Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, Chicago, Illinois

36 Mentions on Trippy

439 North Wells Street

Chicago, IL 60654

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(312) 828-9800

  • 4 mentions in Who has the best pizza in Chicago?

    • Teresa M.

      Teresa M. said, "...Best dish deep pizza : Lou Malnati's Pizzeria ...best real pizza Spacca Napoli Pizzeria.. .the best! Need to take a taxi there it's on Ravenswood Street. Worth a trip to Chicago...." See More

    • Tom C.

      Tom C. said, "... Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, Hands down. There will be a lot of debate around this for sure. But I swear, it is the best...." See More

    • Mike B.

      Mike B. said, "... Lou Malnati's Pizzeria- best deep dish pizza, hands down. Pequod's Pizza on the north side - soooo good...." See More

    • Jennifer S.

      Jennifer S. said, "...dish was invented)Pizano's Pizza (Rudy Malnati Sr. was credited with investing deep dish at Pizzeria Uno, his son opened this chain) Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Pequod's Pizza (pan pizza) Thin Crust Pizza: CoalfireSpacca Napoli Pizzeria..." See More

  • 4 mentions in Chicago must sees in 2-3 days? Hotels, restaurants, etc...

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...best burger in town, check out Au Cheval. Reservations recommended when possible! For classic Chicago deep dish pizza, my favorite is Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, but for caramelized crust pizza and to get out of the city a little, go for Pequod's Pizza..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...Alinea is consistently ranked as one of the top restaurants in the country. If you want Chicago style pizza, I'd suggest Lou Malnati's Pizzeria or for stuffed Giordano's Pizza. Hot dogs, Portillo's. For steaks my go to places are Morton's The Steakhouse and..." See More

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...will be very easy to get anywhere in the city! As far as food goes, Chicago is full of endless possibilities. Lou Malnati's Pizzeria and Pequod's Pizza are two of my favorites for deep dish pizza, and if you're on the north side..." See More

    • Leonard L.

      Leonard L. said, "...best of the three.The best Chicago deep-dish is an argument that has been ignited family feuds and flame wars for generations Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Giordano's and Gino's East are all local favorites.Skydeck Chicago in the Willis Tower is a spectacular view, and if..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Chicago recommendations for brief business trip?

    • Gaia Z.

      Gaia Z. said, "...Wormhole Coffee, shopping (check out Division St). And there, breweries abound (make sure to wash down some beer with Stan's Donuts). Lou Malnati's Pizzeria is good for pizza (and the typical stop in Chicago), but for still awesome food, decent price, and fish..." See More

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...pricy, but worth every penny. Would also recommend reservations. Here's a picture from my recent dinner: For pizza, just go for Lou Malnati's Pizzeria. The only thing is if you like pineapple on your pizza, you won't get it at Lou's. If..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...My favorite pizzas are Giordano's Pizza for stuffed and Lou Malnati's Pizzeria for deep dish. Both have multiple locations, I find the Giordano's on Randolph to be a little less crowded than the one on Rush. Both kinds of pizza are heavy, stuffed..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Best Chicago pizza?

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...Pequod's Pizza as the caramelized crust is unlike any other! If you want to stay closer to the loop, head to Lou Malnati's Pizzeria for a classic Chicago pizza. You can order a personal size or a small for two for lunch. However,..." See More

    • Kari P.

      Kari P. said, "...By far the best deep dish is Lou Malnati's Pizzeria. There are numerous locations in the city and all are excellent. My husband is from Long Island, NY, which means he's a total pizza snob and even he agrees that Lou Malnati's..." See More

    • Vince A.

      Vince A. said, "...Pizza on 61. E. Madison has both but their thin crust is the best in town. The best deep dish is Lou Malnati's Pizzeria (several locations)...." See More

  • 3 mentions in In Chicago in early May for one night only; suggestions?

    • Albert K.

      Albert K. said, "...DJing. You also can't go wrong with Millenium Park, Magnificent Mile shopping, and local deep dish pizza joints like Giordano's and Lou Malnati's Pizzeria. If you're into running and/or biking the area near Lake Michigan is a must see as well. Happy..." See More

    • Lindsay K.

      Lindsay K. said, "...a kind, but most Chicagoans are over it. I will put in a plug for Gino's East though, my favorite over Lou Malnati's Pizzeria and Giordano's. Also, definitely get to the lakefront. Rent bikes or just walk/run along Lake shore Drive. Lastly, be..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...important part of any visit to Chicago, I'd try one of Chicago's famous pizza places, either Giordano's for stuffed pizza or Lou Malnati's Pizzeria for deep dish. There are multiple locations of both so you should be able to find one close to..." See More

  • 2 mentions in One night in Chicago for friend's birthday - What to do?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...stay out near one of the airports but that will involve a long el ride each way. Pizza-my personal favorites are Lou Malnati's Pizzeria for deep dish and Giordano's for stuffed, there are multiple locations for both but I've marked the less touristy..." See More

    • Leonard L.

      Leonard L. said, "...Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse. Who has the best deep dish pizza in Chicago is a question that can start a war. Lou Malnati's Pizzeria. Giordano's. Home Run Inn Pizza & Family Restaurant. Any are fine. Check AirBnB for not too expensive places..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best hidden gems in Chicago?

    • Keith G.

