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Lou's LaGrotto

3001 5th St, Peru, IL 61354
+1 815-223-3083
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“nuggets” (14 reviews)
“salads” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3001 5th St, Peru, IL 61354
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious Chicago style deep dish pizza not skimpy on the cheese! Great atmosphere delious pizza best in Illinois .. great pricing also

Thank Tawny U
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Lou's LaGrotto, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thanks for the awesome review!

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

One of the best pizzas your going to find. A real surprise for a small town along the Interstate. Highly recommend. Fast delivery to hotel.

Thank Mark S
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Lou's LaGrotto, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thanks for ordering on your way through town! Hope you can stop in the next time you are in the area!

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great, local pizza place. Try the cheeseburger pizza, the pickles make it extraordinary!! A fun, casual place with friendly efficient wait staff!!

Thank johncV9486TI
Brandee B, Social Media Marketing at Lou's LaGrotto, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for the review! We are SO happy that you like our cheeseburger pizza. It's a big hit, for sure.

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stumbled upon this place on a recent road trip and it was Wonderful. Charming place, friendly help, full bar. The menu offered Pizza and Pasta> We enjoyed the Pan Pizza and Chicken Parmesan. Fast Service, Great Prices, Would eat there again. The also have shirts,...More

Thank Bill P
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Lou's LaGrotto, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

We are thrilled that you found Lou's LaGrotto while you were stumbling through town and that you enjoyed your visit. Hope you make your way back soon!

Reviewed 9 February 2017

Really enjoyed the deep dish and garlic knots. This place is locally owned, so this is not a chain. The pizza was not cooked to the pizza chef's liking, so he offered to re-cook it for us. Looked fine to us.

Thank Jennifer G
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Lou's LaGrotto, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Thank you for reaching out with a great review, Jennifer. We are so happy that you were thrilled with the food and the service. Thanks for stopping in, hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 January 2017

Great Chicago-style pizza, outstanding draft beer selection. Family friendly restaurant, polite staff, and reasonably priced (3 adults & 1 kid had food and beer, less than $50). Atmosphere was fun, too!

Thank dmwtroy
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Lou's LaGrotto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you for the great, 5 Star Review. I am so happy that you enjoyed your experience at Lou's LaGrotto! We look forward to seeing you in again soon!

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Good food, nice bar. Special on Monday night. Reasonable prices. Large dining room. Outside patio for Nice weather.

Thank Kevin K
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Lou's LaGrotto, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thanks for the review, Kevin! We are thankful for your business and as always, glad we could provide you with a great experience!

Reviewed 23 November 2016

Ever have just one too many turkey dinners? Having reached that point, with my extended family, with in-laws and new spouses we opted for pizza instead. Sunday afternoon before Thanksgiving was the perfect time for pizza nuggets and sauce then a supreme pizza, another one...More

Thank DebG477
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Lou's LaGrotto, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Thank you for your great review Deb!! And thank you for letting us be a part of your Family Thanksgiving Dinner! Let's hope that this becomes a tradition, and we see your family at our dinner table next year! Happy Holidays!

Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I used to visit this quaint pizza place when I lived in the area. I missed it when I moved away. And I am very happy to say I'm back! Service is excellent. Their deep dish pizza is absolutely the best. The pasta dishes are...More

Thank TiaJean
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Lou's LaGrotto, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

Hi Tia, We are thrilled that you were able to make it in to grab some pizza when you were back in the area, and even happier that you brought some recruits. However, I am deeply sorry that you were put off by the booths....More

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Just can't stay away, when we are in northern Illinois! Addictive Chicago style deep dish pizza in an out of the way place. Let your GPS direct your senses...the smells are wonderous. Their famous garlic nuggets are large hunks of pizza dough deep fried then...More

1  Thank runnergirl080
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3001 5th St, Peru, IL 61354
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peru
  • Phone Number: +1 815-223-3083
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