the appetizers (pot stickers and lettuce wraps) were great...the main courses, not so much. The Kung Pao chicken was average, the Pad Thai didn't taste like Pad Thai (too much vinegar and citrus). The only good tasting dish was the Mongolian Beef (I'd order that again). Overall, though, a disappointment.
Food was too salty.
Great service and food!
I remember Big Bowl when it was first located up on Cedar and Rush 20+ years ago. Much better dining experience then. Felt rushed, tightly packed, noisy and more fast-food now than years ago. Food quality was still decent, its just the ambience and locational differences that changed. I am 20 years older too, and more discriminating than when younger.
Excellent Service - Excellent food! What a wonderful night - thanks for all!
When we are in the US we love to eat at the Big Bowl on Ohio. We have introduced many people to this place.
Love the food and service
Our server was excellent—on top of everything — brought us warm wipes after eating a messy chicken wrap appetizer for example.
High quality food, good value
We Always love their peanut sesame noodles! I always get extra to go for lunch too.
My Husband and I came for his birthday meal. We were overwhelmed with the great service and the food. Everything tasted amazing and they gave him a free dessert for his birthday. We loved it and will be back!
What a beautiful spot for family and friends to meet and enjoy a great meal, Food was excellent and great customer service.
I always enjoy a nice bowl of Pho to share with the table and the vegetable springs rolls never disappoint. Quick friendly service and attentive servers. Great place to enjoy a meal with friends without breaking the bank.
Food was fresh and service was outstanding!
Three of us had dined in during the lunch hour. There were a decent amount of tables that were sat, but the restaurant was not super busy. I unfortunately do not remember the name of our server, but once we stated that we needed a little more time to look over the menu, we felt ignored. When we finally ordered our food, I had asked for a different kind of rice. After waiting about 15 minutes, the wrong dish had come out. Very disappointing lunch..
Food was a little bland. Service was OK.
Outstanding server - and the are very good at handling Gluten free diet! Pho soup and veggie bowl - delicious
We dined at Big Bowl before seeing Beautiful the musical. It was a perfect meal. The King Pao Beef was fabulous as was the Mongolian Beef. We finished with flourless chocolate cake and apple crisp egg rolls for dessert. What a way to start the evening!
Im a big fan of Big Bowl. People can say it's "commercial" or whatever, but their food is fresh, vibrant and what seems high quality to me. I've never had a bad meal here. Thai Hot Pepper with Chow Fun noodles is my favorite dish. We also love the chicken pot stickers. Decent Sangria too. Good food, pretty good service and a good location. I'll be back (over and over)!
We always have a good meal there. Sure it's a chain, but the food keeps my kids happy. Our service was OUTSTANDING. Great location right on the MagMile.
It was extremely cold inside that I couldn’t even take my coat off. It was very noisy and The service wasnt that good but the food was good.
Drinks were to sweet. But food was good.
Discovered this place near our hotel on a trip to Chicago. Menu includes a variety of Thai/Asian dishes or create-your-own stir fry. Having celiac disease, I was especially pleased that so many of the sauce choices were gluten free, and they had gluten free soy sauce for the table as well. Portions were huge--I could only eat half of mine and took away the rest. Wait staff was friendly and helpful without intruding.
Enrique was our server and he was fabulous. Everything about our time there was outstanding - the food, service, place, even the manager was extremely personable and welcoming. EVERYTHING WAS PERFECT!!!!
We have one son who is vegan, so we often choose Asian restaurants, and we have been to Big Bowl in the past. The food was decent, but the restaurant looks quite run down, and frankly, not very clean. We will not be back.
We had a large group, and tried their fixed price menu....pick three from each column, sort of.
The portions were extremely generous, and the food was fresh, well prepared and very tasty.
This is also an extremely friendly restaurant, and the entire experience is just....fun!
Reliable go to in the area.
The Salmon Pad Thai is not on the menu but ask for it.
I’m allergic to poultry, so it seem that everything had chicken stock in it, except vegan
At one point we both felt burning in our throats when they were cleaning the grills in the open air kitchen but that improved
Was good but service was only okay compared to our other dinning experiences on this trip.
Good selection. But soup was cold.
White rice was lumpy. Not as good as Lincolnshire Big Bowl.