Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate all things autumn than holiday pies, wine, and, of course, scrumptious holiday platters of turkey and sides. Charlotte bakeries and restaurants are doing their best to prepare for the much-loved holiday, and so, without further ado, here’s a quick guide on where to stock up on pumpkin and pecan pies, turkeys, and other holiday fixings.
1. Napa On Providence
A taste of Napa Valley here in Charlotte, Napa on Providence is a terrific little restaurant that serves delicious Napa Valley wines, Thanksgiving dinners at the restaurant or To-Go, and sweet, sweet holiday pies. For $30, you can get a full size Dutch Apple or Traditional Pumpkin Pie for the table. They’re also offering reservations to book a table or dinners fit for 4 with a side salad, a 2lb brined and roasted turkey breast, gravy, cranberry sauce, sweet potato casserole, sautéed green beans, house-made stuffing with sage and sausage, and mashed potatoes. Check out their website for full details on how to get your dinner or pie.
Where: 110 Perrin Pl, Charlotte, NC 28207
2. Reid’s Fine Foods
Reid’s is doing an entire Thanksgiving menu this year with all the fixings like turkey, duck, ham or even beef tenderloin. They’ve also got an entire two pages of sides from sweet potato casserole to green beans, but there pies are really where it’s at. Order a scrumptious pecan or chocolate pecan pie, a 12 layer caramel or chocolate cake, or a classic apple or pumpkin pie. Their primary pick up dates are Nov 22nd and Nov 23rd and any order placed after Saturday, Nov 19th at 5pm is subject to availability.
South Park: 704-377-7686
Myers Park: 704-377-1312
3. Suarez Bakery
A beloved baked-from-scratch bakery here in Charlotte, you can select one of their house made pies, breads or cookies. From their Fall Thumbprint Assortment to their Pumpkin Bread Loaf, classic Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie, Bourbon Pecan Pie, and Apple Pie, among others. Give them a call at 704-525-0145 to get your pie or email them at email@example.com
Where: Optimist Hall.
1115 N Brevard St
4. Nellie’s Southern Kitchen
Southerners know how to make delicious holiday pies and Nellie’s Southern Kitchen is no exception. This year, they’ll be selling
a delicious holiday feast for up to 8 people for $199. You get a whole turkey (roasted/smoked) or a honey, glazed ham, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, cornbread dressing, cranberry sauce, honey glazed carrots, and your choice of yeast rolls or cornbread. The Thanksgiving deadline is 11/20 and pickup deadline is 11/23. You can order online, by phone (704-396-7196), or email (events@nelliessouthernkitchen.)
Where: 36 N Main St, Belmont, NC 28012
5. Renaissance Patisserie
Renaissance Patisserie is one of Charlotte’s go-to spots for French baked goods, and for this holiday season, you can count on them to come through with all the holiday pies you’ll need. They’ve got their whole holiday menu up for your perusing pleasure, with goodies like American Apple Pie (regular and GF options both available), pecan, pumpkin, and even pumpkin cheesecake. For tarts, which are a bit different, try out apricot or apple. They’ve even got special Thanksgiving buches (also known as logs) filled with chocolate and vanilla, which will serve up to 6 guests. Order online here before November 20th.
Where: 6401 Morrison Blvd #4a, Charlotte, NC 28211