MCraving 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.
Sweety Pies Bakery
8042 Lincoln Ave., Skokie
This family-owned bakery and cafe uses only the best ingredients to make their homemade desserts. You can order their signature pies in large (9”) or mini (6”) and flavors like Apple Pie Crisp, Double Crust Apple, Chocolate Cashmere, and Crocodile (made with pecans, chocolate, and rum).
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
1515 Lake Cook Road, Northbrook; 4999 Old Orchard Center, 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 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.
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.
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) or Key Lime Pie (served with creme anglais).
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.
Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.
1615 Oak Ave., Evanston
Of course you can come here for barbecue and brews, but you can also stop by for Chocolate Pomegranate Pie made with ginger shortbread and served with mint frozen yogurt.
Sweet Ali's Gluten Free Bakery
1107 Waukegan Rd., Glenview
At Sweet Ali's Gluten Free Bakery, you’ll find a large variety of certified gluten free baked goods, including pies like Apple, Cherry Crumble, and French Silk.