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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

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3223 Lake Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091-1069
+1 847-256-5780
16:00 - 22:00
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Kenilworth, Illinois, United States
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great taste. Sample tray. Salads are my wife's favorite. Parking can be an issue around dinner hour.

Thank Bill W
Wilmette, Illinois
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They load the pizza with sausage, no skimping here. Also the Lou Malnatti salad is fabulous and their salad dressing is yummy. Not eat-in. Take out or delivery.

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

Thank you for writing a review! I am happy to hear you enjoyed our pizza and salad. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Known for one of the best Chicago deep dish pizzas, this is take out only. They do have a thin crust too, but deep dish is the reason they exist. Some salads and sodas are also available. Other branches have sit-down eat in.

Thank Wanderlustrover
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Not sure what damedidefido is talking about, but this restaurant is takeout only-review sounds bogus to me!

1 Thank FamilyTraveler890
Wilmette, Illinois, United States
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Love this especially for groups ... I just call ahead with a delivery time and they're Always here Hot & Fresh and ready to serve!

Thank Ruth R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The title of the review says it all. Ate there the other night, had the Lou's and it was like a giant grease pie.

Thank damedifido
Chicago, Illinois
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246 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is my absolute favor pizza in the entire world! My favorite pizza is thin crust sausage. The crust is crispy with not too much tomatoe sauce and loaded with sausage. It's delicious.

Thank Don C
New York
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103 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Great take out. Just beware that this is so thin and crispy that you can easily eat the entire pizza and suffer from self loathing the rest of the day. Order it thin and extra crispy!

Thank SarahSesaw
Eagle, Idaho
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441 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

When in I Chicago you've got to try the deep dish pie, it's a must. Ordered from Lou's, the sausage pies with butter crust. Man that's a lot of pie. We ate it for 3 days. I prefer NY pie , but you got to try deep dish and Lou's is the place to do it !

Thank Mike T
Chicago, Illinois
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137 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The best pizza in Chicago period. Best cheese, sauce, meats and crust. Love their thick butter crust option 😋

Thank Redshirts889

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3223 Lake Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091-1069
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wilmette
  • Phone Number: +1 847-256-5780
This location offers carry-out, delivery and catering services only.

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