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The Big Greek Cafe

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8223 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4520
+1 301-587-4733
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We thought that we had found the best gyros outside of Greece (and yes, we've been there and ate gyros daily). But now we've discovered gyros better than what we ate in Athens, Greece. Thought you've had great gyros? Dare to compare!

Thank SusanCMaryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just moved to Silver Spring and saw this Greek Cafe. After a day of moving into an apartment decided to try it. Wow had great service and the food was so good. I had gyro platter with Greek potatoes and salad. I had to take part of it home with me.

Thank Lisa S
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

So good!! I just turned 50 this year and my husband (who is all Greek) is fully supportive of my search for amazing food. I'm an awesome cook but I love to eat food I don't have to cook. Looking forward to eating here again!!

Thank Lisa S
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I love french fries there. The seasoning is not too salty and just right. I tried chicken Souvlaki Pita and the chicken was super fresh and well cooked. It was juicy inside and crispy outside. The sauce was also very good. The place is not fancy. It is good for cheap eat out not for formal date. 7 of went... More 

Thank jamin K
Silver Spring, Maryland
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920 reviews
581 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Quite often, when our cupboard and fridge are empty or unappealing, we find ourselves doing take-out from Big Greek. Their salads (mmmm, that dressing!) especially, and their fish special (when it's available) are terrific. Eating there is an option, but the dining area is too bright and not all that comfortable. Parking can be a problem, especially when the lot... More 

Thank jaseaton
Greendale, IN
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here on a wim. Visiting for the weekend walking around town looking for lunch spot. Clean, fast, polite and all of our meals were delicious and plentiful. Would definitely recommended.

Thank Julie R
Silver Spring, Maryland
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51 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This place has such great flavor to their food. Everything is fresh and in large quantities. Great value. Fast and friendly service. We usually get carry-out.

Thank Mary D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My family loves coming here for a nice, quick meal. The food is hearty and the service is good. I would definitely recommend the gyro salad and the pork special as well as the Greek fries.

Thank mgtakoma
Raleigh, North Carolina
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This was my first time here and it was great! Tables could have been cleaned a little bit better but otherwise, no complaints at all. I had a gyro which was delicious and they offer regular French fries or "Greek style" fries, which is fries w/ feta and seasonings... With it being my first time eating here, I went for... More 

Thank jeffrlev
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213 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

I've sampled quite a few things on this menu from the chicken to the salad(s) to the gyro(s) and several seafood dishes and I've never been disappointed in my meal(s). They've all been quite delicious, made with fresh ingredients and come in large portions. Best part - they deliver!!

Thank G3inLondon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8223 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4520
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-587-4733
Their phone number is 301-495-2912. They opened the first week of March 2009. I ate there for the first time today and would like to leave a recommendation.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?