53% of 13 votes say it's Celiac friendly

805 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605 Directions

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Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

Great service. Shared kitchen space. Gluten free pizza crust is a little yeasty, so next time I’ll go with the crustless pizza. Delicious, fresh toppings! Much better then Giordano’s!

Celiac
4 months ago
Not celiac friendly

NOT CELIAC SAFE. They tried and changed gloves and said they used all fresh toppings. However got sick from the pizza 🍕 should not be on FMGF

Celiac
4 months ago
Not celiac friendly

Great staff and so friendly and accommodating however the 1 star remains for getting glutened. Celiac truly do not eat here. We went with friends who wanted to go but it’s really not safe. Took the gamble and unfortunately we lost we time. It’s so sad because our waiter was awesome and so kind. Although to be compared it was a gf cardboard pizza. Worst I’ve ever had which makes getting sick even that much worse.

Gluten Free Features

  • Pizza

Categories

  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian Friendly

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Amazing GF Pizza!!
Stupid good wings!!! I would literally come back just for the baked GF Wings!!
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Celiac
6 months ago
Not celiac friendly

I originally gave this 5 stars because the food was delicious....then my son started vomiting (his response to gluten). If you are celiac, stay away!

Celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

My daughter got sick eating a gf pizza from here

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

The menu says right on that the gluten free crust is made in a sterile environment but it's finished in a unsafe environment. So I asked and she explained that the crust is from a gluten free bakery and then they cook it in the same oven as the gluten pizza. The gf crust is cooked on a pan though so it seemed ok. So far haven't gotten sick and usually I know within minutes if I got glutened so it's an ok from me!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Very good gluten free crust. Yummy pizza. Had no issues.

Celiac
2 years ago

Good thin crust pizza! They claim they can't ensure a lack of cross contamination, but I did not get sick and was able to eat with my friends!

Not celiac
2 years ago

super awesome! they have a thin crust that you can put any of their pizza on, and a crust less sausage pizza. Lots of salads to choose from. 30 minutes for your pizza, and it is delicious. I had "the lou" and loved it.

Celiac
3 years ago

If you go in the evening be prepared to wait, but the crustless gf pizza was amazing! The crust is pure Italian sausage. Worth the wait for us to get gf style deep dish!

Not celiac
3 years ago

the crustless sausage pizza was AMAZING!

Celiac
3 years ago
Not celiac friendly

Great sausage on the pizza. The crust was fairly good, a little chewy, but had good favor. The salad dressings are gluten free and quite a few salads are. The pizzas are made in a safe zone, but aren't cooked and cross contamination is likely.

Not celiac
3 years ago
Not celiac friendly

Had the wings and pizza. The wings are baked they're not bad, nothing special in my opinion. I also had the GF pizza, it wasn't bad either didn't think it was anything special. I did get sick, I would say be very cautious and talk with your waiter because it sounds like the opportunity for cross contamination is very high. They do not have a separate prep area for gf foods. They also have wine and angry orchard to drink.

Not celiac
4 years ago

Just ate the GF wings and they were possibly the best I've ever had. The combination of the baked wings, with a little crispy-ness to them, the slightly spicy buffalo sauce and what has to be homemade blue cheese was a home run or if your watching the Bears play, a touchdown!!! Waiting for the GF pizza next- more to come on that once I've put that down too. Ok- so I just ate the pizza. I can't believe it but they actually pulled off a tasty deep-dish GF crust. It was thin enough on the bottom while being thick enough around the crust. It was cooked just right and maintained an excellent and even texture. It tasted like a buttery crunchy crust but not too hard to where it hurts your mouth. It really was just right. I could only eat about 1/3 of it through because I was already getting full from the wings and this pizza really is filling. You could easily share it between two people and be full afterwards. The sauce is very fresh tasting with a little tangy kick and some chunky tomatoes. The ingredients were also very fresh and still a little crispy. The bell peppers and onion were cut into large chunks which added a unique texture even on top of the aforementioned. Overall- I would have to rate this the best Gluten Free pizza I've had. There was obviously a commitment to making this good and not just have a GF option available without regard to texture and or taste like most places. Great Job Lou!!!

Celiac
5 years ago

Not the most Celiac Friendly... But man is it good!!

Not celiac
5 years ago

great service good gf pizza and free wifi

5 years ago
Celiac friendly

Great GF thin crust pizza and great caesar salad.

