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My Big Fat Greek Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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525 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-3607
+1 480-966-5883
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Thornton, Colorado
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really was not attractive from the outside. The greeter was kind I was there for a conference. The place was not filled on a Thursday but the waitress Mercedes was on her game. I ordered the Salmon and shrimp salad. I decided to get that on the side. It was served on Nappa cabbage and was delicious with just lemon.... More 

Thank Gillian T
Phoenix, Arizona
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place in the middle of ASU!! Clean pleasant restaurant. Food is really good, staff was very polite and attentive. Nice place for a nice evening outing.

Thank marcelor576
Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Heard about this place from a friend whose parents live in Tempe. Had lunch on 12/26, so was quiet and good service. Food was just okay. Pita Gyro, a little dry. The Aegean Club is HUGE. Real chicken breast, a bit thick and dry. Fettuccini alfredo was also just run of the mill. Flaming cheese was great. But with just... More 

Thank banks5790
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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316 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Something seems to have changed at this place. The place was usually packed, and the food good. We went there for dinner and the place was empty. The flaming saganaki was really bad: there was almost nothing on the plate, and what was there could not be scraped off the plate. The mousaka was also bad -- it was undercooked... More 

Thank QQ1234
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369 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

We started with flaming cheese and nice wine . We opted for the refreshing Greek salad with salmon and he salmon shrimp salad . The warm pita bread was a tasty addition .

Thank 12318
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1,336 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Amazing greek restaurant. Went with a few friends to celebrate our reunion. The food was great, portions more than plenty. Great staff and wonderful time.

Thank thor2705
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited Tempe celebrating my husbands birthday and chose My Big Fat Greek Restaurant for the birthday meal! We couldn't have been happier! The gyros we're delicious and the Greek fries Amazing!! Pleasant wait staff and we were able to sit on patio which was enjoyable!

Thank weegarcia
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a quick lunch during a day of conferences and found this restaurant amongst a street of many. The service was friendly. I have tacos which were amazing - shame I had a 'coffee' as I didn't realise it was going to be as strong as it was - my fault at not knowing what a 'greek'... More 

Thank James S
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Later at night we were hungry, a quick walk away, we came across this restaurant with a name similar to my favorite movie.. the salads were excellent.. service was so so. The waitress was unable to figure out change and short changed me..

Thank JennalynF
Phoenix, Arizona
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Everything we ordered was cooked to our liking. No complaints about the food. After we ordered and received our waters we didn't see the server again until the food came. The water tasted awful. Terrible tap water. It could've taken less time for a basic lunch but I wouldn't go back because of the service or lack there of.

Thank Bruce S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Mediterranean, Greek
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-3607
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-966-5883

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