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The Lucky Platter

The Lucky Platter

American Restaurant$$$$
  • Matt L.
    "Best pumpkin soup this side of Jamaica"(5 Tips)
    Kyle Y.
    "Highly recommend the apricot cheese flakey."(3 Tips)
    "Love all the variations of eggs benedict, especially the crab cake."(3 Tips)
    Dee W.
    "their apricot cheese flaky"(2 Tips)
57 Tips and reviews
  • breakfast food
  • eggs benedict
  • healthy food
  • brunch food
  • burgers
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  • Josh F.
    Josh FineApril 14
    Been here 5+ times
    The French toast
  • Angel S.
    Angel SickelsJanuary 18
    The Decor is Great! Order Breakfast!
  • Shinji K.
    Shinji KuwayamaApril 10, 2016
    Pretty much a nice diner, heavily influenced by 70s style health cuisine
  • James J.
    James Janssen IIJanuary 25, 2016
    I like this quirky restaurant, but for all the staff running around, it took some effort on my part to keep my water glass from staying empty.
  • Jeff E.
    Jeff EarlyNovember 24, 2015
    Try the SATAN eggs. Seriously can't do soy, this is a good alt for carnivores, delicious vegetarian food.
  • Angie O.
    Angie OsmanskiNovember 18, 2015
    This place is delicious!! Calamari, chicken pot!! The California burger is also very good!
  • Amirreza K.
    Great brunch options. Also try their pumpkin soup and avocado salad. Delicious!
  • Rachel D.
    Rachel DaumMarch 29, 2015
    Apricot cheese flakeys!!
  • Alexey M.
    Alexey MakarinMarch 26, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Renovation was totally worth it! Its crazy look became more elegant and fancy :)
  • Ninah R.
    Ninah RandolphMarch 2, 2015
    Had the greek omelet. Not bad. Restaurant is pretty small.
  • Dianne M.
    Dianne Mogilevsky CartyDecember 30, 2014
    Fresh food (burgers are da bomb!!!), good service, moderately expensive when you order drinks (spiced apple cider!) and dessert (key lime pie!)!
  • Miss W.
    Miss WDecember 3, 2014
    Apricot Danish is to die for
  • Blake
    BlakeSeptember 11, 2014
    The BBQ Chicken sandwich is great. And the place is very kid friendly, including the staff.
  • Christine P.
    Christine PyraJuly 13, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The remodel looks great!
  • Caroline G.
    Caroline GlasserJuly 6, 2014
    The salads are fantastic...try the house and simple salads. And the apricot cheese flakey.
  • Lasantha R.
    Lasantha RanasingheMarch 31, 2014
    The swedish pancakes with 100% maple syrup....Amazing!!!
  • Gerard S.
    Gerard SullivanDecember 26, 2013
    Great service, love the food, people are so nice
  • Zach T.
    Zach TaylorDecember 20, 2013
    The whole wheat pancakes are tasty!
  • Sarah L.
    Sarah LaFleurOctober 13, 2013
    Service was terrible...2 of our four dishes were wrong and we got no real apology or a reduction of the bill. We will not be eating here again.
  • Tracey K.
    Tracey KJuly 7, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Turkey Hash w whole wheat toast for breakfast is fantastic!!!
  • Matt L.
    Matt LeibMarch 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    I love this place. Best pumpkin soup this side of Jamaica
  • Amy
    AmyJanuary 19, 2013
    Post Hippie not Hipster restaurant. Don't be confused!
  • Sarah B.
    Sarah BurghardtDecember 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The portobello burger is the best on the planet--no skimping on this thing--every ingredient is piled on for maximum flavor. Yum!!!!!!!
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan StrandSeptember 9, 2012
    Crab cake eggs benedict is out of this world. Garlic aioli makes everything better.
  • Eszter
    EszterAugust 9, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Note the customized pizzas on last page of menu. They're perfect size for one person and various combos I've had have all been terrific. Service here has always been great, by the way.
  • JoAnna A.
    JoAnna ArnoldMarch 4, 2012
    Get the crab cake Benedict! And the apricot flakey is fabulous. I'm ordering 5 next time I go in.
