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214 N 5th St, Rockford, IL 61107-4023
+1 815-968-8939
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Illinois
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I know its open late but there are much better places to go. The food is terrible and not worth any money.

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Thank colnbri
Milton, WI
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I love their gyros and their fries. Super hot, super tasty. That's all I ever order. The staff is nice enough, sure the place is a bit dingy, but somehow I can overlook that. I live in Wisconsin...and I'd drive to Rockford to eat here...in fact, I do!! 😊 There is no place to sit... it's take out only. Luckily,... More 

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Thank TinaS308
Rockford, Illinois
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I was first introduced to Uncle Nicks after first moving to Rockford and being taken there by a native for after bar time food. The line wrapped around the block. You got to try this at least once when ion Rockford. Best gyro ever.

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Thank P8977NBjohnl
Rockford, Illinois
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This is a dangerous place at night as drunks and other gang banger thugs come to get food as they are higher than a kit because they stay open late! The food amount changes when it becomes later because no one pays attention because they are under the influence of something! The works provide the smallest amount of food possible... More 

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Rockton
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118 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have been going here for years, they have the best Gyros in Rockford, the other selection of sandwiches are also very good.

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Thank Rich R
chicago, il
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This little joint has been serving up Italian beef sandwiches to bar closers ever since I can remember! No dining in - in fact there is hardly room to hold 4 or 5 customers at a time. Food is passed thru a little hole in the wall to the cashier. I have such fond memories of gyros, italian beef, and... More 

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Thank pchandler45
Rockford, Illinois
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Don't let the looks of this location sway you to stay away...they are part of the charm! To Die For gyros!!! Good late night food too or after a late night!!!

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Thank kmiller1969
Panama City Beach, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 June 2015

If you are out and about in downtown(East side) Rockford and looking for a meal that hits the spot, stop and grab a gyro combo at Uncle Nick's. Their gyros and French fries are always made fresh and piping hot. Most of the time all of the fries are eaten before we make it home :)

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Thank Luke B
Morristown, Tennessee
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Pint your ordinary gyros. They pack the meat on. One of my favorites whenever I'm in RF. The place could be cleaned a little more. That's why I strictly use the drive through. Will always be back for more.

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Thank J G
Janesville, Wisconsin
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145 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2014

We hadnt eaten all day and didnt want to stop at a restaurant or any fast food places, so we decided to stop at Uncle Nick's......... my friend knew I liked gyros and decided to stop here. The gyros are HUGE! I could have gotten another slice of bread and had enough meat for another sandwich. I lvoed it. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Fast food
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Dinner, After-hours
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Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 N 5th St, Rockford, IL 61107-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: +1 815-968-8939

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