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The Big Greek Cafe

5268 Nicholson Ln., Ste. O Send to Phone
In North Bethesda, fast Greek food in a casual setting.

Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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The Big Greek Cafe Restaurant Review

: Making its mark in the metro area ’burbs, this restaurant group has several locations and it’s a must for anyone who likes fresh, hot Greek goodies wrapped in puffy pita. The menu is relatively large for a fast-food eatery, so try an appetizer such as the topnotch freshly made hummus; also available are dolmades and grilled shrimp Aegean. For a filling entrée, choices comprise classics like falafel, moussaka and a gyro platter. For lighter fare, the kitchen turns out several Greek-style salads --- a gyro salad and a crispy calamari version. Among the Greek sandwiches are a pork souvlaki pita with pieces of grilled marinated pork and tzatziki sauce and the typical gyro of shaved meat stuffed in a pita wrap with tzatziki. Sweets include baklava and, if you’re lucky, a just-warm-from-the-kettle Greek rice pudding that’s thick and creamy.


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