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161 W Wing St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1433
+1 847-749-4493
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“bulgogi” (7 reviews)
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
“rice cakes” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Korean
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161 W Wing St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1433
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

First time in Algonquin, Illinois. Family wanted to treat us to their favorite Korean restaurant in Arrington Heights. Definitely enjoyed it, has a nice Bistro feel. We had Pork Belly/Dak Chicken Bun, Rice Cake, Kimchi Stew, Spicy Korean Seafood Noodle Soup, and Spicy Fried Chicken....More

Thank TibetVisitor
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I was meeting friends and we were lucky enough to find Ttowa. It is a rather small restaurant on a quiet street in Arlington Heights. Even on a Tuesday evening they were full and all of the diners seemed to be enjoying their dinners. I...More

Thank crownct938
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We went on a Friday night- crowded and had to wait a bit. Very nice owner- had a couple craft beers while waiting. Korean food is not my usual- but this is a good place to try. Kind of Americanized- mellow flavors. Had the buns...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 31 March 2017

To make it clear, there is nothing I like more than marinated Kalbi presented table side over hot coals or hardwood for personal grilling like at San Soo Gaeb San. This however is another side of Korean food. We started with the Corn Tea, served...More

Thank sandbag7
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Two couples having a wonderful dinner experience! We had a reservation, a must as very popular for all good reasons! So enjoyed having the sample dishes for all of us to share, including cucumbers, potato salad, kimchi, etc. We had two appetizers: Belly Buns and...More

Thank Carla V
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Such a great find. The spicy pork bun apps were outstanding as was the stews and soups we all got . Prices good and the atmosphere cozy .

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Just moved into the area. Happy to see a Korean restaurant option in my neighborhood. Service is attentive and informal. Definitely feel like we were guests vs. patrons. Make reservations if you plan on dining here on a Fri or Sat night. Chef will adjust...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I've been several times and everything that I've had is wonderful. They will recommend dishes if needed, but my favorite are Bulgogi and Dak Kalbi. The sizzling Pork belly is very good as well.

Thank jtt300
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Ttowa excels in service and atmosphere but most of all, the food! From favorite standards to new, less usual specials, the food is a delight. The condiments are always tasty and there is always something new to try. If you don't know Korean food, this...More

Thank sorayagirl61455
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This is the place for best korean food ever, and let me tell you I've been to many. There is no food on the menu that you won't like it, everything is flavorful and delicious. I have been going to TTOWA for years, first as...More

Thank Gosia75
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 W Wing St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1433
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-749-4493
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Ttowa specializes in Korean dumplings, complimented by homemade dipping sauces. We’re a family owned restaurant with over 14 years in the restaurant business. We’re the previous owners of Ttowa Dumpling House in Morton Grove, IL. Come visit our *new* location in the downtown Arlington Heights area.
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