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Big Bowl Schaumburg

1950 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173-5159
+1 847-517-8881
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pad thai” (16 reviews)
“stir fry bar” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1950 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173-5159
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They really do make a good pad thai here. It's made with a balance of citrus and spice. The service is excellent. They sometimes take a bit of time if it's busy so allow for this if planning other things in your day.

Thank terrasea
Reviewed 8 November 2017

After shopping at Streets of Woodfield for the morning, The Big Bowl was our 'go to place' for a wonderful lunch. The Asian/Chinese menu was just what we wanted. The wonton soup was excellent, and the luncheon menu meals had just what we wanted. My...More

Thank georgerE9770EQ
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This is a very casual chain restaurant located in a restaurant row near the mall. Atmosphere is lively but the tables and seating are utilitarian. Staff was friendly. There is a nice cocktail selection and then a mix of Asian (Chinese and Thai) dishes. There...More

Thank joylama
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The food portions are decently sized, but the taste is nothing authentic. You could definitely tell that it wasn't authentic food. Totally Americanized.

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 14 September 2017

There were 4 of us out for dinner and two of us had never been to The Big Bowl. Our waiter was great and gave them excellent recommendations which made our dining experience even better. It was a little noisy but they put us towards...More

Thank nicko4
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Being in the neighborhood I decided to pay the restaurant a visit. It is a Thai/Chinese place and somehow you get the feeling it is in the fast food market judging from the menu. However the service is perfect and the food is in fact...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 27 August 2017

It's been ages since we ate at Big Bowl. It was a great experience. Our meal began with drinks (MaiTai and MangoTini) and appetizers; Tempura Green Beans and Vegatable Pot Stickers. Both were absolutely delicious! The green beans were perfectly battered and fried crisply, but...More

Thank SHARON C
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

First time at The Big Bowl. Very nice clean and great wait staff. Ordered the lunch portion Yellow Curry Chicken, Hot and Sour Soup with homemade lemonade. Most EXCELLENT. I am going back for dinner tonight. Please go and try this place I think it...More

Thank Rnick1015
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Schaumburg so when we got into town from our road trip this was the first choice. We didn't have time to make a reservation so we opted to be seated at the bar. You know when a...More

Thank MI R
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This is a good Asian restaurant---my favorites are the calamari and spicy green beans, both appetizers. I wish they had more locations but I do try to treat myself when I'm in the area. At least for these two apps!!

Thank appleapm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1950 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173-5159
    (Hwy 53/290 and Higgins)
  • Public Transportation: Schaumburg Pace station 1/4 mile north west of the restaurant. Trolley service to/from Woodfield Mall available.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Schaumburg
  • Phone Number: +1 847-517-8881
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