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Big Cheese & Pub

606 Reservoir Ave, Cranston, RI 02910-1604
+1 401-467-8210
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“greek salad” (14 reviews)
“egg cheese” (30 reviews)
“calzone” (34 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
Italian, American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
606 Reservoir Ave, Cranston, RI 02910-1604
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been here many times and if you are craving for a locally owned real RI Italian meal, this is the place. The food is very good with enormous portions. My wife loves the popeye dish which is an odd combo of salad in...More

Thank kMH714
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch with three friends. The pizza was excellent. I don’t think that I’ve ever had a better meatball sandwich. Waitress was friendly and very efficient. We were all happy with our lunch......

Thank j0annes719
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a typical RI lunch joint. It serves OK Italian food and has a less-than-exciting and quite dark atmosphere. The bright spot is the help which is very helpful and friendly. The restaurant could do with some restoration and the cuisine with some pepping...More

Thank Doris D
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This place has the best pizza (they use wheat dough upon request) anywhere. Fantastic pizza and unbelievable Calzones. The ingredients are so so fresh and the service is outstanding! A must visit restaurant!

Thank frankp5000
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We live near this restaurant, but had not been there in years. We’re glad we returned. The menu is lengthy, the food good, the waitstaff friendly and attentive, and the price is right. We will be going back often.

Thank JRBrandes
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at Big Cheese and really enjoy their eggplant parmigiana. Recently , friends got take out pizza to bring to my house. I had the cheese and mushroom. It was delicious - lots of toppings and very good sauce. I will order that...More

Thank flehrer
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

My favorite dish is the Popeye! Spinach calzone with a Greek salad. Excellent every time! We enjoy sitting at the bar.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Wanting to try something new for dinner while on vacation and after reading the good reviews we settled on this restaurant for our evening meal. We were not disappointed. The restaurant itself was not very large but we did not have to wait for a...More

Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is our go-to pizza spot - both for dine-in and takeout. They are so generous with their toppings (and have so many choices), everything is always fresh, and everyone is always friendly. We've been coming here ever since we moved to Cranston (and we're...More

Thank Morgan P
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered 5 different things and all were excellent! Big portions good prices. The kids asked if we can come again tomorrow!

Thank jpsparkles
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Karen B
19 June 2016|
Response from RIDance | Reviewed this property |
Hi Karen B, I don't know if they do. I'm just writing a review. Maybe you an contact them. I wish I could be more help.
Anne D
10 July 2015|
Response from litebaggage | Reviewed this property |
Hello people, I have never been there but always wanted to visit the island. My brother inlaw has traveled to the island and toured many places there. From what he and his girlfriend do , they take day trips and if they are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 Reservoir Ave, Cranston, RI 02910-1604
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Cranston
  • Phone Number: +1 401-467-8210
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