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Ttowa

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161 W. Wing st, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
847 749 4493
Today
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Ttowa specializes in Korean dumplings, complimented by homemade dipping...
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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  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Just ok

This is my 2nd time visiting this restaurant with friends. The owners are nice people and they take pride in their establishment. However, I have been eating Korean food for close to 20 years. I used to work for a Korean boss who took us out to eat many times. While the quality of the food is... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
Suzanne S
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Palatine, Illinois, United States
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Palatine, Illinois, United States
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This is my 2nd time visiting this restaurant with friends. The owners are nice people and they take pride in their establishment. However, I have been eating Korean food for close to 20 years. I used to work for a Korean boss who took us out to eat many times. While the quality of the food is good here, it... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I just recently discovered this restaurant which is almost on my doorstep. The restaurant was reviewed on Check Please in October, to much enthusiasm from all participants. My first piece of advice is to tell the server what you like (spicy, medium, mild), and that you are a novice or seasoned eater of Korean food, and if you are a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This was my first Korean restaurant experience, and a very nice one it was. The day was unseasonably cold and immediately upon seating a cup of tea was delivered to the table. Waitress was very helpful in navigating the menu. I particularly liked the Chicken bun and Spicy Chicken rice bowl. The seafood noodle soup was not to my taste,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is the best Korean food in the Northwest suburbs. Great food and great service!!! Will be back again. A must try for everyone who likes different ethnic food. The Korean wings and the "taco chicken" were amazing for our meat eaters which includes a 7 & 8 year old. The veggie pots tickers were awesome too...gave us a free... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Wow! What a great meal my family had at TTowa the day before Thanksgiving. My wife, adventurous10 year old twins and 81 year old mother decided to dine here after my mom saw it on a local food show and we were not disappointed. We started out our meal with two appetizers. One was their version of a duck or... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My wife and I ate at TTowa on Thursday night with family. The food was very good and the service was great. We all split three appetizers and the entrees. It wasn't busy on Thursday night. We all enjoyed the meal. We will return.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My wife and I went based on the TV show "Check Please" reviews. We were seated quickly and within a few minutes placed our order. I must take pause here to say the food is fresh "HOT" meaning very warm and seasoned just right for us. We are planning a return trip to try more offerings soon! I've included some... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

If you are reading this review, take a minute to out me on pause for a minute. Call TTOWA now and make a reservation! You must get in for dinner at the downtown Arlington Heights gem! TTOWA is out of this world. The service is fantastic and food is phenomenal. The owner makes his way to almost every table, every... More 

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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

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
19 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 161 W. Wing st, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: 847 749 4493

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 18
  • Cuisine: 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.
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?