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UNCLE Nick's

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214 N 5th St, Rockford, IL 61107-4023
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Rockford, Illinois
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank BeeJay809
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

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

Thank Rich R
chicago, il
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 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 

Thank pchandler45
Rockford, Illinois
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 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!!!

Thank kmiller1969
Panama City Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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 :)

Thank Luke B
Morristown, Tennessee
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank J G
Janesville, Wisconsin
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145 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Temple_seeker853
Gurnee, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

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 bubbles 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.

Thank annapolis123
Gurnee, Illinois
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135 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Stuart F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast Food, Greek, American
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 N 5th St, Rockford, IL 61107-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: 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?