Did you know that Key Lime Pie is the official state pie of Florida? Florida key limes are farmed in (…wait for it…) The Florida Keys, and it’s claimed that the first-ever Key Lime Pie recipe originated in those islands! That being said, it’s only natural for a Floridian to have extreme cravings for the pie.
If you’re looking for the best key lime pie in Jacksonville, don’t worry, because we did the hard work for you! We’ve compiled a list of the best key lime pies in Jacksonville.
Mixed Fillings Pie Shop
If you want to support a woman-owned business while satisfying your pie craving, definitely check out Mixed Fillings! They’re located in Jacksonville’s historic Riverside and Avondale district. Not only do we think they have delicious pies, but a lot of people across Jacksonville and even Florida think so, too! In 2022, Mixed Fillings Pie Shop was voted number one pie shop in Florida by the Florida Times Union and Yelp! Also according to the Florida Times Union, their key lime pie recipe sits among the 5 best key lime pies in Florida. It’s definitely time for you to check them out!
Their key lime pie, which they call “Blurred Limes” starts with the usual key lime custard, but takes the recipe to a whole new level with slices of candied limes, whipped cream, and pretzel brown sugar crust! If you want to add some spirit to your pie, ask for it “on the rocks” for a splash of Patron tequila.
Walkups are welcome for a first come first serve policy, but you can always call ahead to ensure you get the slices you want!
Pie Heaven Bakery Cafe
Doesn’t this cute little bakery sound like the absolute perfect place to grab a slice of pie? We thought so too! After meeting the sweet ladies that run the shop, you’ll instantly know lots of love goes into each recipe.
Pie Heaven offers two types of Key Lime Pies in their bakery. They have regular key lime pies for all of you who love to keep it classic. This pie is sure to satisfy your cravings as it is made with the simple sweet citrus flavor every Floridian loves. The texture of the custard is smooth and creamy, too, and the graham cracker crust is to die for!
For those who are willing to live life on the wilder side, Pie Heaven also offers a super boozy margarita key lime pie! It includes tequila and triple sec which is pretty potent in the custard filling! Served on top of the same graham cracker crust, this pie is a delicious must try!
Next time you’re traveling down Mayport road, be sure to stop in to say hello and try some of their delicious pies!
Biscotti’s, located in the Shoppes of Avondale, takes this classic pie and crafts it into a new and tasty creation! The tart key lime flavor makes a delicious flavor fusion with mango! Holding it all together is biscotti’s yummy pistachio crust, which really sets the perfect stage for all these great flavors to melt together in your mouth. Next time you’re in the area and have a sweet tooth for a key lime pie, be sure to check out Biscotti’s!
Located off of Old St. Augustine Road, Amaretti is a must visit among Jacksonville and non-Jacksonville natives alike! They are a family-owned bakery that proudly bakes everything in their kitchen from scratch. They also offer locally roasted Brass Tacks Coffee and espresso drinks if you need a little pick me up with your pie.
While Amaretti has a vast menu of delicious handmade pastries and desserts, you have to try their yummy key lime pie! The pie is baked to perfection, and the filling is just the right balance of zest from the key limes and creaminess of the custard. If you want a whole pie though, you must order 48 hours in advance to make sure it is prepared on time. They also occasionally offer tasty key lime tarts, in case you just want a little nibble!
Be sure to check out a slice of Amaretti’s key lime pie if you’re in the area!
Me, Myself & Pies
Me, Myself, and Pies are known to serve some of the best pies in Jax! That being said, be sure to plan your timing right, because they have a limited schedule! If you want to try some of their Key Lime Pies, you must place an order online! They have certain windows for which you can place an order, and are open on weekends to pick up by appointment only! On a rare occasion, they may be at a holiday pop-up shop, so keep your eyes peeled! Check out their website for more information on scheduling!
This pie bakery serves two types of key lime pies as well! They offer the classic key lime pie flavoring in its classical custard form. However, if you’re feeling like breaking out of your comfort zone, you need to try their mango key lime pie recipe as well! A match made in heaven, for sure!
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