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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

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440 75th St, Downers Grove, IL 60516-4454
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Hod Hasharon
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We ordered a medium deep dish pizza online, and went to pick it up. The pizza was ready at the time we requested it, and it was very good. We really enjoyed it. Too bad this place doesn't have seating options, so we have to ask for delivery or pickup.

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Darien, Illinois
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Because of a gift card, my wife and I ordered 1 small and 1 medium pizza for a total of $27+. As promised the crusts were thin and crispy. The small was amply loaded with sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, peppers and garlic. However, these extras increased the cost by about 60% The medium, however, had about 2 small slivers of... More 

Thank S N
Central Florida, Florida
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192 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

The pizza here is good. But pizza is a IL thing, so its kind of hard to find the best because their are so many good ones. But this one is pretty good.

Thank jonsay24
Darien, Illinois
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

This Lou Malnatis is a delivery/ carry out only. No matter, I picked up a pizza here and the staff there was outstanding. They must get training on customer service. The pizza was perfect. Nice to have this in the area.

Thank 426kenp
Davenport, Iowa
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Out of the area, and I keep trying a reason to go back to Naperville. Worth the 3 hour drive to go here. The brushetta is the best. Fresh and chilled like it is suppose to be served, and the toasted bread was perfect.

Thank 1BaseballMom15
Kensington, Maryland
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200 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We generally are thin crust junkies but my honey wanted a deep pie and we got one from this LM location. It is only takeout - has a limited menu and can't possibly be a 5 star of anything. It's just a takeout pizza joint! BUT - they make a much better than Giordano's fully loaded pie with a lovely,... More 

Thank Martin D
Monroe, Georgia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Got pizza and salads for take-out - both were to die for. Sorry I only had time for a single visit during the trip to Chicago. The wife liked Lou's better than anyone else in Chi. Thinking about ordering some frozen pies to be sent to my home down south.

Thank Davy D
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2015

I have been a fan of Lou Malnati's for over 30 years. I love their deep dish veggie pizza and the Malnati's salad is a meal in itself. If you want authentic Chicago pizza, then Lou's is definitely a stop you should make.

Thank jnriz3
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130 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

I was so excited a Lou Malnati's came to Downers Grove!! And it didn't disappoint it's just as good as the Lou you knew!!! we have been ordering their lower fat cheese and love it you can't even tell the difference because their crust is so good!! I highly recommend giving it a try.

Thank Dellcomm3
New Jersey
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77 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

We went to the one in West Wrightwood. Restaurant is crowded, so booking is recommended. You can only sit at the bar if you order food. You can't order a drink and wait at the bar till a table gets free. Bar only serves beer, wine and soft drinks. No other variety of alcohol served. Pizza takes about 15-20 mins... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
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: 440 75th St, Downers Grove, IL 60516-4454
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: 16302412400
This location offers carry-out, delivery and catering services only.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?