Eat Your Way Around the Beach with a Key Lime Pie Trail
White-sand beaches, clear blue water and delicious desserts sounds like a foodie paradise, and that’s exactly what you’ll find in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. You can’t vacation on the Alabama Gulf Coast without sampling key lime pie, a coastal specialty, and deciding whose you like best.
Start your lunch with dessert! After all, you’re on vacation, so meal rules don’t apply. Sample a bite of LuLu’s
key lime pie, made fresh daily. It has just the right blend of tart and sweet to satisfy your sweet tooth.
If you’re looking for a fun twist on the traditional key lime pie, plan a stop at the Original Oyster House
in Gulf Shores. Trade in your fork for a straw and sip your way through dinner with the Key Lime Cocktail. Still don’t have your fix? At the Original Oyster House you can order up an entire pie to go.
Have key lime cheesecake or pie for days in the comfort of your beachfront condo when you make a stop at Hope’s Cheesecake
. This specialty bakery may have cheesecake in its name, but you’ll also find a great selection of pies, including key lime. Made in small batches with fresh ingredients and a unique crust, you may even want to pack one for the road. Better yet, Hope’s Cheesecake ships its creations. So, if you need a beach fix in the middle of winter, order online and have one shipped directly to your door.
Key lime pie with a touch of strawberry? You’ll find this delicious dessert at Cosmo’s Restaurant and Bar
in Orange Beach. End your dinner with this Gulf Coast favorite. This traditional pie is made with real key lime juice and served with strawberry coulis and whipped cream.
You won’t have to do much sweet talking to get your crew to Matt’s Homemade Alabama Ice Cream
in Gulf Shores. An easy stop on Highway 59, Matt’s has more than 40 varieties of unique flavors, including its own key lime pie version. Fill a cone, cup, float or a shake with their creamy confection on your key lime pie crawl.
End your key lime pie crawl at Louisiana Lagniappe
in Orange Beach. Enjoy marina views while you sample house-made sweet and tart filling baked into a graham cracker crust. This key lime pie is creamy and decadent and one slice may not be enough!
For more dessert selections, visit the Dessert Fan Favorites
and Eat Your Way
through your next Gulf Shores and Orange Beach vacation. Let us know where you’re enjoying your key lime pie or other desserts by using #GSOBeyw on your foodie photos on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.