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Uncle Nick's Greek Cuisine

382 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-4848
+1 212-609-0500
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“flaming cheese” (12 reviews)
“rice” (24 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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382 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-4848
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Uncle Nick's offers an extensive menu of classic Greek entries and fresh seafood with capable and courteous professional wait staff an unpretentious atmosphere. The lamb kabob was tender and delicious with beautiful grilled peppers, tomatoes and onions. A generous swordfish steak was fresh and attractively...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rebecca1921
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much to say about Uncle Nicks! We shared a bowl of lemon chicken soup (lots of chicken) and the grilled calamari appetizer, both were delicious As was my lambburger and her Grilled Rainbow Trout. Served as the whole fish (with head) was very fresh...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We revisited Uncle Nicks and were not disappointed. All the entrees are tasty authentic Greek Food. Strongly recommend the saganaki (flaming Greek cheese) as an appetizer. Lamb dishes and gyro platter were also very good. The baklava is some of the best I’ve ever tasted....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 24jonr
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We visited here as a family and really enjoyed our experience. With little knowledge of Greek food, the staff were great guiding us around the menu and aided in choosing a few starters and our mains. The service was great, starters came up promptly and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Motsey A
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We stopped in for pre-theater dinner. The outdoor patio was nestled behind the restaurant in an alley shared by many buildings. It was quite interesting and unique. The food was so-so. My lamb kebabs were dry and lacked flavor. The rice was also dry and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank theblueflyer
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I had stopped by for lunch since their special board advertised grilled octopus. There were only a few patrons in the restaurant and I was seated quickly. I asked about the octopus and if it came with anything else [over rice, with salad, etc] and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ianshamshey
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Our family enjoyed a delicious dinner at Uncle Nick’s. The restaurant was clean and welcoming. The waitress was awesome and knew the menu inside and out. The food was fresh and authentic and came to the table hot and in a timely manner. We enjoyed...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank MLWJPW
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is a low-key place but the food is delicious! I was at Uncle Nick's on April 28, 2018 with my family and it was great. We got the grilled octopus, Greek sausage, and sampler dips as appetizers - they were all delicious. The pita...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Franny0319
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This restaurant has been at this location for many decades. The food is 100% authentic and really yummy. IF you like real Greek food this is the place. I had a dish with lamb simmered in tomato sauce with feta cheese over orzo. It was...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Pam717
Reviewed 27 February 2018

There were 14 of us and we had the booth in the back. Was perfect, I love when everyone can talk to everyone instead of one long table! Food was excellent and the staff was friendly. The portions were huge and we all shared family...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Karen L
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24 July 2018|
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Response from Pam717 | Reviewed this property |
The original Uncle Niks is at 9th Ave and around 52nd St. They did open a second location on 8th Ave but that has closed. The original 9th Ave location is still there and has been there for a very long time. Go. It's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
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>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-609-0500
  • E-mail
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