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“Corn meal crust is the best”

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
Ranked #129 of 10,922 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: River North
Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

This is my favorite pizza establishment in Chicago. Their signature cornmeal crust is the best, however it only comes with their thin crust pizza. Although the deep dish doesn't have it, the pizza is still top notch.

Date of visit: March 2014
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

the best example of Chicago Style thick crust in the entire area. The thin pie is also good for a change of pace. Good, fresh ingredients, the sausage has just the proper amount of spice. Good variety of beers and wines, try the deep dish cookie for dessert if you have room left.

Date of visit: January 2014
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Reviewed February 27, 2014

Went for a Chicago deep dish and wasn't disappointed. Very tasty and cheesy, think it could be a few months before my cholesterol goes back to normal. Joe the waiter didn't try to upsell us, told us we'd be too full for desert even after a small pizza and starter, and he was right! Would definitely go back.

Date of visit: February 2014
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Reviewed February 27, 2014

Delicious butter crust pizza for lunch was one of the highlights of our short stay in Chicago. Service was very good. Pizza was great (Malnati Chicago Classic). Price was great. Had a nice window seat for people watching.

Date of visit: February 2014
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Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Visited early on a Thursday night. Wasn't busy. Bar crowd was lively. Had deep fried cheddar cubes for app. They were good. Very creamy. Ordered a medium Chicago Classic for the 3 of us. We could only eat 1 piece each. But we wanted more. It was sooooo good. We can't wait for leftovers tomorrow. Great service. Thank you, Andrew. Good call, Tripadvisor Nation!

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