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161 W Wing St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1433
+1 847-749-4493
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“bulgogi” (7 reviews)
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
11:30 - 22:30All hours
Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
161 W Wing St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1433
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 1 April 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 26 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
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We've been here twice and can't wait to go back. We were new to Korean food the first time we went and the waiter was so informative and friendly!

Thank SaMoCh
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This was the first Korean restaurant I have ever been to and we loved it. They are very nice and help you understand their menu. It is not cheap but well worth it-the food is addicting. I can't wait to go back. We tried the...More

Thank Karen C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
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
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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