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Big Bowl Chinese and Thai

11915 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5662
+1 703-787-8852
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11915 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5662
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here after watching a movie at a nearby theatre. The place was semi-packed for a Friday evening. The menu was diverse - plenty of asian cuisine options. Our table of 5 ordered dumplings to start followed by entrees of sesame chicken, shrimp and chicken...More

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 15 August 2018

If you take this place for what it is, you may have a good meal. I was expecting better food and just didn't enjoy my meal and probably won't return. This is a different type of chinese place and not your typical neighborhood chinese carryout....More

Thank Stefan S
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I substituted cauliflower rice for rice. The difference in the dish was minimal, but I felt great about reducing carbs and adding vegetables to my meal.

Thank 1BagPacked
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Very tasty food, the whole family liked it. It was a nice clean restaurant too. Easy to find location.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Whenever we are in Reston, this is another of those "got to go to" places. The food here is very good, the menu has depth, and they have a good beer & wine list. The Service staff are prompt and friendly. Portion size is pretty...More

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. The bowl we had was plenty and perfectly cooked. We will definitely be back soon.

Thank Fran M
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Went last night to Big Bowl. Family restaurant with a nice ambience. Great selection of Chinese and Thai food. Non greasy. Attentive attendants and it's best to have reservations in advance for seating. Worth visiting if in that area..

Thank Ulysseus
Reviewed 18 May 2018

My friends chose to eat at this restaurant but I found it very difficult to find anything to eat with my food allergies. The waiter was extremely helpful in locating me something I could eat. Surprisingly, I ended up having to have the chef create...More

1  Thank dreamergirl4686
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Business lunch here with one colleague. We ordered two different Thai dishes from the menu. I order Panang as a benchmark my first time in any Thai restaurant. My Panang showed up in reasonable time, but the flavor set was not like any Panang I...More

Thank Scott_M_SubGuy
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Eat here during a recent stay. Sat at the bar but got the same menu as the dining area. The bar staff were friendly and helpful with the menu choices. The food was fabulous and the portions of a good size ( too much for...More

Thank hatmsmith
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11915 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5662
  • Public Transportation: The Reston Town Center.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 703-787-8852
  • E-mail
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