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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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Panama City Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 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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Morristown, Tennessee
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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  • Address: 214 N 5th St, Rockford, IL 61107-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: 815-968-8939

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