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8223 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4520
301-587-4733
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Ranked #15 of 323 Restaurants in Silver Spring
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Greek
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Description: 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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English first
Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We eat from here once a week. Service is super efficient and food is always great. The family is from really from Greek origin as far as I can tell from the many pictures. As a Turkish, their dolma, soups, lamb chops and gyro feel more home than most Turkish/Greek places around.

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Spring Valley, California
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83 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I thought we were going to a sit-down restaurant, so the order at the counter put me aback... but once over that, the food was very nice and reasonable. I had the lamb chops with roasted potatoes. Chops were good, potatoes delish. I'd go back to try the other dishes.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were seated immediately at the dinner hour. Our server was knowledgeable about the menu items and the evenings specials. He was friendly, accommodating and had a big smile every time he approached the table. There were five in the party and he was attentive to all of us.

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USA
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83 reviews 83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is my favorite place in town for gyros and fries. Good prices and generous portions of wonderfully cooked dishes. Try the almond cookies or another Greek dessert. You can also get special platters such as lamb chops, salmon, or souvlaki. This is casual dining with paper plates and friendly staff.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Being Greek, and having owned several restaurants, I learned to cook in my mothers kitchen. The Big Greek Café is the real deal. The bechemel on the pastichio and moussaka was creamy, resting high on the top of the dishes like my momma's used to. Fresh, hot right out of the oven, this is like taking me back to my... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

its def the best greek food i ever had. they got five dollar gyro on Wednesdays. the plates are great too.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Big Greek Cafe is one of two greek-style places in downtown Silver Spring. The food is decent for the price, especially for $5 gyros on Wednesdays. The staff is friendly as well. Not a bad place for a quick bite.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

loved this salad adding capers... brilliant! Service was efficient and fast. Just loved it. excellent price, friendly service. liked the grilled pita

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San Diego, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I ate take-out from this restaurant while visiting friends in the area recently. Since I'm vegan, I didn't sample everything that was served (e.g., lamb meatballs, feta-drenched Greek salad) but everything that I did sample was delish! Great orzo and hummus, fabulous beets, and the best pita I've ever eaten...he adds olive oil to it, making it moist and tender.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Literally. The best pita bread we've ever had. Warm and soft and fresh! The dips were also great. The falafel was delicious and my husband loved his gyro comparing it to what he had in Athens. The spanakopita was hefty and yummy. They even had a baklava cheesecake, which was out of this world. My work is moving close to... More 

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Additional Information about The Big Greek Cafe

Address: 8223 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4520
Phone Number: 301-587-4733
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Greek

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