Blueberry pie with CWRU letters baked into the crust

3 places to… grab a pie around Cleveland to celebrate Pi Day

Math enthusiasts and foodies, unite! Today, March 14 (3.14), is National Pi Day. The annual celebration recognizes the transcendental mathematical constant pi (π), which counts 3.14 as its first digits. 

People around the country are celebrating Pi Day today with math-themed activities—and by indulging in sweet and savory pies. Not sure where to grab a pie for yourself? Here are a few suggestions to check out around Northeast Ohio. 

Gray House Pies

Just a 24-minute drive from Case Western Reserve, Gray House Pies, located in Westlake, offers a variety of fruit and cream pies, as well as speciality pies and pub pies. Try its caramel apple, four berry, or apple jack pies—or opt for an almond joy cream pie or a chocolate banana cream pie. 

Looking for something unique? Gray House has some interesting seasonal pies—like maple bacon pecan, sweet potato, key lime and more. Give the shop a call to see what’s available today, and visit the website for more details. It’s located at 26075 Detroit Road in Westlake.

Mary Yoder’s Amish Kitchen

Mary Yoder’s Amish Kitchen is about an hour away from Case Western Reserve University, but its pies are well worth a road trip. Located on the north side of Middlefield, Mary Yoder’s serves made-from-scratch pies, from chocolate peanut butter, to blueberry, peach, elderberry, apple crumb, lemon custard and more. 

Make sure to call to find out what pies are available before heading there—and visit the kitchen’s website for more information. It’s located at 14743 N. State St. in Middlefield. 

Heinen’s Grocery Store 

Heinen’s Grocery Store, a family owned and operated local favorite, is known to craft delicious pies at its full-service in-store bakeries. From apple walnut, to French silk, cherry, blueberry, peach and more, you’re bound to find what you’re looking for. You can even order from the bakery online

The best part? Heinen’s has locations scattered across the Cleveland area, so there’s probably one near you. The closest one to Case Western Reserve is downtown, located at 900 Euclid Ave., just a 12-minute drive from campus. Visit the Heinen’s website for more information.