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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
+1 847-328-5400
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“deep dish pizza” (23 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family had eaten at other Lou Malnati’s locations in the past and we knew the pizza would be just as good (it was). We arrived on a Friday night, so it was busy. At no fault of the restaurant, the wait went longer than...More

Thank Southern_1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in from out of town to relive my college past. Tried this as a new place since it was not here when I was at NU. Personally not enough cheese and the crust needed salt - it just lacked flavor and just didn’t show...More

Thank hlynns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered delivery to our hotel. Food arrived promptly and the pizza was very tasty. Was pleased that the garlic topping was fresh, not dehydrated bottled stuff! Salad was good and very fresh.

Thank Harris H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Chicago style pizza, side salad big enough to share. We really wanted to try dessert but didn't have room. Nice location in a residential neighborhood a couple of blocks from downtown.

Thank Carouseltraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed the deep dish, and the Caesar salad. The waiter was very friendly and the manager stopped by and visited. Wonderful experience. This was Freshmen drop off weekend, at 7:00pm we had no problem getting a table. It was full when we...More

Thank dwalters88
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We walked in late at night. We ordered two personal pan pizzas, one cheese and one classic. We were told its a half hour. About 20 minutes later out came the pizzas. Now if you like Chicago style pizza you will be in heaven. More...More

Thank ceetee00
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Was in town and needed to try some deep dish pizza. Lou Malnatti's seemed like the place to go, and I was not disappointed. This is some great pizza. You've gotta try deep dish at least once and this lived up to the hype. The...More

Thank MaxT2031
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Wow this was sooo tasty. If you haven’t tried Chicago pizza this is the place to go. You will wait 20 minutes but it was totally worth it

Thank Zhenia S
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We opted to go here while visiting NU (instead of heading downtown) because my son wanted Chicago deep dish. Overall, the pizza was good and came out timely, but I would say that next time, we will go into downtown to either Giordano’s or Gino’s...More

Thank Bnlred
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love this Deep Dish Pizza over the two main competitors. Try the buttercrust and double tomato sauce.

Thank TheWindWaker
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your pizza with us. We look forward to serving you again soon!

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16 June 2016|
Response from neal f | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have gift cards -- see their website, under gift cards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-328-5400
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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