  • Anne L.
    Anne LJanuary 16, 2012
    Great food! Ask for Jason. He's he best! :)
  • Elizabeth Z.
    Elizabeth Zenz PlemmonsDecember 19, 2011
    The pumpkin soup is to die for. Yum!
  • Jon D.
    Jon DrakeNovember 3, 2011
    Very unique. Great steak salad.
  • Audra A.
    Audra AkinsOctober 25, 2011
    Great Tandoori Chicken Salad!!!
  • Joey K.
    Joey KOctober 22, 2011
    Amazing food! Best kept secret!
  • Patch
    PatchSeptember 29, 2011
    Want to check out the menu before you go? Look to Evanston Patch for all the information you need. Read more
  • Steve L.
    Steve LongSeptember 19, 2011
    Caribbean Pumpkin Soup!
  • Sean C.
    Sean CAugust 30, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Great breakfast--get the apricot flakey! Read more
  • Sean O.
    Sean OAugust 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Tuna melt, small house salad with sesame dressing, cup of pumpkin soup. Delish!
  • Matthew L.
    Matthew LitwillerAugust 7, 2011
    Cheese Flaky!!!
  • curtis s.
    curtis scottJuly 30, 2011
    Montana Hash with Chorizo just do it.
  • Susan P.
    Susan PlattnerJune 21, 2011
    You must get the apricot flaky at breakfast.
  • Galen B.
    Galen BurghardtApril 30, 2011
    Anything w/ their BBQ sauce is outrageous. Texas Burger is my favorite, cucumbers, onion strings and the amazing sauce, wow!
  • JJ H.
    JJ HanleyApril 26, 2011
    Huevos rancheros r good
  • Annette Q.
    Annette QueyquepApril 19, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    I've been coming here for YEARS. Food has always been excellent. One of the owners is a pastry chef, so voila!!! This is one of my absolute favorite restaurants in Evanston. :P
  • Kary K.
    Kary KingApril 12, 2011
    Great food! I love the Tandoori Chicken Sandwich, sweet potato fries and apricot flakey (with breakfast). Soy Mustard Vinaigrette (dressing) great on any salad.
  • Dee W.
    Dee WApril 12, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Breakfast is delish and burgers are outstanding but make sure that you get their apricot cheese flaky
  • Ginger J.
    Ginger JensenApril 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    I have a feeling that people who left negative comments here were out to have a bad time. I have been a regular customer for many years, great food, wonderful people, cool environment. Try it!
  • Andrew I.
    Andrew InmanMarch 13, 2011
    Aliens can't read your thought here because of the tin foil on the ceiling. Green tomato bene is amazing
  • Adam
    AdamFebruary 17, 2011
    The Gouda Burger is fantastic
  • Kyle Y.
    Kyle YeckeFebruary 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Rude servers. Great food, excellent pastry. Highly recommend the apricot cheese flakey.
  • 13, 2011
    The cheesy flaky is delicious!
  • TKGO
    TKGOOctober 17, 2010
    Love all the variations of eggs benedict, especially the crab cake.
  • Loryn .
    Loryn 🗡️October 3, 2010
    service is terrible. food isnt anything spectacular and there were bugs on the floor.
  • Jenny K.
    Jenny KornJuly 12, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Gazpacho is July's soup special - delicious 
  • Sean D.
    Sean Doe-SimkinsJuly 10, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The BBQ Chicken Salad here is a knock-out. And get the Apricot Flaky at breakfast!
  • marian c.
    marian caseyMay 7, 2010
    Great place to eat in Evanston. Funky art and people. Good food. Must try apricot flakies.
  • Jenny K.
    Jenny KornApril 2, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Breakfast daily 730-2p 
  • Steve G.
    Steve GadlinMarch 14, 2010
    Should be called Sucky Platter for rude, inattentive service, and average fare.
  • Jenny K.
    Jenny KornJanuary 25, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The tofu scramble is highly recommended even for us non-vegetarians ;)
  • Steve S.
    Steve SturtMarch 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Huevos rancheros
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