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Review of Big Lou's Pizza

Big Lou's Pizza
Ranked #58 of 4,769 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pizza
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Reviewed 20 July 2014

This was my second visit to Big Lou's, and I was pleased both times. The whole point of going is to oder one of the big pizzas: the 37 inch or the 42 inch. Two other friends and I decided to order the 37 inch meat lovers knowing that we would never be able to put a dent in it, but as my friend said, "What's the point of coming to Big Lou's if you are not going to order one of the big pizzas?"

There were 10 of us in our dinner party, and we went early (4:30 PM) in order to beat the rush. Our 37 inch pizza took longer than all of the other orders, and most everyone else was finished with their food before ours ever got to the table. We paid $72 dollars for the 37 inch pizza (a $10 dollar service charge was added to the bill. Not sure what that is about), and we ended up giving our leftovers to a larger group of 20 something young men at a table behind us. The pizza had a great flavor!

Our server did a great job at keeping all of the drinks refilled and making us happy. It was a great experience and a "must do: if you are in the area.

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Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

We were hesitant to try this pizza b/c they advertise that huge 42" pizza and when something is that big it's really not that good.
We tried the 12" pizza and it
was FANTASTIC!! We also got lasagne b/c we couldn't decide between either of the two.
The lasagne was pure yumminess with it's topping of cheese and sauce
It was sooo good!
Looking forward to returning before we leave to go back home.
It is busy so try to go after lunch or before dinner or you"ll have a wait of an hour or more.

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Thank thomasloera
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

Be prepared to wait! But the wait is well worth it. We ordered the 42" pizza knowing we wouldn't make a dent in it. We ordered our food the was seated and then waited 2 hours for the food. There are signs so we expected the wait, even on a Monday evening. The pizza was amazing! Hint of garlic and sweetness, just right. It's a very busy place and I was surprised how well the staff did. Great job! Big Lous is a destination must!

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Thank M H
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

I've been here a few times and I'm always blown away by portion size. Take your European friends here it will overwhelm them emotionally. The menu is great especially garlic bread, salads, but obviously the pizza. We usually get the 37 inch pizza, but went crazy and ordered the 42 incher and had 2 to-go boxes afterwards with 4 adults and 4 kids. It's amazing how good it is, size does not sacrifice quality.

You have to plan ahead with them and have full party be there. Arrive at late lunch or early dinner to beat crowds. Actually service can be a bit snarky so know the rules or you'll be passed by for other customers.

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Thank Y4LYFE
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Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

What a great place to grab some grub! The pizza was really good but so was the wings!! Yummy! Customer service was top knotch.

Thank April B
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