Craving something sweet? Need the perfect dessert for an upcoming celebration? Make your way to one of these restaurants or bakeries for a tasty slice of sweet (or savory!) pie.
Kaufman's Deli, Skokie
4905 Dempster St., Skokie
Savory stacked sandwiches like Kaufman’s infamous Rueben aren’t the only scrumptious delight that you can grab at this local favorite. Step over to the other half of the store for your fill of decadent sweets including their baked to perfection pies.
Bob Chinn's, Wheeling
Bob Chinn’s Crab House
393 S. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling
If you thought this restaurant was all about seafood and steak, think again. Whether you go with Alaskan “RED” King Crab Legs or Mahi Mahi, end your meal with Bob’s Slice of Paradise (a macadamia nut crust with coconut milk pudding and fresh whipped cream), Choconananut Pie (chocolate, peanut butter, and banana with an Oreo crust), Key Lime Pie, or Apple Pie.
California Pizza Kitchen, Westfield Old Orchard, Skokie
California Pizza Kitchen
Northbrook Court, Northbrook; Westfield Old Orchard, Skokie
After scarfing down pizza pie — try the new Shrimp Scampi Pizza or favorites like The Original BBQ Chicken Pizza, Sicilian, and Roasted Artichoke and Spinach — order a slice of Key Lime Pie made with a graham cracker crust and housemade whipped cream.
Cooper's Hawk, Wheeling
Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant
583 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling
Not sure you’ll have enough room for dessert after a delicious meal paired with just the right wine? Well, at Cooper’s Hawk, desserts are perfect for sharing, which means you don’t have to say no to Banoffee Pie, with banana and toffee filling, or Key Lime Pie, topped with lime dust.
Cupitol Coffee & Eatery
810 Grove St., Evanston
Cupitol is part restaurant, part bakery, part bar. Here you can satisfy your sweet tooth with Bougatsa — Cream Pie or fill up on Spinach Pie, Spinach and Fennel Pie, Meat Pie, and Cheese Pie.
Di Pescara, Northbrook
2124 Northbrook Court, Northbrook
Craving something sweet after dining on Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Chicken Alla Parmigiana, Skirt Steak, or Housemade Potato Gnocchi? End your evening with Key Lime Pie topped with fresh whipped cream.
Lucky Platter, Evanston
514 Main St., Evanston
The mission of this Evanston spot is “to excite your palate and your senses with [their] creative take on comfort classics […].” Stop by for a lunch or dinner of Chicken Pot Pie, Spicy Black Bean Burger, or Steak Salad before ordering Apple Pie (made fresh on site).
Max & Benny's, Northbrook
Max & Benny's
461 Waukegan Road, Northbrook
This restaurant, deli, and bakery serves mini pies in flavors like Caramel Apple, Boston Creme, Chocolate Silk, Cherry, and Lemon Coconut. Plus, stop by throughout the year for seasonal pies.
Valley Lodge Tavern
Valley Lodge Tavern, Wilmette
Three Tarts Bakery, Northfield
Three Tarts Bakery
301 South Happ Rd., Northfield
The extensive pie menu at Three Tarts is made for any and all pie lovers! Fruit pies? They’ve got ‘em, Chocolate pie? That too! Key lime? You bet! Whatever your mouth is watering for you’ll find it. Rotating fruit pies are available in-store Friday and Saturday and by advanced order the rest of the week. All other pies require advanced order.