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The Big Cheese

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#26 of 220 Italian in Miami
#110 of 2,723 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Menu

APPETIZERS SOUP AND SALAD‏
Prices subject to change without notice
Fried Mozzarella Cheese
Served w/‏ tomato sauce
7.75
Shrimp Cocktail
9.25
Big Cheese Buffalo Wings
Mild or‏ hot. Served w/ celery sticks & chunky bleu cheese
Half dozen6.25
Dozen9.95
Fried Calamari Basket
Served w/ lemon wedges & red sauce
10 pieces6.50
20 pieces9.95
Italian Poppers
34.50
66.75
1210.75
Grandpa's Buffalo Mozzarella
Served w/ tomato, red onions, basil, olive oil & balsamic vinegar
11.50
Chicken Fingers
Served w/‏ honey mustard & BBQ sauce
8.25
Fried Jumbo Shrimp
Served w/ cocktail sauce
10.25
Fried Oysters
Served w/ lemon & cocktail sauce
9.25
PIZZA AND CALZONE
Pizza & Calzone
The big‏ cheese makes all its products w/ 2% part skim grande mozzarella, the best & most expensive mozzarella in the country!
By the slice+2.40
Per item+0.35
By the Slice w/ Seafood Items
2.40
Per item+1.25
BIG CHEESE PIZZA‏
Extra cheese, pepperoni, italian sausage, mushrooms, bell peppers, black olives, meatballs, ham, salami, onions, fresh garlic, anchovies, ricotta cheese, provolone cheese, pineapple, pepperoncini, fresh tomatoes, jalapeños, artichoke hearts.
Plain Cheese
Large 14"15.50
X-large 16"16.75
One Item
Large 14"16.50
X-large 16"18.75
Two Items
Large 14"16.50
X-large 16"18.75
Three Items
Large 14"18.50
X-large 16"20.75
Four Items
Large 14"19.50
X-large 16"21.95
Additional Items
Large 14"2.00
X-large 16"2.50
Albacore Tuna
Large 14"3.95
X-large 16"4.75
Shrimp, Clams, Mussels
Large 14"4.95
X-large 16"5.95
Grilled Chicken
Large 14"5.95
X-large 16"6.95
SPECIALTIES
Stromboli
Pepperoni, mushrooms, sausage, onions, bell pepper, black olives, ham & mozzarella all baked in a roll of fresh dough
9.50
Family Size
Serves 639.95
Calzone
Ham, onions,‏ mozzarella, ricotta, a touch of parmesan & sprinkled w/ our special garlic sauce
8.50
Family size28.95
Extra items+1.95 each
Stromboli & Calzone
Served w/ garlic sauce
Oven-Baked Garlic Rolls
Freshly baked to perfection. Smothered w/ special garlic sauce:
(3)1.25
(Half dozen)1.95
(Dozen)3.25
PASTA‏
All pasta dinners are served w/ three garlic rolls. Dinner salad available 1.25.
Whole wheat spaghetti substitute available for any pasta dish 0.95
Pink Sauce w/ Any Pasta
A mixture‏ of alfredo & marinara sauce
10.95
Any other dish+0.95
Dinner salad available+1.25
Pasta dish+0.95
Lasagna
Bill's special pride, you never had it so good
12.95
Dinner salad available+1.25
Pasta dish+0.95
Manicotti
Pasta wrapped around a special cheese blend, covered w/ meat sauce, topped w/ mozzarella, a local favorite
12.50
Dinner salad available+1.25
Pasta dish+0.95
Stuffed Shells
Pasta stuffed w/ a special ricotta blend, then smothered in mozzarella & meat sauce. Ooooh, so good
12.50
Dinner salad available+1.25
Pasta dish+0.95
Stuffed Spinach Shells
Pasta shells‏ stuffed w/ spinach & ricotta cheese, baked w/ tomato sauce & mozzarella. You'll like it
12.25
Dinner salad available+1.25
Pasta dish+0.95
Baked Ziti Parmesan
Tender ziti baked w/ meat sauce topped w/ mozzarella
10.95
Dinner salad available+1.25
Pasta dish+0.95
Baked Ziti Ricotta
Tender ziti baked in a special parmesan & ricotta blend w/ meat sauce then topped w/ lots of mozzarella. You'll like it
11.25
Dinner salad available+1.25
Pasta dish+0.95
Baked Meat Tortellini
Small pasta shells filled w/ tasty meat, baked w/ meat sauce & lots of cheese
12.75
Dinner salad available+1.25
Pasta dish+0.95
SEAFOOD PASTA DISHES
All available w/ red sauce on request.
Pink Shrimp Pasta
Linguini topped w/ shrimp in our special pink sauce, a combination of marinara & alfredo
16.95
Seafood Pasta
Linguini w/ shrimp, mussels & clams w/ white cream sauce
16.95
Shrimp Pasta
Linguini w/ shrimp in a white cream sauce
16.95
Shrimp Pasta Alfredo w/ Fettuccini
16.95
Mussels Marinara w/ Linguini
15.55
Shrimp Marinara Linguini
16.95
Linguini w/ White Clam Sauce (or Red)
Sautéed clams in olive oil, fresh garlic & spices w/ white sauce over linguini
15.25
Grilled Shrimp Pasta w/ Linguini
Sauteed in raw garlic, spices & olive oil served over linguini
16.50
Shrimp Parmesan
Breaded jumbo shrimp w/ tomato sauce & mozzarella cheese, served w/ linguini
15.50
OUR SUBS‏
Big Cheese French Fries
Normally
1.75
With any sub+1.25
The Big Cheese Burger
Two quarter-pound ground chuck patties laid on our fresh, baked italian roll w/ a sizeable amount of mozzarella & fresh lettuce, tomato, onions & grilled onions on request, served w/ mayo
Half5.50
Whole8.50
The Vegetarian
Fresh lettuce, tomato, onions, bell peppers, mozzarella, black olives & mushrooms, served hot w/ italian dressing
Half5.50
Whole8.50
The Sausage
Sausage, tomato sauce & mozzarella. Green peppers on request.
Half5.50
Whole8.50
The Tuna
Tuna, tomato, onions, lettuce & mozzarella, served w/ mayo
Half5.50
Whole8.50
The Meatball
Three hearty homemade italian meatballs smothered in our own tomato sauce, topped w/ mozzarella
Half5.50
Whole8.50
The Italian
Ham, salami, pepperoni, lettuce, tomato, onions & mozzarella, served w/ italian dressing
Half5.50
Whole8.50
The Smoked Turkey
Smoked turkey breast, tomato, onions, lettuce & mozzarella, served w/ mayo. Ask for it hot!
Half5.50
Whole8.50
The Steak
Lean tender‏ strips of steak, grilled in a garlic sauce w/ grilled onions topped w/ mozzarella, served w/ tomato sauce
Half5.50
Whole8.50
The Big Philly Cheese Steak
No tomato sauce on this one, folks. Grilled onions & mushrooms served up w/ our steak & cheese & light mayo. Garrett's favorite!
Half5.50
Whole8.50
SIDE, BEVERAGES AND DESSERTS
Prices subject to change without notice
French Fries
1.65
W/sub+1.25
Side Spaghetti
With marinara sauce
6.75
Side Spaghetti
With tomato sauce
6.25
Side Spaghetti
With meat sauce
6.75
Side Spaghetti w/ One Meatball
And meat sauce
7.95
Side Tomato Sauce
Side meat sauce
3.25 3.95
(1) Italian Sausage
2.75
(2) Italian Sausage
4.25
(1) Meatball
2.75
Taylor California House Wines
Chablis, rose, burgandy, white zinfandel
5.25
1/2 carafe+9.95
Carafe+14.25
Premium Wines by the Glass
Merlot, chianti, cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, pinot grigio
6.25
Ask Your Server
22.95
CANS‏
Coca-Cola Products
1.25
20-Oz. Bottled Water
1.79
Bud
3.25
Bud Light
3.25
Samuel Adams
4.25
Samuel Adams Light
4.25
Miller Lite
3.25
Peroni (Italy)
4.50
Corona
4.25
St. Pauli Girl
4.25
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When they say that they go took me to a pizza in Miami was like a ...what a pizza?? After tasting the pizza mind chance completly. The flavor was divine, the service quick and very good. Really a very nice place to go outside of...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank raymondt113
Reviewed October 12, 2019 via mobile

