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Pi Day Celebration with PIE!!!

March 14, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 11:00 pm


Illinois Science Council announces its 2019 list of Chicago-area bakeries and restaurants celebrating Pi Day by providing pie specials. For 10 years, ISC has recruited bakeries, restaurants, and pizza purveyors to offer pie-related specials for the public to enjoy with their own Pi Day celebrations. As a nonprofit promoting science, technology, engineering and math, ISC encourages businesses offering pie specials, and customers enjoying pie on March 14, to acknowledge the importance of math, and pi, in our lives. Participating establishments and specials are below.

Artopitas from Acropolis CafeCupcake Counter Apple Pie Cupcake   Swirlz Pi and Einstein Cupcakes     Bang Bang Pie assortment     Cafe Selmarie Chocolate Cream Pie-whole
Cupcake Counter “Apple Pie cupcake”, Swirlz Cupcakes Pi & Einstein box, Bang Bang Pie Shop pie assortment, Cafe Selmarie chocolate cream, Acropolis Cafe “arto-pi-tas” savory Greek pies


Bang, Bang Pie Shop, 2051 N. California Av, Chicago, 773-276-8888, Thursday, 7am-7pm and 4947 N. Damen Av, Chicago, 773-530-9020, Thursday, 8am-4pm, BangBangPie.com. Pi Day Flavors: lemon bar, honey, banana cream, Litchi Rose, and jam swirl cheesecake. Regular March pies in key lime, mocha, mint chip, blueberry lemon, maple bourbon, and pear ginger.

Bennison’s Bakery, 1000 Davis St, Evanston, 847-328-9434, Thursday, 6am-7pm, BennisonsCakes.com.  Offering 5” pies for $3.14 in apple, strawberry rhubarb, Boston cream, and chocolate silk.

Bittersweet Pastry, 1114 W. Belmont Av, Chicago, 773-929-1100, Thursday, 7am-7pm, BittersweetPastry.com. Offering special whole pies and slices in Lemon Meringue, Door County Sour Cherry, Key Lime, and Double-crust apple pies. While supplies last.

Blue Sky Bakery & Café, 3720 N. Lincoln Av, Chicago, 773-880-9910, Thursday, 7am-3pm, Blue-Sky-Bakery.org. Offering slices of our chocolate peanut butter pie and key lime pie for $3.14 on 3/14.

Cafe Selmarie, 4729 N. Lincoln Av, Chicago, 773-989-5595, Thursday, 8am-9pm, CaféSelmarie.com. Offering special apple and cherry streusel pies, as well as chocolate cream and chocolate peanut butter pies. Prices range from $4.25-$4.50 per slice and $19.00-$24.00 for whole pies. While supplies last.

Cupcake Counter, 229 W. Madison St, Chicago, 312-422-0800, Thursday, 7am-6pm, Facebook.com/thecupcakecounter. Serving up Pi with our apple and strawberry Pi cupcakes. Naturally they are only $3.14 (regularly $3.50). Red velvet Pi also available!

Defloured Bakery, 1477 W. Balmoral Av, Chicago, 773-234-5733, Thursday, 11am-7pm, DeflouredBakery.com. Offering frosted cookies in the shape of pie slices, whoopie pies and oatmeal cream pies. Cookies for $2.35-$4.25, plus mini pies. Everything is gluten-free!

Delightful Pastries, 5927 W. Lawrence Av, Chicago, 773-427-8837, Thursday, 6am-5pm, DelightfulPastries.com. Offering mini key lime pies and mini peanut butter pies for only $3.14 on 3/14.

Dinkel’s Bakery, 3329 N. Lincoln Av, Chicago, 773-281-7300, Thursday, 6am-7pm, Dinkels.com. Offering 5″ pies for $3.14 each in apple, cherry, and chocolate silk; 9″ pies for Pi squared or $9.87 in apple, cherry, and chocolate silk.

Fannie’s Cafe, 5040 W. Montrose Av, Chicago, 708-320-2294, Thursday, 7am-7pm, FanniesCafe.com. Offering special pies available on Pi Day whole and by the slice.

First Slice Pie Cafe, FirstSlice.org is offering Buy 1 slice – Get 2nd slice ½ off (slices only, not whole or mini pies) on all flavors all day long at all four locations. While supplies last.

