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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 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I had bruschetta that was deliciously fresh and tasty as our appetitizer. He had a cheese deep dish and I had a thin crust with multiple toppings. Everything was fantastic including the service and pricing.

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Thank Katherine H
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my oldest child for pizza and the deep dish was simply perfect. It does take 30 minutes, to make sure your phone is charged.

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Thank JusticeSalmon
North Canton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place for Chicago deep dish pizza. Pizza was excellent!!! Also had a family size Malnati's salad to share and it's awesome! We were there in the afternoon, so there was not wait, but if you're waiting, it's worth it!

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Thank LoveToTravel1234512
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice place to have some pizza. Classic deep dish, nothing fancy but very tasty. With more than moderate prices this place is among my favorites.

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Thank Alex M
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there after the game. There was an hour and a half wait. We were debated saying and going somewhere else. That's when the owner came out and asked if we wouldn't mind sitting outside on the patio of he brought some tables out. We agreed. It was awesome the service, salad and of course the pizza. Great people... More 

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Thank Karalee9641
Springfield, Illinois, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The "thin" crust pizza was great. The malnati's salad was such a big hit they ordered another one for the table. Save room for cookie pizza

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a small Chicago style. The pizza was light and delicious. Felt good to eat a pizza and still be able to move. The crust is thin and buttery. The wait staff was great and all came over for an introduction. Great escape from the city.

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Burnt Hills, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Our first deep dish pizza...awesome!!!! Also had a family style salad. There was so much food, we had leftovers for lunch the next day 😊

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Thank Brenda B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Came here for a baseball tournament and once again Trip Advisor was right. Real fresh ingredients. Be sure to order the cheese bread

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

My first time in Evanston and was advised to eat at Lou Malnati's for great deep dish pizza. In my humble opinion, I'd describe the pizza as "good" more so than "great". The pizza's sausage was awesome, the sauce really good, but the crust was a little bland. The service we had was very good. Overall, I'd try it again... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$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, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?