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Uncle Nick's Greek Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Chelsea
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382 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-4848 (Corner 29th Street)
+1 212-609-0500
Today
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all this restaurant needs some love. The portions are huge so be mindful. My friend and I had to force a "small" Greek salad. I tasted a cube lamb gyro wrap and it was good. I ordered a gyro platter and I was not expecting the mountain of food in front of me. The pita bread was okay... More 

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Thank Sophia B
London, United Kingdom
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702 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time here for lunch with a local. Food was delicious, the spinach pie was great. Finished with a balaclava was wonderful. Will definitely come again. Friendly service and reasonable prices.

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Thank JNWSuisse
Northborough, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

What a great find at the last minute! I had the octopus salad and a whole grilled flounder. Both were fresh, perfectly cooked. The octopus was tender. The flounder was moist yet with a nice char.

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Thank HugoSandro
Helsinki, Finland
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Great greek food in Midtown. Do not make a mistake to order starters, if you are not extremely hungry! The portions are so huge. The food wa very tasty and the service was great!

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Thank Traveller007Finland
Concord, North Carolina
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126 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

No flash, dishes aren't super creative just simple good food. We had the swordfish which was fresh, grilled nice, light seasoning and delicious. Spinach Pie was spot on too. A buddy I went to school with family was straight Greece and his dad made it from scratch. He must have been from the same Greek town because it could have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We went to Uncle Nick's by Madison Square Garden, 8th av. It was a really tasty Greek restaurant. Lovely starter which was four freshly made dips and freshly cooked pita. Then I had chicken kebab and rice and my wife had lamb kebab and rice. Great portion sizes and really fresh and tasty food. Waiting staff were good. My wife... More 

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Thank Rufus S
Mumbai
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Went to this place as it was near our hotel. Didn't expect too much from it but the food there was just to die for. Had the pork kebab and spinach pie. Both were served with rice and the rice was just out of this world. The Greek Mythos beer was very nice too. All in all great food at... More 

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Succasunna, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Was attending an event at the Garden and found Uncle Nick's when we were looking to eat before the show. Pleasantly surprised. Good food and service. Would definitely go back. Ordered the large Greek salad, gyro platter and spinach pie. Large portions.

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Thank Beth C
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

On a day trip to NYC. We went in after getting dropped off at Penn Station coming in from EWR. Saw this place on my last visit. Unfortunately, no one at the hotel had heard of it so, since it was raining and lunch time, we decided to stop in for a shared plate and drink. It wasn't very crowded... More 

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Austin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The place is simple / kind of a quick service type layout. The food is priced decently for the location. Food is great (even to my Greek co-worker) and service is very good. We eat here every time we are nearby.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 382 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-4848
    (Corner 29th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Trains A & E @ Penn station # 1 @ 28th & 7th ave
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-609-0500

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

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