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The Big Cheese

#160 of 3,352 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
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8080 SW 67th Ave, Miami, FL 33143-7702
(305) 662-6855
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Miami, Florida
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What can I say about this restaurant except that I love the ambiance, the service and of course the food. Located in Coral Gables near the University of Miami. This is a place where Dwayne Johnson used to frequent went he was a student at UM. Very casual place.

Thank miamiblogger
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to share responsibility for the non-tasty food I ate by admitting I should have ordered the pizza which they are apparently known for. Instead, I ordered the crispy chicken sub and my husband ordered a meatball sub. He only could eat half of his as he said it tasted terrible. I then gave him the other half of... More 

Thank Julie S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crowded and loud just what you'd expect at a "old school" pizza shop. Good food garlic knots are amazing no short of garlic! Btw I'm a UNC fan in a Miami U joint!

Thank Mitch C
Flagler Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate there while on a vacation trip with our grandchildren. Fun and for a family dinner. Food was delicious and very reasonable. Atmosphere is casual. We really enjoyed it!

Thank FlgBchTravels
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whoever runs this place has a motto in life: Garlic is life, the rest is just details. If that's also your motto, you may want to go to this place regularly. The food was pretty good for the most part. The rolls were good, but holy moly, I've never seen so much garlic in my life. My Stromboli came with... More 

Thank jakelassiter
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming to the Big Cheese for many years, and the food just keeps getting better and better. Huge portions, fast and great service all the time

Thank Belkis P
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140 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here after living in Miami almost my entire life - why? I don't know; but, on that they we felt like shorts, t-shirts and garlic rolls. And when those garlic rolls made it to the table we simply devoured them!!! Ambiance is totally relaxed and shorts, t-shirts and flip flops are a perfect attire. Just get there and... More 

Thank OPSilver
Loveland, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was quick and tasty! Very nice employees who went extra mile to make sure customers were happy. Brought plates, napkins, plastic forks, etc all with the pizza since I was staying in a hotel.

Thank Brit2014
Miami, Florida
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I left Miami for college in 1979 but my parents still live there. I have been traveling down to South Miami a lot more often to visit them. Their ability to cook for themselves is slowly diminishing. The well-known chain restaurant "C" they go for Italian pick-up in South Miami is not only expensive but just plain unacceptable. I'll rake... More 

Thank rufus45
Miami, Florida
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488 reviews
344 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

This place is amazing! Pizza and pastas are really good. I recommend the seafood pasta. One entree is enough for two. The deluxe pizza is our favorite. Price is good also. Go online and get coupons.

Thank acielesz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 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
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8080 SW 67th Ave, Miami, FL 33143-7702
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: (305) 662-6855

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