Pie Hut

Bakery | Pie Shop | Sandwich Shop
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The name alone is compelling, but this happy little eatery with its Fiestaware-colored upholstery offers more than just excellent pie. There’s an inviting array of sandwiches, from an Italian hero on focaccia bread to hot pastrami with sauerkraut and 1000 Islands dressing on grilled rye to a huckleberry Monte Cristo, which is an egg-dipped and griddle-fried sandwich of turkey, ham, and Swiss cheese topped with sweet huckleberry syrup. A Hawaiian panini combines Canadian bacon, Swiss cheese, pesto, and pineapple chutney. On the side of just about any sandwich, we highly recommend a bowl of baked potato soup – an unexpectedly light dish garnished with cheddar and scallions.

As for the pie, it’s first class. In late summer, the star of the show is huckleberry, in which the deliriously flavorful blue berries spill copiously from a fragile crust. Other surefire winners include sour cream lemon with sharp citrus zing, marionberry/apple in which the dark berry’s complexity sings mischievous harmony with ingenuous apples, and rhubarb that is the classic pie-plant pie with fruity ebullience in a savory crust that easily flakes when prodded with a fork. Heather Gross, who is chef, owner, manager, and hostess, bakes about three dozen pies every day, not counting the savory chicken pies that are a locals’ favorite for take-home supper.

What to Eat
Pie Hut, Baked Potato Soup
Baked Potato Soup
Must-Try
All the flavor of a stuffed baked potato in a thin and rather elegant soup.
Pie Hut, Huckleberry Monte Cristo
Huckleberry Monte Cristo
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Huckleberries are a big deal in this part of the world, celebrated here in a Monte Cristo sandwich drizzled with vivid huckleberry syrup.
Pie Hut, Marionberry Apple Pie
Marionberry Apple Pie
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Crumb-topped marionberry apple pie is a tantalizing balancing act of sweet, tart, and savory.
Pie Hut, Rhubarb Pie
Rhubarb Pie
Must-Try
It's easy to see why rhubarb is known as the pie plant when you fork up a piece of this classic rhubarb pie. It is the sort of dish that rouses appetite with every bite.
Pie Hut, Sour Cream Lemon Pie
Sour Cream Lemon Pie
Must-Try
A sweet-tart duet, sour cream lemon pie is always on the Pie Hut menu.
Pie Hut, Chicken Pot Pie
Chicken Pot Pie
Dessert pies are the star, but savory chicken pot pie with its lush crust and cornucopic filling is a dish to reckon with.
Directions and Hours
closed now
SundayCLOSED
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday10:30 am - 6 pm
Wednesday10:30 am - 6 pm
Thursday10:30 am - 6 pm
Friday10:30 am - 6 pm
Saturday10:30 am - 6 pm
Roadtrips
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
7 stops | 7 MILES | 22 min

Sandwiched between Montana and Washington state, Idaho’s panhandle stretches from the wheat-gold hills of a fertile table called the Palouse to the green timbered mountains of British Columbia. Ancestral home of the Nez Percé, it is pure paradise for souls who crave to get away from everything but nature. North of Coeur d'Alene, the town…

6 stops | 1289 MILES | 20 hr 1 min

A favorite snack among grizzly bears as well as humans, huckleberries grow in the high mountains of the Great Plains and ripen in late summer. They are similar to blueberries, but not quite as sweet, their wine-purple color hinting at a depth of flavor more satisfying than the richest chocolate. As a topping for ice…

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Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
No
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