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Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria

1038 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301-1102
+1 708-358-0800
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“chicago pizza” (14 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1038 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301-1102
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1 - 10 of 185 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The best Pizza I have ever had. It was so good we went back again 1 week later. The calamari was also amazing. Service was outstanding and I highly recommend trying Lou Mainati's when visiting Chicago.

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a morning touring FLW's home and studio we entered this restaurant hot and hungry. We of course had heard the hype surrounding Chicago deep dish pizza. I'd done research on TA and it looked like Lou Malnati's was one of the best. We tried...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not your chain pizza. Thick, loaded, crisp edges. Not sure why this style is not more popular in other cities.

Thank 653tomt
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your deep dish pizza and we look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After hearing people rave about the deep dish pizza, I knew we had to try it on our first night in Chicago. Maybe it was all the hype, but I was pretty underwhelmed. I don't understand what all the big fuss is about.

Thank Allison S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made a special trip to try the pizza. My husband and I got a medium and could only eat one piece of pizza each. The salad we stated with was good and covered in mushrooms, olives, and dressing. We ate at the outside seating...More

Thank jshew25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lou Malnati's Pizza is great, both the thin crust, and the deep dish alike. Some of the best deep dish to come by in Oak Park and there are a few options. Although the end result is wonderful, be aware that when either picking up...More

Thank Grace W
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, Grace! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your deep dish or thin crust pizza. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed June 18, 2017

Delicious! Nice restaurant with great service. It takes about 30 minutes for your order, but worth the wait.

Thank Bonnie M
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, Bonnie! We are happy to hear it was worth the wait and you enjoyed your pizza. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

The "Deep Dish" is a must have if you're in Chicago! Lou Malnati's stays true to the Chicago style pizza!

Thank Ted C
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2017

Thank you for your review, Ted! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your food and we look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed June 11, 2017

Nice clean restaurant for Sunday lunch. Good Service! Good Food! Fair Price. Make pizza from scratch so be prepared to wait.

Thank Lloyd M
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Over priced in my opinion, the pizza was just "ok" nothing special. I won't be ordering from them anytime soon.

Thank Mike D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1038 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-358-0800
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