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Lucky Platter

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514 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1815
+1 847-869-4064
Today
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Evanston, Illinois
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19 reviews
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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 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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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 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.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 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 

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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
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?