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Lucky Platter

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514 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1815
+1 847-869-4064
07:30 - 21:00
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Sun 07:30 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Evanston, Illinois
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a reason this spot has been popular for years: great food. Throw in great service, creative decor, creative food combos, and reasonable prices, and it is a win all-around. Never disappointed. Love bring out-of-towners to this cozy spot.

Thank Trvl_Lite_10
Evanston, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been such a good restaurant for so many years. Very good foods and just a few years ago they added a alcohol area in the restaurant!

Thank Lovetotravel569
Evanston, Illinois
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great all-around comfort food options, with some nice twists. The atmosphere is relaxing yet I always leave in a positive mood. I love their breakfasts and burgers. A good place for lunch (alone) on the way to work, or with friends.

Thank Karen M
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184 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

A nice casual breakfast spot. I had the create your own scrambled eggs and the ingredients were on the light side. The eggs benedict was very good though, but the candied bacon was too sweet. Seating and service were very good.

Thank busy_traveler
Raleigh, North Carolina
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915 reviews
439 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 424 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had dinner here. The creme sodas made with seltzer water, vanilla, and whipping cream were very good. My vegetarian entree, vegetable tangine, had the right ingredients for a vegetarian - couscous, broccoli, and garbanzo beans - but was heavy on tomato paste that made it tedious after while. My wife had whitefish that he said lacked taste. Our friends... More 

Thank John M
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Always a good meal when you dine at the Lucky Platter. Surrounded by hand painted art - and served delicious home cooked meals; both remind me of home. The funky atmosphere adds to the fun experience. I recommend trying them at least once!

Thank KCallahans
Evanston, Illinois
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very inventive, delicious food. I love their granola French toast and sausage. The apricot flakey is outstanding.

Thank Hannah M
Buffalo Grove, Illinois, United States
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Reliable food and a friendly staff. Everything is fresh and they make just about everything in house. There are only a few vegan friendly dishes, but they are good enough that I don't mind repeating.

Thank Michele C
Evanston, Illinois
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I had gone to Lucky Platter with friends for brunch and the food was really delicious and the staff very friendly. We enjoyed all the items that we ordered.

Thank Sadiya A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Lucky Platter has long enjoyed a reputation for really good food, prepared with a creative touch. Omelettes and scrambles for breakfast, wonderful sandwiches for lunch and dinner, with many vegetarian options.

Thank EkimEvanston

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1815
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-869-4064

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?