Bakeries & Sweets

Pie Paradise: Discovering the Best Pies In and the Okanagan

A blueberry lattice pie with a slice taking out on a bright blue background

In Kelowna, pies are a celebration of local produce and culinary craftsmanship. From the fragrant, flaky crusts of fruit pies to the rich, savoury fillings of meat pies, this city offers a pie experience like no other. Let's embark on a delectable journey through Kelowna's pie locations, where every bite tells a story of tradition, innovation, and pure gastronomic delight.

Fruit Pie Heaven

Granny’s Fruit Stand & Bakery, Summerland

Located just off Highway 97 in Summerland, Granny’s Fruit Stand & Bakery is for pie aficionados. With its new owners bringing a wealth of restaurant experience, Granny’s has transformed from a quaint fruit stand to a full-blown eatery destination. The star of the show? Their fruit pies. These masterpieces are a harmonious blend of locally sourced fruits enveloped in a perfectly baked crust, offering a taste that's both nostalgic and novel.

Don-O-Ray Fruit Stand, Kelowna

Run by the Sanghera and Basran families, who bring their third-generation farming expertise from India to Kelowna, this stand is much more than a place to buy fruit. Their in-house baked fruit pies, brimming with local berries and fruits, demonstrate their commitment to freshness and quality. But there's more: a delightful selection of local dairy products, preserves, cheeses, and even homemade Indian cuisine, including their addictive butter chicken. Don-O-Ray is not just a stop; it's a culinary journey.

The Shuswap Pie Company, Salmon Arm

Journeying to Salmon Arm, one finds the legendary Shuswap Pie Company. Known far and wide for its mouthwatering array of fruit pies and a cult following for its savoury meat pies, this bakery is great for pie lovers. The open kitchen concept allows visitors to witness the magic of pie-making firsthand. The Raspberry Rhubarb Pie, a monthly special, is delicious, and their savory pies are a symphony of flavours, making each visit to Shuswap an unforgettable experience.

Kelowna's pie scene is a vivid blend of flavours, textures, and aromas. Each pie shop we've explored is a unique chapter in the city's culinary story, inviting both locals and visitors to partake in these edible delights.