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Big Bowl Schaumburg

1950 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173-5159
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Ranked #28 of 271 Restaurants in Schaumburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Thai
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Hwy 53/290 and Higgins
Transit: Schaumburg Pace station 1/4 mile north west of the restaurant. Trolley service to/from Woodfield Mall available.
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English first
Mishawaka, Indiana, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Get the Chicken Pad Thai with Pomegranate Ginger Ale...best meal I have had in a while. Also, the only Vegetable Dumplings I have ever liked were made here.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Try their specialty items on the menu. Great food and not expensive at all. Located right at the shopping area. Children friendly. Great ginger made lemonade.

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Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We have been going to Big Bowls pretty much since it opened. We stopped in this past Friday night and were extremely disappointed! Service was terrible, the food had been sitting around before it was served. Most troubling was the bartender! We were up charged during happy hour & and he clearly did it on purpose! He poured the wine... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Restaurant was pleasant and nice. Food was fresh and well prepared! Although sake was a bit weird- served cold and diluted like martini. Overall good place to eat.

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Went to big bowl for a date recently and was impressed. The food was good, the service was quick, and the atmosphere was relaxing. We opted for the outdoor seating and were seated immediately. The food was brought out within 8-10minutes of ordering and the staff was very attentive. I would defiantly recommend Big bowl to anyone looking for a... More

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Yes, it is located in the suburbs and it is part of a chain, but you would never know it. The service from the time you enter the door is impeccable. The decor is Chinese industrial chic - really cool. We had a drink at the bar and the bartender was attentive and skilled. Then to the table and good... More

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Came here with my spouse, had never heard of it and were very pleased. The staff was extremely friendly. They brought us a free first time sweet potato dumpling which was fabulous. I had the tofu pad thai which could of been spicier but that is my taste and they brought chili sauce. My spouse had the brothless ramen, it... More

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Midland, Michigan
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114 reviews 114 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I visited there in 2011 or so. I don't know if it is still nice, but it was amazing when we were there. The pot stickers are amazing. The pad thai was good too.

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Swansea, Illinois
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169 reviews 169 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Not a typical choice for me, but a work associate suggested it. I was game so off we went. No wait on a Monday evening, and plenty of room to be comfortable. Service started slow, but then hit their stride. Good coverage, nice delivery and timing, and plenty to eat. Many appetizers to chose from, a variety of main dishes,... More

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1,225 reviews 1,225 reviews
817 restaurant reviews
545 helpful votes 545 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This restaurant is located in the Streets of Woodfield area, which is across the street from the main Woodfield Shopping Mall. Big Bowl is part of the Lettuce Entertainment Restaurants group. I had lunch at Big Bowl with a business associate. Big Bowl has several different choices of Asian food. You can either order a plate from the menu or... More

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