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Big Cheese & Pub

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606 Reservoir Ave, Cranston, RI 02910-1604
+1 401-467-8210
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Jessup, Maryland
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live very close to the big cheese. Once a week we order the Calzones from the Big Cheese. Not only are they delicious but you will have lunch for the next day. They are mammoth. Please give it a try, you will not be disappointed

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Thank Berski
Providence, Rhode Island
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many things to love about this place, I'm not sure where to begin. I suppose I'll start at the beginning. I originally came here because my friend sent me to say hi to Chicago Mike, the owner (who's actually from Greece). I didn't have any expectations for the food--I thought I'd just pass along the hello and... More 

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Thank fushilou
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My spouse and I wanted to try something new, and after reading all the fabulous reviews, we decided to give it a whirl. The place has an old timey feel, very comforting.The servers were friendly, informative and prompt, the food...so good! Authentic, fresh and delicious. They make all their dishes to order, insuring high quality...even baking their breads daily. We've... More 

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Thank Jess O
Cranston, Rhode Island
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined at Big Cheese & Pub on a Friday evening and it was extremely busy! Because of that, the food took a long time before it was served. We ordered two small pizzas but they were out of small pizza dough so they served us two large pizzas at no extra charge. The pizzas were hot, crispy and delicious!

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Thank dmferranti
Springfield, Massachusetts
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151 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were visiting the Roger Williams Zoo and wanted a quick and easy dinner nearby. The restaurant was less than 4 miles away and took us about 10 minutes to get to. Parking is behind the building and we had to circle around the block to get there (mainly because I missed the turn). There is a back entrance from... More 

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Thank KMR96
Alexandria, Virginia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

In from out of town and had the best dinner, I have had in a long time. The service was amazing and the food came out really fast. I had a tuna salad andgarlic bread, thinking light and i thought i could walk away not full...wrong..the portions are huge and the prices are just right.

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Thank Donna C
Lincoln, Rhode Island
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best pizza restaurants in Rhode Island! Great menu and everything is homemade and cooked to order. The pizza is wonderful but the sautéed mushrooms are to die for!!! But the best thing on the menu is the salad with the best dressing in the world!

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Thank Blossom055
New York
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360 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoy the pizza and pastas here, which are generally consistent and fairly priced. This evening we ordered a Greek salad and I have to say it was barely a Greek salad. It was just feta cheese atop iceberg lettuce (a good start) with a total of 2 olives. So not exactly what I was hoping for!

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Thank skgbos
Cranston, Rhode Island
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I having been going to Big Cheese since it opened at least 25+ years ago .. My family lives for the pizza and salad , that is the dressing . The very best white pizza around ... Chicken artichoke and black olives. Great place with a pub too .

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Thank pumpkinpie527
Cranston, Rhode Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and great service they treat you like family and friendly atmosphere around you always enjoyed what we ate.eat in or take out love them!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 Reservoir Ave, Cranston, RI 02910-1604
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Cranston
  • Phone Number: +1 401-467-8210

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