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Wow Bao

835 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2203
+1 312-642-5888
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steamed buns” (22 reviews)
“baos” (28 reviews)
“bbq pork” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 19:00 Hours
Chinese, Fast food, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
835 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2203
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located just inside the north shopping building Water Tower Place first level. Easy in and out if you want to take your buns walking! Thai was not too spicy, BBQ was classic American bbq taste and Kung pao had a kick. All very tasty. Buns...More

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Im in love! Tried two different baos: the vegetarian one and the orange chicken and both blew me away. Good for a quick lunch. The bread is so soft. I think i'll go back to try the rest. Yum! Service was quick too.

Thank Marielle G
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I ordered and paid at the kiosk and food was ready in less than 5 minutes. Can’t beat fast AND good!

Thank Pcbiggs
Wow B, Guest Relations Manager at Wow Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks!! We love your feedback and glad you're a fan. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Team Wow Bao

Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

This corner wonder is the future of fast food chains! When we entered we had to swipe our credit card to select our order on the tablet (no cash). We ordered the curry and beef bao, kung pao chicken, fried potsickers, chai tea drink, and...More

Thank Leah C
Wow B, Guest Relations Manager at Wow Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Thank you for your review! We're glad to hear you loved the experience. Happy eating, indeed! See you again in the future :) Team Wow Bao

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Easy access at main entrance to Water Tower Place; place order and wait for food on main level then tale escalator up for Wow Bao tables next to Starbucks, overlooking escalators and atrium below. Dumplings, rice, noodle dishes... great variety, easy, fast, tasty dishes for...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Great steamed dumplings, they are located right inside the entrance of Water Tower Place. Several varieties to choose from, we liked the chicken teriyaki best. They also had awesome dessert ones in both coconut and chocolate.

Thank philminn
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Bao was good but was kinda confused coz they didn't actually tell us which was which. Looking to try the rest of the menu.

Thank ChindianMonologue
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I had a Teriyaki Chicken with 3 dumplings but I was amazed how small the bowl was. This certainly was not a full meal even though it was relatively expensive.

1  Thank Schoon01
Reviewed 18 March 2018

They staff is warm and friendly and food is delicious. Breakfast abo is delicious as is all the Bao options for lunch and dinner. It so e of my favorite place to pop into while I’m in Chicago for a fast awesome meal.

Thank bristol96
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We are from out of town and wanted something easy we could take with us. We picked this up and ate it by the Riverwalk. We had a variety of dumplings. It was an experience!

Thank jhasslen
Magnificent Mile
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 835 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2203
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-642-5888
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