Reviews of this Chain

Celiac
2 days ago

I ordered from here last night and had it delivered to Hubbard Place. This pizza was delicious, it was still hot when I got it, it was good the next day, and didn’t make me sick

Celiac
2 weeks ago

Love their deep dish sausage crust and their Malnati’s salad!

Celiac
2 weeks ago
Celiac friendly

Staff was very knowledgeable and assured me that precautions would be taken to prevent cross-contamination. I had pepperoni and it was the best GF pizza I’ve had! Ranch is GF too. They were very busy but managed to keep my meal safe!

Celiac
1 month ago
Celiac friendly

I’ve been able to order the crustless pizza twice without any issues!

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

I’ve eaten here twice recently and both times had a great experience (the fact that I went back says a lot). As far as GF pizza goes, I think it’s delicious!

Celiac
3 months ago
Not celiac friendly

This chain was recommended to us, but we were highly disappointed. We did not like the gf pizza at all—taste or texture—and we felt ill afterward. (Even the non-gf deep dish was not as good as other local spots according to those who could have it.)

4 months ago

The offer gluten-free pizza but I do not believe it is certified or made in it’s own oven.

Celiac
5 months ago
Celiac friendly

Barraccos in evergreen Park's pizza kicks the poo out of any of these pizzas. Trust me.

Celiac
6 months ago
Celiac friendly

Only really one option that is gf. Thin crust pizza is ok, but eat it all it doesn’t reheat well.

Celiac
7 months ago

Ask for the crustless meaty pizza and you won’t be disappointed. The house salad was incredible (names after the restaurant)

Celiac
9 months ago
Celiac friendly

The waitresses was very knowledgeable about gluten free and she took that into consideration when the pizza was being made. Did not get sick! I would call ahead to see how long the wait is, if there is one, place tends to get crowded!

9 months ago
Celiac friendly

Great gf pizza! If you are ordering in make sure to specify that you want your pizza uncut - otherwise they may use a pizza cutter that was used on gluten pizza.

11 months ago

GF pizza is cooked in same oven as regular pizzas, so cross-contamination is highly possible. However, the GF sausage-crust pizza is made in a separate deep dish pan so cross-contam. is unlikely in their ovens. We’ve had this many times with no issues. Sausage crust is not on the menu so you have to ask for it. Tell them you have the “allergy” and they will be careful.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Gluten free pizza options but opted for chicken breast, spinach and mushrooms. Delicious!! Staff was excellent.

Celiac
1 year ago

The past two times I had their “gf” pizza I felt sick...

Celiac
1 year ago

Staff were knowledgeable but pizza base was hard as rock. Toppings were yummy but I was disappointed by the hard, flavourless base. I had read great GF reviews and was left underwhelmed.

Celiac
1 year ago

This location does a great job with GF pizza & we also love their spinach salad with pears & goat cheese.

Not celiac
1 year ago

Ordered my wife the GF pizza, she said it was the best GF pizza she's ever had. The crust looked handmade and tolled, not something straight out of a plastic bag/freezer. Very impressed!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Gluten free crust was pretty eh. Serviceable,not fantastic

Not celiac
1 year ago

Super flakey buttery crust! Delicious!

Not celiac
1 year ago

love their gluten free pizza with a medium house salad!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Great gluten free pizza crusts and several other options. The staff is familiar with gluten free and they take precautions when cooking pizzas to avoid cross contact. I’ve never gotten sick eating here.

Celiac
1 year ago

I ordered a gluten-free pizza for lunch but forgot to ask for no croutons on my salad. The server had the presence of mind to bring me a salad with no croutons on it. impressed.

Celiac
2 years ago

Yes they do have gluten free pizza, but I don't understand why so many people are so excited about it. The crust tasted like a butter cracker, not appealing to me in a pizza crust. The Chicago-style pepperoni topping was nothing special. The only alternative to this was a crust made of Italian sausage, which was greasy and just plain nauseating. The best part of the meal was the bone-in chicken wing appetizers. Not worth the hour and a half wait to get in.

Celiac
2 years ago

Gluten-free pizza came back POSITIVE for gluten via Nima sensor. Not recommended for Celiacs.

