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“Solid if predictable” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Big Bowl Asian Kitchen

Big Bowl Asian Kitchen
11915 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5662
703-787-8852
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Ranked #15 of 129 Restaurants in Reston
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Thai
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: The Reston Town Center.
Washington, DC
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33 restaurant reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Solid if predictable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

They have changed their menu recently and added a few new items - the cherry shrimp was great. Otherwise its where we go to have solid, fresh Asian food. Decor is lovely and upscale in keeping with Reston Town Center and the staff is always very good. Pricing is reasonable.

Visited March 2013
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NYC
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16 restaurant reviews
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“impersonal service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I waited a very long time for my food. The food was undercooked and laying in grease. My waitress then disappeared and I had to stop another waiter to ask for my check.

Visited March 2013
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Ithaca NY
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Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“for hearty appetities”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Choose your own stir-fry ingredients works well. The sauces we tried (from a wide selection) were quite good. Desserts not that great. Attentive service and fairly quick. It's popular so go early if you can. Noisy (despite the high ceiling), especially near the food prep area.

Visited April 2013
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Tampa, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“outstanding service from a foodie!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Waitress recommended a proper chinese dinner on a cold day that really hit the spot. Great noodle dish limited time offer, ready to go back for their fresh food!

Visited February 2013
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Herndon, Virginia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“this is a great restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is one of my favorite restaurants, vegetarian pad thai is my favorite. The restaurant is very busy, so it is best to make a reservation. Because it is always packed, it gets noisy sometimes. They have a gluten free menu and a vegetarian menu. It is a favorite with diverse groups because they serve curry and thai food.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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