Big Bowl

Big Bowl

Asian Restaurant
1950 E Higgins Rd (at Frontage Rd), Schaumburg, IL 60173, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 11:30 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:30 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:30 AM–9:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Drinks:
Beer, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Big Bowl Chinese and Thai Restaurants: distinctive in cuisine, vibrant in design, committed to earth-friendly practices, sustainable, local, seasonal products.

8.3/10

Based on 151 votes

People like this place

Total Visitors
3,586
Total Visits
5,980
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  • What you need to know
    Lisa S.
    The Crispy Garlic Tofu & Fresh Ginger Ale are to die for!!!(8 Tips)
    Deanna L.
    Steak and noodles is my fav dish!(2 Tips)
    jenny
    get the homemade ginger ale.(2 Tips)
    Olga F.
    Delicious seasonal sangria.(2 Tips)
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  • ginger ale
  • sangria
  • spicy food
  • tea
  • chicken
  • panang curry
  • Kung Pao dishes
  • great value
  • family-friendly
  • pale ales
  • teriyaki
  • pad Thai
  • calamari
  • noodles
  • lemonade
  • ribs
  • beef
  • shrimp
  • tofu
  • good for dates
  • Bryan G.

    Great food. Decent prices. The Mongolian beef is amazing. Ask for fried rice. It's only $1 extra. However, mixed drinks are bland.

    Bryan Gatlin · March 22
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  • Vijay N.

    The lettuce wrap with fried tofu is awesome !

    Vijay Nagaraj · September 27, 2014
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  • Nicholas K.

    Yum! Yum! Ordering food with no oil too! Steamed with sauce on side! Keeping it healthy while eating out!

    Nicholas Kuzmiak · September 12, 2014
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  • American Business Language Academy C.

    SBAC NW Chapter Happy Hour! Already enjoying my ginger ale! 😃

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  • Mohammed H.

    Awesome ambience and spicy food!

    Mohammed Hassan-Ali · July 30, 2014
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  • Melissa M.

    The food was amazing! A little pricy but worth it since the portions are huge!

    Melissa Matke · June 29, 2014
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  • Big Bowl

    Enter to win a $250 gift card in our Earth Day Facebook Sweepstakes! http://woobox.com/vzud4e Exp 4/22/14 12P CST.

    Big Bowl · April 15, 2014
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  • Erik R.

    Phenomenal restaurant, the chicken stir fry is delicious, excellent atmosphere and service. Sapporo on tap! They also do carry-out.

    Erik Rowley · March 4, 2014
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  • Rob E.

    Jessica is the best.

    Rob Entzminger · February 9, 2014
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  • Lettuce Entertain You

    Get rewarded at Big Bowl! Earn points on every purchase toward meals, trips & wine. Ask your server about the Lettuce Entertain You Frequent Diner Club. Read more

    Lettuce Entertain You · January 29, 2014
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  • Chris B.

    Try the new tea braised ribs, they are awesome!!!

    Chris Brown · September 29, 2013
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  • Olga F.

    Delicious seasonal sangria.

    Olga F · August 26, 2013
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  • Juliana M.

    The food is excellent! Fresh and healthy also reasonably priced. Try fresh squeezed lemonade : sooo refreshing at this time of the year!

    Juliana Matsekh · June 26, 2013
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  • Deanna L.

    Usually I ALWAYS get Steak and Noodles - no peppers - which is amazing but today I wanted a change. I got the Sesame Chicken (no peppers) and it too, was AMAZING!!! Highly recommend!!! Yum, Yum!!!!

    Deanna Lopez · June 1, 2013
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  • Michelle S.

    Get the hibiscus tea or ginger ale

    Michelle Swank · April 15, 2013
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  • Michelle S.

    Try the shrimp summer rolls and anything Kung pao

    Michelle Swank · April 15, 2013
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  • Awilda P.

    Kimchi soup rocks!

    Awilda Prignano · March 9, 2013
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  • Matthew H.

    Tasty food but be aware, portions are very American: LARGE! Excellent service from Alex rec'ed today!

    Matthew Hall · February 15, 2013
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  • Deanna L.