Not celiac
2 years ago

I've tried the GF pizza at this and other Lou Maintains locations and find the pizza crust to be very "doughy," difficult to eat (and cut into) and digest. The Malnati's salad is very good - I get it without the cheese and have not had any issues.

Celiac
2 years ago

Crustless = sausage crust. Made me sick! Even disregarding the reaction, I ended up only eating the inside of the pizza because it's just too much sausage. Gluten eating friends thought their pizza was just ok.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Crust less was fantastic. They even served the pizza uncut to avoid cross contamination from cutter! Absolutely no reaction! I will be back!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

They have a gluten free thin pizza listed invitee menu I got that with mushrooms and olives. The crust is hard and really pretty flavorless. I am guessing the pizza is cooked in the oven with the other regular pizza's because later that evening at the hotel I felt horrible and ended up taking some Benadryl. I would not recommend this location if you truly have celiac disease and are not just eating gluten free. Against the Grain frozen pizza's are way better tasting

2 years ago

Their thin crust is OK, nothing special, but their crust-less "meatza" is really good and satisfies that deep dish craving.

2 years ago
Not celiac friendly

My husband is a Chicago native and was very much looking forward to a pizza from Lou Malnati's. Since I have Celiac Disease, my pizza nights are few and far between. I was very much looking forward to this pizza but was not only disappointed in the GF pizza itself but more importantly, it made me very sick. However, I tried the GF sausage ring pizza in 2008 (Wildwood location) and did not have any problems with it at all.

2 years ago

I love the gluten free pizza! Although it's not deep dish, the crust is crunchy like deep dish is, just thinner. Highly recommend.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

When my office brings in pizza, they typically bring in Lou Malnati's. They've ordered the GF cheese pizza for me. Frankly, it sucks. The crust is so hard I've nearly broken a tooth on it. And crusts shouldn't create a squeaking noise when you bite into them. It was tasteless and, quite frankly, not worth the money. I only ate them because I had nothing else with me.

Celiac
2 years ago

I found the GF pizza to be very starchy. It had a cardboard like texture.

2 years ago

Had the GF pizza with sausage and mushroom. Very tasty, would definitely recommend. The Cabernet was also good.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Crustless GF pizza! They use sausage instead of any type of bread!

Not celiac
2 years ago

My go-to gf Pizza when I don't have time to make it at home. It's good. Get extra cheese.

Celiac
2 years ago

We have had great success with the GF pizza here. Very tasty!

Celiac
2 years ago

Best gf pizza ever!! No gf appetizers

Celiac
2 years ago
Not celiac friendly

I used to work here. They are not careful about cross contamination at all!! They use the same pans as the regular pizzas. Do not eat here if you have Celiac

Not celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

I love their crispy gluten free pizza small size only.

2 years ago

Absolutely horrible. The entire restaurant is a disorganized disaster. Horrible. I have celiac disease and I went with a friend who has a gluten sensitivity. I am currently laying in bed in pain. Halfway through my meal I thought I would vomit. My friend is currently in the bathroom vomiting. We both had the "crustless gluten free pizza" I told the person I gave my order to that I had celiac disease. They are the most disorganized, unapologetic, careless restaurant I have been to in years. Also when we asked to split the bill we paid cash...afterward we were all given our change in a lump sum left for us to divide on our own. The processes and organization of this restaurant need serious reconstructing. The whole place is chaos and on top of that I'm now ill. Never ever again. Go somewhere else that is run like a DECENT restaurant because this place would be lucky to be considered decent

3 years ago

Eat here all the time. My son loves the gf pizza and their salad dressings are gf. They are very accommodating. Remember to ask them not to cut your gf pizza, just in case.

Not celiac
3 years ago

Best GF pizza crust I've tasted anywhere.

Not celiac
3 years ago

The crustless pizza is absolutely AMAZING!!!!

Not celiac
3 years ago

We love the gf pizzas here!

Not celiac
3 years ago

I know this review is the minority but we did not care for the gf pizza. The price was reasonable but neither my son nor myself cared for the crust. For me also, the crust left a unfavorable aftertaste.

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Tasted like a thin frozen pizza. I watch all my family eating the wonderful thick sausage filled pizzas and look at my sad little gf pizza and I don't even want to eat there!

3 years ago

Great experience! Wait staff was very helpful and knowledgeable. Enjoyed a GF crust with sauce and toppings...no cheese to also make it DF. Great to eat out with huge group of co-workers.

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