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Lucky Platter

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514 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1815
+1 847-869-4064
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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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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friend and I had intended on going elsewhere, but closed, With hunger lurking, he mentioned this restaurant near him. Past breakfast time, but the server sensed something and asked us that if we wanted anything from the breakfast selections to hurry as they were closing that part of the menu. I took me three days to finish the very... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I normally like their chicken pot pie so much I can't get anything else. But yesterday I went for a chopped salad with blue cheese. Quite good. Soy dressing is luscious. We added a chicken breast that we split. Delicious and healthy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

I have been here several times and all the dishes are yummy. My mom ordered the crab cakes and said they were tasty and moist, the tomato soup was hardy and good for a winter day. My mom's friend had the chicken pot pie and devoured it Lots of chunks of veggies and chicken. So tasty. It's a fun place... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Great fresh and healthy choices for everyone. Don't forget to bring the kids, they will love the pancakes.

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Evanston, Illinois
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We moved in the neighborhood four years ago and the Lucky Platter was one of the reasons we chose Evanston. We are never surprised to find our Chicago friends at this restaurant. Everyone knows it's location and reputation. The waitstaff is so attentive and friendly even at its busiet times. They understand what vegan and gluten free really mean! The... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Small but quaint place for good, hearty breakfast at a reasonable price. Love the eclectic decor! Go early to get easy seating. Popular place during early morning breakfast hours so fills up fast. Lunchtime is not as crowded. Good lunch choices as well.

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Evanston, Illinois
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341 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Came here for breakfast the other day; usually we're there for lunch or dinner. Still an amazing place. Don't skip the scone! Even plain eggs were great--good potatoes too.

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Thank jaz79h
Evanston, Illinois
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

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.

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Evanston, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

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!

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Evanston, Illinois
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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: +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?