The Gardens at Twin Hickory

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The Perfect Place to Buy Thanksgiving Pies – Richmond, Glen Allen, VA

Joseph Coupal - Monday, November 24, 2014

If you live in an apartment in Glen Allen, VA you are most likely planning your Thanksgiving meal, including dessert. Thanksgiving just is not complete without a great pie. But, you don’t have to slave over the crust, there are plenty of places where you can buy the perfect pie around Richmond.

Below is a list of the best places to order pie, and their Thanksgiving deadlines.

Capital Coffee and Desserts

Hype and hype alone keeps this low-key establishment humming along. Without an official website or advertising, Capital Coffee and Desserts scores “Best of” lists online.
Thanksgiving order deadline: Monday, Nov. 24
Pies: They have all the classics, such as pecan, apple and pumpkin pies
Standout pies: pecan and pear streusel pie and maple oatmeal pie with coconut, rolled oats and pure maple syrup

WPA Bakery

This institution belts out heavenly dessert not only for WPA, but for restaurants all around town.
Thanksgiving order deadline: Wednesday, Nov. 26 until 6 p.m. The pies won’t be made to order by then, but they’ll keep their storefront stocked with the classics for last-minute shoppers.
Standout pies: pumpkin butterscotch pie, sweet potato, caramel apple and peanut butter

Shyndigz

This desserts-only establishment fulfills every Richmonder’s desire to hear “Go on, you deserve it!” when they need it most.
Thanksgiving order deadline: Tuesday, Nov. 25 (or until it gets booked up)
Pies: pecan pie and key lime pie
Standout Pies: pumpkin streusel pie and salted caramel apple pie

Jean Jacques

You have to love a bakery that brings a little bit of France to the River City!
Thanksgiving order deadline: Monday, Nov. 24
Pies: All the basics, such as pumpkin, pecan and fruit fillings
Standout Pies:  the holiday pie, with walnuts, apples, cinnamon, golden raisins and cranberries

Lucille’s Bakery

This bakery smells like heaven and offers a little bit of everything.
Thanksgiving order deadline: Monday, Nov. 24. Plus, they’ll bake extra pies for last-minute shoppers.
Pies: pecan, pumpkin, sweet potato, cherry, apple lattice
Standout pies: holiday pie with walnuts and cranberries, lemon chess and a chocolate cream cheesecake pie

Garnett’s Café

This Fan District institution features pie specials that change every 48 hours, with only the freshest of ingredients.
Thanksgiving order deadline: Tuesday, Nov. 25
Pies: pecan and chocolate chess. Of note are gluten-free options and vegan fruit pies.
Standout Pies: Their famous buttermilk pie, which tastes like a sugar cookie but with a creamy, custard-like center.

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The Gardens at Twin Hickory

4700 The Gardens Drive, Glen Allen, VA 23059

Call: (844) 592-4344
Email UsTheGardens.CommunityWebsite.HHHunt@aptleasing.info
View Map

Opens: Monday-Friday: 9A-6P | Saturday: 10A-5P | Sunday: 1P-5P

$1,049-$1,481