Big Bowl

Big Bowl

Asian Restaurant
1950 E Higgins Rd (at Frontage Rd), Schaumburg, IL 60173, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:30 AM tomorrow (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
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 148 votes

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  • ginger ale
  • sangria
  • lettuce wraps
  • spicy food
  • pad Thai
  • Sapporo beer
  • good service
  • chicken
  • panang curry
  • Kung Pao dishes
  • great value
  • tea
  • good for dates
  • noodles
  • teriyaki
  • happy hour
  • calamari
  • tofu
  • farm to table
  • ribs
  • Melodie C.

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

    Melodie Clemens · December 29, 2010
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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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  • American Business Language Academy C.

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

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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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  • 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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  • Bernadette

    The new cherry bomb shrimp!! Yum yum yum

    Bernadette · September 7, 2012
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  • American Business Language Academy C.

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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Chris B.

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

    Chris Brown · September 29, 2013
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  • Awilda P.

    Kimchi soup rocks!

    Awilda Prignano · March 9, 2013
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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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  • 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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  • American Business Language Academy C.

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

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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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  • Juliette L.

    Pomegranate passion white sangria is yummy!!!

    Juliette Llanito · November 20, 2011
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  • Dominik S.

    Try the seasonal sangria.

    Dominik Szewczyk · June 5, 2011
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  • Matt H.

    Had the Pad Thai with Tofu. It was ok, but I like more noodles in my Pad Thai. Your paying extra for the atmosphere, not for the quality of food.

    Matt Helbig · August 1, 2010
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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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  • Rob E.

    Jessica is the best.

    Rob Entzminger · February 9, 2014
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • American Business Language Academy C.

    Loyalty specials are real!

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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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  • Jay N.

    Marginal food, subpar service

    Jay Noh · May 20, 2011
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  • Fabio H.

    Teriyaki shrimp fried rice is the best.

    Fabio Higa · March 6, 2011
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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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