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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
+1 847-328-5400
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“deep dish pizza” (22 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 6 ate here as our first dinner on Chicago vacation. It did not disappoint! We chose this location as it was closer to our condo. We were pleasantly surprised to find it was in the middle of the Northwestern University campus. Such...More

Thank SER23
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We visited with eight people and were able to order ahead so that when we were seated our salads were delivered and the pizza not much longer after that. Their salads are offered family size and they are all very, very good!!! Lou's classic pizza...More

Thank LoveToTravel1234512
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped by Lou Malnari’s while coming to Northwestern for an audition. The place is very near the university. The staff was friendly. We ordered the classic deep dish and the pizza was excellent. Our waitress was courteous and just perfectly attentive. I would highly recommend...More

Thank Jhjani
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your deep dish pizza and had a great experience with our staff. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 1 February 2018

I had never tried a deep dish pizza before and was worried that I would be too full of crust to be able to enjoy the taste of the pizza, but my fears were unfounded. This was one of the most delicious pizzas I have...More

Thank deliah_wilson
Reviewed 30 January 2018

SERVICE was grand. the deep dish pizza was quite good. the atmosphere was exemplary highly recommended for someone who encountered it.reasonable prices and enough food provided.

Thank Ezra S
Reviewed 27 December 2017

While on a search for the best deep dish pizza, we found Lou Malnati's. We could not have been happier. Delicious crust (be sure to get the butter). yummy sauce and full of cheese. We also go t the salad (we wanted to pretend to...More

Thank rjfmkt
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Busy at dinner time, very moderate pricing, nice servers, took long time to receive all components of order. Right next to NW campus. Blaze Pizza, a block away, is better.

Thank colesloough
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and food! Isn't that why you dine out? Top notch on both counts! Our waiter was prompt, knowledgeable, attentive, and friendly. Food was delicious. The Malnati Classic; which is deep dish sausage, with their signature "butter" crust. I would also recommend their house...More

1  Thank Joanna T
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Hello Danielle, while we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was less than satisfactory, we are glad to hear that the manager was able to provide you with exceptional service. If you would like to share any additional details about your visit...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

Great little corner pizza place with authentic Chicago-style deep dish pizza. We loved our pizza, the great wait staff and the location of this little gem. We will visit again soon!

Thank spartanwalkingmom
LouMalnatis, Public Relations Manager at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your deep dish pizza and had a great experience while dining in with us. We look forward to your next trip again soon!

Reviewed 29 October 2017

This place is always crowded when we visit the area, but we were able to get in on a Sunday night without much of a wait. The deep dish pizza is excellent - thick but not overbearing. Also sampled the thin crust, which is sort...More

Thank DHCofNYC
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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