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Big Bowl Chinese and Thai

) #139 of 7,907 Restaurants in Chicago ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Chinese, Asian, Thai
60 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611-2702
+1 312-951-1888
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pad thai” (67 reviews)
“stir fry bar” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
60 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611-2702
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Big Bowl has prepared options on its menu, and I'm sure they are good, but when I go (and I go every time I'm in Chicago), I always do the stir fry bar. You tell the server what kind of sauce, starch (rice or...More

Thank NY_Guy_Traveling
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If it's one thing this establishment is, they are true to their name! You definitely get a big bowl! Even the kids bowl are huge. So you would most likely want to share your bowls at this restaurant! I can't see a kid eating out...More

Thank Daren D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I liked the restaurant. I got to Chicago and was craving some nice hot Chinese soup. I found big bowl. The wanton soup was mediocre. I ordered a Thai stir fry chicken dish that came with veggies and rice. It was really hot!!! I enjoyed...More

Thank Sadafkarim2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As soon as we walked in and saw the very oily dishes of other diners, our expectations were not high. We decided on two appetizers and two soups. The summer roll while not listed as having cilantro had cilantro. It was saturated in a vinegar...More

Thank Tom O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delightfully fresh and delicious with superb ingredients and bursting with flavor!!!! I want to order everything on the menu. Favorites include the chicken pot stickers and the Thai scallops and shrimp. Wash it down with he house beer and you will want to come back...More

Thank mfbarthe
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice setting and extremely attentive and kind service and as I started to eat my first bites, I thought I might eat here at least once a week if I lived here. And by the time I finished, I decided I might eat...More

Thank sfdann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always loved this place and revisited after 9 years living overseas. Had a great meal; we love the stir fry bowls where you can pick your own veggies. Great service, well situated just off the Mile. There's discounted parking next door.

Thank Telgip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big Bowl's homemade Ginger Ale is a highlight of my Chicago trips. It's nothing like store bought. If you like real ginger, you need to try this.

Thank maygunrose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff - we didn't have to wait too long for a table and then the food arrived quite quickly.

Thank fsmollett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great food. Love the noodle and rice dishes. Really nice selection on no alcoholic drinks. Also very attentive service.

Thank Bobdec
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1 December 2016|
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Response from SantaFeSister | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you just call the restaurant and ask? :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611-2702
    (Ohio & Rush)
  • Public Transportation: The red line stops at Grand and State which is only a few minute walk to Big Bowl.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-951-1888
Great food and even better Ginger Ale!!!
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