      Keith G. said, "...and I would think you should try deep dish at Pizano's, Gino's East, Pizzeria UNO, or one of my two favorite's Lou Malnati's Pizzeria or Giordano's. Chicago Style hot dogs are another good idea if you are trying to check out what the..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...is Adobo Grill where we usually eat when we go there. If you want to try pizza, my two favorites are Lou Malnati's Pizzeria (multiple locations) or Giordano's (multiple locations), neither are hidden gems Stop by the Chicago Cultural Center, the building is..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Can't decide! What's a better place to visit, Cleveland or Chicago?

    • Vince A.

      Vince A. said, "...the best restuarants in the world and you must try the deep dish at Pizzeria UNO or Pizzeria Due or at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria. Also try their famous Italian Beef. Great shopping on MIchigan Ave. and great bars and rsuarant on Rush..." See More

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...it! The caramelized crust is ON point! My favorite pizza closer to downtown would be Giordano's - they have multiple locations. Lou Malnati's Pizzeria is also classic. You can't go wrong with either for the deep dish Chicago style. If you like pineapple..." See More

  • 1 mention in Hip hotels, eats, shops, and spas for girls' weekend?

    • JJ D.

      JJ D. said, "...since you are looking for a wine bar also. At last, you can't leave Chicago without getting a Deep Dish pizza. Lou Malnati's Pizzeria (tho touristy) is the place to go for that. All these places are walkable from the W (should you..." See More

  • 1 mention in 3 days in Chicago over July 4th weekend

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...can get amazing Mexican food and the most delicious churros. Dinner? 100s of choices so without knowing your preferences I'll mention Lou Malnati's Pizzeria or Giordano's for pizza (multiple locations for both), Morton's for steak (they have an anniversary deal on their website),..." See More

  • 1 mention in What is your favorite restaurant in Chicago?

    • Lauren F.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Lauren F. said, "...wrapped dates to die for, Mediterranean-inspired dishes Blackbird Restaurant - beautiful, delicious food Au Cheval - best cheeseburger in the city Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, Pequod's Pizza, or Coalfire for pizza Girl & the Goat - small, delicious plates by Stephanie Izard Bohemian..." See More

  • 1 mention in How many days should I spend in Chicago?

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...your first time. A few can't miss neighborhoods (and food recs to go along!): River North - Grab a slice at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, walk along N Michigan Ave, get a cocktail at the top of the Hancock Building(touristy, but still cool)...." See More

  • 1 mention in In Chicago for 2 nights, what should I do?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...cuisine in all kinds of price ranges. Lots of people come for the pizza, I'd recommend Giordano's Pizza for stuffed or Lou Malnati's Pizzeria for deep dish. Others come for the steakhouses, my personal favorite is Morton's The Steakhouse, I also like Wildfire...." See More

  • 1 mention in Fun stuff

    • Vince A.

      Vince A. said, "...the half hour. Enjoy some of the best restaurants in the world. Can not miss the Chicago Deep Dish Pizzas ( Lou Malnati's Pizzeria or Pizzeria UNO or Pizzeria Due or Gino's East) and don't miss a Chicago Hot Dog. Stop at the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cheap Fun Activities in Chicago

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...looks like a cool place to try ice skating and is new this year. http://www.redeyechicago.com/news/local/redeye-maggie-daley-park-ice-skating-ribbon-opening-soon-20141022,0,6103513.story Deep dish pizza, any of the Lou Malnati's Pizzeria locations, the one on Wells Street in River North or the one Lou Malnati's Pizzeria in the South Loop..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the most popular neighborhoods in Chicago?

    • Lauren F.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Lauren F. said, "...well as some great restaurants like Bavette's Bar and Boeuf, The Purple Pig, Bohemian House, GT Fish & Oyster, Siena Tavern, Lou Malnati's Pizzeria for deep dish, and Portillo's for a classic Chicago hot dog or beef sandwich. Eataly Chicago, what I like..." See More

  • 1 mention in Fun Chicago restaurant for a group of 14 people ?

    • Vince A.

      Vince A. said, "...depends on what kind of food you like and how much you want to spend, but here are few affordable alternatives: Lou Malnati's Pizzeria at 439 N. Wells for the best pizza in town. Quartino at 626 N. State St. for Italian. May..." See More

  • 1 mention in Daughters 16th bday

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...I love a good steakhouse too, my favorite is Morton's The Steakhouse which has multiple locations. For sure, try the pizza, Lou Malnati's Pizzeria is good for deep dish, Giordano's Pizza for stuffed. Across the street from Girl & the Goat is the..." See More

  • 1 mention in January in Chicago with a 5 year old??

    • Crystal L.

      Crystal L. said, "...deep dish pizzas from one of the famous joints it is practically a must. My personal favorite in this category is Lou Malnati's Pizzeria. They have several locations to choose some and their buttery crust is delicious. I also recommend getting an..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best, most unique Chicago food--on a budget?

    • Selina R.

      Selina R. said, "...Well you have the infamous Giordano's that has various locations downtown and next up you have Lou Malnati's Pizzeria that has a few locations as well...they are both pizzeria's but there is always extra items on the menu to choose from. Hope this..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must-do things in Chicago?

    • Brendan M.

      Brendan M. said, "...S Michigan Ave for breakfast. Great place. As far as pizza goes, it's a debate that will never end among Chicagoans. Lou Malnati's Pizzeria is my number one. Giordano's a near second. Aside from pizza for dinner, look into Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak..." See More