Wow Bao

Wow Bao

Dumpling Restaurant and Asian Restaurant
Water Tower Pl. (600 E Grand Ave.), Chicago, IL 60611, United States
Hours:
Closed until 8:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 8:30 AM–9:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–7:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
No
7.7/10

Based on 164 votes

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    Kevin L.
    Don't forget to show the cashier your check in for a free bao(4 Tips)
    Patrice Y.
    The BBQ pork baos may be my favorite!(3 Tips)
    Stephanie S.
    Two bao combo is the way to go.(3 Tips)
    Kate R.
    The thai curry chicken was my fave, but all of them taste great.(6 Tips)

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  • free bao
  • BBQ pork
  • Mongolian beef
  • bao combo
  • coconut custard bao
  • chicken curry
  • Thai curry
  • good for a quick meal
  • desserts
  • great value
  • spicy food
  • ginger ale
  • frozen yogurt
  • green tea
  • casual
  • family-friendly
  • buns
  • quinoa
  • Asian salad
  • ice cream
  • Apeksha S.

    Thai chicken curry bao is the best, I also liked the kung pao chicken bao. They also have dessert baos.

    Apeksha Shenoy · 1 day ago
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  • Jonathan S.

    I've always loved the Mongolian bowl. And the bao too.

    Jonathan Stegall · 3 weeks ago
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  • G K.

    El de teriyaki chicken y el de chocolote son una delicia, no dejen de probar

    G KЯUZ · March 31
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  • Sam W.

    Great for a quick bite just inside the entrance to Water Tower Place.

    Sam Wakim · March 8
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  • Ricky K.

    bbq pork bao is the way to go

    Ricky Kim · February 27
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  • Global H.

    BBQ Pork Bao is excellent. Thai Curry Chicken Bao is just okay.

    Global Highlander · February 12
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  • Wow Bao

    As a show of thanks for checking in to Wow Bao via Foursquare, please show this message to the cashier and receive a free bao when you buy one

    Wow Bao · January 8
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  • Rono

    I could eat these things til I explode. Delicious, I love them.

    Rono · October 9, 2014
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  • Eric M.

    The bao are great but don't sleep on the bowls.

    Eric Munn · September 26, 2014
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  • Miles H.

    Thai Curry Chicken Bao is to practically absolutely die for! Soft, moist, hot, and flavorful! Their ginger soda and ice cream is pretty top notch as well!

    Miles Hungsberg-Perzewski · August 8, 2014
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  • Time Out Chicago

    The “wow” factor at this take-out joint dedicated to bao (steamed Asian dumplings) could be anything Read more

    Time Out Chicago · August 2, 2014
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  • Wow Bao

    Thank you for checking in to Wow Bao on Foursquare. Show your checkin to the cashier and get a free bao when you buy one #BOGO

    Wow Bao · June 10, 2014
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  • Ashley R.

    Thai chicken curry

    Ashley Rossol · May 30, 2014
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  • Brian N.

    Nice bao! I really wish you guys were on the Freebie app. Check it out: www.freebieapp.com

    Brian Ng · January 29, 2014
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  • Ashley C.

    This is so delicious and cheap. Mongolian beef is legit spicy.

    Ashley C · December 29, 2013
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  • Ted C.

    Visited location in Water Tower Place for quick lunch Chicken Asian salad and Boa. I say try it you will like it. Later in week also had lunch at location 1 blk from Macy's downtown store.

    Ted Coppock · November 8, 2013
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  • Jennie

    The spicy pork bao!

    Jennie · August 28, 2013
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  • Ping L.

    The coconut custard bao is delicious!

    Ping Lee · August 13, 2013
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  • Ping L.

    Try all the meat bao. My favorite is the spicy Mongolian beef and chicken teriyaki. Their ginger ale is really ginger-y and spicy!

    Ping Lee · August 13, 2013
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  • Melanie M.

    Cocunut custard is a tasty treat if you have a bit of a sweet tooth.

    Melanie Moore · July 19, 2013
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  • Arnas K.

    Refuses to honor foursquare check in specials.

    Arnas Klevin · July 1, 2013
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  • Anja H.

    They have hidden seating upstairs.

    Anja Harris · January 31, 2013
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  • Stephanie S.

    Two bao combo is the way to go. Kung pao chicken is an explosion of flavors hot and spicy up in your mouth!! Thai curry is just ok.

    Stephanie Schultz · December 27, 2012
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  • Curvatude

    BOGO quinoa bowls, free baos & free froyo! The best company to ck in with & receive texts from!

    Curvatude · October 16, 2012
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  • Benson B.

    Get the Bao Combo. Good deal!

    Benson Bird · September 14, 2012
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  • Joshua B.

    Qinoa bowl with cabbage & thai curry is great!! And i dont feel guilty afterwards like i do when i have a rice bowl.

    Joshua Berrios · July 31, 2012
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  • Dan I.

    $1.69 for that small soda. No Thanks.

    Dan I · July 31, 2012
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  • kellie p.

    Try teriyaki bao soooo good

    kellie pinedo · June 6, 2012
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  • Jahaira V.

    I got a bow free. That was amazing :)

    Jahaira Vázquez · April 22, 2012
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  • Jason G.

    EAT the BBQ pork bai

    Jason Gilmore · March 30, 2012
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  • LDL

    The best buns in Chicago!

    LDL · March 18, 2012
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  • London L.

    The coco bao is the best! (That's what I meant to say before lol.)

    London Lockhart · February 16, 2012
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  • London L.

    The coco boa is the best!!!

    London Lockhart · February 16, 2012
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  • shylo

    The veggie bowl with quinoa tastes farty. Pass on it.

    shylo · January 24, 2012
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  • Sleepless I.

    The pumpkin bao are amazing!

    Sleepless In Chicago · December 5, 2011
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  • Kris P.

    Limited Wow Bao menu here. No noodles for their bowls. Boo!

    Kris Petersen · December 3, 2011
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  • Brad K.

    Get the six pack. You can never have too many Bao.

    Brad K · November 11, 2011
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  • Hasan T.

    Teriyaki Chicken Bao is definitely a must-eat!

    Hasan Tahsin · October 31, 2011
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  • Dustin M.

    The froyo is delicious and a great value compared to nearby yogurt shops.

    Dustin McQuary · October 27, 2011
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  • Sean R.

    the mongolian beef bao is a little spicy. bbq pork is awesome

    Sean Riordan · September 21, 2011
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  • Serena L.

    The Mongolian Beef bao was really good! Read more

    Serena Liu · September 20, 2011
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  • Jessica M.

    Try the GREEN TEA!! Yum!!

    Jessica M · September 13, 2011
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  • Jose

    Go cabbage for a healthier meal

    Jose · August 20, 2011
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  • Gani G.

    Little portions. Neither American nor Asian people can feel full after eating a bowl...

    Gani Goral · August 2, 2011
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  • Lee W.

    Go with a friend. Try all the Bao!

    Lee West · August 2, 2011
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  • Todor K.

    Couldn't decide betweet Thai Curry Chicken or BBQ Pork so I went with both.

    Todor Krecu · June 12, 2011
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  • Todor K.

    Delicious fro-yo with your choice of syrup.

    Todor Krecu · June 12, 2011
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  • Abbi L.

    Breakfast bao combo: two bao and a coffee ... recommend sausage egg bao

    Abbi Lochmandy · May 3, 2011
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  • Darin W.

    Free bao rocks!

    Darin Wike · March 14, 2011
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  • Andrew K.

    BBQ pork FTW.

    Andrew Kunesh · February 21, 2011
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