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“Great Chicago Pizza”

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed December 5, 2013

When a restaurant is packed on a Tuesday night, you know it's a good indication of things to come. We ordered the "salad of the month", a delicious antipasto salad that was loaded with good things (salami, roast beef, cheese, olives, tomatoes, etc.,)- it could fed 3 people and was a bargain at $8. Next up was our pizza- we preferred this to Uno's because it didn't seem nearly as greasy as their pie. We ordered a medium pizza before we saw the size of the antipasto salad or would have ordered a smaller pizza - but we have half a pizza to enjoy another night - not such a bad thing! Salad, pizza, 3 beers, 1 dessert, tax and tip with a great server to boot (Jessie) came to about $55 (with leftovers). If $55 sounds like a lot for pizza, keep in mind the food we had would have easily fed 3 people. Would definitely go again.

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Thank CincyCher
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Reviewed November 23, 2013

This was one of the best pizzas I have ever had, ranks right up there with Giordanos for Pizza. I go here all the time now when visiting Chicago and I even order the pizza online now.

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Reviewed November 19, 2013

Very good service, friendly and helpful. Waitress was very alert.
The food was excellent and as foreigners, we were thankful for the help choosing from the menu.

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Thank MartinWicki
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Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

Good pizza, large tasty salad, good service. Buttery crust on deep dish. Lighting is really bright. Plenty of parking. Good location.

Thank Traveler98765
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

I love, love, love Lou's Deep Dish Pizza! Excellent Crust and Special, Sweet Tomatos give it a signature taste like none other. The new appetizers are great - especially the pizza chips which come with three "dips" Hummus, Garlic Parmesan and Spinach. Fabulous! Side note to them BRING BACK THE ANTIPASTO SALAD

However........This may be the ugliest dining room I ever had to sit in, no, wait....that would be the Lou Malnati's in Lakewood. What is up with this bare-bones, farm themed nightmare? It was the opposite of cozy. What I found remarkable was the utter dismay on the faces of patrons when they walked in and it instantly became the topic of discussion at every table around us and NOT in a good way. The chairs were very pretty but they matched nothing....It seems that the designer who did Lakewood, did this as well. Doesn't match the food at all.

Malnati has been announcing the opening of three more sit down restaurants. Hope they don't unleash this designer on them too. I'm looking for a Lou's with a better atmosphere, until then, I'm getting it to go.....

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Thank MommeontheGo
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