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161 W Wing St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1433
+1 847-749-4493
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“kalbi” (6 reviews)
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
“rice cake” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
161 W Wing St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1433
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Wow. I went there by chance looking for a restaurant close to my son's hockey game and what a find! The food was fantastic. We went back again this week with another couple and they loved it too. We had the Rice bowl, the seafood...More

Thank karen m
Reviewed October 6, 2017

First time in Algonquin, Illinois. Family wanted to treat us to their favorite Korean restaurant in Arrington Heights. Definitely enjoyed it, has a nice Bistro feel. We had Pork Belly/Dak Chicken Bun, Rice Cake, Kimchi Stew, Spicy Korean Seafood Noodle Soup, and Spicy Fried Chicken....More

Thank TibetVisitor
Reviewed September 14, 2017

I was meeting friends and we were lucky enough to find Ttowa. It is a rather small restaurant on a quiet street in Arlington Heights. Even on a Tuesday evening they were full and all of the diners seemed to be enjoying their dinners. I...More

Thank crownct938
Reviewed June 20, 2017

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 March 31, 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 January 15, 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 January 4, 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 October 9, 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 August 22, 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 July 25, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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
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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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