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Big Bowl Noodle House

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428 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-5505
+1 814-867-1534
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“noodles” (8 reviews)
“hor fun” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Vegetarian Friendly
428 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-5505
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Simple and delicious food. Tastes authentic Chinese. They take only cash and no cards. Menu is quite elaborate and it serves for all kinds including vegetarian. Their quantity is quite huge and I see lot of people either waste food or pack back. Good, authentic...More

1  Thank Avighna2015
Reviewed March 3, 2018

My daughter likes noodles. Somehow right across from her dorm, she had not visited here. I suggested to check it out. I had a Thai chicken dish, she had Pork stir fry with rice noodles, and my husband had Ho Fun Chicken. The dishes were...More

Thank TimandTony91011
Reviewed October 5, 2017

This place clearly is geared towards the student crowd. A sizable menu of dishes, most of them taste pretty much the same. And the taste is not bad, and the portions are large. The place is popular, so if you order a take-out you may...More

Thank Dmitri K
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

It has all of the things you want it when hungry. A variety of food options, efficient waiting time, standard price point. Most dishes are good,almost all portions are above average. * it is a semi self-service in terms of getting drinks and order-eat-and go.

Thank Lining T
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

I usually have one meal per week at big bowl noodle. An Taiwanese own the store and they're very friendly. They have several daily specials for you to choose. Prices for all dishes fall around 6-8 dollars without tax. The dish is about 9 inch...More

1  Thank Lin G
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

The food here is generous in portion size and is good in quality. The menu has a better-than-average number and breadth of choices. This is my daughters favorite Chinese downtown; she's in her 3rd year at PSU. I had my usual when I eat Asian...More

Thank esrtraveler
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

It's not fancy, but the food was very tasty. Had the standard chicken noodle bowl. Large potion, not too salty. The place was crowded, but the line moved quickly. Would definitely recommend if you like Asian noodle dishes.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Authentic Chinese food with great variety. Couple of dishes we tried were as good as we had in New York Chinatown.

Thank kawaii5
Reviewed October 17, 2016

My college son kept raving about this place so we went there for lunch during parent's visit weekend. It opened at 12pm- we got there at 11:55 and it was very dark and looked like it was not going to open. A bunch of people...More

Thank wmom88
Reviewed August 17, 2016

No frills Chinese cafeteria type place. There's no table service, you order your dish, take a number and a tray and listen for them to call your order. The food is above average. I've had several dishes and never had anything bad. One notable thing...More

Thank Electraglide2005
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Sherri B
April 25, 2016|
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No. You order and pick up at a counter. All of the food is made to order.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-5505
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-867-1534
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