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Lucky Platter

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514 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1815
+1 847-869-4064
07:30 - 21:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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165 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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388 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Asheville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very ute surroundings, but the food and service was average. Love trying local places when traveling, but this was disappointing, our group had the Following: hamburgers, chicken pot pie, tuna melts...all very average.

Thank Laura C
Evanston, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Delightful decor, great food and service👍Crowded on weekends, expect to wait but moves pretty quickly.

Thank dogflying
Evanston, Illinois
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83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

i went a few days ago with a couple buddies. They both got eggs benedict and loved them although they both said they could each have eaten another order. I ordered oatmeal and it was good. Tasted like real slow cooked oatmeal and came with a nice apple compote, raisins, and brown sugar. Casual but attentive service. Not cheap, but... More 

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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fun diner-type setting with good service and great home-style food. We recommend the hangar steak, the fried chicken and the Caribbean Pumpkin soup, which was fantastic!!

Thank TRB46
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Lucky Platter is amazing. Always good variety, and always a good meal. This place is great for the entire family. The only drawback is that others know it too, so you might have to wait for a table.

Thank junglesinger

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?