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Bakeries & Restaurants with Pi Day Specials
Since 2009 Illinois Science Council (ISC) has recruited bakeries, restaurants, and pizza purveyors to offer pie-related specials on Pi Day for people to enjoy in their own Pi Day celebrations. Our mission is promoting science, technology, engineering and math so we encourage businesses to offer pie specials and customers to enjoy pie on Tuesday, March 14 to acknowledge the importance of math, and pi, in our lives. Visit these 2017 participating establishments and tell them ISC sent you!
Bang, Bang Pie Shop, 2051 N. California Av., Chicago, 773-276-8888, Tuesday 7am-7pm and 4947 N. Damen Av., Chicago, 773-530-9020, Tuesday 8am-4pm. Adding 4 Pi Day specials – Chocolate Chess Pie with salted caramel, Banana cream, Lemon icebox with blueberry coulis, individual 4” Apple pies in vegetarian pastry crust, plus 4” Chicken pot pies – to their regular pie menu of six pie flavors, which are available for pre-order. All specials are while supplies last.
Bennison’s Bakery, 1000 Davis St., Evanston, 847-328-9434, Tuesday 6am-7pm. Offering individual pies Boston cream, Apple, Strawberry Rhubarb, and Chocolate cream for $3.14 while supplies last.
Bittersweet Bakery, 1114 W. Belmont Av., Chicago, 773-929-1100, Tuesday 7am-7pm. Offering Pie Pops in Blueberry, Apple and Quince for $3.14 while supplies last.
Cafe Selmarie, 4729 N. Lincoln Av. Chicago, 773-989-5595, Tuesday 8am-9pm. Offering specials on Apple streusel, Cherry streusel, Banana Oreo, Key lime, Chocolate cream, and more to be announced! Café Selmarie is also a pie sponsor of ISC’s “Pi K” Fun Run at Fleet Feet Lincoln Square.
Cupcake Counter, 229 W Madison St, Chicago, 312-422-0800, Tuesday 7am-6pm. Serving up Pi with our Apple Pie Cupcake topped with Caramel Buttercream for $3.14. Red Velvet Pi also available.
Delightful Pastries, 5927 W. Lawrence Av., Chicago, 773-427-8837, Tuesday 6am-5pm. Offering mini Banana cream and Chocolate cream pies for $3.14 each. Surprise for clients coming in at 3:14pm.
First Slice Pie Cafe is offering a Pi Day special of Buy 1 slice/Get 1 slice free (only slices, not whole or mini pies), on all flavors all day long at all four locations.
- Ravenswood: 4401 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, 773-506-7380, Tuesday, 8:30am-7:30pm
- Manor: 4664 N. Manor, Chicago, 773-267-0169, Monday, 8:00am-7:30pm
- Andersonville: 5357 N. Ashland Av., Chicago, 773-275-4297, Monday, 10am-9pm
- Evanston: 1823 Church St, Evanston, 847-859-6620, Monday 10am-6pm
Floriole Bakery, 1220 W. Webster, Chicago, 773-883-1313, Tuesday 7am-5:30pm Creating Pi-neapple upside-down cakes for Pi Day and any offering a customer arriving at 3:14pm a free individual cake.
Hewn Break Bakery, 810 Dempster St., Evanston, 847-869-4396, Tuesday 7am-5pm. Offering seasonal galettes (round French crusty cakes) for $3.14 and a prize to the customer who comes in at 3:14pm that day.
Jarosch Bakery, 35 Arlington Heights Rd., Elk Grove Village, 847-437-1234, Tuesday 6:30am-6:30pm. Offering 4” fruit pies in Apple, Cherry, Blueberry, Dutch Apple, Cherry crumble and Blueberry crumble. 8″ and 9” fruit pies with pi-shaped vent holes. Also offering 9” whipped cream pies in banana, lemon and fresh strawberry with a chocolate pi symbol on top. While supplies last.
