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Lotawata Creek

311 Salem Pl, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1314
+1 618-628-7373
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“fries” (82 reviews)
“burger” (48 reviews)
“bread” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
311 Salem Pl, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1314
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Food is pretty good, but portion sizes are wasteful. Wait times can be pretty long and service also slows as the restaurant fills.

1  Thank Tim L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant was recommended by two different people so during our travels we made it a stop. A very busy restaurant, was seated quickly. Took a while for our drink orders, then a while longer for to order, then a lot longer to get our meal....More

1  Thank 02TravelBugs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is known for HUGE portion sizes at lunch AND dinner. I tried the seafood basket lunch portion and the picture I uploaded was actually me getting halfway through my meal. Large portions but tasty. I ordered a side of mac and cheese and...More

1  Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fabulous but plan to share meals or you will probably only be able to eat half of it! Lots of options, it’s almost too hard to decide what to eat. On this trip we are there twice and thoroughly enjoyed it both...More

Thank famlee353
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Followed Trip Advisor to Lotawata Creek. Had a desire for comfort food. Server was fast, friendly, and efficient. Food came out hot, and the portions are huge. So, quantity was generous. Quality really was comfort food level. Not great, not bad. No surprises. But I...More

1  Thank James O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were 4 of us. My wife and brother in law had cheese burgers and fries. They both said burgers were ok, but not the best, and the fries were good, but not as good as Mcdonalds. My sister-in-law fish and chips. She liked the...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was awesome. Staff so friendly. I had the BLT and it was I think the best BLT I’ve ever had. Their bread and rolls are AMAzing.

1  Thank fairykate55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are hungry then this is the place for you. You are guaranteed to go home with leftovers. Great comfort food and quick service. Don't miss the Pork Chop Bites....they are a meal in themselves!

Thank 137JenniferB137
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Best place to eat hands down while in St Louis, Mo. We stop every time we travel anywhere close. Great food, service and the portions are huge!!

Thank candicedean
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We had an opportunity to have lunch at this very popular restaurant. I'd heard about it from friends and from the adds on television. We arrived at about 1:30pm for lunch. The parking lot still had several cars in it. We parked away from the...More

Thank Melynny
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Response from Lowry F | Reviewed this property |
I'm must apology, I'm not sure. I have never heard them sing Happy Birthday to anyone. It's really not a place we go to offend , the portion sizes are just to much.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Salem Pl, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1314
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Fairview Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 618-628-7373
  • E-mail
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