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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

439 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654-4512
+1 312-828-9800
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 30 min
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
439 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654-4512
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is real Chicago deep dish pizza at its best, while it may take a bit of wait as they make your order it is well worth it. There are a number of pizza restaurants claiming to be "Chicago Style" few can compare the the...More

Thank James H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'm from miami and have hear about this deep dish pizza my entire life. Finally making it to Chicago, my first stop was lou malnati's pizza. Was a great choice. We sat by the front window with a great view of the street and the...More

Thank Kathi M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You have to try Chicago Deep Dish Pizza when you're in charge Chicago, right? Well, there are lots of choices. This is where we landed, and here's what we thought. It's a matter of taste. We had the malnati special. It was, essentially, layers of...More

Thank Mike95128
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, Mike. We are happy to hear you had a great experience while dining with us. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary by going to Chicago....she had never been to Malnati's and it had been about 3 years for me....it was as awesome as I remember....we had the small pizza which was plenty for two...we also had the chocolate chip...More

Thank Larry D
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Happy anniversary! Thank you for dining with us on your special day. We are happy to hear you both enjoyed your food and had a great experience with our staff. We look forward to serving you both again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had anticipated coming here for a week. It did not disappoint. Absolutely delicious!! I'm in love. Salad was yummy, too. Easily the best pizza I have ever had! Mmmm good!! ❤️

Thank Nubianwomn
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear it did not disappoint and that you enjoyed your food. Come back and dine with us again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My children ordered a pasta dish and I ordered the Lou's deep dish pizza. The Alfredo pasta was delicious, but my pizza was amazing. The pizza was rich, so I could only eat two slices. No worries though because I ate pizza for breakfast the...More

Thank christinamcneely
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you and your kids enjoyed your pizza and pasta and had a great experience with us. We look forward to serving you all again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This pizza was absolutely amazing. I have been to Chicago a few times, but have never had Lou Malnati's pizza. I will tell you, I will never eat any other pizza on future trips to Chicago. The crust was very lightweight, not too heavy. It...More

Thank buckeyegirl613
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you had the chance to dine with us during your visit to Chicago and you enjoyed your pizza. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a bit cliche, but this place does not disappoint. Service is great and it's a large restaurant so it doesn't usually take very long to get a table. The outdoor patio is covered so it's nice even if the weather isn't great. Share a...More

Thank Kristin H
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review, Kristin! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your pizza and had a great experience sitting int he patio area. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The crust is a bit lighter and crisper than some other Chicago deep dishes, but the flavor is excellent. The service was courteous and even on Saturday evening, it was fairly speedy. The one thing that put a damper on the experience was chicken wings....More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place does not disappoint, as long as you have time! Lots of waiting on the weekend, but as long as you plan ahead, it shouldn't be a problem. We love the pizza here and the chocolate chip pizza for dessert is the best!

Thank JennioDesMoines
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your food and had a great experience with us. We look forward to serving you again soon!

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Mehdi H
Is this better than Giordano's?
30 May 2016|
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Response from KitKat59 | Reviewed this property |
Giordano's is stuffed pizza (toppings are stuffed into the pie) and Lou's is deep dish (toppings are on top of the pie) Giordanos is dense Lou's although hearty is not as dense. Matter of personal taste, both are great!
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kimhod
Do we need reservations for Sunday lunch?
4 June 2015|
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Response from DempseyZanesville | Reviewed this property |
We were in Chicago during the week days, so I am unable to answer your question about reservations. I would call and ask....they are very helpful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654-4512
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-828-9800
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