Lou Malnati’s is a restaurant that serves American Chicago-style pizza, as well as other beloved Italian meals given an American twist.
People enjoy the take that the restaurant has on Italian food. Furthermore, many customers also appreciate the ambiance of the restaurant.
|Soda||$0.99 - $4.25|
|Lou's Italian Ice||$5.65|
|Lou's Bruschetta||Roma tomatoes, fresh basil, olive oil and shaved Parmesan on garlic rounds.||$6.95|
|Chicken Wings||Your choice of two varieties served with celery and Gorgonzola or ranch dressing.||$8.95|
|3 Cheese Bread||Giant French bread with three cheeses, a touch of garlic and dipping sauce.||$6.95|
|Garlic Bread||Served with marinara sauce.||$4.75|
|Combo Platter||Mozzarella sticks, cheddar cubes, breaded mushrooms and zucchini. Served with ranch and marinara sauce.||$9.75|
|Salads and Soups|
|Soup Di Giorno||$3.50|
|Malnati Salad||Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, black olives, mushrooms, volpi salami bits and Gorgonzola cheese with our sweet vinaigrette and Romano cheese. Gluten free.||$9.45 - $13.95|
|Caesar Salad||Romaine lettuce and tomatoes with Caesar dressing and croutons. Gluten free.||$6.25 - $9.20|
|House Salad||Iceberg and romaine lettuce, red cabbage, carrots, Roma tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions and croutons. Gluten free.||$5.75 - $11.25|
|Chicken Club Salad||$9.45 - $13.95|
|Spinach Salad||$9.25 - $13.75|
|World Famous Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pizza|
|Cheese Deep Dish Pizza||$7.75 - $20.45|
|The Malnati Chicago Classic Deep Dish Pizza||Made with lou's lean sausage, some extra cheese and vine-ripened tomato sauce on buttercrust.||$9.45 - $24.95|
|The Lou Deep Dish Pizza||Spinach mix, mushroom and sliced Roma tomatoes covered with blend of mozzarella, Romano and cheddar cheese on garlic buttercrust.||$9.75 - $26.95|
|Crustless Deep Dish Pizza||$9.45 - $24.95|
|Pepperoni Deep Dish Pizza||$8.75 - $23.05|
|Thin Crust Pizza|
|Cheese Thin Crust Pizza||$7.95 - $18.25|
|Sausage Thin Crust Pizza||$9.05 - $21.05|
|Lou Thin Crust Pizza||Spinach mix, mushroom and sliced Roma tomatoes covered with blend of mozzarella, Romano and cheddar cheese.||$10.45 - $25.95|
|Small Gluten-Free Thin Crust Pizza||Lou's gluten-free crust pizzas are prepared in a sterile environment, but are finished in our kitchen where wheat and wheat products are present. Serves one. Gluten-free.||$9.85|
|Lasagna||Layers of spinach and three cheeses topped with our meat or marinara sauce.||$9.85|
|Penne Ala Malnati||Cream and Romano cheese folded into our meat sauce.||$9.85|
|Spaghetti||Meat or marinara sauce.||$8.75|
|Beef Sandwich||Tender beef smothered with melted mozzarella. Served with your choice of fries or fresh fruit and cottage cheese.||$8.75|
|Tiramisu||Ladyfinger cookies soaked in espresso, layered with mascarpone cheese and topped with cocoa powder. Serves two to three.||$6.65|
|Chocolate Chip Pizza||$6.65|
Along with his father Rudy, Lou Malnati created Pizzeria Uno, which was a restaurant that served deep dish pizza. Eventually, the restaurant evolved into what it is today through Lou and his wife Jean’s efforts.
Today, the restaurant has locations in Illinois and Arizona, with more than 90 branches currently operating. Apart from serving great food, Lou Malnati’s is also known for hosting charity events.
Seating at Lou Malnati’s is focused on providing intimacy, but can be configured for bigger groups. Usually, tables seat 2 to 4 people, but there are choices provided for groups composed of 6 to 8 people.
Customers give high praise to the restaurant’s food quality. Dishes are flavorful, their servings are filling, and they are handed to customers warm and fresh.
If it is going to be your first time dining art Lou Malnati’s, you should definitely try the dishes acclaimed by their frequent customers, including the Malnati Chicago Classic, Crustless Pizza, Cheese Deep Dish, and “Lou,” which is a house specialty.
Customers also praise the restaurant’s customer service. The staff provides excellent service by getting orders on time, allowing sufficient wait time for orders to be given, and proactively asking questions regarding assistance.