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The Big Greek Cafe

8223 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4520
+1 301-587-4733
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“greek salad” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
8223 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4520
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This little restaurant is nothing special in terms of atmosphere but the food is great and prices are very reasonable. The lamb chops are an excellent choice.

Thank bccloutier
Reviewed May 4, 2018

All of the reviews here were right! This was excellent Greek food: the pita was thick, soft, and warm; the gyro meat was thin and still juicy; the tzatziki was yummy; the greek salad had just the right amount of dressing and crumbled feta; and...More

Thank Scarlett L
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

After an afternoon movie, the four of us did a takeout dinner from Big Greek, combining our favorite fried flounder and Greek salads. The fish, though fried, is unbelievably free of grease: crispy on the outside and flaky tender within. The salad dressing is to...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed March 31, 2018

The Greek food here is not the highest quality we've had, but definitely worth the time it takes and price you pay for it. It is fast food, but not fast food quality. You can tell the food is prepared freshly and worth the price...More

Thank Susan and Phyl T
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Decided to try this place because of the reviews. We're usually more restaurant vice cafe people, and this is most definitely a cafe. However, it is spotlessly clean, bright and the food is excellent. Food is served in plastic containers and plastic utensils, but it...More

Thank World_Traveler_Food
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Normally, we do takeout dinner from Bug Greek (it's one of our local favorites) but this time we met a couple who Don't typically get over to Silver Spring and ate there. The Hummous and pita were divine. The fried flounder, as always, was flaky...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed December 7, 2017

If you're looking for a quick good eats, try The Big Creek Cafe. It is no nonsense Greek food with great Gyros and their Greek fries are delicious. Their set up is cafeteria-like and they do have tables for self service. So, if you're looking...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Under $10 for a shrimp pita with 7 well-cooked shrimps? I'll take that every day. The Geek fries are covered in a lot of cheese, that's difficult to resist. No wonder why this place is one of the top-rated restaurants in Silver Spring. Definitely recommend...More

Thank Viet N
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

We do takeout from the Big Greek a couple times a month,q and they're almost always reliably excellent. We LOVE the salad dressing. Usually get the fried flounder or a Greek salad platter with chicken. His time we got the flounder and a lamb chop...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed September 21, 2017

The order came up fast, was hot, well prepared with attention to comments for leaving out certain vegetables. Overall very tasty, fresh and inexpensive. Would recommend. great Wednesday special of $5 gyro.

Thank JinxandJava
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8223 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4520
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  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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