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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

840 S Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045-2608
+1 847-735-1515
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“salad” (2 reviews)
“pick up” (2 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
840 S Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045-2608
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest, I'm not an expert on Chicago style pizza, but I've never had a pizza like this before. We got the classic deep dish with cheese, tomato sauce, and sausage. Every element of this pizza was perfectly balanced and the pizza tasted so...More

Thank Becca G
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sounds like you're an expert to us, Becca! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your deep dish pizza. We look forward to serving you both again soon!

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Really great pizza, delicious crust and great cheese! Try "The Lou"! We love Lou Malnati's! My out-of-town kids insist on having it every time they're in town!

Thank Kimmarie S
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thank you for writing a review, Kimmarie! I am happy to hear you had a great experience and enjoyed our pizza. We look forward to serving you again soon!

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

You can't order any fresher Pizza!Consistently fresh ingredients, hot, on time, and Delicious! We usually pick-up, rather than use delivery; just 'cause we can get it home faster & begin eating the deliciousness more quickly.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My son and daughter-in-law recommended this place so I ordered online. We were not disappointed. The pizza was very tasty and the toppings were delicious. The crust was done perfectly. The restaurant salad was the best especially with their own brand of dressing. We ordered...More

Thank Crazycruiser59
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Nice big pies with tasty filings. Butter crust rules. Thin crust or thick crust, both are worthy of east coast pizza.

Thank Charles_Schuchert
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Our go-to place for feeding out-of-towners. Authentic taste o'Chicago. The LOU is so delicious and with so many veggies - it tricks you into thinking it is healthy!

Thank Rachelima
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We have enjoyed great pizza over the years - thin crust, pan pizza, and gluten free. Also, love that Lou Malnati's Salad. However, they mixed up an order for us on Saturday, and couldn't have been more accommodating. This type of customer service will make...More

Thank Carol D
Meghan R, Internet Marketing Specialist at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2016

Thank you for writing a review, Carol. I am sorry for the mix-up and am happy to hear that our team was able to make things right. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 22 December 2015

Best pizza ever. I thought it might be too "bready" but it wasn't, it was just the best ever pizza, so much so that I ordered online shipments.

Thank Lucy F
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We went to the "Buffalou" location where we could dine on site. Anything right by the hotel was take out / delivery. It was a fun experience and the pizza is great!

Thank Lori F
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Have been back here a few times love the pizza, deep dish sausage and pepperoni is amazing helpful staff and the great selection of beers!

Thank Spanneredmonkey
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20 October 2015|
Response from LouMalnatis | Property representative |
Yes, we offer thin crust pizza in addition to Chicago-style deep dish.
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 840 S Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045-2608
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 847-735-1515
Lou Malnati's Lake Forest offers carry out, delivery and catering. It is located at 840 South Waukegan Road. This location opened in 2008. The closest dine-in Lou Malnati's is located in Buffalo Grove.
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