  • Ravenswood: 4401 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, 773-506-7380, Thursday, 8:30am-7:30pm
  • Manor: 4664 N. Manor, Chicago, 773-267-0169, Thursday, 8:00am-6:30pm
  • Andersonville: 5357 N. Ashland Av, Chicago, 773-275-4297, Thursday, 10am-9pm
  • Evanston: 1823 Church St, Evanston, 847-859-6620, Thursday, 10am-5p

Hewn Bread Bakery, 810 Dempster St, Evanston, 847-869-4396, Thursday, 7am-5pm, HewnBread.com. Offering fruit galettes for $3.14 on 3/14. While supplies last.

Jarosch Bakery, 35 Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, 847-437-1234, Thursday, 6:30am-6:30pm, JaroschBakery.com. Offering mini pies in blueberry, apple, and cherry crumble, plus whipped cream pies in chocolate, banana cream and lemon for $3.25. While supplies last.

Not Just Cookies Bakery, 901 S. Plymouth Ct, Chicago, 312-285-2125, Thursday, 8am-7pm, NotJustCookies.com. Offering its 6″ sweet potato and pumpkin pies for $3.14 (regularly $6) in honor of Pi day. Limit 2 per customer. Mini pies (6″) and large pies (10″) in apple, cherry, blueberry, pecan and peach pies; and peach cobblers will also be available. Plus deluxe German chocolate cupcakes. Spend over $31.41 and receive $3.14 off your order!

Not Just Cookies Kiosk, Daley Center Pedway, 50 W. Washington St (Concourse level), Chicago, 800-833-4541, 8am-4pm, NotJustCookies.com. Offering its 6″ sweet potato and pumpkin pies for $3.14 (regularly $6) in honor of Pi day. Limit 2 per customer. Mini pies (6″) and large pies (10″) in apple, cherry, blueberry, pecan and peach pies; and peach cobblers will also be available. Plus deluxe German chocolate cupcakes. Spend over $31.41 and receive $3.14 off your order!

Shokolad Pastry & Café, 2524 W. Chicago Av, Chicago, 773-276-6402, Thursday, 9am-6pm, ShokoladPastryandCafe.com. Offering slices of apple, cherry, and key lime pie for $3.14 on 3/14 while supplies last.

Stan’s Donuts, 10 Chicagoland Stan’s Donut & Coffee, Thursday, 6/7/8am-5/8/9pm, StansDonuts.com/locations. Stan’s will be offering apple and cherry fried hand pies on Thursday 3/14 for $3.14 each. At all 10 Stan’s Donuts in Chicagoland, while supplies last.

Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique, 115 N. Wabash Av, Chicago, 312-845-9669, Thursday, 8am-7pm, SugarBlissCakes.com. Offering pie slices for $3.14 in apple, pumpkin and pecan while supplies last.

Sugar Bliss Patisserie, 122 S. Wabash Av, Chicago, 312-997-5872, Thursday, 8am-8pm, SugarBlissPatisserie.com. Offering pie slices for $3.14 in apple, pumpkin, and pecan while they last.

Sugar Fixé Patisserie, 119 N. Marion St, Oak Park, 708-948-7720, Thursday, 8am-6pm, SugarFixe.com. Offering Apple and cherry hand pies for $3.14 on 3/14.

Sweety Pies Bakery, 8042 Lincoln Av, Skokie, 847-213-0900, Thursday, 7am-4pm, SweetyPiesBakery.com. Offering a special peppermint chocolate “shamrock” pie for the week, plus all our classics, including crocodile pie and our famous raspberry supreme & blueberry supreme pies for $3.14 a slice; or $3.14 off a whole 9″ pie. Plus chocolate whoopie pies for $3.14.

Swirlz Cupcakes, 705 W. Belden Av, Chicago, 773-404-2253, Thursday, 10am-7pm, SwirlzCupcakesShop.com. Swirlz gets extra-brainy 3/14 in celebration of Pi Day and Einstein’s Birthday with the smartest treat of all: special Pi- and Einstein-themed cupcakes at a one-day only price of $3.14 each! At precisely 3:14pm Swirlz will give away 3 boxes of Einstein & Pi cupcakes to 3 customers who come in at that time and mention Illinois Science Council. In the event there are more contenders present, a drawing will be held; others receive a free cupcake card.

Three Tarts Bakery Café, 301 Happ Rd, Northfield, 847-446-5444, Thursday, 7am-5:30pm, ThreeTartsBakery.com. Offering pie slices for $3.14 in banana cream, triple berry, and apple crumb, plus mini pies for $3.14 in banana cream and key lime. While supplies last.

