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214 N 5th St, Rockford, IL 61107-4023
815-968-8939
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Amazing gyros.

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2014
J G
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Morristown, Tennessee
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Morristown, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 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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Janesville, Wisconsin
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123 reviews 123 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 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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Gurnee, Illinois
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143 reviews 143 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I was enjoying a beverage next door and this establishment is owned by the same person so they have it where the food can be delivered next door. Since I've had and reviewed a gyro on my last visit, I tried the Italian beef. The roll it was served on was to large by bread volume not length and it... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

Gyros are the only thing I eat here. Flavorful meat. Good portion. Tasty bread. It's a take out stand.

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Gurnee, Illinois
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136 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013 via mobile

The gyros was ok. They only offer the sandwich and it doesn't have any tomato? The menu board is VERY limited. The greeting at the window was one of I was bothering their day. Fries were good. This place isn't the best in town! Check out Spanky's just a few miles away! It is full service, has an extensive menu,... More 

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Machesney Park, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

The place looks run down and greasy but you wont find a better gyro in Rockford. Ask anyone who has lived here for more than 10 years they'll tell you the same.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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148 reviews 148 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Wow I have been to this one in the picture and go to the other one in the other side of town. I make special trips to go here when traveling. We love going here after a late night out on the town while visiting family.

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Chicago, Illinois
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36 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Cheap, stick to your ribs, good real potato fries. It's a tiny place, near the other fast food in this area, but beats it. We ate at the Wendy's nearby and got sick. This place is worth it. Don't get sidetracked by the funky little building. Go in and get your fix. Skip the baklava. It wasn't all that good,... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

I have tried Gyros at other restaurants and Uncle Nick's is still hands down the best. I always go to the Uncle Nick's in down town Rockford. The place is not much to look at and only enough room for about six people to stand inside while waiting for their orders. But its worth the visit.

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Rockford, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Uncle Nicks advertises the best gyros in town, and they used to be, but several other places in town have much better ones. Roast beef is good.

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  • Address: 214 N 5th St, Rockford, IL 61107-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: 815-968-8939

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