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The Big Cheese of Miami

Italian Restaurant and Pizza Place$$$$
83 Tips and reviews
  • pizza
  • family-friendly
  • good for groups
  • casual
  • lively
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  • Derek A.
    Derek Assali SrOctober 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you want to eat GREAT DELICIOUS PIZZA and other italian entrees go to BIG CHEESE There is always a small wait but its worth it, you will not regret it..."The heavens of all foods & BEST PIZZA ever
  • Nayadeth F.
    Nayadeth FigueroaJanuary 2, 2013
    The California Pizza is delicious! Tender artichokes, mushrooms, and a whole lot-a delicious veggies. Enjoy with some a-mazing garlic bread and a good beer... Mmm. Heaven right here in South Miami.
  • David D.
    David DiazOctober 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Sit outside when weather is good and every sub and pizza is amazing. I always get hot wings which are great here and on my diet. Garlic bread is amazing. Wifi also. Always fun and affordable
  • Sergio G.
    Sergio GarciaMay 19, 2016
    Stk Cesar is the bomb. My sugg. is get some butter, garlic and some red flakes and mix well. Then add it to the Stk with some Cesar dressing. while the steak is cooked add mozz. cheese on the steak.
  • Campus Socialite
    Campus SocialiteMay 19, 2011
    Order a half portion to save 50%! The half portions are the perfect amount for one. Also, order their famous garlic rolls with garlic and marinara sauce on the side. You won't regret it. Read more
  • Ciri D.
    Ciri DuassoFebruary 21, 2016
    We LOVE the garlic pizza with extra garlic... We make sure that we don't visit anyone after! :-)
  • Angel N.
    Angel NegrinDecember 28, 2013
    Obligated stop in every vacation. The pastas, garlic bread, pizzas and mozzarella fingers are incredible.
  • Felix R.
    Felix RiveraMarch 18, 2014
    Garlic rolls are great but if you are going to eat more than one I hope you are going home afterwards cause your breath will not be the best thing out there. #JUSTSAYING
  • Derek A.
    Derek Assali SrFebruary 18, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The Minestrone soup is a got to have along with their great tasting PIZZA and their DELICIOUS garlic rolls
  • Miami New Times
    Miami New TimesAugust 15, 2014
    Big Cheese is the kind of pizzeria every neighborhood wishes it had. Read more
  • Jax
    JaxMarch 6, 2012
    Surprisingly, they have a good deal of non-dairy options. Every sub I have tried has been great, without any cheese.
  • Jason M.
    Jason MillsMay 16, 2010
    Great environment, fast and friendly staff, very good food. The Big Cheese is always a favorite of mine, and I especially love taking people from out of town there.
  • Stephanie F.
    Stephanie FernandezJanuary 29, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    That garlic sauce with the bread rolls will leave the taste in your mouth for the next three days! But it's TOO good that I don't care.(:
  • Mel F.
    Mel FerrasApril 28, 2012
    Amazing pasta dishes!! --best garlic rolls, kind servers. (seriously, screw pizza, get pasta!)
  • Lynn M.
    Lynn MachinAugust 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The food is delicious and the service is great! If you love cheese, the big cheese delight is the pizza for you...yum!
  • Jonathan K.
    Jonathan KramerAugust 9, 2014
    Gaaaaaaaaaarlic bread that so amazing it will leave you reeking of pure garlic for days.
  • Krystal A.
    Krystal AnnApril 23, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    awesome food ! awesome service ! get Rhet as a watier and you will be laughing for sure !
  • Diego N.
    Diego NaranjoAugust 13, 2010
    The chicken parm here is amazing. Have it delivered anywhere in South Miami and avoid the hectic restaurant. The dude comes with a credit card machine on his cellphone. Cool!
  • Santiago V.
    Santiago ValerioAugust 9, 2014
    Chicken Parmesian special is beyond good. Pizza always great!
  • Natalia 💓 M.
    Natalia 💓 MasferrerNovember 7, 2013
    For my taste, the food is VERY greasy. I am not a fan of the food but I know a handful of people that love it!
  • Lauren O.
    Lauren Oliver GreenNovember 2, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Inexpensive Italian good and a great family friendly environment
  • Elena C.
    Elena CarrizoJanuary 7, 2016
    Great atmosphere, pizza was good, be patient to find a parking spot
  • Jennifer G.
    Jennifer GebeleinDecember 18, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Big chicken pie pizza is our new fav, tastes super fresh, try it!
  • Cinthya H.
    Cinthya HernandezAugust 31, 2013
    Ask for any dish split, every entree feeds TWO !!
  • Jennifer G.
    Jennifer GebeleinMay 27, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Tried the spinach pie last night, so good! Almost feels like you're eating something healthy cause of the greens on top! Lol
  • Cinthia I.
    Cinthia IngaJune 10, 2012
    Best seafood pasta in town! One portion is good for two! :)
  • Simone T.
    Simone ThompsonMarch 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The pizza here is great, service is great and the garlic rolls are delish!!
  • Lars
    LarsMay 13, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Best Garlic Roles! Drenched in Garlic. Try the Lasagna too!
  • Jennifer R.
    Jennifer RoshavenAugust 23, 2013
    Ask for pizza dough for the kids to play with while you wait.
  • Jennifer G.
    Jennifer GebeleinMarch 5, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    We just had the pepperoni mushroom and sausage pizza. Soooooo yummy. Get takeout!
  • Beverly h.
    Beverly horvitzJanuary 11, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Everything is good especially the garlic rolls.
  • Jennifer G.
    Jennifer GebeleinMarch 26, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Garlic rolls and big cheese garlic rolls and wings-sweet 16 dinner of champions :-)
  • Elena C.
