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Lotawata Creek

311 Salem Pl, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1314
+1 618-628-7373
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“fries” (59 reviews)
“catfish” (16 reviews)
“bread” (32 reviews)
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311 Salem Pl, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1314
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place... one of my favorites. Go hungry, as the portions are GIANT. Like, you wont order dessert giant. Like I took home two to-go boxes giant. Their Louisiana cheese fries are my favorite, plus a giant house salad. Their ranch dressing is the best,...More

Thank supapfunk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Party of three. Cute, they actually proofed my 87 year old mother in law before serving her a beer. Tony excellent server. Food hot and portions huge. This is a great place to eat but dangerous to your health. Fun just to read the menu....More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of all the restaurants in all the towns I've ever been, this is my favorite place to go! This restaurant offers very large portion sizes and has what I would describe as a Cajun/southern comfort flair to it all. You won't be able to finish...More

Thank wiujh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome place..... food the best ever.Home style fresh cooked .We had the chicken fried steak and pork chop dinners...sides of mac n cheese best ever I've tasted and green beans...mashed potatoes, rolls and butter..awesome meal.hats off to your cook and entire staff.

Thank Ida S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food,huge portions and fairly priced. Nice place. Right of the interstate and close to hotels and gas.Would recommend.

Thank Angela J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really good place to go to, if you want great food, large portions and reasonable priced meals. You can even take home your leftovers.

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived our hotel late and starving. Opted to dine here due to its close proximity. Absolutely delicious. Huge portions and fantastic service. We will definitely be back on our next trip through.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food. Lunch special is more than I can eat. Wait staff is great. This not a chain restaurant. Would highly recommend it.

Thank Duane B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is apparently not part of a chain. Everything about it seems to be rather unique. That includes the decour, the menu, and the staff. The menu is four or five pages long. We had the BBQ Pig Mac pasta and it was very...More

Thank wabjr705
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Yuck is the word.GRADE F- I have nothing else to say accept don't go there to celebrate no event you will not be happy with the food I've tried it twice in a short period of time and yuck yuck is consistent.

Thank Pete v
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13 September 2017|
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Response from Christine G | Reviewed this property |
3 June 2017|
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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.
Susie M
26 August 2016|
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Response from Lee W | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they accept reservations. It is the same Exit as the Fairview Heights Mall.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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