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The Big Greek Cafe

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8223 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4520
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Greendale, IN
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here on a wim. Visiting for the weekend walking around town looking for lunch spot. Clean, fast, polite and all of our meals were delicious and plentiful. Would definitely recommended.

Thank Julie R
Silver Spring, Maryland
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51 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place has such great flavor to their food. Everything is fresh and in large quantities. Great value. Fast and friendly service. We usually get carry-out.

Thank Mary D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family loves coming here for a nice, quick meal. The food is hearty and the service is good. I would definitely recommend the gyro salad and the pork special as well as the Greek fries.

Thank mgtakoma
Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time here and it was great! Tables could have been cleaned a little bit better but otherwise, no complaints at all. I had a gyro which was delicious and they offer regular French fries or "Greek style" fries, which is fries w/ feta and seasonings... With it being my first time eating here, I went for... More 

Thank jeffrlev
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189 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've sampled quite a few things on this menu from the chicken to the salad(s) to the gyro(s) and several seafood dishes and I've never been disappointed in my meal(s). They've all been quite delicious, made with fresh ingredients and come in large portions. Best part - they deliver!!

Thank G3inLondon
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is my go to place for a quick take out. The food is excellent and there is a variety from Greek salads to more traditional pita sandwiches. Pork soulvaki never disappointed, gyros are wonderful the menu offers daily specials. You can call ahead, but just dropping by and ordering a take out does not take long. You can dine... More 

Thank Alec U
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I do not come to silver spring Md., often except for my annual doctor's appointment. Whenever I go I look forward to grabbing a bite at the greek cafe. The greek salad is very tasty and filling. For the price you get a nice portion and a smile when served.

Thank Kenya M
Shakopee, Minnesota
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61 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

I visited here on a Wednesday and was glad to hear they have $5 gyros on Wednesdays. I tried the feisty feta on mine and it was great. I took my order to go and it was still fresh and hot when I got back to my hotel room. It doesn't look like anything special from the outside, but don't... More 

Thank JetSetFiend
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177 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is a small restaurant that does not look impressive but the food portions are large and taste excellent. Fries are a real treat. Have been there several times now while visiting our daughter. Definitely recommend this place.

Thank 4vrongo
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I had the chicken slouvaki pita and shared a portion of fries with my friend, and I'll definitively be coming back! (And as students, quite cheap for the portion size too!!)

Thank Ana R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8223 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4520
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: 301-587-4733
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?