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Lucky Platter

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$$ - $$$
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514 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1815
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 419 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 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
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 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
Evanston, Illinois, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

The Lucky Platter is one of our favorite places to take friends for a delicious breakfast of lunch. Terrific omelets, I love the potatoes. The room is fun and the service is always top notch.

Thank Jim F
Evanston, Illinois
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a local favorite for breakfast but also for dinner now. New ownership made great improvements but honored the personality of the place by keeping some menu classics and decor favorites. The eggs Benedict options , chicken pie and chai tea are yummy.

Thank Cynthia R
Evanston, IL
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Lucky Platter is a fun restaurant to eat in. The atmosphere is relaxed, the wait staff is friendly and the decor is eclectic and funky. The food is good, and I only wish that they had more vegan choices. I would eat there far more often if I could have more of a variety. But the choices they have are... More 

Thank Vicki15

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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
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1815
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: 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?