Key Lime Pie

Key lime pie once was a specialty of the coral islands at the southernmost end of Route One (where tiny Key limes are a native fruit), but has now become an American food icon. The sweet-tart, pale yellow, no-bake pie is a cool dessert in restaurants that range from deluxe steak houses to paper-napkin seafood shacks, and is frequently customized to go beyond pastel custard on a Graham cracker crust. Among interesting iterations are frozen Key lime pie on a stick from street vendors in Miami, deep-fried Key lime pie at state fairs, Key lime milk shakes, and Key lime pie martinis.

Restaurants With This Dish

Silk smooth, pale yellow filling sits upon a crumbly Graham cracker crust
Killer Seafood


Lynn’s Quality Oysters


Bone & Broth


Middleton Place Restaurant


82 Queen


Apalachicola Seafood Grill | Best of the Gulf Coast


Key Lime Pie Recipes

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