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“Bad Experience” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Big Bowl

Big Bowl
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Ranked #12 of 89 Restaurants in Minnetonka
Price range: US$21 - US$30
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Ridgedale Dr
Description: There’s really only one place for authentic Chinese and Thai–and that’s Big Bowl. It all begins with the highest quality ingredients–naturally raised chicken and beef, heirloom pork, sustainable seafood and produce grown locally. Because Big Bowl believes that the best food is made from scratch, you can taste big, bold layers of flavors in every dish, from the curries right down to the dipping sauces. Everyone raves about the pad Thai, our spicy dishes that are truly hot, and our create-your-own stir-fry–and for good reason. Every element adds up to big taste and takes our food to another level, be it a fresh squeeze of lime, fragrant herbs or the seared Thai chilies. Big Bowl is so big on authentic flavors that even the ginger ale is made with fresh ginger root–from scratch, of course.
Plymouth, Minnesota
1 review
“Bad Experience”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2013

We went the for first time and It was a very bad experience . The service was really bad . The staff looked very unorganized . The food was ok but we hoping for better food . I felt like being in the fast food restaurant . We will not go there again.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank steve j
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English first
Indianapolis, Indiana
Level Contributor
316 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
“My New Favorite Chain Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2013

A cousin introduced me to Big Bowl during a recent visit to Minnesota, and I coudn't believe a chain restaurant offered this delightful and tasty food. My peppered beef dish was spiced just right, with just enough pepper and other seasonings to please my taste buds without overwhelming my senses. And my cousin eagerly consumed her vegetarian selection with the chef's choice of vegetables.

It's too bad central Indiana doesn't have a Big Bowl, as I'd be one of their regular customers!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank redink46142
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lunch on the fly”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

It works as a quick stop. The quality seems to be waning and more geared to the harried moms grabbing lunch w their kids at the Mall type of scene.. Need to step up their game back to earlier times.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Tom L
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Wayzata, Minnesota
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Original Asian Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013

Can't compare Big Bowl with any other restaurant of the same line of food. You could close your eyes and always guess that is Big Bowl after you taste it .

I never had bad service 100% of the 200 times I ate there in the last 10 years. Shall I need to say more ??

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank pella16
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“If you are craving for Chinese food, you may come here for a quick fix ...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013

But, don't expect authentic Chinese food here. Their food tends to be heavy and spicy. They don't offer many varieties of food. The service is okay.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank YJCinMinnetonka
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