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Uncle Nick's Greek Cuisine

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$$ - $$$
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382 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-4848 (Corner 29th Street)
+1 212-609-0500
11:30 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Northborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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.

Thank HugoSandro
Helsinki, Finland
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140 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

Thank Traveller007Finland
Concord, North Carolina
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120 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank fred b
London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank Rufus S
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank arsenal789
Succasunna, New Jersey, United States
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Beth C
Nashville, Tennessee
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180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 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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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.

Thank Richard K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went to Uncle Nick's for lunch while waiting to take our afternoon long distance Amtrak train. It's just a short walk downtown from Penn Station on 8th Ave. The owner (or manager?) was just opening up and she smiled and joked with the few of us waiting. We sat down and were met by the grumpiest waiter in NYC.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Staggered in exhausted after our first day in NYC. The atmosphere was good and we ordered pretty quickly. The food arrived and we all dived in. We all agreed that the grilled meats were succulent but didn't have a lot of flavour. The only thing with bags of flavour was the potatoes which I really enjoyed. Overall I was a... More 

Thank Richard S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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