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Big Bowl Chinese and Thai

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian, Thai
60 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611-2702
+1 312-951-1888
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pad thai” (75 reviews)
“sesame chicken” (25 reviews)
“stir fry bar” (21 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
60 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611-2702
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1 - 10 of 726 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I ate here once on my trip and returned before I left because it was so good. Great food and good service. I enjoyed the cauliflower rice -- a much healthier option than real rice for those of us who are concerned about calories.

Thank Tim W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I stopped in for a quick hot lunch and found the bar service perfect. Full menu including the stir fry bar. Great if you are by yourself!

Thank CleopatraBunny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great meal and a few beers here. A bustling venue with a wide range of dishes. We went for the chefs choice stir fry and were not disappointed, along with delicious ribs. Very popular with locals -we saw 2 lots of cops...More

Thank wooleynuts969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First I ordered the best ever veggie pan fried dumplings and spring roll. Then I ordered the "pick your protien (tofu), starch (brown rice) and sauce (dont remember which one, but lot of garlic & TASTY!)" from the menu. I proceeded to the veggie bar...More

Thank A C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Centrally located, quick and nice service and good food. Excellent pad thai and generous servings. Moderately priced and truely value for money. Recommended!

Thank magnen2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must try Chinese food Thai and Asian cuisine. The dumplings are amazing. Great food and drinks. Nice relaxing sit down dinner or a quick lunch. Great place to stop at while in Chicago. Minutes off the mag mile.

Thank Zieglerkt
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice dinner in the north loop. Good pot stickers and egg rolls. I had the spicy beef good, wife had Kung pow chicken also tasty

Thank 2kf
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Very comforting noodle bowls for a cold night! Delicious pad Thai, green curry, and peanut noodles with drinks. The drinks were kind of small, but still good.

Thank Victora G
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Just as good as it was 16 years ago when I was last in Chicago. Heaps of fresh veges, tender crisp. Cooked to perfection. Delicious sauces. And the dessert menu, wow

Thank TriciaS416
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Big bowl is a big restaurant that can accommodate numerous groups. The food was one of the best we had in Chicago. You can make your own bowl with the ingredients you prefer. We had a pad Thai with chicken, dumplings and a Vietnamese soup....More

Thank Olga M
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Alexis Z
27 October 2018|
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Response from Victora G | Reviewed this property |
I was visiting from Arizona so I don’t know but we loved the food!
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 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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