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Ttowa

161 W. Wing st, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
847 749 4493
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Price range: $8 - $18
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Cuisines: Korean
Description: Ttowa specializes in Korean dumplings, complimented by homemade dipping sauces. We’re a family owned restaurant with over 14 years in the restaurant business. We’re the previous owners of Ttowa Dumpling House in Morton Grove, IL. Come visit our *new* location in the downtown Arlington Heights area.
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Description: Ttowa specializes in Korean dumplings, complimented by homemade dipping sauces. We’re a family owned restaurant with over 14 years in the restaurant business. We’re the previous owners of Ttowa Dumpling House in Morton Grove, IL. Come visit our *new* location in the downtown Arlington Heights area.
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Marathon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Couldn't ask for a better dining experience. Decided to try this restaurant and went with my 2 children. Upon entering we were greeted in a very friendly manner and promptly seated. Atmosphere is clean, cozy and inviting. Our waiter made several suggestions which we ordered and were not disappointed. The wings were outstanding, best I have ever had. The rice... More

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Chicago
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I can't believe I haven't made my review of this restaurant on TA yet because we've been there a few times. I have to thank a friend of mine who lives in Arlington Heights and told us about this place. Let me just say that I've been to many Korean restaurants, and this is by far the best one I've... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Super friendly server, didnt rush us. Food came quick and tasty. Just a note the food seems Korean-Americanized - yet it is still tasty. Got the Chicken Kalbi and the flavor reminded me of homemade Filipino bbq with a slight twist of spice. YUM!! Also got the sweet wine and that was definitely tasty as well! A couple items were... More

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Mokena, Illinois, USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Everything is fantastic. Just like everyone said. First time here get the bulgogi is amazing. And the grilled short ribs are awesome. Go for the tofu seafood soup! Even the service is fast, efficient and quality personality. I'll be back!

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Davenport, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Ordered the Bulgogi and Bibimpa. Was expecting to love the bulgogi much more, the bibimpa was a back up 2nd dish that we were sharing family style. We got the bulgogi grilled, came with some type of mashed rice goop with the meat in the center of the dish. The bibimpa turned out to be the best choice of the... More

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Barrington, Illinois
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75 reviews 75 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Four of us got together for a change of pace "Girls Nite Out". Delicious Korean! The best thing we did was let our server make suggestions for both the starters and entrees. Several of the appetizers recommended didn't sound as good as they tasted--who wants a rice appetizer? Well, now we all want them! Short ribs were great as well... More

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Prompt and friendly service. Food is great, try some of the OB beer too! If you take out instead of eating in, the food is equally well made.

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Chicago, Illinois
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198 reviews 198 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Went with a Korean friend who said they are similar to dumplings at home. Quite a variety! Cute little place with very friendly owners. If you want to try Korean Dumplings, this is a good place to start.

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Healdsburg, CA
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107 reviews 107 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Ttowa (pronounced DOH-wa) is a lovely place to eat. One block from the train station on a side street, it's offers attractive decor and excellent service at a reasonable price. The menu is small, but the portions are ample and presented nicely. It being my first time, I asked for a suggestion. Sam Gyup Sal, I was told, was a... More

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

My husband and I have been here at least five times now because it is so good! Whenever we have visitors we always take them to Ttowa. The staff are wonderful (they even remember us!), the food is perfect, the atmosphere is nice, and the beer/liquor selection is good. This is our absolute favorite place in the area!

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