Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Pie for Breakfast: Pine Country Restaurant, Williams, AZ

Blueberry Pie at the Pine Country Restaurant, Williams, AZ

Anybody who knows me, knows I love pie- especially fresh fruit pies.  Well friends, I finally did it.  I ordered a piece of pie for breakfast. 

I was sipping a mug of coffee in Williams, Arizona, while waiting for the train--specifically the Grand Canyon Railway that would transport me to the Grand Canyon. It's an understatement to say I was beyond excited. I was giddy and needed a truly grand breakfast. So, as luck would have it, I happened to be in the Pine Country Restaurant, home of world-famous pies.Their motto reads: Everyone should have a little pie in the pines and I agreed.

I ordered a mile-high blueberry pie and let me tell you, that piece was lip-smacking good.  Perfect crust- fresh enough to have a bit of crunch, but buttery to the point of melting in your mouth. The berries were sweet but not overly sweet, and the thickness of the juicy filling was just right. Down right yummy. 

Pine Country Restaurant, Williams, AZ

Townsfolk are regulars at Pine Country and they send strangers who ask for the best place to eat. Of course, the location near the station attracts a number of tourists on its own. Although the Pine Country Restaurant is renown for pies, the other breakfast plates looked mighty delicious, too. 

If I lived there, I think I'd be in pie heaven.

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Pine Country Restaurant
107 N. Grand Canyon Blvd.
Williams, AZ 86046
928 635 9718
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Wanderluster said...

Pie for breakfast - why not? It looks just heavenly.

Sarah V. said...

Oh my goodness! Those pies look awesome! We're moving to Las Vegas this fall, so I'm sure we'll be exploring Arizona and other parts of the Southwest...I'll definitely keep this place in mind as we travel.