We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

Claimed
Save
Share
COVID-19 Update: This restaurant is only available for takeaway or delivery at this time.
Get food delivered

Ratings and reviews

Travellers' Choice
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Mentioned in

Location and contact

Near North Side
0.6 km from 360 Chicago Observation Deck
Improve this listing
Reviews (2,106)
Filter reviews
1,920 results
Traveller rating
1,168
501
181
47
23
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveller rating
1,168
501
181
47
23
Show reviews that mention
All reviews deep dish pizza salad chicago pizza pies best pizza thin crust pizza place chicago style visiting chicago butter cheese spinach leftovers yum
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was great. They took special care to get kids food out fast. Also had a small issue of one personal pan pizza that was mixed up with another tables. I told them but also said that I had no problem just having and enjoying...the one that was delivered. They comp’ed it anyways. Service was top notch. Their butter crust is amazing.More

Date of visit: July 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a foodie, you have to try this place. It’s a great pizza, great atmosphere. Highly recommend that you go early, pre order or not mind waiting. Overall, I highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: June 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered a medium pizza and an individual salad for three hearty appetites and could barely finish it. The crust was amazing. The tomato sauce (on top as is typical for Chicago style) tasted so fresh. Our server was friendly and engaging. This is pretty...heavy for everyday eating but I’m glad we got to experience Chicago pizza. Only one star down because it was expensive for pizza!More

Date of visit: June 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really fantastic vibe in this place. Pizza was great and our server Elliot was fantastic. This is our second visit and it was equally as good as the first.

Date of visit: June 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 29 May 2022 via mobile

Wanted to try the typical Chicago deep pan pizza. A bit overwhelming with the pizza almost dying in cheese. Wouldn’t do it again.

Date of visit: May 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 26 May 2022 via mobile

Four of us stopped by here after a day of sight seeing. I’d seen and heard great things about this Pizza joint long before we came to Chicago, this was on the bucket list! We headed there early, 4pm to ensure we had no queues...to get through, and we were seated straight away. Pizzas can take 40mins to cook, we were told , so we ordered a couple of appetisers and some drinks. Despite previous reviews, I decided a medium pizza would be manageable between two of us, the others selecting pasta dishes. The food arrived, the pasta dishes were large and good quality, the chicken wings were also a hit. The pizza was amazing, huge and full of lovely tasty ingredients, worth all the hype that precedes as visit. All dishes were finished, including the huge pizza, everyone commenting positively. We really enjoyed this must do venue in Chicago. It’s as good as we hoped it’d be !More

Date of visit: May 2022
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 13 May 2022

Had to wait over 1 hour for a table but it was busy. Never had Chicago style before so had what was recommended. The restaurant was cool it had a great atmosphere and the waiters gave good service. It was fairly pricey for what we...got but we went more for the experience than the food and we got that so was happy.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 7 May 2022 via mobile

Pizza was average for us and our order was incorrect. Draft beer selection was good. Would be willing to give them another try.

Date of visit: May 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 31 March 2022

Pizza was fine. Not really our style, but that is not their fault. Took about 1.5 hours to deliver to our hotel a half mile away, but pizza was fairly warm. The driver was very kind. They also supplied us with plates and utensils too...which was nice. I probably wouldn't get it again for the price.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 17 December 2021 via mobile

Best deep dish pizza in Chicago. Fresh tomatoes. Fun ambience. We wait 45 min a Friday night but its deserve it. The bruschettas was amazing.

Date of visit: December 2021
Helpful?2  
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Viceroy Chicago
1,336 reviews
.02 km away
Thompson Chicago
3,163 reviews
.17 km away
Claridge House Chicago
271 reviews
.33 km away
Waldorf Astoria Chicago
3,218 reviews
.33 km away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
3,804 reviews
.14 km away
The Original Pancake House
981 reviews
.14 km away
Velvet Taco
303 reviews
.05 km away
Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House
1,507 reviews
.17 km away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Heavenly Massage Spa
10 reviews
.14 km away
Oak Street
75 reviews
.24 km away
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
5 reviews
.21 km away
Mariano Plaza
7 reviews
.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Bottlerocket9
22 March 2022|
Answer
Response from justmeTNred | Reviewed this property |
I do not know but we did not have one. It is worth making sure you eat their fabulous Pizza AND Tirimasiu (sp)?
1
Vote
jpackilkenny
13 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from FirstClassGal | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can! Go to "Tastes of Chicago" website.
0
Votes
catherinemembers26
20 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from IssaMaalouf | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

Yes, Lou Malnati's Pizzeria offers takeaway services.

Yes, Lou Malnati's Pizzeria offers delivery services.

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4