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Lucky Platter

514 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1815
+1 847-869-4064
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“cornbread” (28 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (12 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
514 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1815
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Chicago for a conference and were looking for a good breakfast prior to going to the airport. Lucky Platter was perfect. They were quality food, fast service and a great place to eat in Evanston. Will be back the next time we...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for lunch after visiting Northwestern. About a mile from the school. The restaurant was busy but were seated after a 5 minute wait. We both ordered the Texas burger. It was juicy. Very thick and served on a brioche bun. I ordered the...More

Thank Norjeff2
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Definitely worth driving a little further for this comfortable restaurant with fantastic service, excellent unique breakfast offerings, and reasonable prices. Frances was our server--she was amazing--a busy sunday am, we got a table for 7 with a little help from management, and got in and...More

Thank chisox13
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Very friendly staff and great food. I had eggs with their unique home-fries/hash with 3 cheeses. I also had a sourdough pancake which was delicious. The staff was very accommodating and understanding regarding my son's nut allergies. I hope to visit again when I'm in...More

Thank OFayemi
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We attempted to eat somewhere downtown after a day of sightseeing but weighing our options of city traffic and parking versus rush hour back to the burbs, we decided instead to head to Evanston and picked this place for the description from Google I think...More

Thank carolynr362018
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The Lucky Platter is a Cozy and Comfortable Diner. Reminds one of a quaint French Cafe! We were greeted and seated quickly, (the air conditioning works great!) Well lit,with nostalgic decorative touches and French window panels add a nice touch to the dining atmosphere. Our...More

Thank Curt H
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Great little restaurant!! The food, service and espresso drinks were tops!! Definitely a place to come back to!!

Thank staceysl356
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This was a very delightful outing. The food was good but even better was the pleasant attitude of the staff. I enjoyed the yummy tastes. I did make a suggestion for the kale to be a little bit less tough but, you know, sometimes the...More

Thank kseam6259
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Lucky Platter is a great place for breakfast or lunch. They are also open for dinner on certain nights but I have never had dinner there. I love the decor. It used to be a lot crazier, but it was toned down just a little...More

Thank Lesli Z
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We met a friend for breakfast and while the portions were small for breakfast it was really the right amount of food. No one was hungry but nobody was stuffed either. It appears they’re open for lunch and dinner as well. Not bad, but I...More

Thank rwgrncrd
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Questions & Answers
Peggy M
9 July 2018|
Response from ByHolly | Reviewed this property |
They don't have outdoor seating to my knowledge
23 March 2017|
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Response from curt f | Reviewed this property |
I believe till 3pm
2 June 2015|
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Response from JCMcG47 | Reviewed this property |
I think so. I don't think I ever have but I used to go with a friend and she generally paid for lunch with her credit card.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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