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Feb 19, 2010 12:00 PM

Help! Lou Malnati's or Giordano's?

I will be in Chicago in March. I have never eaten Chicago deep dish pizza before. Which place is better? I realize that Giordano's is more of a stuffed pizza, i don't really care. I want the place with the most flavor.

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  1. Uno's is my choice....the orignal of course, however, when I was home over the holidays, we had both Lou's and Giordano's. I thought the Lou's was better. -mJ

    1. I'd vote Lou's if I had to choose between the two.

      1. You are unlikely to get a concenesus. Both have their fans. If it were me, I'd do Uno's or Due's (the original is still the greatest) and, if that's not possible, Malnati's which is a close second.

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        1. re: chicgail

          Definitely agree with that one - Uno really blows all the other deep dish out of the water.

          If you had to choose, I'd go with Malnati's. Giordano's really isn't very good IMHO.

          1. I like both too! I like Giordano's slightly better, but I alternate between the two because I like both. However, if you've never had Chicago deep-dish pizza before, then the single-crust pizza may be a better choice - in which case I agree with chicgail's advice that the original Uno or Due are the place to go (assuming you're staying nearby), but Malnati's is also excellent and a very close (and similar) second.