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UNCLE Nick's

214 N 5th St, Rockford, IL 61107-4023
+1 815-968-8939
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“gyros” (26 reviews)
“italian beef” (5 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
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214 N 5th St, Rockford, IL 61107-4023
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 26 April 2017

I know its open late but there are much better places to go. The food is terrible and not worth any money.

Thank colnbri
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I love their gyros and their fries. Super hot, super tasty. That's all I ever order. The staff is nice enough, sure the place is a bit dingy, but somehow I can overlook that. I live in Wisconsin...and I'd drive to Rockford to eat here...in...More

Thank TinaS308
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I was first introduced to Uncle Nicks after first moving to Rockford and being taken there by a native for after bar time food. The line wrapped around the block. You got to try this at least once when ion Rockford. Best gyro ever.

Thank P8977NBjohnl
Reviewed 1 October 2016 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...More

1  Thank BeeJay809
Reviewed 15 August 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
Reviewed 12 April 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...More

Thank pchandler45
Reviewed 22 January 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
Reviewed 4 June 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...More

Thank Luke B
Reviewed 15 September 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
Reviewed 27 March 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...More

Thank Temple_seeker853
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  • Address: 214 N 5th St, Rockford, IL 61107-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: +1 815-968-8939
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