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Ja Bowl Asian Express

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101 N Market St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1530
+1 618-939-0188
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11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I have eaten a LOT of Asian food. I'm always hunting for new/good places. This is by far the best in the area. Their prices are reasonable. They are clean and friendly. Their food is exceptional for what it is. (Americanized Asian/Chinese food) I especially love their fried rice, sweet & sour chicken, and crab rangoon. It's great for... More 

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Thank Stephanie S
Waterloo, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Ordered takeout option of 3 entrees for $19.99. Sweet and sour chicken was good, but nothing outstanding. Cashew chicken was fantastic, loaded with fresh vegetables and white meat chicken. Also had general tso chicken which was very good. Crab rangoons were a little too sweet, without any hint of seafood. Pot stickers were a real hit with the kids. Pricing... More 

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Thank CelesteKorando
Illinois
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Always friendly and good fresh food. Prices are very reasonable for the amount of food you get and very fresh and hot.....

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Thank radar151
Waterloo, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The food here has always been great! Very friendly staff and especially Kevin. I have seen larger menus but not where every item is very good.

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Thank RobLambert52
Waterloo, Illinois
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Good local chinese restaurant. Great timeout and I prefer the bourbon chicken especially. Very reasonably priced!

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Thank Tim S
Waterloo, Illinois, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Food is hot and fresh. Will make food to order. I always order fresh steamed vegetables with no sauce. Always willing to make it for me. Building is old but was clean.

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Thank June V
Waterloo, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Good variety of food choices. Hot and fresh choices. Fast friendly service.You get a lot for your money.

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Thank mamad23
Waterloo, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I enjoy eating at Ja Bowl for lunch and dinner. The food is good quality and you receive alot for the price. You order off of a buffet with one, 2 or 3 entrees or you can order off the menu. My boys like the General Tsao Chicken and Hot Pepper Chicken.

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Thank Darcel F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

I'm from south city at louis and I can tell you it's not the best but for our area it is. I like the price and how you choose your food cafeteria style

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Thank Mikey1978stl
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 May 2014

JaVier is one of our favorite Chinese restaurants! The food is always fresh & hot, serving sizes are generous, service is fantastic, and prices are low! I highly recommend!

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Thank Erica R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Market St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1530
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 618-939-0188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?