Marie Callender Background Information
The Marie Callender’s restaurant chain is named after Marie Callender. She started a pie business in the 1940’s in Orange County, California and delivered pies to local restaurants. By 1948 she had turned her home bakery business into a business with a wholesale bakery. Marie Callender’s son Don opened a pie and coffee shop in Orange, California in 1964. Other pie shops were opened and in 1969 the shops began offering a full menu. Many of the recipes on the menu were created by Marie Callender.
Today Marie Callender’s restaurants are in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington.
Marie Callender’s serves American food. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner at all locations. Breakfast is served at some of the restaurants. The breakfast menu includes omelets, quiche and pancakes. The lunch and dinner menu includes pasta, soup, salad, burgers, sandwiches and some grilled items. Appetizers are also served. All of the restaurants have salad bars. Most of the restaurants serve a Sunday brunch. The menu items may vary by location.
Orders for take out food can be placed online or over the phone. Customers can call ahead to make reservations.
Marie Callender’s offers party platters for take out. Platters with appetizers, sandwiches, salads, breakfast food and desserts are available. Each platter serves eight to ten people.
Some of the restaurants have a bar area with a television. Private rooms for large or small groups are available in various locations.
A special menu is provided for children who are 12 and under. Children can receive a free meal on Tuesdays and Saturdays with the purchase of an adult meal.
Marie Callender’s is famous for its pies. The restaurant has a pie sale twice a year. Pies are on sale for $6.99 for a month. Cheesecake and fresh fruit pies are excluded from this sale. These pies can be ordered online or over the phone. Customers can also go into the restaurant to order the pies. Marie Callender’s has a different featured pie on sale every month.
Printable Marie Callender Coupons and Discount Codes
Marie Callender’s coupons can sometimes be found in local newspapers. These coupons are only good at certain locations. One coupon offered a free entrée with the purchase of an entrée and two beverages. Members of the restaurant’s E-Club receive special offers and announcements about upcoming featured pies. They will also receive offers for their birthdays and wedding anniversaries. Marie Callender’s restaurants have offered a burger, fries and pie special for $7.99. Some California locations with bars had a special for the Super Bowl. Customers were able to get free hotdogs, chips and salsa.
People who like pie are quite likely to find something to satisfy them at Marie Callender’s.