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Big Bowl Schaumburg

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1950 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173-5159 (Hwy 53/290 and Higgins)
+1 847-517-8881
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Sturtevant, Wisconsin, United States
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Big Bowl restaurant after trip to IKEA. Found restaurant on Trip Advisor and decided to try it out. Best choice of the day! Appetizers-SEARED AHI TUNA AND AVOCADO SUMMER ROLL. Awesome! Main Course: Panang Curry Chicken and Mongolian Beef. Wonderful flavors. If you are in the Schaumburg area, this is a must visit place to go!

Thank Michael W
Orlando, Florida
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377 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We met friends at Big Bowl and were very disappointed at a place where we always have been pleased in the past. The food was not as good as it has been, I had the spicy sichuan beef and it was so hot as to be almost inedible. My husband had the ginger sea scallops and shrimp, which was supposed... More 

Thank Cathy H
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have been here twice. Once with my team and once with friends. On both occasions, I found the food to be good. On my last visit though we found a hair strand in my food and the waiter did not get me the right entree on the first go. However, they were quick to replace the order with what... More 

Thank Pooja J
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Mongolian beef was great.... Their hot sauce was very tasty..... Thai hot pepper with nudal was very tasty also....

Thank mahmut e
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here last night. The atmosphere was nice. There were a lot of families dining. Everyone was friendly and said hello or engaged in small talk. This includes the staff and the patrons. There was a small wait time to sit but not bad. The service was prompt, we did not wait long at all. The menu is not... More 

Thank Kristina B
Saint John, Indiana
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324 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Love the food at Big Bowl, worth the drive from Saint John, IN. Everything is so fresh and delicious, lots of flavor!

Thank tagent22
Singapore, Singapore
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105 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Big Bowl for lunch because it was opposite our hotel. We were brought to our table by their friendly staff. Our order of 2 soups and seafood pad thai (white noodle) came promptly. The soup is hot and tasty. Surprisingly they were not salty as in other places. The pad thai had a lot of shrimps. There... More 

Thank BobLum
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Located near Woodfield Shopping Mall, this restaurant is unique. We sat outside and ordered regular meals, brought to us by a good server. Other guests got bowls, got them filled, and then ate. We saw that process as we passed through the inside dining room. Good food, clean and friendly.

Thank Mark M
Iuka, Mississippi
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

you pick your protein and sauce and then fill a bowl with the veggies you want and they cook it. plenty of food and very good. remember to fill the bowl. newies seem to not fill it.

Thank 43832William
Schaumburg, United States
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great food bowl...Everything I ate there was good, no bad item on the menu...All food was hot and quick to the table..

Thank Joel L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?