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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
+1 847-328-5400
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little corner pizza place with authentic Chicago-style deep dish pizza. We loved our pizza, the great wait staff and the location of this little gem. We will visit again soon!

Thank spartanwalkingmom
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 had a great experience while dining in with us. We look forward to your next trip again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is always crowded when we visit the area, but we were able to get in on a Sunday night without much of a wait. The deep dish pizza is excellent - thick but not overbearing. Also sampled the thin crust, which is sort...More

Thank DHCofNYC
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Came on homecoming weekend, lots going on and were told we would have a 45 minute wait. Staff was friendly even when they were packed and people were waiting outside. They allowed us to pre-order our pizza. Ended up seating us early. Our meals were...More

Thank AFM33
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear you were able to dine in with us while in town and enjoyed your food. We are looking forward to next years homecoming with you!

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Our first visit to Chicago so we asked around for the best deep dish pizza place. Several people recommended this place to us and they were right. The small size pizza is more than enough for two people, we even took some home with us....More

Thank Richard C
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback, Richard! We are happy to hear you were able to stop by during your time in Chicago and you enjoyed your deep dish sausage pizza. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious deep dish pizza made with a special crust according to the waiter. Appetizer was delicious too . Friendly service and fast too. Overall clean and in a good location.

Thank Jamunde
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your food and had a great experience with our staff while dining in with us. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 30 August 2017

This was the best meal we had in Chicago/Evanston/Skokie. We started out with the spinach and cheese in pizza crust app. Incredible and hot. Came with marinara that was great. Wife got spicy sausage pasta with a pink sauce. If we had the recipe, we'd...More

Thank BillVol
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We were first introduced to Lou Mainati's via one of their carry-out only stores in Wilmette. The store in Evanston gives you the option of carry-out or sit down. Clean, but nothing particularly fancy for the seating. Good wait staff. Quiet atmosphere. Their deep dish...More

Thank Dorothy A
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback, Dorothy. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your deep dish buttercrust pizza. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Never tasted thin crust pizza like this before - absolutely delicious and crispy, great toppings, helpful staff

Thank JannineandPaul
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

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

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Always a favorite when I am in town! GREAT CHICAGO PIZZA plus a wonderful restaurant staff. They will make a pizza 1/2 and 1/2 when your group can't decide what they want. Sometimes you have to wait for a table but hey....why not, how often...More

Thank pott1432
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you were able to stop by while in Chicago and you enjoyed your pizza. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Lou Malnati's on a Saturday Afternoon in early August. The service was great and the pizza was excellent. Best deep dish. Add butter to the crust when baking and it's even better. We had a mushroom, pepperoni and sausage Deep Dish Large for...More

Thank debblabs
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your deep dish pizza and had a great experience sitting in our outdoor patio area. We look forward to serving you again soon!

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Yes, they do have gift cards -- see their website, under gift cards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-328-5400
Description
Nestled between the growing downtown Evanston district and illustrious Northwestern University, Lou's in Evanston is a favorite of students and residents alike. This location offers dine in, carryout, and delivery as well as catering services. In the warmer months, outdoor seating is available.
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