Urban Icing, 1944 N. Damen Av. Chicago, 773-384 – 4418, Thursday, 10am-6pm, UrbanIcing.com. Offering Oatmeal Cream Pies for $3.14 on Pi Day.



Artopolis Chicago, Bakery, Café & Agora, 306 S Halsted St, Chicago, 312-559-9000, Thursday, 8:30am-midnight, ArtopolisChicago.com. Offering their signature menu item, which is a savory Greek pie called Arto-PI-tas, for only $3.14 (usually $4.50) all day.

Baker’s Square Restaurants, Chicagoland, will have $2 off any whole pie 3/13 – 3/14. (Excludes cheesecake and carrot cake.) Fruit pies will have a pi symbol baked into them as well! Only valid when ordered in-restaurant at participating locations, while supplies last. BakersSquare.com/promotions/pi-day/

Blaze Pizzas, check BlazePizza.com for Chicago location and hours. Download the Blaze Pizza app before 3/14 to get a special Pi Day reward sent to your account before the Pi Day party starts! (One per order, in-restaurant only, at participating locations). http://bit.ly/BLAZEPIZZAAPP.

Chiya Chai Café, 2770 N. Milwaukee Av, Chicago, 773-360-7541, Thursday, 11am-10pm, ChiyaChai.com. Offering mini savory pies in curried kale & potatoes and Masala chicken pie for $3.14.

Connie’s Pizza, 2373 S. Archer Av, and McCormick Pl. 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, 312-266-6437, Thursday, 11am-11pm, ConniesPizza.com. Lucky person who order the 314th pizza of the day will get it free!

Cupitol Coffee & Eatery, Streeterville, 455 E. Illinois St, Chicago, 312-414-1400, Thursday, 7am-9pm, Cupitol.com. Offering all their pies for $3.14 on Pi Day, including: Bougatsa Greek cream pie, spinach pie, spinach & fennel pie, meat pie, and cheese pie. While supplies last.

Cuzzo’s Pasta, Pizza, Panini & More, 330 Madison St, Oak Park, Thursday, 11am-9pm, 708-386-8200, CuzzosOakPark.com. Offering special 18” pizza & 10 wings for $24.99, or buy two XL pizzas and get a free 12″ cheese on Pi Day.

Dimo’s Pizza, Six Corners, 1615 N. Damen Av, Chicago, 773-525-4580, Thursday, 11am-late; Wrigleyville, 3463 N Clark St, Chicago, 773-525-4580, Thursday, 4pm-late, DimosPizza.com. On March 14 is offering a special pizza, the “Life of Pi Pizza Pie” with a coconut curry base, smoked cauliflower, habanero vindaloo sauce, and apple chutney. This pizza is also vegan!

Lou Malnati’s Restaurants, see LouMalnatis.com for locations. Offering a chocolate chip cookie pizza “pie” for $3.14 (50% discount) at all 14 Chicagoland full-service restaurants from 11am-close. Must mention the pi day special to server when ordering; dine-in only, not for carryout or delivery.

My Pie Pizza, 2010 N. Damen Av, Chicago, 773-394-6900, Thursday, 11am-10pm, MyPiePizza.com. Offering individual thin crust cheese pizza pies for $3.14; each additional ingredient is priced at the 3 digits after 3.14 (that’s $1.59).

Parker’s American Restaurant,1000 31st St, Downers Grove, 630-960-5700, Thursday, 11:30am-10pm, ParkersAmerican.com. Offering two types of individual 12” pizza (pepperoni/sausage/cheese or mushroom/artichokes/olive) starting at 3:14pm for $3.14 for math students & math teachers; $5.00 for the mathematically challenged. Served in the lounge and dining room Thursday 3.14. Plus, E=mc2 Daiquiris for $8.00 in honor of Einstein’s birthday.

Pleasant House Pub, 2119 S. Halsted St, Chicago, 773-523-PIES(7437), Thursday, 10am-10pm, PleasantHousePub.com. Chicago’s only British pie shop is adding a new special Pi Day-St. Pat’s Corned Beef Royal Pie to their menu

Remington’s Chicago, 20 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, 312-782-6000, Thursday 11:30am-10pm, RemingtonsChicago.com. Offering their special key lime pie for $5 on Pi Day.

The Windsor, 160 E. Huron St, Chicago, 312-943-7777, Thursday, 11am-10pm, TheWindsorChicago.com. Offering their special key lime pie for $5 on Pi Day.



March 14, 2019
6:00 am - 11:00 pm


Illinois Science Council


Chicago, IL 60605 United States + Google Map