Shokolad Pastry & Café, 2524 W. Chicago Av., Chicago, 773-276-6402, Tuesday 9am-6pm. Offering slices of pie for $3.14 while supplies last.
Sugar Fixé Patisserie, 119 N Marion St., Oak Park, 708-948-7720, Tuesday 8am-6pm. Offering hand pies $3.14 and pi cookies $2.50.
Sweety Pies Bakery, 8042 Lincoln Av., Skokie, 847-213-0900, Tuesday 8am-4pm. Offering pie slices for $3.14 all day and $3.14 off large pies (normally $22). Pre-orders are preferred as quantities will be limited.
Swirlz Cupcakes, 705 W. Belden, Chicago, 773-404-2253, Monday, 10:00am-7:00pm. Offering “Pi” and “Einstein” cupcakes on sale for $3.14 while supplies last. A special treat – raffle at 3:14pm giving away 3 Einstein/Pi boxes of 6 cupcakes.
Artopolis Chicago Bakery, Café & Agora, 306 S. Halsted St., Chicago, 312-559-9000, Tuesday 9am-12am. Offering their signature menu item called Arto-PI-tas, a savory pie, for only $3.14 (usually $4.50) all day.
Blaze Pizzas, check BlazePizza.com for location and hours. Offering individual pizzas for $3.14 each at all locations. Limit one pie per guest. Not valid for app or online orders.
Chief O’Neill’s Pub and Restaurant, 3471 N. Elston Av., Chicago, IL 60618, 773-583-3066, Tuesday 4pm-2am. Offering a mini seafood potage for $3.14.
Dimo’s Pizza, Six Corners, 1615 N. Damen Av., Chicago 773-525-4580, Tuesday 11am-2am, DimosPizza.com. Offering $3.14 off any whole pie all day long, and slices of all pizzas for $3.14 (normally $4.50) until 3:14pm. Pi Day special – the first lucky customer arriving at 3:14pm will receive for free 3.14 slices (3 slices and a sample) plus a pi shaped brownie.
Lou Malnati’s Restaurants, Offering a chocolate chip cookie pizza “pie” for $3.14 (50% discount) at all 14 Chicagoland full-service restaurants from 11am-close. See LouMalnatis.com for locations. Must mention the pi day special to server when ordering.
Medici on 57th, 1327 E 57th St., Chicago, 773-667-7394, Tuesday 7am-11pm. Offering a slice of Apple or Pecan pie for dine-in customers for $3.14 each.
My Pie Pizza, 2010 N. Damen Av., Chicago, 773-394-6900, Tuesday 11am-10pm. Offering a thin slice of pizza with a regular fountain drink for $3.14.
Parker’s American Restaurant,1000 31st St., Downers Grove, 630-960-5700, Tuesday 11:30am-10pm. Offering select personal pizzas for $3.14 for math students and teachers, and $5.50 for the mathematically challenged on both 3/14 and 3/15. In honor of Albert Einstein’s birthday on 3/14, offering E=MC2 daiquiris for $8.
Pizzeria Serio, 1708 W. Belmont Av., Chicago, 773-969-6655, Tuesday 5pm-10pm. Offering special 20% off for all carry out and delivery orders through our website or ChowNow app with the code “PiDay” (online orders must be placed by 9:30pm).
Union Pizzeria in Evanston, 1245 Chicago Av., 224-714-3100, Tuesday 5pm-10pm. Offering $3.14 off each pizza purchase.
Illinois Science Council is an independent 501c3 organization that promotes science and technology for the adult public. ISC offers engaging programs to highlight researchers from Chicago-area institutions. ISC also hosts a Pi Day “Pi K” Fun Run/Walk of 3.14-miles on March 14, 2017 starting at 6:28pm (2pi) at three Fleet Feet Sports locations – Old Town and Lincoln Square in Chicago, plus Oak Park. Details at PiDayRun.org.