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9 Must-Try Key Lime Pies Ready for Takeout and Delivery

The essential South Florida pie

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Key lime pie
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While summer looks a bit different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, plenty of Miami’s favorite dishes are still readily available to enjoy at home or at a socially distanced picnic, such as key lime pie, South Florida’s quintessential dessert. Here are nine slices available to dine on through takeout or delivery.

As always in these times, check the social media handles of and websites for details like menu items and delivery hours as they may change. Also, always remember to tip well and call before using a delivery platform such as Postmates or UberEats, which comes with hefty fees for consumers and restaurants.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Blue Collar

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6730 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33138
(305) 756-0366
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Blue Collar’s owner and executive chef, Danny Serfer, ensures his key lime pie is made from actual key limes — the smaller, seedier, and aromatic counterpart to the more commonly known Persian lime, at his popular restaurant serving comfort food staples like braised brisket and veal parm. The classic Florida dessert is made by Meghan Pekins (wife of filmmaker Billy Corben) who hand-squeezes the juice herself.

2. dbakers Sweet Studio

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3501 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33137
(786) 310-8763
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Macaron-lovers know to come here for the impressive array of the French confection as well as multitude of multi-layered cakes, but the twin brother bakers duo have also captured the essence of Florida’s favorite pie. The swirl of toasted meringue topping the pie could be an art piece alone. Dive in and discover a tart lemon-y filling cradled in a crumbly graham cracker crust.

3. Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop

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2818 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33127
(786) 703-3623
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Firefighter Derek Kaplan has been perfecting his key lime pie recipe since he was 15-years old squeezing limes in his father’s apartment. Now, with two successful bakeries under his belt and a cult-like following, his key lime pie, which uses almost two pounds of fresh key limes, draws big crowds.

4. Pink Pie

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170 NW 26th St
Miami, FL 33127
(954) 744-0214
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Specializing in pies small enough to fit in the palm of the hand, this key lime pie is packed with flavor. The posh, bright location in the heart of Wynwood has mastered a ideal balance of crust, filling, and flavor-filled topping in a (almost) guilt-free size.

5. KUSH

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2003 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 576-4500
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Boasting a massive selection of beers and a burger that needs no introduction, this Miami staple does not disappoint when it comes to its key lime pie. Served with a liberal topping of whipped cream and a generous sprinkling of chopped nuts, the pie is the right balance of not-too-sweet and not-too-tart.

6. Icebox Cafe

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1855 Purdy Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 538-8448
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Icebox Cafe calls it “Deep Dish Key Lime Pie,” which only means one thing: more pie to enjoy. The creamy custard rests on a crunchy crusts and comes served as it should: chilled.

7. CAO Bakery & Cafe

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1420 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 397-8002
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Tony Cao, grandson of the founder of South Florida’s longstanding Vicky Bakery, started CAO Bakery & Cafe with the goal of adding a Miami spin to an already-established Cuban favorite. That’s why alongside guava pastries and potent coffee, diners can enjoy Cao’s recently introduced rendition of key lime pie. For this month, order any item and receive a slice for free.

8. Joe's Stone Crab Takeaway

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11 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673-0365
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A trip to Miami is not complete without visiting Joe’s Stone Crab. Beyond the namesake dish to order (and, for those not in the know, the fried chicken as well) end the meal with its key lime pie, so beloved a quick Google search reveals how many recipe developers aspire to duplicate the experience. If you’re one of those out-of-towners, don’t fret, you can have a whole pie shipped to your doorstep as well.

9. Monty's Raw Bar

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2550 S Bayshore Dr
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 856-3992
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Thatched-roofed tiki huts, frozen tropical drinks, island music and an ocean-view is why Monty’s has enjoyed 50-plus years of success. Visit during sunset hours to munch on some coconut shrimp and conch fritters, then end on a sweet note with key lime pie.

1. Blue Collar

6730 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33138

Blue Collar’s owner and executive chef, Danny Serfer, ensures his key lime pie is made from actual key limes — the smaller, seedier, and aromatic counterpart to the more commonly known Persian lime, at his popular restaurant serving comfort food staples like braised brisket and veal parm. The classic Florida dessert is made by Meghan Pekins (wife of filmmaker Billy Corben) who hand-squeezes the juice herself.

6730 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33138

2. dbakers Sweet Studio

3501 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137

Macaron-lovers know to come here for the impressive array of the French confection as well as multitude of multi-layered cakes, but the twin brother bakers duo have also captured the essence of Florida’s favorite pie. The swirl of toasted meringue topping the pie could be an art piece alone. Dive in and discover a tart lemon-y filling cradled in a crumbly graham cracker crust.

3501 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33137

3. Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop

2818 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33127

Firefighter Derek Kaplan has been perfecting his key lime pie recipe since he was 15-years old squeezing limes in his father’s apartment. Now, with two successful bakeries under his belt and a cult-like following, his key lime pie, which uses almost two pounds of fresh key limes, draws big crowds.

2818 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33127

4. Pink Pie

170 NW 26th St, Miami, FL 33127

Specializing in pies small enough to fit in the palm of the hand, this key lime pie is packed with flavor. The posh, bright location in the heart of Wynwood has mastered a ideal balance of crust, filling, and flavor-filled topping in a (almost) guilt-free size.

170 NW 26th St
Miami, FL 33127

5. KUSH

2003 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33127

Boasting a massive selection of beers and a burger that needs no introduction, this Miami staple does not disappoint when it comes to its key lime pie. Served with a liberal topping of whipped cream and a generous sprinkling of chopped nuts, the pie is the right balance of not-too-sweet and not-too-tart.

2003 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33127

6. Icebox Cafe

1855 Purdy Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Icebox Cafe calls it “Deep Dish Key Lime Pie,” which only means one thing: more pie to enjoy. The creamy custard rests on a crunchy crusts and comes served as it should: chilled.

1855 Purdy Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

7. CAO Bakery & Cafe

1420 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Tony Cao, grandson of the founder of South Florida’s longstanding Vicky Bakery, started CAO Bakery & Cafe with the goal of adding a Miami spin to an already-established Cuban favorite. That’s why alongside guava pastries and potent coffee, diners can enjoy Cao’s recently introduced rendition of key lime pie. For this month, order any item and receive a slice for free.

1420 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139

8. Joe's Stone Crab Takeaway

11 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

A trip to Miami is not complete without visiting Joe’s Stone Crab. Beyond the namesake dish to order (and, for those not in the know, the fried chicken as well) end the meal with its key lime pie, so beloved a quick Google search reveals how many recipe developers aspire to duplicate the experience. If you’re one of those out-of-towners, don’t fret, you can have a whole pie shipped to your doorstep as well.

11 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

9. Monty's Raw Bar

2550 S Bayshore Dr, Miami, FL 33133

Thatched-roofed tiki huts, frozen tropical drinks, island music and an ocean-view is why Monty’s has enjoyed 50-plus years of success. Visit during sunset hours to munch on some coconut shrimp and conch fritters, then end on a sweet note with key lime pie.

2550 S Bayshore Dr
Miami, FL 33133

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