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Celebrate Pi Day with these Downtown Pies

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Mathematicians’ favorite holiday – March 14, also known as Pi Day – is here, and what better way to celebrate 3.14 than with a delicious pie! Whether you’re in the mood for a freshly baked dessert pie or a savory pizza pie, Downtown Pittsburgh offers some of the best places to snag a circular treat in honor of Pi Day! ⬇️

Two pies embellished with Pi symbols.


📍1059 Penn Ave
⏰ Tuesday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
☎️ (412)403-2158

The bakery began with peach cobblers, and now sells all sorts of desserts and pastries made by fabulous baker Terina J. Hicks, and her many years of experience. Aside from cobblers, the bakery is full of 9 inch pies with a variety of flavors to choose from, including sweet potato, key lime, coconut cream, lemon meringue, pecan, apple, and more! If any of these flavors sound delicious to you, then stop by the bakery or order ahead to celebrate Pi Day with your choice of pie!

La Gourmandine

📍308 Forbes Ave
⏰ Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
☎️ (412)456-2727

The owners of this bakery, Fabien and Lisanne Moreau, were both born and raised in the French countryside, and they bring the taste of France to the Pittsburgh! With locations across the city, their newest addition is located in Downtown and comes with a full espresso bar, too. Grab a cup of coffee and their famous Flan Slice, a flaky buttery shell baked with vanilla custard pie – an excellent combination to enjoy on Pi Day!

I Love Giovannis

📍123 6th Street
⏰ Monday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 1 a.m.
☎️ (412)281-7060

For over 12 years now, the ‘burgh has loved Giovanni’s pizza! You can customize any size pizza pie and add all the toppings of your choice. But if you can’t decide what you’re craving for Pi Day, the parlor has plenty of speciality pizzas to choose from as well. A few of their featured pies are the Picklesburgh Pizza, the Pittsburgh Steel City, and the Pintek Special. Order ahead online or grab your friends and family and dine in on Pi Day!

Sanremo’s Pizza & Bar

📍10 Market St.
⏰ Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
☎️ (412)765-3003

The owner of Sanremo’s, Tony, has been preparing and serving pizza to the ‘burgh since his early 20’s, so you know it’s good! Tony and his brother Ronnie know most of their customers by name and put love into their hand-tossed pizza pies, which are made with homemade dough and sauce! Choose from a variety of favorite toppings such as pepperoni, mushrooms, green peppers, and more. So dine in and celebrate Pi Day with a pizza tossed to perfection!

Zio Vito NY Pizzeria

📍601 Grant Street
⏰ Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Grab an authentic New York and Sicilian style pizza pie this Pi Day! The pizzeria offers fresh in-house dough and tomato sauce, along with 100% love and dedication to their pizzas, which are made with imported and house-made ingredients. Enjoy their speciality pizza pies on Pi Day, such as the Margherita, Spinach, Ricotta, Chicken Bacon Ranch, Chicken Pesto, and more! Grab a pie before the day ends!

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