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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria - Naperville

131 W Jefferson Ave, Ste 123, Naperville, IL 60540-4683
630-717-0700
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Ranked #3 of 389 Restaurants in Naperville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Naperville, Illinois
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This place rocks for Pizza! Whether it's the thin crust or deep dish you can't go wrong at this old firehouse restaurant.

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Naperville, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Great pizza! Great atmosphere -- especially in the summer. Come to Downtown Naperville and enjoy a day of shopping and end the day with some pizza at Lou Malnati's. Get your name in early, sometimes the wait can be long -- but well worth it!

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Portland, Oregon
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Traveling through, we were brought to Lou Malnati's and we're glad we stopped. This pizza is amazingly good - we tried a couple of the recommended chicago style pizzas and both were fantastic! The staff was attentive, not obtrusive and atmosphere unpretentious and nice. If you get a chance, go... the locals define what is good and this was definitely... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

There are two good Chicago style pizza places that are just unmatched anywhere. Giordano's is one and Lou Malnati's is the other. Try "The Malnati Chicago Classic" - buttercrust with a layer of sausage buried in the pizza itself and then topped with tomatoes, your choice of toppings and gobs of cheese. Seriously ... you gotta try it!

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Naperville,Illinois
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97 reviews 97 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Classic Chicago deep dish pizza is available and a local favorite here. Thin slice pizza is good as well. Located in downtown Naperville. Other menu items are so- so. Service is good. They do a large carry out business on Friday nights!

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chico,ca
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Picked up to go pies because the kids were too fussy to dine in. About $50 for 2 large incredible pizzas. Better than the classic Chicago pies we've had in the loop.

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Aurora, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Just sent a "to-go' box to my brother in TX. He craves the thick crust and tomato sauce. One of our family favorites for pan pizza. Pizza takes a while to cook so try one of their fresh salads- they are huge. Long waits on weekend nights. I suggest put your name in and walk around and enjoy downtown Naperville.... More 

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Auburndale, Florida
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94 reviews 94 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Pizza are very good. Great taste and flavor. Generous on the toppings. Service is good. Parking can sometimes be an issue in downtown Naperville. Chocolate chip Cookie pizza with ice cream is a must for dessert.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is one of our favorite pizza places in the area. This deep dish pizza not all crust, it is mostly toppings. The sausage is chunky Italian sausage and excellent tasting. Their salad is very good as well. Get there early or expect at least a 45 minute wait. They also have frozen pizzas that you can take home for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Great Atmosphere. Everyone loved the "Lou" Pizza and the awesome crust. One large pizza was enough for all four of us and the mixed platter appetizers were delish! We really enjoyed it. The place gets packed thought for dinner, and there are huge lineups, so prepare for that.

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Additional Information about Lou Malnati's Pizzeria - Naperville

Address: 131 W Jefferson Ave, Ste 123, Naperville, IL 60540-4683
Phone Number: 630-717-0700
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta

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