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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
+1 847-328-5400
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Service was friendly and pizza/salad/wings and cheese bread were fantastic! Lots of leftovers some had it packaged in 5 different boxes and handed out to the homeless we encountered on our walk back to the hotel!

Thank Pam W
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Wow, that is awesome! What a kind act that was, Pam! Thank you for visiting us and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 19 February 2017

yes we went there for the chicago style pizza and it was fantastic. that was not a surprise. the sides and salads were amazing (the salad with pecans, gorgonzola, watermelon and crispy chicken with a vinigrette was way way better than it sounds). three of...More

1  Thank tim-dartmouth
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Yes, we asked for delivery to the Metra station. We had a large group of 20, wanting some pizza on our way home from a conference. We didn't have time to stop at a restaurant so we called a couple days in advance and ordered...More

Thank corndogsmom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Traditional Chicago-style pizza will be your reward if you are willing to wait for your turn to be seated. Luckily they are often giving out free samples, and you can actually place your pizza order while you wait so they can get it in the...More

1  Thank traveljunkies87
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We ordered a pizza with extra sauce, and Giardiniera. It was warm, spicy and delicious..perfect fir a cold night.

Thank Skimompa
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

Thanks for writing a review! We are happy to hear you loved the pizza you received. We look forward to servicing you again, soon!

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

So mad and disappointed for the 2nd time. Ordered 2 large deep dish at 3pm for pickup at 7pm that night, got to restaurant at 6:55, paid, then waited until 7:35 for pizzas with the wrong type of crust!!! Why??? Reason given, they forgot. Same...More

Thank FamilyTraveler890
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you for your review. We apologize for our delayed response to your feedback. We would love the opportunity to speak with you more directly about your past experience with us regarding the wrong pizzas being made for you. Please click the link to fill...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Mixed impression after visiting this place: impeccable service, lovely ambiance (especially because of its NWU campus location) and generous pizza toppings on one hand; not the greatest pizza (too much of cheese, too little of pizza sauce to my liking) and outrageous pricing on the...More

Thank Brnensky
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We absolutely love this pizza. The deep dish pepperoni was awesome. Recommend it to anybody reasonable prices great atmosphere awesome pizza. Mark said 10 out of 10 but we can only rated at five so it's five out of five

Thank modonnel
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We had a deep dish pizza took about an hour so it was supposed good people are friendly . We had the salad was very good french fries were excellent fried mushrooms but be careful it's very hot best water deep dish with sausage spinach...More

Thank Theresa M
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is a required stop when we visit Evanston. Usually we go for lunch since the wait is not as long. We do the Classic. Tonite we did carry out & enjoyed at our son's home. Malnati's is consistently good and a Chicago tradition.

Thank Karen S
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16 June 2016|
Response from neal f | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have gift cards -- see their website, under gift cards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-328-5400
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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