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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

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650 N Northwest Hwy, Park Ridge, IL 60068-2554
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Jewett, Ohio
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110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pizza came in as lunch on site for a weekend education event. The person in charge of food decided the deep dish would not travel well. The thin crust was tasty, but I must return to try the deep dish. Next time Chicago.

Thank Brian S
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review, Brian! You'll have to come dine with us again when in Chicago to get the deep dish! More 

Level Contributor
21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This was literally the best pizza I have ever tasted! I came all the way from London to try this on recommendation by a friend and it didn't let us down! Thanks for having us x

Thank Sophie E
Chicago, Illinois
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We usually love the pizza from Lou's but this last time it was real runny. It might be because my wife wanted her half to be the LOU's, but both sides had pools of water or oil on them.

Thank Dennis R
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Having grown up near the original Lou's I was so glad when we moved here many years ago and I found their take out store. We order and can pick it up in 30 minutes. I've also stopped by and gotten their frozen pizzas - just as good!

Thank Martha W
Olathe, Kansas
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68 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We ordered deep dish with cheese (our kids only eat cheese). The pizza was OK, but there was too much cheese and sauce for me. Service was good. The waitress was kind enough to make my kid a suicide (mixing all the flavors of soda). She kept our glasses full.

1 Thank mamie222
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 July 2016

As a child growing up in the town of Roselle, IL it was always a treat for us kids to get in the car with our folks and drive to Addison to visit a place called John's Pizza. In 1976 my family moved to Buffalo Grove and one night my folks asked me if I'd like to join them for... More 

1 Thank Tom D
Salt Lake City, Utah
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Always a favorite and a staple in our house. Love the thin crust and the deep dish! This is a carry out only lovation. Service is fast and friendly.

1 Thank FollowingTheSun11
Glenview, Illinois
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

This location is carry-out and delivery only. We have never had a bad experience here! They stay steady with customers, but if you call ahead for pick about 30 minutes in advance, you can usually minimize the waiting. You can also place your order online. But let's be honest...nobody really minds waiting around for perfect pizza! Also, there penne ala... More 

1 Thank heidibuol
Cape Coral, Florida
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371 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Yes, I do like New York style pizza.....ll But, growing up in Chicago, this is something I crave..........and, even though many spots in other states serve "Chicago style" deep dish.......they never nit the mark. Is it the crust, the high quality tomatoes, cheese, sausage? Why yes.....it is all of these. Every Chicagoan has their favorites. I grew up on Uno's.....but... More 

1 Thank Dan B
San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

This was my first trip to Chicago for work and I was determined to find the best pizza. Look no further because you found it. Delicious,cheese,heaven. I ordered a pie to go and took it back to the hotel. I had planned on taking a picture to go with this post . but I was so hungry and it smelled... More 

1 Thank Ashley W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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: 650 N Northwest Hwy, Park Ridge, IL 60068-2554
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Park Ridge
  • Phone Number: 18472922277
This location offers carry-out, delivery and catering services only.

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