Southeast Valley Pies

Romeo’s Euro Café

At the front of this quaint café is a dessert bar filled with all kinds of  sweets, including My Daddy’s Favorite Pie. It is apples sautéed in bourbon with  brown-sugar cinnamon and nutmeg, topped with almonds, touched with a vanilla  glaze and caramel cream. A slice is $4.25.

Details: Heritage Court, 207 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert.


Croshaw’s Gourmet Pies

Pie maker Frank Uhrhan starts his day at 5 a.m., making fruit filling for  pies and buttery crusts. He opened his shop last September and sells 36 kinds of  pies, from fruit and cream to potpies and quiches. A fruit pie starts at $9.49,  cream pies at $10.49. Customers can get a slice of pie ($2.50) or take one whole  one home.

Details: 6731 E. Brown Road, Mesa. 480-832-7437 (PIES).

Famous Dave’s

Here you can get a slice of a rich, Georgia pecan pie ($5.99). It’s served  with a warm vanilla ice cream and whipped cream.

Details: 1011 N. Dobson Road, Mesa. 480-615-1444. Other  locations at

Rumbi Island Grill

If you stopped in for lunch for a Luau Pork Bowl ($7.19 for half size, $8.19  for whole size), then you might as well stay for dessert. The key-lime pie is  made with Florida key limes in a graham-cracker crust. A slice is $3.99.

Details: Dana Park Village Square, 1902 S. Val Vista Drive,  Mesa. 480-539-5593, other locations at

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

At this fine-dining restaurant, try two decadent pies. The walnut turtle pie  is made with homemade caramel, walnuts and chocolate in a chocolate pie crust.  Looking for something fruity? The frozen lemon-gingersnap pie is made with a  vanilla-ginger custard topped with a raspberry-lemon foam sauce.

Details: 905 N. 54th St., Chandler. 480-940-1900, other  locations at

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