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Big Bowl Schaumburg

1950 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173-5159
847-517-8881
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Ranked #23 of 276 Restaurants in Schaumburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
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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Palatine, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Have tried this place- and uneven would be a very good description. Service can be pretty bad- busy place, but inattentive. Food is ok, nothing special. Wish I could give a better review.

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Machesney Park, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

On our way out of Schaumburg we stopped at Big Bowl for lunch. We had a cup of pho for an appetizer. It was so delicious. We had two Thai dishes that were fabulous. It is a great change of pace. The service is excellent too.

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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127 reviews 127 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We had a business lunch there, it was fine for that. Everyone seemed to like their food, I had the shrimp pad thai and it wasn't my favorite, but the calamari and potstickers were very good.

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I probably eat at Big Bowl once a month. They have a good variety of Asian food on the menu and my kids enjoy it as well. The calamari, thai peanut noodles and egg rolls are great appetizers. The Shrimp Pad Thai is one of my favorites dishes. The Bangkok Shrimp and Scallops is also recommended

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

It was one of the great places i visited during my US visit . Very good service and reasonable prices but it was lacking in vegetarian options

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Chicago, Illinois
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134 reviews 134 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Big Bowl is pretty predictable. Good quality Chinese and Thai food with slightly higher prices than they should probably have. Portion sizes are huge (except on their potsticker and dumpling appetizers), service is good (they comped us two free desserts when our order took to long to come out of the kitchen) and I like anywhere that accepts reservations and... More 

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Odenthal, Germany
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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I ate at Big Bowl twice this week. Once with a large group from work and then tonight with my wife. The food and service on both nights were great. Dinner at Big Bowl is always a treat. I wish there was one near us in NH.

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Elgin, Illinois
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99 reviews 99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It had been a while since I was to this restaurant and I'm so glad I returned. There are lots of choices that are made to order, or you can make your own and they cook it for you. I had the Mongolian beef with brown rice and it was delicious. Portions are good size. Pork Potstickers were our appetizer... More 

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Great food and atmosphere! Love the concept of choosing your own veggies and giving your bowl of veggies to the chef to cook up for you. You could literally eat here numerous times each week and have a different "healthy" dish every time. There are also traditional menu items to order, if you choose. Must visit this place!!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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135 reviews 135 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I had never eaten at this location and had lunch with buddies and enjoyed this place. I had the Hot and Sour soup and a rice dish and both were very good and everyone enjoyed this lunch.

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Additional Information about Big Bowl Schaumburg

Address: 1950 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173-5159
Phone Number: 847-517-8881
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Schaumburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Thai

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