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Lucky Platter

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514 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1815
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Their menu is not very big but they have something for everyone. Burger was good. Loved their mushroom quesadilla. Egplant was very good too:) Chocolate cake for desert was very good as well

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Thank Catherine P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's definitely "a go to" for locals. Dependable comfort food. Good vegetarian picks . too! It has fun decor!

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Thank jeannem80
Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious omelet and coffee. Try "the flakey" which is exactly how it sounds...flaky and light with a hint of sweet apricot. The best service. There can be a line, but worth it.

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Thank WacoWoody
Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been one of my faves for the past 20 years and it's never failed to deliver. The ownership changed a few years ago, but they have managed to keep the quality and ambience, and they added a bar, nice touch. I usually get the Tandoori Salmon, which is wonderful, the house salad is always good and big enough... More 

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Thank Judy g
Herzlia, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch with a friend, enjoyed salmon tandoori salad and key lime pie. Both were excellent. Service was attentive, but allowed us plenty of time to chat. Good value for money.

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Thank Edith B
Wilmette, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Constantly busy, very good service, up-dated decor (cleaner, brighter) and very family oriented. Always a good bet.

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Thank lcasten
Urbana, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Lucky Platter whenever I am in Evanston I try to stop here. I have never had a bad meal and the atmosphere is casual and funky. Go and enjoy.

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Thank karen a
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's casual and quirky. The food was consistent and service was always good. Families with kids will enjoy the wild décor.

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Thank Kathleen B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Was excited to try this restaurant since it had an average of a 4 rating however my fiancé and I were equally disappointed. Perhaps the rating is for the breakfast and not applicable to lunch.

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Thank ShelleyM96
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite corners in Evanston. They have the best breakfast in the town. I would recommend the tofu scramble. Great for vegetarians! LOVE this place!

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Thank Ella F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
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: 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?