed)

MCL Restaurant & Bakery

4485 Far Hills Ave., Kettering

MCL offers pie slices including pecan, coconut cream, cherry, peach, pumpkin and lemon. Their daily menus are posted online.

The pumpkin pie at Frischs. (Contributed)


Several locations in Dayton area

The restaurant chain serves many pies daily, including pecan, apple, cherry, coconut cream and strawberry. 

Bob Bianco shows off a piece of his homemade strawberry rhubarb pie. He and his wife, Beth, have operated the Pearson House Restaurant in West Milton for the past 30 years.

Pearson House Restaurant 

28 N. Miami St., West Milton

Pearson serves up to 29 different pie varieties -- everything from fruit pies like cherry, peanut butter pie, butterscotch pie and cream pies. They’ve served over 550,000 slices of pie since opening more than 30 years ago, said owner Bob Bianco.

Bob Evans pies, from left clockwise, include double crust apple, pecan and pumpkin. (Contributed) photo. (Contributed)

Bob Evans

Several locations in Dayton area

Locations offer double crust apple pie, pecan, pumpkin, French silk and coconut cream.

Ghostlight Coffee

1201 Wayne Ave., Dayton

Ghostlight may have some of the best coffee in Dayton, but did you know they also bake a mean pie? For Pi Day, their special offerings are Bourbon Peach Pecan hand pies and S’mores pies. Yum. (Note: Ghostlight’s baked offerings rotate based on seasons and demand -- in other words, they don’t have pies ALL the time. Keep up with their Facebook page for the latest.)

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