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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

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1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
+1 847-328-5400
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Grand Rapids
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My first time in Evanston and was advised to eat at Lou Malnati's for great deep dish pizza. In my humble opinion, I'd describe the pizza as "good" more so than "great". The pizza's sausage was awesome, the sauce really good, but the crust was a little bland. The service we had was very good. Overall, I'd try it again... More 

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chattanooga,TN
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

All five of us had "the Lou" personalized to our taste because you can add and subtract toppings however you want. It was oozing with lusciousness and the crust was about the best pizza crust I've ever had. The dining room is spacious and pretty and NOT TOO COLD! On warm nights they open up giant glass walls and you... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We went to this place at the recommendation of a friend. There was a large table before us, but we were still served very quickly. The food was delicious and the service was great. I would go here again!

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

In Chicago for a wedding and Lou Malanottis was recommended as "The Best Deep Dish Pizza". It did not disappoint. The salad for one served 2 and Hugo, our server, was attentive and courteous. Great experience!

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Ordered carry out on the 4th of July. The restaurant was crazy busy. Best thin crust pizza I've ever eaten. Highly recommend.

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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Was visiting the area for a work conf. Decided I wanted to take some Chicago pizza home. I had about an hour left of my conf and easily was able to order online and pick up at a set time!Pizza was fresh and delicious! Highly recommended!

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Home
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Highly recommend! Made our terrific day in Evanston even better. What a great town! Excellent deep dish pizza and very friendly vibe.

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Tustin, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

A group of us ordered 3 pizzas and sadly couldn't finish. The pizzas were great, with buttery crust and a lot of toppings. They had a great local beer selection as well. The waitress would come back periodically and ask if we were ready for another slice. She didnt seem too keen on us serving ourselves for some reason. The... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Service is friendly and attentive in a family style pizza place. The ingredients were fresh but the pizza lacked flavour. Menu is dated and needs an update to more adventurous tastes.

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Lakewood, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Grabbed lunch here when we were in Evanston for the afternoon, and I'm very glad we did. I had the Lou and it was really, really good. We also decided to split a Chocolate Chip Pizza at the end, which was delicious. Server was also super friendly and made the experience excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1850 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3795
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-328-5400
Description
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?