We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

Travelers' Choice
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Details

PRICE RANGE
$5 - $60
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Barbecue, American
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
View all details
meals, features, about
Reviews (111)
Filter reviews
111 results
Traveler rating
76
20
9
6
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
76
20
9
6
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews catfish hush puppies ribs fries steak taco salad all you can eat service was excellent green beans minute wait menu items huge portions great place to eat won t leftovers servings slaw
Sort and selected filters
Sort FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed February 2, 2022

I have been to FC about a half dozen times. Most of the times I had to wait, some I did not. I ordered different items and I would rate most as average. I ordered the pork tenderloin and it tasted like fish. I'll probably...go back but won't order that again. Ribs are pretty good. How do you mess up fried Sysco catfish.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed October 19, 2021 via mobile

Will not visit this area without visiting this restaurant. One of my favorites in SW Missouri. Catfish fillets can be all you can eat or 3 piece. Unless you have a big appetite, get the 3. Normally not a fry person, but love there's. Seasoned...and crispy. Hush puppies are tasty and slaw is sweet and delicious. Never had a meal I didn't like. FYI, ice tea unsweetened is great.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed September 15, 2021 via mobile

Awesome food & service!! Huge portions and so, so good! Their catfish is my absolute favorite but my hubby loves the burgers, chicken and nachos the best!

Date of visit: July 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed September 11, 2021

got the shrimp; so-so. fried chicken; not good. prime rib (tough). I won't go back. Over-rated. Very loud echoy not pleasant

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed July 31, 2021 via mobile

Food was delicious. Got the fried catfish, fries, slaw, and hush puppies. This is the second time going here. Lots of food. Fried breaded shrimp was delicious. A little on the pricey side. Service was great and people were friendly.

Date of visit: July 2021
Helpful?1  
Reviewed June 14, 2021 via mobile

Our family of 8 had dinner there and we all enjoyed our choices. The portions were more than enough, most of us took half home, and the service was excellent.

Date of visit: June 2021
Helpful?1  
Reviewed June 14, 2021 via mobile

We have eaten at this restaurant many times always ordering chicken. We have never been disappointed until yesterday when we decided to try some other menu items. I ordered a prime rib sandwich. The roll was dry. There was very little meat and even less...cheese. A total Zero. My wife ordered a taco salad. The meat had no flavor and the half she brought home she threw in the trash. Finally she ordered a piece of chocolate cake to go. It was small and not worth the $4.99 we were charged. Her words “ I should have just got a chocolate donut at Duncan across the parkway lot. I will say this, Kiley was a great server, the food just sucked.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Helpful?1  
Reviewed May 23, 2021 via mobile

We went for lunch and we all had a mix of things . We had the fried green tomatoes. They were good but could have been crispier. I had the blackened chicken and it was alright but not anything special. The okra was great. Chicken...fried steak was good. My sis liked her burger. The waitress was a little pushy but lightened up. I probably wouldn’t eat here again but I didn’t like or dislike it.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed May 5, 2021 via mobile

My husband and I went on a Sunday afternoon thinking it would be busy. They said 25-30 minute wait. It was only 15 minutes. Our waitress was nice and attentive. My husband ordered all you can eat fried chicken and they kept it coming. I...had Brisket. It was all so very good! Try the Mexican mayo corn....yum!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Helpful?1  
Reviewed May 1, 2021 via mobile

Once again we came to lunch at flat creek and found it consistently excellent! There were six people in our lunch party and we were happily greeted, seated and served with smiles. I hate all you can eat catfish and chicken and it was excellent....Others in our party had brisket and other menu items and love them. Always willing to come back for a good meal here.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Helpful?1  
Reviewed April 27, 2021

We were seated in the bar. No problem, however, this was the break room, training room, and forgotten patrons room. No big deal, right???? I guess But the training manager should have been kinder to the kid he was training. His attitude left a bad...taste in our mouth. Food took a long time to arrive. I decided last minute I would also like a house salad. That freaked everyone out, it because a huge deal to the staff. We had rib dinner, chicken fried steak dinner, and fish dinner. Not one single thing on any of our plates was hot. Green beans were cold, not even warm. Sauce on the ribs was refrigerator cold. French fries were luke warm. Gravy was barely warm Drove 60+ miles to try this place out-never againMore

Date of visit: April 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed March 24, 2021 via mobile

Today enjoyed a late lunch at Flat Creek. It was the first time to dine there. Right away had a friendly greeting from hostess and taken to our table. The waiter Tanner was great. He answered all of our menu questions and was prompt with...refills. He made our experience very enjoyable. The food came out of the kitchen pretty quickly. Everything was fresh and hot. I had the chicken fried steak. It was very good. The Mac and cheese was good. I also tried the Cajun corn on the cob. I would recommend trying it. The other person had a catfish basket. They said the catfish was crispy and very good. Both meals had huge servings that will make for leftovers. I can see why Flat Creek is a popular place.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed March 23, 2021

I have been to Flat Creek in Republic, MO at least a dozen times and have never had anything that wasn’t exceptional. I’m not a big fish eater but they have the best Fried Catfish I’ve ever had. I probably get it every other visit....I have enjoyed their chicken, bbq, and sandwiches. If your hungry try their 1 lb sandwich. It’s 1/2 lb of bbq brisket and 1/2 lb of pulled pork. You won’t go away hungry.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed February 24, 2021

Give credit where credit is due. Lisa, our server was very good. We had the catfish plate. Catfish was just ok. Our local rural deli has better catfish. The rest of the plate was fries, a thimble of cole slaw and hushpuppies so crusted and...hard they should be used in spring training. We ordered beer only to find out our first 3 choices were out of stock. We had heard how great this restaurant was. Very disappointed.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed February 14, 2021 via mobile

This place is wonderful. The atmosphere is awesome as well as the food. You definitely won’t leave hungry. I had the fried catfish. The fillets were huge and perfectly done. I saw several other orders come out, chicken fried steak, steaks, prime rib and all...looked excellent. Check them out “online”. Their photos don’t lie. Republic is not on the “main drag” which is I-44, but it’s definitely worth the side trip.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Helpful?
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
AmericInn by Wyndham Republic
256 reviews
.60 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites
172 reviews
8.12 miles away
WoodSpring Suites Springfield
89 reviews
8.14 miles away
Best Western Plus Springfield Airport Inn
1,510 reviews
8.24 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Heady BBQ Company
91 reviews
.28 miles away
Rocco's Italian Kitchen
64 reviews
.78 miles away
The Black Lab Coffee Company
22 reviews
.32 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield
341 reviews
2.70 miles away
Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park
565 reviews
8.38 miles away
Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden
219 reviews
8.22 miles away
The World's Largest Fork
207 reviews
8.10 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Eva M
November 28, 2019|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from JBillyM | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know the answer your question I am in Istanbul Turkey at the moment. And she just call the restaurant and ask their price.
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Flat Creek - Republic

Yes, Flat Creek - Republic offers takeout services.

Flat Creek - Republic is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4