Celebrate Pi Day in Orange County With These Local Pie Shops

The best way to celebrate Pi Day is by treating yourself to a slice, or whole pie, from these local O.C. businesses. 
Photograph Courtesy of With Love, From Scratch

Pi Day is quickly approaching, and what better way to celebrate the holiday than by supporting some of our favorite pie spots? Here’s a list of local businesses offering top-notch pies. Make sure to pre-order too, as some of them will sell out fast!  

With Love, From Scratch 

Pre-order online, pickup in Anaheim
Support this family-run small business specializing in handmade pies run by self-taught baker Kourtney Rojas. Their Pi Day specials include the Tangelo Curd, made with California tangelos turned into a sweet curd baked inside a Biscoff cookie crust and topped with homemade swiss meringue; and California Citrus Cream, made with lemon, lime, and orange juices, also baked into a Biscoff crust with sour cream whip ($14). Pre-order online at withlovepie.com and pick up in Anaheim on Monday, March 13.  


Sweetcie Pie 

Pre-order online, pickup in Irvine
Sweetcie Pie is run by Karen Uyeda, who makes award-winning homemade pies. Try the Pi Day 5-inch sampler in 4 flavors: Cara Cara Bang, Cherry Amaretto, Pecan, and Wild Blueberry ($45). You can also get creative with their Decorate Your Own (DYO) Hand Pie Kit, which comes with eight assorted hand pies, three royal icings, and four sprinkle bags ($30). Pre-order online at sweetciepie.com and pick up at Layer Cake Bakery in Irvine on Saturday, March 11 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. 


Flaky Apple Pie Co.

Pre-order online, pickup in Costa Mesa
Brooke Cazier runs Flaky Apple Pie Co., and is having multiple Pi Day specials including $3.14 Apple Turnovers, fresh Strawberry Cream Cheese Pies, and 4-count Cutie Pie Packs available in a sweet or savory pack. Let them know you want a pi symbol on your pie by mentioning it in the comment section at checkout. Pre-order online at flakyapplepieco.com and pick up in Costa Mesa on Monday, March 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. and Tuesday, March 14 from 12 to 5 p.m.


Pitfire Artisan Pizza

Costa Mesa
In honor of Pi Day, the eatery will be serving mini Margherita pizza pies for $3.14 until 3:14 p.m., on March 14 only. A vegan Margherita pizza option will also be available. Offer only valid for dine-in and limit one pizza per check. 353 E 17th St., Costa Mesa, (949) 313-6333, pitfirepizza.com


Pop Pie Co. 

Costa Mesa
The Blueberry Apple Yuzu Crumble is a seasonal favorite made with fresh apples, blueberries, yuzu, candied lemon peel, and old-fashioned oat crumble. Try year-round flavors like the key lime pie, made with fresh key limes and topped with a cloud of whip and key lime zest ($7 per slice). poppieco.com  


The Pie Hole  

Anaheim & Orange
Try the Mexican Chocolate Pie, filled with Mexican-spiced ganache that’s topped with a whipped cream made with ground Pie Hole Espresso, all inside a graham cracker crust (only available at the Anaheim location). Or enjoy pies in a more snackable form with the signature Pie Holes, similar to doughnut holes, made with all-natural pie filling and coated in specialty glaze. thepieholela.com  

Photograph Courtesy of The Pie Hole