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12649 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55305-1941 (Ridgedale Dr)
+1 952-797-9888
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Best Bowl is always a pleaser for our family. They will even specialize to meet my family's requests and do them perfectly. The Panang Curry is always a winner for me! Nice Dim Sum too!

Thank eespeck
Waterford, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Stopped for dinner and wanted something light to share with my sister. We ordered the Spicy sichuan green beans, Sesame peanut noodles, and Sesame chicken and it was perfect for us to share. If we had not been traveling we would have tried a few more things that looked amazing and had left overs. Will be looking for this restaurant... More 

Thank luvtheocean2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Love big bowl. I love being able to create my own 'Bowl'. Pick out as many or as few veggies as you like and they stir it up and bring it to you table.... Make sure to get the potstickers!!! Yummy!!!

Thank KevenWOpinion
Bloomington, Minnesota
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I have eaten at this restaurant a number of times in the past. This restaurant doesn't disappoint -- food and service are always good. Two suggestions: (1) make the small booths a bit bigger; hard to juggle a winter coat and hand bag in these tiny booths; (2) please add Coke Zero to the pop options/menu!

Thank rewinc
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128 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Hadn't tried Big Bowl before so gave it a try for lunch. This location is in a mall so convenient but a chain restaurant atmosphere. Our server was very friendly and helpful. Also knowledgeable about the menu. Ordered the chicken potstickers for a starter. They ere quite good and the sauce served with them was very good. We each ordered... More 

Thank Don C
1 review
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

For starters, I would say we visit here 3-4 times a month. The food & drinks great and I have not had a bad meal! The staff is very kind and knowledgeable. What is unique is their stir fry bar. You have the opportunity to choose your grain, meat, and fill your bowl with veggies. Always fresh! Bonus: Gluten Free!... More 

Thank Ryan F
Flemish Brabant Province, Belgium
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308 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Situated in the mall it is not bad but not special. As the name says, you get a lot of food and if you are in for quantity, go for it. I was even told by the waiter that he had seen plates with up to three pound of food. If you want orignal flavors, don't bother. Friendly staff but... More 

Thank Ignace D
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

My visits to Big Bowl usually happen over lunch or for an early weekend dinner after shopping at the mall. My most recent experience, however, was a dinner carryout for my husband and teen son. I ordered online (very easy) and was greeted pleasantly by the takeout host when I went to pickup my food. My order was almost ready... More 

Thank THartman17
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I completely enjoy the food at Big Bowl. In particular, I like the do it yourself stir fry in which you pick the protein, sauce and side, then take a bowl and put the vegetables that you want in your dish. I've also been pleased with their fried rice dishes and my wife likes the pad thai. I personally don't... More 

Thank Frank H
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It was a 35 minute wait on Friday night but it was worth the wait. We loved the drinks and our entrees

Thank Pam S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Chinese, Asian, Thai, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12649 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55305-1941
    (Ridgedale Dr)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minnetonka
  • Phone Number: +1 952-797-9888
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.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?