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The Big Greek Cafe

8223 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4520
+1 301-587-4733
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gyros” (13 reviews)
“greek salad” (15 reviews)
“fries” (22 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
8223 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4520
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We do takeout from the Big Greek a couple times a month,q and they're almost always reliably excellent. We LOVE the salad dressing. Usually get the fried flounder or a Greek salad platter with chicken. His time we got the flounder and a lamb chop...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The order came up fast, was hot, well prepared with attention to comments for leaving out certain vegetables. Overall very tasty, fresh and inexpensive. Would recommend. great Wednesday special of $5 gyro.

Thank JinxandJava
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good food at a good price. I got the gyro pita and Greek fries, the gyro was very good with fresh ingredients and the Greek fries were fantastic, good fries with crumbled feta cheese on them. I was fortunate to visit the place on...More

Thank raymondbK6830AF
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This place is in a fairly run down mall. The, just about most malls in this area are showing their age. Parking places barely fit a compact so be prepared for door dings. Okay, the restaurant itself is surprisingly large and clean. We just wanted...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Greek food is, as should be, associated with Greek ambiance. Starting with the help. Not only there was not a Greek to be found but the help had no clue as to the food they served. The answer was read the menu. Concept: Greek popular...More

1  Thank john p
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Nicely prepared standard Greek fare (though didn't see lamb kabobs on the menu). Large portions. More of a take-out than fine dining atmosphere.

Thank LRR75
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We were hoping for a really good Greek restaurant - and this was not it. The staff was friendly but the food was mediocre. It was ok for a quick lunch.

Thank JLWells
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

The Big G is one of our most reliable takeout places in downtown Silver Spring. Their salads (especially with the house dressing) are to die for. If you're lucky enough to pick a day when they have their fish special, grab it while you can!

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This a really nice place to get some authentic Greek food. The place is small but is convenient enough to eat in or sit outside. It is always clean and the food is always fresh. The wait time for carry-out is reasonable, the wait time...More

Thank wad919
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I spent 4 months working in Silver Spring as an intern, and whenever any of the interns was having a bad day, sad day, or just simply a hungry day, we hustled over here for chicken gyros and big fat Greek fries. The tzatziki is...More

1  Thank Rebecca W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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)  >  Montgomery County  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-587-4733
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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