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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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Flagstaff, Arizona
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281 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not feel like having a ritzy dinner and was in the mood for Greek food, which has become hard to come by where I live in Arizona. After a day of church and a concert, I chose this place not far from my hotel and left satisfied. It is a casual sit down restaurant, with an extensive Greek... More 

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new york
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last night a buddy and I had dinner at Uncle Nick's Greek Cuisine on 8th Avenue, from around 8:50 to 9:50pm. Unlike previous time that I dined there for dinner, the service was horrible. The regular wait staff was not present, and we ended up with a male waiter around 40 years old who could barely understand our English --... More 

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Thank sobeneweyork
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Broad ranging choice of well prepared Greek dishes, excellent quality and quite a bit better then some of the stuff that tourists get served in the homeland..

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Thank 105marcv
Southampton, New York
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101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here since I was a kid with my family - probably 30+ years. As a Greek I was a little put off that there were virtually no Greeks present running the restaurant - rather they were mostly Hispanic. To my pleasant surprise all these boys (in particular our server Edwin) were amazing and spoke Greek near fluently- very... More 

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Montville, New Jersey
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a good meal made up of several small plates. Fun atmosphere. Many filled tables of friendly people eating and drinking wine.

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Thank stevelotte
Bismarck, North Dakota
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I hadn't planned on eating Greek cuisine the day I wandered into Uncle Nick's Green Cuisine, but I was hungry and there was no wait here. I wondered if that wait was going to be indicative of the food quality, but at the time I didn't much care, I just wanted to be sat with a glass of cold water... More 

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Thank davidrichardsonn3
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Food was top notch. Literally the best grilled octopus I've ever had in the United States. My daughter gobbled up her pastichio and proclaimed it the best she's ever had -my little 7 year old foodie. Husband enjoyed his lamb immensely. Grilled vegetables were absolutely delicious too. This place is awesome. Filled with locals. And service was outstanding.

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Thank bsusi01
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Great menu! This restaurant was a dining highlight of our mom/daughter weekend! The kids enjoyed the soup and kebabs & rice and the mom's enjoyed everything.

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Thank Pam N
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The food is great and service is fine, but a little $$$. I live in the area, and both order out and sit in. Sitting in is as expected but their delivery is often late, even when using their website. It always say 30-45min, which isn't accurate. A few times it has been in this time frame, but more often... More 

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Thank George G
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We loved it! Great desserts and appetizers! The staff was friendly and funny! Great conversions with the staff! Thank you for putting up with the Maryland girls!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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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