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Uncle Nick's Greek Cuisine

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Neighbourhood:
Chelsea
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382 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-4848 (Corner 29th Street)
+1 212-609-0500
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11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We made reservations, but the man at the front door pretended to look at a list before putting us at a table under harsh lighting right next to the waiter's station under the balcony. There were plenty of other tables in nicer sections - get a divider so we don't have to watch the uneaten food get scraped into bins... More 

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Asheboro, NC
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yum, yum, yum - we had a fantastic meal here - it was served family style, as we were there with a tour group -

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Thank kelgdn
Wolcott, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delicious early dinner on Sunday. We enjoyed the stuffed grape leaves and three dips for appetizers. For dinners we had pork, lamb and chicken kebobs along with the Greek lasagna. The only downside of the meal was that waitstaff never checked on us or asked if the food was okay. They almost seemed a little annoyed by... More 

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Montville, New Jersey
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had wanted a lighter dinner after a big brunch and heard this was a place to check out. We had some very good food, drama with it being lit on fire at the table, attentive waiter and manager and friendly people at other tables around us. The noise level was moderate and it was easy to chat at our... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

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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Northborough, Massachusetts
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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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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 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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Concord, North Carolina
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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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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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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