    Elena CarrizoJune 20, 2016
    Great pizza, fast service, great atmosphere
  • FreddyTV
    FreddyTVOctober 28, 2011
    The best and cheapest pizza in Miami. The Rock was a regular here back in his UM days.
  • Lars
    LarsMay 26, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Load up the Garlic on the Garlic Rolls!
  • Jennifer G.
    Jennifer GebeleinFebruary 23, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Try the great white pizza, several types of cheese. Mmmmmmm
  • Amanda R.
    Amanda RuizApril 13, 2011
    The philly cheese steak sub is an orgasm in your mouth!!
  • Sugarmama
    SugarmamaDecember 20, 2009
    Must try the shrimp pasta with white sauce. Amazing! And huge! $16, big enough for 2 people.
  • Kerry M.
    Kerry MasonJune 1, 2013
    Was not impressed with the Hawaiian. Everything else I've ever had is awesome.
  • melanie g.
    melanie gomezApril 17, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    I've been going there for almost 20 years. That much of a fan :D
  • Michelle Rose Domb
    Michelle Rose DombNovember 12, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Local pizza and garlic rolls at their finest
  • Suzette W.
    Suzette WrightMay 13, 2012
    The Caesar salad with shrimp is delicioso!
  • Laura D.
    Laura DeckerAugust 14, 2011
    Ask for Joey the waiter he is the best
  • Red Road C.
    Red Road CommonsSeptember 30, 2010
    Awesome hang out spot for UM students! Close to Red Road Commons!
  • Angie S.
    Angie SJuly 12, 2013
    Good food! Pink sauce on errthang
  • Roquinna S.
    Roquinna SernaApril 7, 2012
    Best chicken parmesan subs around!
  • Gigi N.
    Gigi NaderDecember 11, 2015
    Chicken Madeira
  • Beverly h.
    Beverly horvitzJanuary 31, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Garlic rolls are amazing!!
  • John S.
    John SchneyerDecember 1, 2011
    The baked tortolini is fantastic.
  • Jennifer G.
    Jennifer GebeleinMarch 11, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Try the alfredo it's awesome on a chilly night like tonight!
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren McDonaldApril 3, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    the chicken francaise is to die for. ask for light oil if not you'll finish your meal with a new lip gloss.
  • Sergio G.
    Sergio GarciaMay 27, 2016
    Everything is GREAT HERE.
  • Jennifer G.
    Jennifer GebeleinDecember 20, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    They honor the spend 5 get 5$ off if you pay with Amex! Use it!
  • Lou S.
    Lou SantiagoAugust 25, 2013
    Best Pepperoni n meatball apizza
  • Marty N.
    Marty NagyAugust 3, 2016
    Great pizza and service
  • Lucie A.
    Lucie Alfonso-OrueAugust 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Having lunch at the big cheese
  • Lucie A.
    Lucie Alfonso-OrueJuly 29, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome garlic rolls
  • Lee a.
    Lee anzelmoJuly 11, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Watch out for the server named Rhett!! he likes to repeat what he hears.....SNITCH.
  • kels W.
    kels W.December 8, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Steak ceaser salad! Yummy
  • @actionmoviefrea H.
    Used to love the chicken marsala here but now it's awful :( won't be back plus prices are twice what they should be
  • Sonia N.
    Sonia NonofyourJanuary 29, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Love their garlic rolls!!
  • Sadaf G.
    Sadaf GhaffariAugust 24, 2011
    Can we say AMAZING food and service all the way around?! ;-)
  • Carlos H.
    Carlos HernandezSeptember 19, 2011
    Great food, awesome service, Love this place
  • Candice C.
    Candice CerratoDecember 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best garlic rolls ever.
  • Eddie O.
    Eddie OttoMarch 19, 2011
    I can live on their garlic rolls. Wouldn't stay marred though.
  • stephanie p.
    stephanie perezApril 13, 2013
    Seafood pasta is the best!
  • Anthony G.
    Anthony GregisDecember 21, 2010
    Best place for Pizza and Garlic Rolls! Umm
  • Martin R.
    Martin RJuly 10, 2011
    Aghhh better Italian food at other places
  • Osmara D.
    Osmara Diaz-AbarzuaApril 14, 2013
    Love love love this!
  • Lee a.
    Lee anzelmoAugust 17, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Make sure you ask for ALVARO..tell him you know the mayor lol
  • Dora S.
    Dora SolorzanoSeptember 6, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Best pizza in town
  • Julio D.
    Julio DiazAugust 30, 2010
    The pizza is good, but the Chicken Parm is EPIC.
  • Vincent M.
    Vincent MorrealeSeptember 8, 2012
    Pitchers...of Peroni...
  • Rafael D.
    Rafael De CardenasMarch 25, 2016
    Great pizza
  • Jessica Renee
    Jessica ReneeJanuary 9, 2012
    pizza is so goooood
  • Alex P.
    Alex PradaDecember 28, 2011
    Lotsa Grease! Ok for college kids that R starving i guess
  • Ted T.
    Ted TrentlerOctober 23, 2014
    Pizza! Go Canes!
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  • Ponderful
    PonderfulDecember 14, 2009
    Great Pizza and Friendly Service Consistently! Read more
  • Zoltán B.
    Zoltán BognárMarch 9, 2011
  • Patrick A.
    Patrick ArnaizMay 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Grilled Chicken Alfredo! Read more
  • Anna Ivelisse V.
    Anna Ivelisse VeraDecember 22, 2009
    Check out their new location in Homestead, FL!
  • Carlos B.
    Carlos BaronaSeptember 10, 2015
    La mejor pizza de Miami, recomiendo la Hawaiana
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