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About Big Bowl - Edina

There’s really only one place for authentic Chinese and Thai–and that’s Big Bowl. It all begins with the highest quality ingredients–naturally raised chicken and beef, heirloom pork, sustainable seafood and produce grown locally. Because Big Bowl believes that the best food is made from scratch, you can taste big, bold layers of flavors in every dish, from the curries right down to the dipping sauces.

Everyone raves about the pad Thai, our spicy dishes that are truly hot, and our create-your-own stir-fry–and for good reason. Every element adds up to big taste and takes our food to another level, be it a fresh squeeze of lime, fragrant herbs or the seared Thai chilies.

Big Bowl is so big on authentic flavors that even the ginger ale is made with fresh ginger root–from scratch, of course.

3669 Galleria
Edina, MN 55435
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Chinese, Thai

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:15am - 4:30pm, Sunday: 11:30am - 4:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
69th Street and France Ave

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(952) 928-7888

Website:
http://www.bigbowl.com/

Catering:
No matter how big or small we have many options to choose from. Big Bowl has a separate catering menu and we can help you make you lunch, party, or any other occasion special. We offer delivery for parties of $200 or more. Call or email for additional information.

Parking Details:
The Galleria offers parking, covered parking, and a parking ramp at the opposite end of the mall.

Public Transit:
Big Bowl is within walking distance from the Southdale Mall bus stops.

Executive Chef:
Exec Chef Marc Bernard, Chef de Cuisine Angel Luna

Private Party Facilities:
Please contact Noah Atlas for any private dining inquiries.

Private Party Contact:
Noah Atlas: (952) 928-7888

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details


Celebrate at Big Bowl this Valentine’s Day! We’ll be offering a special three course Valentine’s Day Menu for Two that will be available from Friday, February 9 through Wednesday, February 14 for $45.95/couple. Our regular menus will also be available. Reservations recommended.

Big Bowl - Edina Ratings and Reviews

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food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.1

value

4.1

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Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (33)
Good for Birthdays (20)
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Spicy (17)
Good for a Date (15)
Special Occasion (14)
Healthy (14)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Good Vegetarian Options (13)
Kid-friendly (12)
Authentic (12)
Good for Groups (12)
Fun (12)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Comfort Food (9)
Tasting Menu (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Business Meals (6)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Cozy (5)
Romantic (5)
Vegan (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Notable Wine List (3)
People Watching (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Great Beer (1)
Organic (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

The food is great! I don't ever recall getting any food items that were unsatisfactory. I'm hooked on the stir fry bar. Service is very friendly and outgoing. By far my favorite restaurant.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Special Occasion
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 3 days ago

Big Bowl is always a great spot for lunch, dinner or happy hour

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 (Birmingham)·Dined 5 days ago

We were from out of town and found the food and service excellent !! Food was fresh and waiter explained everything so we could understand. The children ages 10-12 even enjoyed it.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Spicy, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Hot Spot, Healthy, Late-night Find
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 5 days ago

Everything was good. Felt a little cramped at a small 2 person table but other than that, it was very good.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 5 days ago

We were a little late after a movie and were seated right away. Served fast and food great!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Extremely noisy. The stir-fry was swimming in oil.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Had the pad thia with shrimp (my favorite) and it didnt disappoint. Lunch portion is perfect size. Also love the hiabiscus ice tea

Tags: Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Food was very good and plan on returning. I would recommend it to almost anyone.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual, Healthy
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Good, fresh food. Nice menu options.
Ok wine & beer list.
Large portions. Smaller appetites could share...A goid place to return. Recommend reservations.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Our server did a fantastic job keeping up with our party of 10!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Always great food, wonderful service and amble portions.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great Beer, Spicy
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·Dined on December 27, 2017

Big Bowl has the best Asian restaurant. Never get tired of the food and service. Keep up the good work. Like that they are part of Let Us Entertain You card!!

Tags: Late-night Find, Spicy, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Lovely dinner with our parents and kids. Big group, served fast and friendly and the food was fantastic. Super fun evening!

Tags: Fun, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Casual
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 (Cancún)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Birthday lunch.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 19, 2017

The kitchen was unable to get my order correct. No dressing - salad was drenched. No tomato; tons of tomatoes. They did bring dressing on the side but it wasn’t needed. Drinks were flavorless and mostly seltzer. Wasn’t just me. All around us, food was going back to be redone. I only have so much time so I made do. Maybe it was an off night. They are the squally better than this.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Great Service and Good Food. Our server was very knowledgeable of the menu and made sure what i ordered was safe for me . She was very happy and outgoing. She was very attentive. Our food was delicious and all 4 of us were very happy with our dinner. It came out in a timley manner and without issue. 2 of our table did the "Stir fry bar" where you go pick your own fixings and they were very happy with outcome. All around good experience. Will return.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 16, 2017

This place is terrific whether you order the pick your own bowls or if you go with Chef's choice. Even in Chef's choice my mother could specify sauce, protein, and rice. We LOVE this place.

