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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

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1890 1st St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3102
18472669000
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

My adult kids who live out of town expect a fresh Lou Malnati pizza to be in the kitchen when they arrive from the airport! It's the best pizza. They even have a gluten free one now.

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Thank Ira F
Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

I always get a take-away deep dish spinach and mushroom pizza when I'm in town - it's fabulous! (Make sure you order ahead as the shop always seems to have lots of people waiting to pick their orders up).

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Thank Louise C
Highwood, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016

Great pie!! We are moving to Tampa and will for sure miss the great deep dish!!! (Ask them to cook until toppings char a tad... The best!!!!!)

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Thank brinkleyscott
Chicago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

Deep-dish or thin-crust; they're consistent. It's take-out or delivery - only, no seating. Order ahead, particularly on weekends.

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Highland Park, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

Wonderful pizza, but wish we could sit down and enjoy it while it's hot! The storefront can get crowded, and it takes a LONG time for them to prepare you pizza, so be sure to call ahead.

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Thank jamey s
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I just did a huge order for a big party I was having. I think they have the best deep dish pizza in Chicago. The salads are great, the beef sandwiches are great and the sides for beefs are always fresh. I prefer to dine-in when I'm with my family. Everyone at the party loved the food(of course). I like... More 

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Thank john b
Highland Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015

Kind of pricey but worth the money.The pizzas are one of a kind.Won't be disappointed if you visit. Went there with my husband and ordered a couple kinds of pizza to try.Loved both of them.

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Thank danielavalkanova1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2015

Been to big Chicago places where I was raised. Their thin and thick crust pizzas are the best in my opinion. Butter-crust adds a little more crispness to the thick crust. You can get under cooked,regular or overcooked. Great for Hawks final games. A real winner.

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Thank Harley R
Marco Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

As always great pizza and salad Thin and thick cut Sweet crust -- the best Great staff -- as always Always a great pick!! Get light sauce on pizza -- it will be better!!!!!

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Thank pho2
Highland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2014

My daughter loves their pizza so much, we have to send her back to college with a bunch of the frozen pizzas. I love that they sell a nice-sized $9 pizza that is frozen. It's an easy quick pizza meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1890 1st St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: 18472669000
Description
This location offers carry-out, delivery and catering services only.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?