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Lou Malnati's

Neighborhood: River North
Price Rating: Under $15 per person
Hours: unknown

Number of reviews: 3
Average rating: 4.5

439 N Wells St. (Map it!)
Chicago 60610

(312) 828-9800
FAX: unknown

Lou Malnati's inspection report

Brian Wood (blog) says:
...Last fall I took my first trip to Chicago and had a pie at Malnati's and couldn't believe it... (...they ship pizzas; comments include more...) (link)

Reviewed 2004-11-14 (Reviewer)
Lou Malnati's has an excellent buttery crust, this is what sets it apart. It has a little more breading on the base that a Giordano's pizza and somewhat less cheese. It's great for eat-in, although in my experience the take out is always not quite warm and the delivery can take hours and arrive cold.

Reviewed 2002-06-05 (Reviewer)
I was raised on this pizza. It has been "the" pizza for as long as I can remember. After living in Chicago for 24 years, I never did find anything as good. As for the shipping of pizza via air mail, it's ALMOST as good. Remember you cannot re-freeze thawed pizza. Around Valentine's day they offer, or did, a heart-shaped pizza that has quite the impact. This restaurant and their pizza is amazing, impcomparable. Take it from a native.

Reviewed 2002-06-03 (Reviewer)
Definitely the best deep dish pizza in Chicago. Excellent crust, excellent cheese, excellent sausage layer. You can't go wrong.

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