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My Big Fat Greek Restaurant

525 South Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85281
+1 480-966-5883
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Ranked #99 of 610 Restaurants in Tempe
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

My wife and I wee visiting our granddaughter at ASU and, of course, had to take the college kid to dinner. We walked along Mill Ave and settled on My Big Fat Greek Restaurant. We were a little reluctant because of the one review that really hated the place. I don't know how that experience could have been so different... More

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Really good food here! Although the waitress forgot our appetizer, the food came quickly enough that it wasn't a big deal. the food itself was really good. The wood burning pizza was excellent. Worth the visit if you like greek food.

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Ryan M, Owner at My Big Fat Greek Restaurant, responded to this review

bhamjeep, Thank you for taking the time to share your review, we truly appreciate your feedback. We once again apologize about the inconvenience of not getting your appetizer. We know how that can negatively affect your experience. That being said, we are very happy to hear you enjoyed the rest of your meal! We hope to see you back again... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This was the worst Greek food we have ever had. The calamari was cold. The saganaki was cheap and tasteless. The 'award winning' gyros was processed fake mear that we could not eat. The whole experience was terrible. The place wad empty but yet filthy. The waitress had no idea about the menu or drinks and was terrible at listening.... More

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Ryan M, Owner at My Big Fat Greek Restaurant, responded to this review

We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your review. That being said, we are very sorry to hear that you did not have an enjoyable experience with us. We pride our selves in serving only the best quality food and delivering hospitable service to every single customer. Hearing that you did not receive this is not okay. The... More

Staten Island, New York
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This location is in beautiful South Mill Ave, at night it looks a lot like a Downtown Avenue in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with lots of well illuminated stores. The food is first rated, the meat lovers pizza with a Greek touch was super, the lamb gyro with salad the best we ever had with an incredible (and very thick) tzatziki... More

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Midlothian, Virginia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Once in, I didn't know if it was a Greek restaurant or a college-town sports bar. The supposed charm of, say, the Greek islands is not there. Hard to find with a bunch of tvs. Well, there is Greek music. The service is fine. I ordered lamb souvlaki, which didn't have much flavor (had it back in Greece proper and... More

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Ryan M, Owner at My Big Fat Greek Restaurant, responded to this review

Garth, We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience, we take all customer feed back very seriously. That being said we are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal. Please message us your email so we can make this up to you, and prove to you we can exceed your expectations! Look forward to... More

Angus, Canada
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Our waitress was great and very attentive. Be aware, we all ordered mojitos and they were huge so if you don't want to drink much ask for smaller. The food was good, and well priced, overall it was a very good experience.

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Ryan M, Owner at My Big Fat Greek Restaurant, responded to this review

Judith, We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! We would like to see you again soon, please respond to this email to receive your special offer on your next visit! Also, if you are interested in joining our OPA Club we can send you exclusive offers and discounts once a month. We look forward to... More

Manalapan, New Jersey
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

A group of us went for lunch and the food was pretty decent. I wouldn't really consider this to be truly authentic Greek. If you are there with a decent sized group, be prepared for it to take a while for your food to come out.

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Ryan M, Owner at My Big Fat Greek Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we truly appreciate your feedback. We are sorry to hear that your service and/or meal were not ideal. Our goal is to provide our customers with a great dining experience. We hold ourselves to high service standards and we will continue to work hard to get this right. Please accept our invitation to revisit our... More

SF Bay Area
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We ordered lamb chops - a mistake. They were relatively meaty but had the flavor and of very old lamb - closer to mutton, I am afraid. Our server was new and got confused about how to post our order - understandable - but her trainer, who took over was pretty abrupt considering that we were still waiting to eat... More

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Ryan M, Owner at My Big Fat Greek Restaurant, responded to this review

Steve, Thank you for your review, we truly appreciate your feedback. We are sorry to hear that your service and/or meal were not ideal. Our goal is to provide our customers with a great dining experience. We hold ourselves to high service standards and we will continue to work hard to get this right. Please accept our invitation to revisit... More

Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Went there for dinner on a business trip and the food was good. Service was a little slow but I was hoping for more authentic Greek.

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Prescott, Arizona
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We've eaten at many My Big Fat Greek restaurants in the Phoenix metro area and always enjoyed the food. This one, in Tempe, had service and food problems on our first, and only visit. We ordered appetizers. We had to send the steamed clams back three times to get a serving where the clam shells were open. The flaming feta... More

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Ryan M, Owner at My Big Fat Greek Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we truly appreciate your feedback. We are sorry to hear that your service and/or meal were not ideal. Our goal is to provide our customers with a great dining experience. We hold ourselves to high service standards and we will continue to work hard to get this right. Please accept our invitation to revisit our... More

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