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My Big Fat Greek Restaurant

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525 South Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85281
+1 480-966-5883
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good greek food in a very nice setting

This is some of the best greek cuisine I have ever had. The service was excellent, too. The gyro platter came with very generous portions of meat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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128 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Duluth, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Ate here while on vacation and we were celebrating a family member's birthday. The food was really quite average. For a "greek" restaurant, it didn't taste overly authentic. The servers were personable. They did bring a small piece of baklava for the birthday girl, but it was very anti climatic. Prices were decent, but it really was no thrill.

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Logan, Utah
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have visited this place multiple times over the last 12 years or so. I must say that the food is getting more bland and less "Greek" all the time, and the sides are quite uninteresting. It's nice to sit outside and watch the goings-on along Mill, but don't expect quality food. That is especially true for the Gyro platter,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

SPANAKOPITA at its finest.... seldom do I eat all my meal but I could not stop. sides of fresh cut veggies, red potatos seasoned. by far this was the best spanakopita I have ever had and cannot wait till next time in Tempe to have it again. Much better than anything I have had at Greek Town in Chicago and... More 

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Harrison, Ohio
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We loved our food and service here. I was a little concerned about what options I would have with it being a Friday during lent and not being able to eat meat, but the server took care of that right away by telling us about the pasta seafood special. The seafood was excellent and I am the pickiest person in... More 

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Jackson
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110 reviews 110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is some of the best greek cuisine I have ever had. The service was excellent, too. The gyro platter came with very generous portions of meat.

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San Antonio, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Stopped here for a quick meal while on a road trip. Staff was friendly, the menu interesting, prices affordable and - unusual for a chain restaurant - the place had atmosphere.

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Southlake, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Food was great, the service was great, we got a toile along the street and had a great time. The garlic humus was awesome

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I love this place. Their hummus is excellent. Olive oil white beans and garlic on top of a slice of warm bread. The flaming cheese. The pistachio was a bit dry but good food. Great wait staff. On top of all that they're on a canal with really big fish and they're always throwing bread out for them and the... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The food was fresh, and tasty. Very good menu selections, reasonably priced . I loved the fanfare presented with Saganaki. Employees very cheerful and competent.

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We ordered the meat lovers platter for two which is more like a platter for 6. Everything on it was very good but the lamb chops were the best I have ever tasted. It was a wide variety of meat dishes with mixed vegetables, rice dish and potato dish. The platter would easily feed two couples with leftovers. The food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 525 South Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-966-5883

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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