Wisconsin's 1st Lou Malnati's Pizzeria to open in Fox Point on Dec. 11

FOX POINT, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Chicago's legendary Lou Malnati's Pizzeria is getting ready to open its first Wisconsin restaurant in Fox Point on Wednesday, Dec. 11. 

According to a news release from the restaurant, Wisconsin patrons can expect the same original recipe, top-notch quality, and hospitality that Lou’s has been famous for since 1971.

The restaurant would be for delivery and take-out-orders only. Doors open at 4 p.m. on Dec. 11.  

The new store location will be open daily:

  • Monday through Thursday: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Friday and Satruday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

“We are thrilled with the opportunity to bring our authentic Chicago-style deep dish pizza to

America’s Dairyland,” said Marc Malnati, owner and son of Lou Malnati. “It’s a historic day for the company to be able to set up shop in Milwaukee and move up north to Wisconsin. We are excited to be part of the growth in Milwaukee and see great revitalization and similar tastes to Chicago. Also, a real appreciation for cheese is paramount in where we decide to go and who knows cheese better than Wisconsin?”

Lou Malnati's Pizza hopes to expand further in Wisconsin by opening more locations in the future. Currently, the company operates 59 locations with 16 being full-service restaurants and the remaining 43 being carryout and delivery only.

About Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria

Considered the oldest standing name in Chicago pizza, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria is a family-owned company famous for deep dish pizza and staying true to the original Chicago-style pizza recipe.

The company stresses consistency in quality, service, and food, offered in a unique environment by a staff that is committed to one another, the customer, and the community.

There are 56 Chicagoland locations and three in Arizona. A member of the Malnati family has been running the business since it started in 1971. The Malnati’s signature deep dish is made from a secret family recipe that has been handed down through four generations.

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