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The Big Cheese

#110 of 3,354 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
Closed 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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Little Elm, Texas
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our second time here while visiting family. Great good, the garlic bread is amazing and the food was very good! Lots of cheese and very homemade. Get dessert across the street, Ice Cream or fudge.

Thank Zblond
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109 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great family place with University of Miami Football memorabilia.the service was good and all the food was excellent. very largo food portions.

Thank MiamiIntrepid
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Big Cheese is great ! The food is excellent and the service even better. They don't take reservations so the wait can be 45 minutes +/-. If you come for a late lunch early dinner (between 4 and 5 pm) there is rarely a wait. Definitely worth the visit !

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Miami, Florida
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do you 'Bleed Orange and Green'? Well, if you don't, make sure to keep that to yourself when you visit The Big Cheese. From the second you walk in, you are in a UM time capsule. So take a second to admire the photos, autographs, banners and signs - they pay tribute to your team! Over the years I have... More 

Thank Peter P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

My first visit here because I usually order papa johns for my Italian cravings and also I'm lazy. I end up watching Netflix and chilling but in a non- sexual way & alone lol. Nick was my server and had my coke refilled every time I hit half empty which was unbelievable. Food was amazing and definitely helped me towards... More 

Thank Devin M
Miami Gardens, Florida
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

My sister who use to live down by sunset brought me here years ago. My cousin and I just returned by chance after being down in the area. I can't say enough about this place the staff, THE FOOD, everything is amazing. The menu is extremely extensive which is a challenge in itself cause you just end up wanting one... More 

Thank Dominique U
Grand Cayman
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Was at my hotel and they suggested the Big cheese deliver in . Had onion and meat ball and their garlic bread it was fantastic . The delivery guy my husband knew from last time funny enough he remembers him too. This was Dadeland Miami the big cheese . I would suggests this is great if your hungry because bring... More 

Thank T1010HCshannonh
Miami, Florida
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

From the pizza to the pasta, this place is off the charts when it comes to taste! We attended an event and all the catering / take out was from here and I can honestly say these guys know what they're doing!

Thank AmberDrappier
Miami, Florida
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848 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner with the family. My girls had the shrimp pasta Alfredo. My gf had some mushroom Pizza and I had a full chicken Caesar with anchovies and it was great. Of course we had the best garlic rolls in town.

Thank Canesbiggdogg
Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

If you want simple but awesome pizza, subs and pasta in a family hometown vibe. This is the place to go. The staff is upbeat, the food is solid, and the customers are regulars.

Thank Roy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?