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Uncle Bacala

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2370 Jericho Tpke, Garden City Park, NY 11040-4711
+1 516-739-0505
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Pasta, cold drinks, lively atmosphere. One of our favorite places, they take great care of you and you always leave a happy customer

1 Thank TraceLF
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to Uncle Bacalas due to amazing reviews from friends. The place is nice, and the staff was exceptionally good. Salads and desserts were excellent but all 3 of us were disappointed with our entrees. Francese too lemony, Milanese too dry and Rack of Lamb was unimpressive.

2 Thank Karyan221
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

As always food here is Excellent, its a little pricey but it is well worth it. The service was great by making you feel at home. Love this place definitely recommend.

1 Thank Clune 2
New York City, New York
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382 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Have been here numerous times for dinner and usually leave satisfied. Went this last week for dinner and got their family style salad and eggplant parm entree to share, as well as some fish and pasta. Everything was good and sized appropriately, except for the salad, which we would have liked to have been a bit larger. Service is usually... More 

1 Thank beachtravelerrrr
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This is a nice restaurant but for a true Italian who has been all around the world for good food, this place where is a hands down! It's great for anyone who loves cotton candy-like I do! I had chicken parmigiana and the chicken was delicious minus the Italian red sauce! They use cheap tomatoes and as a result, I... More 

1 Thank Bernadette F
Roslyn, New York
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Recently, my fiance and I visited Uncle Bacala's for dinner. The atmosphere was cozy Italian cafe style decor with Italian music playing that brought me back to my childhood. The bread basket was brought to us immediately and was yummy (love my carbs!). My man ordered the crab cake appetizer that was generous in size (2) and delicious. He had... More 

Thank Tina O
Roslyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Been here a few times for a meal and also for parties. Every time that I have eaten here, I have had excellent food. This past week, at lunch I had the Black Bass and it was so good that I felt like returning the next day and having it once again. Definitely a place that you should visit for... More 

Thank GrandPaRuss
Sea Cliff, NY
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Arrived Friday night at 7:15pm and I had forgotten to make the reservations...but they had a nice table for us, Whew! The waiter was attentive and all the food (warm bread, yummy apps, excellent main course and terrific deserts) was wonderful and plentiful. we had a leisurely meal and very nice time.

Thank Roe1957
Long Island, NY
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

What Uncle Bacala's does right, they do it very well. Reservations are honored and staff is always cheerful and accommodating. The martinis are outstanding! Pre fix dinner offers are wonderful array to choose from. Bread is fresh and diverse. Served with a tomato tapenade, a request for EVO produced a quality bottle. Highlights included chicken and veal dishes anyway you... More 

Thank Dancing2013
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Whenever I go to Uncle Bacala's, it is crowded - weeknight or weekend; it is well-liked by the locals. The food is consistently good. No complaints. The portions are generous and the menu extensive.They serve a really great lunch price fixe special for $19 Mon-Sat and an equally great dinner price fixe special for $30. They also offer take-out. Most... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2370 Jericho Tpke, Garden City Park, NY 11040-4711
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Garden City Park
  • Phone Number: +1 516-739-0505

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