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Big Bowl Noodle House

428 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-5505
+1 814-867-1534
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“dumplings” (3 reviews)
“thai stir fry” (2 reviews)
“noodle bowl” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Vegetarian Friendly
428 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-5505
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This place clearly is geared towards the student crowd. A sizable menu of dishes, most of them taste pretty much the same. And the taste is not bad, and the portions are large. The place is popular, so if you order a take-out you may...More

Thank Dmitri K
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

It has all of the things you want it when hungry. A variety of food options, efficient waiting time, standard price point. Most dishes are good,almost all portions are above average. * it is a semi self-service in terms of getting drinks and order-eat-and go.

Thank Lining T
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I usually have one meal per week at big bowl noodle. An Taiwanese own the store and they're very friendly. They have several daily specials for you to choose. Prices for all dishes fall around 6-8 dollars without tax. The dish is about 9 inch...More

1  Thank Lin G
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is generous in portion size and is good in quality. The menu has a better-than-average number and breadth of choices. This is my daughters favorite Chinese downtown; she's in her 3rd year at PSU. I had my usual when I eat Asian...More

Thank esrtraveler
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

It's not fancy, but the food was very tasty. Had the standard chicken noodle bowl. Large potion, not too salty. The place was crowded, but the line moved quickly. Would definitely recommend if you like Asian noodle dishes.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Authentic Chinese food with great variety. Couple of dishes we tried were as good as we had in New York Chinatown.

Thank kawaii5
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My college son kept raving about this place so we went there for lunch during parent's visit weekend. It opened at 12pm- we got there at 11:55 and it was very dark and looked like it was not going to open. A bunch of people...More

Thank wmom88
Reviewed 17 August 2016

No frills Chinese cafeteria type place. There's no table service, you order your dish, take a number and a tray and listen for them to call your order. The food is above average. I've had several dishes and never had anything bad. One notable thing...More

Thank Electraglide2005
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Basic chinese menu. Portions were very large and tasted decent. Prices were reasonable. Order at the counter and pick food up when ready.

Thank festermatt
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Ordered 4 meals for four people including two teenagers and still went home with two full meals. Lots of food for little money very authentic we loved it.

Thank Jeffrey V
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Sherri B
25 April 2016|
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No. You order and pick up at a counter. All of the food is made to order.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-5505
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-867-1534
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