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Uncle Nick's

747 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6617
+1 212-245-7992
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“moussaka” (23 reviews)
“flaming cheese” (16 reviews)
“greek salad” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
747 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6617
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Greek food this is the spot for you! My husband, daughter and I dined here for an early dinner while vacationing in NYC. We enjoyed two gyro platters and a chicken kabob platter. The food was very well prepared, servings were generous,...More

Thank Glory C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It seemed like a safe choice from Trip Advisor reviews, and while the staff was friendly and the restaurant and bathrooms were clean, the meal was mediocre. Both my business colleague and I were underwhelmed. The serving was huge, but the salad was under dressed...More

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend likes Greek, I've had a gyro at the fair, but that's it. I'm up for something different and agree to try it. I am so glad I did! I had the lamb kebab, which is served with peppers, onions, and tomatoes on a...More

Thank CJ M
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Not our first time at Uncle Nick's, we are always excited to try their great food and wine. Our meal started with some delicious grilled octopus and dips for our pita bread. We tried a selection of entrees, I am a fan of their lamb...More

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 15 January 2018

the food is good service is excellent but you have to wonder that if the bathrooms are so filthy -can it spill over to where they are cooking the food?

1  Thank pji
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Uncle Nick's is consistently good, simple Greek food. I’ve been coming here since I was a kid from New Jersey with my family. Service is efficient and the decor is casual and relaxed, and very Greek. The food isn't always authentic (in my opinion there...More

Thank Dimitrios D
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The Grilled Octopus, served temperature hot, was tender and succulent. It was bathed in a delicious oil/balsamic vinegar sauce. One of the best I have tasted. The Vegetable Moussaka portion was ample enough for two meals, and was excellent. Made fresh, it was tasty, the...More

1  Thank Twinbalick
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

My second visit to Nicks. Both times the good was superb. The grilled octopus appetizer is simply divine; melt in you're mouth tender and perfectly seasoned. Two large tentacles are$18. We also shared moussaka. Unless you have an enormous appetite, sharing this delicious dish is...More

Thank LesPicker
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I have several food concerns that prohibit me from eating in many restaurants. Not only was I able to eat at Uncle Nicks, I thoroughly enjoyed the food!. I loved the unique potato/garlic appetizer so much that I ordered one to go to eat later,...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The service remains excellent, but the pork souvlaki was more like a briquet! I like my meat well done, but this meat required an extra set of teeth. I would go again, but provide some coaching on how you like you meat!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 747 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6617
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-245-7992
  • E-mail
Looking for a fresh catch on the West Side? Discover Uncle Nick’s! He was one of the first in the 80’s to bring fresh, moderately priced Greek food to Manhattan, in family-size portions, and he’s been there ever since! We’re not fancy, we don’t dim the lights and our dishes are made to eat, not admire – but when you’re in the mood for a friendly, festive meal – with lots of laughter, good spirits, and generous portions of hearty, Greek cooking, Uncle Nick’s is the place for you.
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