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Louie's Restaurant

1009 North Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085-2937
+1 847-244-0101
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“breadsticks” (16 reviews)
“spaghetti” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Italian, American, Pizza
$$ - $$$
1009 North Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085-2937
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Louie’s is the The kind of place that everyone likes to have “in their hip pocket”. It’s not much to look at but boy is it a “find.” It has the look and feel of the neighborhood bar where everybody knows your name. Because that’s...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We visit Louis Pizza often but we order pick up every Friday. We order pizza, pasta, chicken, salad. Everything is delicious .

Thank Funislands
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I have been to this restaurant once and is looking forward to my next visit . From the outside , this restaurant isn't impressive . Upon entering , I was surprised at the many tables and booths in a small area . By being close...More

Thank JC-n2-Cl
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I have been here many times for lunch. The place has that neat old Chicago look and feel to it. They have daily specials plus great Italian entrees and soups. They bring you the best toasted bread appetizer.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Nice cozy neighborhood pizzeria. Serving good food at a reasonable price. Pizza spaghetti are good but the garlic bread sticks ate the beat in town.

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Louie's has good food ... but DO NOT go in there alone and ask to sit at a table by yourself, you will be treated like CRAP. I had to repeated ask for a menu and SEAT myself. I did NOT want to sit at...More

Thank WaukeganGuy
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We live a few blocks from Louie's and like to walk over for dinner on a Saturday night. We've never been disappointed with the food or service. Louie's specializes in Italian cuisine, and it's always good. I usually get spaghetti with meatballs, my husband gets...More

Thank Celtia42
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My son was wanting Spaghetti and meatballs for his bday meal and saw this was highly recommended. We were not disappointed. The pasta, sandwiches, and pizza were great. And don't leave without eating a cupcake!!!

Thank Jo-Anne M
Reviewed 25 June 2017

For decades Louie's provided consistently good food at a reasonable price. That has changed.The breadsticks, once best in the world, are now just bland and old tasting. The Cheese Bomber sandwich, my long time favorite , is now cheap and bland tasting. The sauce is...More

Thank Surfdeep
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A classic little neighborhood Italian place, from days gone by. Started in 1950s by the brother of the famed Quonset Pizza. Great thin crust pizza but a full menu and a full bar, too. Everything is good, but the salad and breadstick are unbelievable. Staff...More

Thank 37,444
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1009 North Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085-2937
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Waukegan
  • Phone Number: +1 847-244-0101
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