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Lucky Platter

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514 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1815
+1 847-869-4064
07:30 - 20:00
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Evanston, Illinois
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80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have always found the food and service here to be excellent. Great choices of sides and very attentive staff. Kind of an eclectic place with a unique spin on traditional choices but you wont be disappointed. The only complaint I have is that it does get busy (for good reason) and parking could be a problem in the neighborhood.

Thank edward d
Evanston, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

No matter what you order you are going to be happy with your order. Great quality of ingredients and plates. Highly recommended specially for brunch on the weekends!

Thank Jose V
Evanston, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No one should cock a hat at a restaurant that serves the classic breakfast mix that this one provides. Friendly, off the beaten path staff, superb selection for Vegetarians and Meat eaters alike.. and the coffee just keeps coming . we did it as part of a bike crawl and i think judging by the bikes nearby and the vast... More 

Thank Debsiebee
Vero Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always love the choices, quality and staff. Never disappointed!! There was even a family celebrating a birthday with cake and candles they brought. Nice touch.

Thank Ginger3333333
Chicago, Illinois
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is Evanston at its best on any given morning - -friends and couples and families meet over breakfast in this room chock full of funky art (when was the last time you had the chance to view a dozen paint-by-number paintings all in one place?) sunny window spaces and the buzz of good conversation. The menu hasn't changed in... More 

Thank mummblingme
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lucky Platter has the most creative menu I've ever seen, and I love how it changes to reflect seasonal foods. They take simple cornbread and make it amazing. You can get fantastic vegetarian options here, one of the best being the tofu scramble. Their quirky interior makes it even more fun!

Thank Mandamarie76
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live down the street from The Platter so it serves a bit as my de facto dining room when I am too lazy to cook. It has a terrific and varied menu fit for carnivores, vegetarians and vegans, plus a great beer and cocktail list. Service is always friendly, attentive and unrushed.

Thank windycity83
Portland, Maine
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170 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a Pimm's Cup, salad with salmon and a great burger! Everyone at the table loved what they had.

Thank Mike C
Providence, Rhode Island
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402 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I don't know why when my friend suggested we meet at Lucky PLatter, I thought it was going to be a Chinese place. It is not. It is a hip, trendy place with an eclectic, fresh and inventive menu. I will have to go back many times to try more things. We met for breakfast around 10 am on a... More 

Thank panama2000
Evanston, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Lucky Platter is an excellent and "different" restaurant. I usually go there for breakfast on the weekends. The egg benedicts are top quality. Fair prices and high quality ingredients. Overall, you will be happy after visiting this place. Try the egg benedicts!

Thank Jose V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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?