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“Lou's just plain good food.”

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: With a name like Buffalo Grove, it's only fitting that we have a giant buffalo overlooking our main dining room! This location is a full service restaurant and bar, with carry-out and delivery serving Buffalo Grove and parts of Long Grove, Lincolnshire, and Wheeling. We offer catering and have private event spaces available for up to 80 people. Lou Malnati's Pizzeria is the home of the best pizza in Chicago. Our signature Chicago-style deep dish pizza is made using a recipe that has been handed down through the generations. Today, Lou Malnati's is recognized as one of the most iconic and best restaurants in Chicago.
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Lou's just plain good food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2012

Very good service and very good food, that's it. Parking is sometimes difficult on a busy night but that doesn't deter us from going to Lou's and we'll keep on going there.

Visited March 2012
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waikoloa, hawaii
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“My favorite pizza in chicago”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2012

To pick one pizza place above all others in Chicago says alot..Lous has the best tasting pizza around...and they offer low fat cheese which few places offer so it takes some of the guilt away. The restaurant is usually packed with waits for tables, so I am not alone in my view of this place...They let you pre-order while you are waiting so once you get seated you pizza comes right away...that is why we don't mind the wait for a table.

Visited March 2012
Thank msolarz
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Hugo, Minnesota
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2012

Very nice Pizzeria close to the hotel I was staying at in Buffalo Grove. The prices were good and the deep dish pizza was tremendous! Cool looking restaurant too.

Visited March 2012
Thank anchorman2600
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“It's the pizza”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2012

Their pizza is epitome of Chicago-style pizza. Great stuff.

Thank firstrock
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Chicago, IL
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107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Really DEEEEP Dish”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2012

tough to eat more than 2 slices - the pizza is a meal by itself.Best to take it to go and eat it slow.

Thank Jimzorba
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