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“If you are craving for Chinese food, you may come here for a quick fix ...” 3 of 5 stars
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Big Bowl
12649 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55305
952-797-9888
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Ranked #6 of 76 Restaurants in Minnetonka
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Asian, Eclectic, International, Pacific Rim
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Ridgedale Dr
Description: There’s really only one place for authentic Chinese and Thai–and that’s Big Bowl. It all begins with the highest quality ingredients–naturally raised chicken and beef, heirloom pork, sustainable seafood and produce grown locally. Because Big Bowl believes that the best food is made from scratch, you can taste big, bold layers of flavors in every dish, from the curries right down to the dipping sauces. Everyone raves about the pad Thai, our spicy dishes that are truly hot, and our create-your-own stir-fry–and for good reason. Every element adds up to big taste and takes our food to another level, be it a fresh squeeze of lime, fragrant herbs or the seared Thai chilies. Big Bowl is so big on authentic flavors that even the ginger ale is made with fresh ginger root–from scratch, of course.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
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“If you are craving for Chinese food, you may come here for a quick fix ...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

But, don't expect authentic Chinese food here. Their food tends to be heavy and spicy. They don't offer many varieties of food. The service is okay.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Big Bowl name is justified”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Lost of choices even for vegetarians to get their dinner with sumptuous quantity and taste. It may be crowded on weekdays too so plan for an extra time .

Visited October 2013
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Tasty asian food, good ambiance”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Big Bowl in Ridgeldale Minnetonka was bustling with activity.
We were given a pager and had to wait about 25 minutes to get a seat, which was not bad coz we strolled around checking out various stores in the mall.
The servers were great and suggested nice hot n spicy food for my indian palate.
Overall the food was great and priced slightly over what i would have expected.
The decor was great, and filled with energy. I did not order anything from the bar.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Mound, Minnesota
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“Always fresh.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Love their food, always fresh, reasonably priced. Nice variety on the menu. I love the choose your own stir fry bar.

Visited May 2013
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“Check Your Bill”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Visiting Big Bowl was worth it. Service was Quick, food was great and the atmosphere. Except when our server was trying to rip us off by adding $20 extra that we din't order.

Visited May 2013
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