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Lotawata Creek

311 Salem Pl, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1314
+1 618-628-7373
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“fries” (74 reviews)
“burger” (48 reviews)
“catfish” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
311 Salem Pl, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1314
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Holy moly the portion sizes here are HUGE. I had the Cajun Chicken Philly and it was huge in the first place but the plate was amazing also brimming with fries. This plate of food needed its own zip code. The fries were so good....More

Thank Elsbeth S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great but be careful how much you order because servings are massive! My wife and I can split an entree or appetizer and we will still have leftovers.

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for lunch arrived before 11:30 a.m They weren't very busy so we thought we'd get our food quickly. Forty minutes later still waiting. The food wasn't that good definitely not worth the wait. The manager gave a lame excuse about the wait. People...More

Thank Gen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there right as they opened at 11 yesterday. Could have sat anywhere we wanted. I had the pulled pork lunch sandwich and was really looking forward to the fries. The booth we sat in was very uncomfortable. They had added padding to the...More

Thank farmgirl61452
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge portions of deliciousness! A little pricey, but you get so much food! Get there early because it gets CROWDED! Love Lottwatta Creek!

Thank Natalie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the meatloaf, potatoes & gravy, beans. Almost Grandma's! Was traveling so didn't know what to do with left over... They through in some bread and had sandwiches the next day for our round of golf.

Thank Roger L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorites. Have not been here for several months. Figured I would review this visit usually this place would of been perfect but not tonight. They have great menu friendly staff and easy location by St Clair Square just off highway....More

1  Thank TarisTravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I went to lunch at Lotawata this week. I had been there once about ten years ago. She recommended the smoked turkey salad. So, I ordered it too. OMG! I was not prepared for the enormous size of the salad. It was...More

Thank lynclarke
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Coming home after a Cards game and decided to stop in Fairview Heights. We got the Nachos for an appetizer. I got the fish and chips, which were awesome, and the side salad which was amazing. It all comes in large portions so be careful....More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Good food, and the staff was great. No waiting, and the food service was quicker than was expecting. Try if, you'll see!!

1  Thank Anthony F
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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.
16 July 2016|
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Response from Jacobim_70 | Reviewed this property |
Reservations are not taken; this is according to their website's FAQ page.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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