Tags: Vegan, Quick Bite, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Spicy, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options, Disabled Access, Bar Seating, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Our waiter was wonderful! The food was excellent and the chocolate molten/ice cream dessert was fabulouS!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Excellent service and food everytime were in. My daughter loves the teriyaki salmon! Great atmosphere and we never have a long wait for a table. Staff are all very nice and give great service with a smile! Looking forward to our next visit!

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fun, Worth the Drive, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Dining at Big Bowl is and always has been our favorite place
Foods amazing and Adam (server)is best around!
Congrats

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Tasting Menu
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 4, 2017

We love Big Bowl! Food was great as always and our server, Maddie, was fantastic!

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 4, 2017

one of favorite places...fresh ingredients, great service

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Wanted table near the entrance vs. the noisy kitchen area. The host made it happen at the last minute with zero fuss. Great service. This place is loud. If you have anyone over 45 or wearing hearing aids pick somewhere else.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

As vegetarians, we like Big Bowl. In this case, we were exceptionally impressed by our waitress, and the food. Our waitress was well informed on the sauces without animal products, and found out what was in the ones that we questioned the content on. We ordered the summer rolls, green beans, and orange chicken with tofu substituting for the chicken. Everything was great -- and I appreciated that you had an n/a beer on the menu since I am a Buddhist and don't drink -- except for the music, which we found loud and obnoxious. Not sure where to sit to get away from it, but it would be nice if you chose music more suited to dining rather than a concert venue and lowered the volume so you don't have to shout. Otherwise the experience was great.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Spicy, Vegan, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

We ordered our usual sesame chicken and it was a disappointment. It was mostly flour coating on many of the chocken pieces. The portion sizesz seemed smaller than I recall, as Imusually would take a box home with leftovers--not this time. The jasmine roce was fine.

Service was friendly and fast.

The triple chocolate brownie dessert we shared was a hit with my 8 year old grandson, and with me too.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Casual
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Service and value were great. Reservations great.

My only complaint is that the Thia coconut-curry sauce was not nearly as good as on previous visits. It was not very flavorful. It had been my favorite.

Tags: Organic, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 9, 2017

My guest was very pleased with all the Gluten Free options. It was her first time at a Big Bowl, the food is wonderful.

Tags: Casual, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Spicy, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Celebrated a birthday

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The entire place was below standards when it comes to cleanliness. From the booth we were seated in, to the floors throughout the restaurant, to the clogged toilet in the ladies bathroom. I was not very interested in eating my meal after seeing how unkempt the entire space was.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Food was amazing as always!!
Great place to celebrate a birthday!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Big bowl is always delicious, with quality ingredients and a nice ambiance.

Tags: Healthy
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We both ordered the stir fry bar & the food was cooked perfectly & served piping hot. Only complaint is that the restaurant floor was pretty dirty. Lots of food scraps etc.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Love this location, ample parking and easy access to shopping. Our server was friendly and attentive. We tried their one of their specials - udon noodles with beef & mushrooms, it didn’t disappoint!

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Usually the food is excellent. This last visit, I was disappointed in the broccoli and beef.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Delicious food with a plethora of options- it's perfect for paleo, vegan, gluten/dairy-free and also for the carnivore! It's healthy, tasty and nicely-portioned as well.
Friendly service and nice atmosphere- we like Big Bowl!

Tags: Cozy, Spicy, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 15, 2017

For only the second time since this restaurant opened, we had a bad experience in every way, including the service and the food.
Our server was totally inattentive to our needs, making us wait an inordinate amount of time for everything - to take our orders, to bring us our slips for the stir fry bar, to bring us refills for our beverages (we finally gave up on them), to bringing us the check.
As usual, we ordered the stir fry bar and chose our own vegetables. When our meals came they were tasteless and the crispy chicken was so over fried it was like eating little strips of cardboard.
We eat at Big Bowl at least twice per month and, again, this was only our second bad experience we’ve had. However, it was bad enough that we won’t rush back

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Each year at the time of my Daughter's birthday, we choose a mall to shop (this time Southdale) I had eaten at Big Bowl and knew the food was excellent, and the location worked out perfectly for a birthday lunch!

Our server was fabulous and created the very best Shanghai Mules! Our food was served warm and excellent! We had a wonderful lunch together, thank you to the restaurant and David our server.

We will eat at Big Bowl again, as will my daughter with her family and friends!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Disabled Access, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 6, 2017

As always...great food, great service! Love this restaurant!

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Food was great as always, and our waiter was fabulous!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Fun, Healthy, Casual
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Loved the food and the excellent service from Abby. My best friend from Memphis was visiting and I wanted her to enjoy Big Bowl as much as I always have. She loved it!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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