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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

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1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
18473285400
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A very nice place to have some pizza. Classic deep dish, nothing fancy but very tasty. With more than moderate prices this place is among my favorites.

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Thank Alex M
Huntsville, Alabama
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We went there after the game. There was an hour and a half wait. We were debated saying and going somewhere else. That's when the owner came out and asked if we wouldn't mind sitting outside on the patio of he brought some tables out. We agreed. It was awesome the service, salad and of course the pizza. Great people... More 

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Thank Karalee9641
Springfield, Illinois, USA
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The "thin" crust pizza was great. The malnati's salad was such a big hit they ordered another one for the table. Save room for cookie pizza

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Thank Mrs_P811
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We had a small Chicago style. The pizza was light and delicious. Felt good to eat a pizza and still be able to move. The crust is thin and buttery. The wait staff was great and all came over for an introduction. Great escape from the city.

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Burnt Hills, United States
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Our first deep dish pizza...awesome!!!! Also had a family style salad. There was so much food, we had leftovers for lunch the next day 😊

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Thank Brenda B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Came here for a baseball tournament and once again Trip Advisor was right. Real fresh ingredients. Be sure to order the cheese bread

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Grand Rapids
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

My first time in Evanston and was advised to eat at Lou Malnati's for great deep dish pizza. In my humble opinion, I'd describe the pizza as "good" more so than "great". The pizza's sausage was awesome, the sauce really good, but the crust was a little bland. The service we had was very good. Overall, I'd try it again... More 

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chattanooga,TN
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

All five of us had "the Lou" personalized to our taste because you can add and subtract toppings however you want. It was oozing with lusciousness and the crust was about the best pizza crust I've ever had. The dining room is spacious and pretty and NOT TOO COLD! On warm nights they open up giant glass walls and you... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We went to this place at the recommendation of a friend. There was a large table before us, but we were still served very quickly. The food was delicious and the service was great. I would go here again!

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

In Chicago for a wedding and Lou Malanottis was recommended as "The Best Deep Dish Pizza". It did not disappoint. The salad for one served 2 and Hugo, our server, was attentive and courteous. Great experience!

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Thank Mary Ellen H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: 18473285400
Description
Nestled between the growing downtown Evanston district and illustrious Northwestern University, Lou's in Evanston is a favorite of students and residents alike. This location offers dine in, carryout, and delivery as well as catering services. In the warmer months, outdoor seating is available.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?