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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

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1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
18473285400
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

yes we went there for the chicago style pizza and it was fantastic. that was not a surprise. the sides and salads were amazing (the salad with pecans, gorgonzola, watermelon and crispy chicken with a vinigrette was way way better than it sounds). three of us tried it and all said it was one of the best salads we'd ever... More 

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Burlington, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, we asked for delivery to the Metra station. We had a large group of 20, wanting some pizza on our way home from a conference. We didn't have time to stop at a restaurant so we called a couple days in advance and ordered 20 personal pan pizzas!!! They were delivered with plates and napkins pepper flakes and HOT!!... More 

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Indianapolis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditional Chicago-style pizza will be your reward if you are willing to wait for your turn to be seated. Luckily they are often giving out free samples, and you can actually place your pizza order while you wait so they can get it in the oven, limiting your wait once seated.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered a pizza with extra sauce, and Giardiniera. It was warm, spicy and delicious..perfect fir a cold night.

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LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this review

Thanks for writing a review! We are happy to hear you loved the pizza you received. We look forward to servicing you again, soon! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

So mad and disappointed for the 2nd time. Ordered 2 large deep dish at 3pm for pickup at 7pm that night, got to restaurant at 6:55, paid, then waited until 7:35 for pizzas with the wrong type of crust!!! Why??? Reason given, they forgot. Same thing happened last year at same restaurant. Worst take out ever had anywhere-- Chicago, New... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Mixed impression after visiting this place: impeccable service, lovely ambiance (especially because of its NWU campus location) and generous pizza toppings on one hand; not the greatest pizza (too much of cheese, too little of pizza sauce to my liking) and outrageous pricing on the other. Especially when it comes to alcohol - $8.50 for a glass of mediocre red... More 

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Wooster, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We absolutely love this pizza. The deep dish pepperoni was awesome. Recommend it to anybody reasonable prices great atmosphere awesome pizza. Mark said 10 out of 10 but we can only rated at five so it's five out of five

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We had a deep dish pizza took about an hour so it was supposed good people are friendly . We had the salad was very good french fries were excellent fried mushrooms but be careful it's very hot best water deep dish with sausage spinach and vegetables you can get olives if you like them and your pizza

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is a required stop when we visit Evanston. Usually we go for lunch since the wait is not as long. We do the Classic. Tonite we did carry out & enjoyed at our son's home. Malnati's is consistently good and a Chicago tradition.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

First time eating Chicago Deep Dish pizza. Very good flavor, excellent toppings. You can order your pizza while you wait for your table, a big plus. We waited 45 minutes for our table and then another 30 minutes for our pizza, it was Friday night at 5:15 when we arrived. Ordered family size house salad, could have served 8 as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: 18473285400
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?