Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

Row 1

439 N Wells St (btwn Illinois St & Hubbard St)
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 828-9800
Pizza, Italian
$ $
Mon–Thu, Sun: 11:00 AM–11:00 PM Fri–Sat: 11:00 AM–Midnight


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  • The Malnatis are considered the first family of deep-dish pizza in Chicago. Camille Ford, Food Wars
  • Place your pizza order when you put your name down for a table - cuts your waiting time in half!
  • Buttercrust. Sausage. Done.
  • You must get a deep dish pizza! Cheese, pepperoni, or sausage! No matter how you get it! You must get a deep dish pizza how Chicago eats their pizza!
  • Pete Wentz calls this his favorite lunch spot in Chicago - "I will put my money on Lou Malnati's being the best Chicago pizza for sure."
  • Get "The Lou" :)
  • Our absolute favorite deep dish in Chicago!
  • Remember when mom used to praise you for eating everything on your plate? Make her proud. #DontBlowIt
  • The Malnati Chicago Classic, which combines a buttercrust with their awesome well-seasoned homemade sausage is Lou Malnati's at its finest. And that means it's one of the best deep dish pizzas of all
  • Best pizza ever!
  • Chicago's famous pizza is at its acme here - the cheese and sausage pie is deep-dish nirvana.
  • AMAZING deep dish pizza. The crust is buttery, and simply cannot be beat. Get ready to wait, but it's very worth it. - Kellie, Sr. Community Manager
  • Pizza takes 35 min to cook! Place your order when you walk in the door!
  • Best deep dish in Chicago. The butter crust is worth the nominal upgrade fee.
  • The brushetta is to die<3
  • Outside of Chicago? Get Lou's delivered to your door with Tastes of Chicago
  • Does nobody else hear illuminati??! Lou's deep dish was bomb. Get a personal pizza and split it so you can eat more of Chicago's delicious food!!
  • Lou Malnati's sets the gold standard for deep-dish. The best of the bunch is the simple cheese and sausage pie. For anyone who doesn't want to dive into a faceful of dough, the thin-crust is fine too.
  • The thin crust sausage and pepperoni pizza is delicious! I highly recommend trying it!
  • This place is run by the Illuminati. I had to get the word out before I disappeared