When you live in the diner capital of the world, you take your pie very seriously. New Jersey doesn't take pie lightly, so saying a restaurant has the best pie in the state is quite a compliment.

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When the title of best pie is handed out by a well-respected food website like Eat This, Not That, the distinction carries even more weight.

The first thing we should reveal is whether or not one of our great New Jersey diners is the home of the best pie in the state according to this article, and the answer to that is no.

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If the best pie isn't served up at a Jersey diner, then it must be coming from one of our great Garden State bakeries, right? Exactly right.

If your car is already running and all you need to do is load the location into your GPS, then we won't make you wait any longer.

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The best pie in the state can be had at Erie Coffee & Bakery in Rutherford. The fine folks at Eat This, Not That strongly suggest the Pumpkin Pecan Pie.

Listen to some of these amazing choices from the "Mother's Pre-order" section of their website. Just imagine what the Cheesecake Berry Pie or the Olive Oil Citrus Bundt must taste like.

That's just the tip of the iceberg with their amazing menu.

Visit Erie soon and get the best pie in the state according to the experts. They are located at 10 Franklin Place in Rutherford. It's another destination for your New Jersey bucket list.

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