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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Italian, American, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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All reviews deep dish pizza chicago style pizza sausage salad pie wings best pizza thin crust chicago area extra cheese every bite worth the wait wait for a table minute wait an appetizer take home butter
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the best deep dish pizza in th northwest suburbs. Great selection of other food available. Fast service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Becky S
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Becky, Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to hear you had a great experience with us and our services. We truly appreciate your feedback and we look forward to serving you again soon! Best, Michelle Martinez Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Great deep dish pizza. Get the butter crust. Took some work colleagues from NYC here for dinner and they loved it. The service was also very good. Prompt without feeling rushed.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TophersTravels71
Reviewed December 3, 2018

I have visited this Lou's before, and they have made some significant upgrades since my last visit. In a previous review from years past, I had indicated that it was noisy. They have solved this problem by installing some sound barriers and moved their tables...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TravelinManDan
Reviewed November 14, 2018

I am a big pizza fan and I have always enjoyed having lunch at Lou Malnati's. Or atleast so in the other parts of Chicago. The service in this branch is not that great, and they are in need of a better environment for the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Saw the reviews for Lou Malnati's and decided to try it out. Had the deep dish sausage pizza it was LARGE and good! I probably would leave the pepperoni off the next one though as it was a little under cooked and not needed anyway....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Five_Aces_Tx
Reviewed October 27, 2018

While I have been spoiled by New Haven Pizzas as I live in Connecticut when I was in Chicago last week I went to Lou Malnati's and also really liked their Deep Dish Classic. I wanted to experience a Deep Dish pizza and we had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sicuani
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Staying overnight in transit in a very average hotel I was pleased that I made the effort to walk about a mile to this place. On my own I was shown to the bar area where a very attentive and helpful bar man took my...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank andrewgU8145GU
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

On a business trip and looking for deep dish pizza. This is a hidden gem, with great deep dish, wings and salads. Would recommend to anyone in Chicago/Arlington Heights area. Great service and atmosphere!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 120jasong
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

On a business trip with a couple of friends and staying but he airport. Just found it through TripAdvisor. Great catch, amazing pizza and very good service !!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jt-BR-74
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Popular place with the ability to order while you wait for a table or online. Tasty salad but greasy bland pizza.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank toddjhoover
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June 6, 2017|
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Response from Bigdog57Chicago | Reviewed this property |
Not very close
November 17, 2016|
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Response from coleeno814 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's about ten minutes away
Linda F
July 31, 2015|
Response from LouMalnatis | Property representative |
Hi Linda, We do not provide delivery to O'Hare airport. Our Elk Grove Village pizzeria is about 8 miles northwest of the airport and about a 15 minute drive. We recommend calling the location ahead of time and letting them... More
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