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The Pie Hole

Restaurants, American Downtown Arts District
4 out of 5 stars
(6user reviews)
The Pie Hole

Time Out says

Now with locations in Hollywood, Glendale, Pasadena, the Arts District and Orange County, the Pie Hole has developed a reputation as one of L.A.'s go-to spots for a serious slice of pie. The family-owned cafe, whose Arts District interior consists of a few basic wooden picnic tables and chairs, offers homemade (if slightly expensive) pie varieties that range from Mexican Chocolate to a savory mac and cheese hand pie. One of our favorites includes the light-as-a-feather Earl Grey Tea pie, with its mound of whipped topping and a thin layer of chocolate ganache on top of the buttery crust.



Address: 714 Traction Ave
Los Angeles
Opening hours: 11am-10pm Sun, Tue-Thu; 11am-11pm Fri-Sat;
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4 out of 5 stars

Average User Rating

4.2 / 5

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Stellar pie--go with a group so you can get a slice of everything and try them all--you'll want to.  You truly can't go wrong, from their seasonal specials to their old standbys, like Earl Grey and Mexican Chocolate.  Popular flavors do sell out by day's end, and don't even think about coming here on Pi day, but it's a great small shop to enjoy dessert--or a large meal made out of many desserts.  Savory treats are also yummy here, though obviously not the star of the show.

I am a pie fan for sure, and there are not a lot of dedicated pie shops in L.A. The Pie Hole offers a great selection of sweet and savory, gourmet and classic pie flavors in the glass display case, with good coffee to wash it down. The Arts District brnch is packed with a lively atmosphere.


The Mexican chocolate pie here is the real deal. The Earl Grey tea pie comes in at a close number two. The original Arts District location is the most well-stocked but probably the busiest; consider one of the other locations if you don't feel like waiting on a line out the door.

For who likes pies, this is the place to go! (The apple pie is really something!!!) The space looks smaller on the outside than it really is: as you enter, you'll find two spaces very well designed: one where you can find the menu and all the delicious pies they have to offer and the other where you can, or wait for your order or sit and eat! I think it can be a bit pricy, but for a special occasion, it certainly is worth it.

We took the family here for desserts after a day at the Japanese-American museum and had just about everything on the menu! The chicken pot pie was the best I have ever had and the sweet pies had my kids screaming for more. Probably the cheapest dinner I've had especially compared to other restaurants we would typically go to downtown. A must try!