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Thai Bowl

1049 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4224
+1 312-226-5865
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good22%
  • Average33%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
28 Apr 2017
“At best, average in the restaurant! Good take-out!”
10 Nov 2016
“Great & Fast Thai food”
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1049 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4224
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

The Thai Bowl is a non-Italian restaurant located at the east end of "Little Italy". We went during lunch, but we did find that the inside restaurant was very crowded with a lot of local students from the University of Illinois campus, which is steps...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I have not dined in here - I've only ordered for delivery/take out. I always order the same thing - Pad Thai (with chicken), Rama Chicken, and Cucumber Salad. The trick here is to add some of the sauce from the Rama Chicken (it's a...More

Thank 1999Talia
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the Shrimp Pad Thai, a lot of the food for the money. The restaurant is dark and gloomy, but very busy. I prefer to do takeout.

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Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I went to Thai Bowl for lunch with a couple co-workers and it was a good experience, mainly because of the food. Thai Bowl is an old favorite of mine... I had the Pad Thai combination and it was delicious. I normally get the Asian...More

Thank HoyasHC
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Not great Thai. We ordered Pad Thai. The flavor was a bit bland but what un-nerved me was that the food was room temperature. It was not hot. Don't think I would eat there again.

Thank Jenn A
Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

Used to go here all the time you get huge portions and its reasonable priced it gets very crowded with students at times but all in all its good

Thank luna6373
Reviewed 2 December 2014

This is a small neighborhood place, that's great in the summer for outdoor dining on Taylor street, The food is really good, especially the Tom Kha Gai and yellow curry. They can spice to your taste. If it's not nice enought outside for the patio...More

Thank Joe_Traveler_K
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Just as the reviews before, the staffs were very Rude. They don't care about the customers, really! Thailand is the land of smile. If you ever been to Bangkok or Phuket, this is indeed the case. You guys really disgrace that title. Luckily, they have...More

Thank Jay T
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Pros: 1. Great Food Cons: 1. Not So friendly Staff 2. Poor Ambience In spite of the great food and fast service, the staff is rude and sometimes absolutely disrespectful. The reason they get a 3 star is because of the delicious food at a...More

Thank cbrdarsh
Reviewed 22 May 2013

I went there with my family yesterday and was very rudely asked to leave the outdoor patio because my 4yr old had a $1 Mario's lemonade even though I just placed a rather large food order. So when I asked for the manager (Ann) came...More

1  Thank Cook P
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1049 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4224
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > University Village / Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: University Village / Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 312-226-5865
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