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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 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
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Harrison, Michigan
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cool place for both college students and families. Loved the atmosphere, absolutely loved the pizza, and enjoyed the "semi-downtown, semi-college campus" location. Some of the best pizza I've ever had! Won't hesitate to return and definitely recommend the place!

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1 Thank Tod R
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Tod! We are happy to hear you had a great experience and enjoyed our pizza. We appreciate your feedback about the feel of our restaurant. Come back and dine with us again soon! More 

NYC
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336 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time here. Huge portions of salad. The deep dish pizza was excellent and really filling. Friendly service too.

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Thank nycfamilyt2013
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Malnati's has the best thick crust pizza in the Chicagoland area. Service is attentive. The sausage and tomatoes and cheese are of of high quality.

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Thank apachebeaver
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service. Great location. Waiting for our meal but this place smells awesome. Highly recommend!!!

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

Thank you for your review, Paul! We are happy you enjoyed your experience and hope you liked your meal! We look forward to your next visit with us! More 

Hortonville, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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!

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

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! More 

Florida
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97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
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 us tried it and all said it was one of the best salads we'd ever... More 

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Burlington, Wisconsin
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204 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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 20 personal pan pizzas!!! They were delivered with plates and napkins pepper flakes and HOT!!... More 

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Indianapolis
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98 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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 oven, limiting your wait once seated.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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.

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

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

Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 thing happened last year at same restaurant. Worst take out ever had anywhere-- Chicago, New... More 

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Thank FamilyTraveler890
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this review

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 out the corresponding information and our management team will be in contact with you. Again,... More 

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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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, 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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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?