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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” (47 reviews)
“bread” (32 reviews)
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311 Salem Pl, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1314
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a large group of family. Seated quickly in a room to our self. Drinks and huge hot dinner rolls came out quickly. Huge portions with more fries than you can eat. Very good food. I had the Heart attack burger a large burger...More

Thank Doug E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard about this from friends but was delighted with the service, the food and the portions. My husband and I were afraid we couldn’t eat a whole dinner each but were considering sandwiches until they brought out two kinds of whipped butter for...More

Thank swimmom1dc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

but it is showing a lack of upkeep. If I had noticed how dirty the floors were I would have left. Not planning to go back.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge menu, tough decisions. Turns out it does not seem you can go wrong. Water was prompt, busy but attentive. Really enjoyable meal.

Thank JimSr08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food with large portions. Sandwiches are so big that they take up the whole plate and you get an additional full plate of fries.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I fell in here as I had driven by before, which I will do in the future; keep driving. While I ordered fish and chips. Which is what I got, I thought I was getting the luncheon one ( for 7.99) at around 1:00 in...More

Thank Raphael L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there about 4:30 on a Saturday afternoon. Only had to wait about 20-30 minutes for a table for two. If there is anything negative, it's that the menu is very, very extensive, probably to many choices! I ordered the "Pig Mac and Cheese" and...More

Thank Dennis N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family decided to try out Lotawata Creek during a shopping trip to Fairview Heights for my daughter's birthday. We have seen it from the road on a few occasions and it always looked busy but we had some time to kill and hungry bellies...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here several times and the food is good (not great) and the portions are huge. We went on Saturday July 21 right when they opened and were seated quickly. Ordered drinks and an appetizer, then meals. All was good - the food came...More

Thank Lynn S
LOTAWATA, Owner at Lotawata Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am extremely sorry about our computers crashing. We have a backup system but it also would not come online and it takes a few minutes to roll out the crash kit but by the time we started to use the crash kit the computers...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A local friend took us to this restaurant when we visited them this month. The food was very good - Large selection of choices, something for everyone - Be warned the portions are LARGE, pay $2 bucks to share one meal and it will be...More

Thank Hugh S
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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
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