This place was highly recommended. So we tried it. At first it was great. From there it went south. The pizza was the greasiest I have ever had. The server checked on us once and ignored us the rest of the time. I saw a...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank hopeneverquits
Reviewed September 3, 2019

I love their Seafood Pasta... You will too... They have pizza, salads, pasta dishes & desserts... Yummy, Chocolate Mousse Pie/cake... This place is located in a wonderful part of South Miami, right off of US1 & SW 67 ave... very convenient... Turnpike around the corner...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Mary9921
Reviewed July 27, 2019

very good delivery service very good staff and I love it because it is all about the unit far I love the garlic rolls

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank misperception
Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

Great Pizza, Salads & Home-Made Pastas! South Miami locals spot for years! Friendly and knowledgable staff make your visit a pleasant one. Order the Ceasar Steak Salad (enough to brown bag!). GetSome!!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Loucious
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Well my husband parents home were close to the UM , so he visited this place long time ago, and kept coming back, their menu it's huge, It's a classic place for families and couples or maybe have a reserved room for private which was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Odile H
Reviewed June 15, 2019

I used to enjoy the Big Cheese back when I was a UM student. I brought my kids to Coral Gables for a weekend visit, and I thought they'd like it. We ran into a small issue when we arrived, and dine-in was cash-only (and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank meab
Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

The garlic rolls that they served you after you sit down were out of this world and probably good for a party of four! And the pasta and stromboli just hit the spot. Good customer service and we had a great dinner.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank stazandgazer
Reviewed April 5, 2019

This man called me to offer me his magnet service for our business. We went with his service so he charged my credit card, and after that, he disappeared. THIS PLACE AND/OR PERSON is not trustworthy. I've called over 15 times and left over 5...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank MiguelB1163
Reviewed March 20, 2019

My husband and I used to go to The Big Cheese all the time while studying at UM 10 + years ago. We were just in town last week, and wanted to take our daughters to somewhere we used to go back when we were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Call them directly would be the best course of action. Keep in mind they do catering so you cal always take back home.
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