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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

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131 W Jefferson Ave, Ste 123, Naperville, IL 60540-4682
+1 630-717-0700
Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Naperville, Illinois
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was such a surprise to find my local Lou Malnati's offered such a delicious GF crust! The tactile tongue connection, along with the sauce and fresh toppings leaves me craving it from time to time!

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Thank AndiiEve
Naperville, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family loves Lou's pizza and salads and the cookie desert is our favorite desert. Though deep dish pizza is popular we like the thin crust also.

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Thank jeanmm2016
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lou Malnati's is the flagship of "Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza." There are a couple close, but none better. Pretty clear cut. They also have tasty salads with the best (they make their own) 1,000 Island dressing I've ever had. Best advice, go there hungry.

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Thank Chester L
Appleton, Wisconsin
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83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is our favorite pizza when we visit Naperville. We were tired and opted for delivery. Well, the pizza arrived cold and looked disgusting! The delivery guy brought it to our hotel in the box, with no insulated carrier. Really disappointed! What a waste of money....it wasn't cheap.

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Thank CheeseMom52
Charlottesville, Virginia
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was impressed by their service. We got a gift card from Lou Malnatis inviting us to come back and give it another try a month ago after my wife gave them a 4 star review(not even bad). After having an amazing pizza we tried to pay with it but because their gift card machine was not working they waived... More 

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Thank Michal F
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lou Malnati's is well know probably across the US from local Chicago transplants. Whether you like deep dish what they are known for or thin crust!! It's the best! We had great service and reasonably priced cocktails. It can also be ordered if your out of town through Taste of Chicago.

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Thank Margadams51
Waltham, Massachusetts
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199 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a classic sausage deep dish pizza with butter crust. Lou Malnati's has a thinner buttery crisp crust than their rival Giovani's. Delicious with three cheese blend. The restaurant is in a renovated firehouse. Nice decor and our server was very good.

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Thank Janice B
Alexandria, Virginia
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You make a Lou Malnati's restaurant, of course. Lou's treats one to a snapshot of old Naperville, while providing some darn good pizza. The Malnati's Special features sausage, and we love the buttered crust. Malnati's is a "must do" on our Naperville list. (And they deliver, too. Finest kind for football watching.)

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Thank laurfs
New Lenox, Illinois
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307 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Each day they offer a lunch special of salad, individual pizza, and pop. It's the perfect amount of food and you get to enjoy their famous pizza. Fernando was our waiter and he was so nice and very attentive. This place gets very busy so avoid the peak times for a more enjoyable atmosphere.

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Thank Teach3v
Saint Louis, Missouri
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here in the past, along with Giordano's, Uno's, and several of the other classic Chicago Style pizza places, and man, I love them all! I was in over Christmas this year and stopped by Lou Malnati's for lunch with the family, and again, I was not disappointed! We each ordered personal pan pizzas - mine with a sausage... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 W Jefferson Ave, Ste 123, Naperville, IL 60540-4682
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
  • Phone Number: +1 630-717-0700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?