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Big Cheese & Pub

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606 Reservoir Ave, Cranston, RI 02910-1604
+1 401-467-8210
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Cranston, Rhode Island
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the food, the service, and the prices are great. We have been going there for well over 35 years and never had a bad meal

Thank rec32123
Hartford, Connecticut
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a Greek Popeye for an appetizer. The waitress suggested it - thankfully! It's like a Greek salad inside something like a folded flatbread. It's served warm. Really good! You have to try it! There's enough to share. We had the Three Cheese pizza and a pepperoni/mushroom. Again, really really good! Even the next day! The atmosphere is clean,... More 

Thank Veronica M
Jessup, Maryland
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 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

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 24 November 2016

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 

Thank fushilou
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 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 

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 8 November 2016 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!

Thank dmferranti
Springfield, Massachusetts
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152 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 

Thank KMR96
Alexandria, Virginia
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18 reviews
11 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.

Thank Donna C
Lincoln, Rhode Island
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40 reviews
32 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!

Thank Blossom055
New York
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386 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 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!

Thank skgbos

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
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?