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“Great Pan-Asian food”

Big Bowl Chinese and Thai
Ranked #11 of 167 Restaurants in Reston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Thai
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: The Reston Town Center.
Reviewed 30 December 2017

You might think that a restaurant serving a wide range of different Asian dishes from different countries and cuisines might have trouble getting them right, but they pull it off quite well. The food is excellent.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Consistently inconsistent

I come to Big Bowl almost every month, and “consistently inconsistent” is the way to describe it.

The food is always great, especially the Orange Chicken and the Stir Fry station.

The service is almost always bad - they’ve hired new servers who are not exactly friendly, and consistently mess up the orders.

Earlier this week, ordered a soup and requested no mushrooms. They made it with mushrooms. The server asked the chef to make again, and ofcourse, yet again, the chef made it with mushrooms. In the end, landed up canceling the soup order.

The floor manager came with my food, and didn’t even acknowledge they made an error (twice), just left my plate on the table and went away.

Big Bowl is popular - but such service will eventually turn regular customers away, as there’s way too many options in the Reston Town Center area.

Thank VC397
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Bartender was nice enough to give me a happy hour draft even though I was a few minutes late for Happy Hour. The Shrimp Pad Thai was the best I've ever had, and the serving size is really big.. would enough for 2 people.

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Thank GinaVEdmonton
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Here, one will find a mix blend of Chinese, and Thai food. Serves veg and non veg delicious food. Excellent service.

Thank Surabhi97
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I went to this restaurant with my family. Very family friendly. Also very crowded on weekends. You may have to reserve one day before if you have guests or you may not get a table. I loved kung pao chicken best it has a nice hot peanutty taste if you are a fan of peanuts you will love it. Try sushi rolls for appetizer. They offer to make your customized dish with various choices the only bad thing is you will smell like Chinese food after leaving this restaurant.

Thank Zoya Y
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