FAQs

Yes. All the pies are freshly baked by hand daily and delivered each evening.

Most popular pies are banana creme, chocolate creme and cheesecake.

Pies are a generous 9-inch round.

Yes, everyday. Also, pies can be ordered up to a month in advance before Thanksgiving and Christmas

Pies can be left at room temperature (except custard pie) for up to four hours.

"No Sugar Added” apple pies do not contain refined white sugar. They’re not “sugar-free” as they do contain a sugar substitute and fruit juice.

Yes. “No Dairy” pies are cherry and strawberry, when in season.

Vegan customers may remove the egg wash on the crust. We don’t have gluten-free pies.

Philadelphia™ brand cream cheese with a thin topping of sour cream and lemon.

Apple pies use Granny Smith apples.

Our chocolate creme pie uses Guittard chocolate, made in the Bay Area.

Pumpkins are aged one year.

April is California strawberry month. These pies are available into the summer months while quality fruit is available. Our sweet, juicy strawberries are from local farms.

Cherry pie is offered from Thanksgiving through Christmas, and as Pie-of-the-Month in July.

Pecan Pie, of course. Also, Banana has almonds, Banana Split has peanuts, French Apple has almonds.
  • Avoid messy: Just keep the burger wrapped in paper while enjoying it.
  • It’s easy to go online to order your favorite pies in advance of the holidays.
  • Try our famous chili. Nation’s own special recipe is meatier and has fewer beans.
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No. Nation’s is proud to be family-owned since 1952.

We’re in 28 locations throughout the the Greater Bay Area and in Sacramento. See the website for more information.

Hours vary by day and by location. Generally, early morning through late night service and a few locations that are open 24/7. Contact each store to confirm store opening and closing times.

Yes, parking lots at most locations, otherwise free street parking.

Yes, they’re available in $10 denominations at any of the restaurant locations.

Yes, we support local regulations for composting and recycling.

No, every meal is cooked to order. (Thanks for your patience!)

Not certified organic, but top quality, selected with care from local suppliers.

No. Our beef is from range-fed cattle, always fresh, ground daily by local butchers, never frozen.

No. Our salmon is wild, ocean-caught in Alaska.

Yes. The tastiest fries are always cooked frozen to ensure maximum crispiness.

No. We use California eggs, grade AA extra-large.

Bacon is smoked with real hickory chips.

Yes. Pie crust is made from scratch at Nation’s own bakery.

Our own recipe, more meat and fewer beans. (Note: chili is not gluten-free.)

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