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Louie's Restaurant

1009 North Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085-2937
+1 847-244-0101
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“spaghetti” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (10 reviews)
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Italian, American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1009 North Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085-2937
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I came on a busy Friday night. We were told there would be a wait but the gentleman that seated us was kind and found a place at the bar for us. He checked on us a few times and told us...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We have been going to Louie’s for almost 50 years! The food is exceptional, the staff is friendly and best of all, we always run into someone we know!!

Thank 497caroled
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Went there on Sunday afternoon for the all you can eat chicken dinner...The veal parmigiana was the best I have ever had! The salad had red beets on it or you could have Greek style...fantastic homemade salad dressing I had the thousand island and it...More

Thank maureenr265
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for years and it is the best Italuan restaurant in Waukegan. The pizza is fantastic along with many of the other entrees. The lasagna is huge and delicious! Go and enjoy.....you will love it!

Thank reasley173
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with delicious food, superb service, and extremely nice staff. An impressive menu of Italian entrees, including the best veal parmesan I've ever tasted, beautifully served pizza, and delicious pasta and sauces. There is a long diner counter in the main area with tables...More

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Simple menu. Pizza is tasty, but not great...cardboard crust. Good selection of beers on tap. Mostly sandwiches and pretty standard Italian-American fare. Busy on a Friday night. Older crowd in an older town.

Thank 993chucks
Reviewed 19 April 2018

This place was great. We went here for dinner because I try to avoid chain restaurants as much as possible. The food isn't new school amazing or anything, but the local feel was well worth it, very good service and fun to hang with the...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Louie's for the most part has not changed in 70 years, being transferred to one family member or relation to another. Same good food and pizza at a reasonable price.

Thank J S
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We absolutely love Louie’s. We visit at least twice a month and carry out too! The best chicken around. Other favorites are the walleye or perch, ribs, ground sirloin, Billy’s walnut salad and of course pizza!

Thank 497caroled
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Louie’s is the The kind of place that everyone likes to have “in their hip pocket”. It’s not much to look at but boy is it a “find.” It has the look and feel of the neighborhood bar where everybody knows your name. Because that’s...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1009 North Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085-2937
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Waukegan
  • Phone Number: +1 847-244-0101
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