    Steak and noodles is my fav dish! Potstickers are great too!

    Deanna Lopez · February 2, 2013
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  • Arielle S.

    Farm to table, organic, vegetarian-fed... I'm in!

    Arielle S. · November 25, 2012
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  • Lisa S.

    The Crispy Garlic Tofu & Fresh Ginger Ale are to die for!!!

    Lisa Strylowski · September 17, 2012
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  • jenny

    get the homemade ginger ale. mmmm so good!

    jenny · September 12, 2012
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  • Bernadette

    The new cherry bomb shrimp!! Yum yum yum

    Bernadette · September 7, 2012
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  • Vicki H.

    The homemade ginger ale is great but no refills??? Seriously, $3.50 a glass.

    Vicki Hill · August 31, 2012
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  • Scott B.

    Calamari was great and plenty for two people. Pad Thai was OK, had better from hole in the wall Thai restaurant in Elgin.

    Scott Brunsting · July 14, 2012
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  • Amanda S.

    Try the Pineapple Sangria - Refreshing, light, delicious, dangerous!

    Amanda Sprick · June 10, 2012
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  • Jimi H.

    Not a great restaurant for a party greater than four people.

    Jimi Hendricks · June 3, 2012
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  • Doug A.

    Great service from Jason when I was sitting at the sidebar!

    Doug Artus · May 20, 2012
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  • Leah B.

    Food is good but not great. The have a gluten free menu but it is very limited. Service is mediocre at best.

    Leah Beeson · April 29, 2012
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  • Jessica P.

    Don't get the pad thai. Ginger ale is good though.

    Jessica Patel · April 13, 2012
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  • American Business Language Academy C.

    Look for Michael, he's our server (";)

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  • American Business Language Academy C.

    Ginger ale.... Refreshing! (";)

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  • American Business Language Academy C.

    Egg rolls with the mustard sesame sauce.... (";)

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  • Laura D.

    Steak and noodles is the best. Ask for it spicy!

    Laura Duncan · February 16, 2012
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  • Missy G.

    3 by 3's before 6p in the bar m-f are fab. Try a Jasmine tea too

    Missy Graf · January 4, 2012
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  • Jeff U.

    Got the potstickers for the 3rd check-in loyalty special. This place is always solid and consistent. Food is great and service is top notch. Mmmmmmmmmmm, Sapporo.

    Jeff U · January 3, 2012
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  • American Business Language Academy C.

    Our waiter Sabino kept recommending the mango cheesecake for dessert..... It is divine! :))

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  • American Business Language Academy C.

    Egg rolls are delicious! :))

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  • American Business Language Academy C.

    Loyalty specials are real!

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  • Juliette L.

    Pomegranate passion white sangria is yummy!!!

    Juliette Llanito · November 20, 2011
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  • John S.

    The Green Line Pale Ale goes great with the spicy thai chicken noodles.

    John Sorensen · August 4, 2011
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  • Lily N.

    Their chicken lettuce wrap is amazing and the green tea ginger ale is delicious!

    Lily N · July 31, 2011
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  • Dominik S.

    Try the seasonal sangria.

    Dominik Szewczyk · June 5, 2011
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  • Jay N.

    Marginal food, subpar service

    Jay Noh · May 20, 2011
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  • Samantha G.

    Crunchy chicken is the best! They give big military discount too.

    Samantha Guasta · May 17, 2011
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  • Billie M.

    If you're a vegetarian ask for their Vegetarian Menu, there's Hidden meat in the vegetable dishes on the regular menu

    Billie Moffett · March 28, 2011
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  • Fabio H.

    Teriyaki shrimp fried rice is the best.

    Fabio Higa · March 6, 2011
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  • Melodie C.

    The Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps are faaantastic! Also, love the Panang Curry Chicken

    Melodie Clemens · December 29, 2010
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  • Stephanie H.

    House-made green tea ginger ale. Refreshing and a really unique taste - definitely a must-do.

    Stephanie Hardiman Simon · December 27, 2010
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  • Lindsey S.

    The Pad Thai's fresh and light - a nice change. Yum!

    Lindsey Smith · November 27, 2010
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