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Uncle Georges CLOSED

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  • Maria F Oct 28, 2005 12:42 PM
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Does anyone know what is going on with
Uncle Georges in Astoria
It has been closed for three days
Rumors are: Renovations or Health Dept shut down
Not that it will be missed!!!!

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  1. How sad! best bbq lamb...

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    1. re: welle

      funny i was there monday afternoon, if its health department there would be a seal on the front door.
      the place could definetly use a make over.

    2. Just checked Health Dept. Website and here is what they had on Uncle Georges

      UNCLE GEORGE'S
      33-19 BROADWAY, NY 11106
      Inspection Date: 05/19/2005
      Passed inspection. Follow-up inspection not required.
      No violations that present a threat to the public health or relate directly to factors which lead to foodborne illness were recorded at the time of this inspection.

      If you would like to receive a copy of the full inspection report, call "311" (for City Government*) between 9 A.M. and 5 P.M., Monday through Friday, and state that you would like to obtain a copy of a restaurant inspection report.

      A Department representative will take your information and mail you the most recent inspection reports for up to five establishments, free of charge.

      *(Outside the five boroughs of New York City, call "212-NEW-YORK".)

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      1. re: mshpook

        Thats funny because I tried to get the info from health department and was not able to do so. It said web page UNDER CONSTRUCTION
        Once in a while i like to look up restaurants
        so please post the web adress and exactly what to look under thanks

        1. re: polly

          http://ibihost1.com/nycdoh/web/html/r...

      2. I passed by there Wednesday night--sign on the door said they are closed for renovations.

        1. Good! Maybe it'll become something decent.

          1. I passed by this morning and it looked like they were just doing renovations. Not that I care -- it's a pretty bad restaurant.

            1. I just moved into the area by Uncle George's..broadway and 34th. Every place I've looked at listings, I see listings trashing it. Just curious why? What else should be avoided in the area for take-out or dine-in?

              1. maria's posting was 4 yrs ago

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                1. re: Tay

                  The food is fine for what it is. I tried to go on Thursday night (Oct 29 2009). They were closed again. I won't say why or this post will be pulled too. I hope they re-open soon.

                  1. re: el jefe

                    I ate there once, about 4 or 5 years ago. Easily one of the worst restaurant meals I've had in the city.

                    1. re: el jefe

                      Uncle Georges FAILED their health inspection.It is posted on window that health dept shut it down once again. i personally dont like it.

                  2. Yep, I passed by last night and can confirm the Health Dept. got to it- see also:
                    http://vittlesvamp.typepad.com/my_web...

                    1. They were just closed for a bit a few years ago. What a waste of space, that place blows.

                      1. I love Uncle George's. Greek hamburgers with lemon potatoes (two big burgers per order) is a great dish and costs less than ten bucks.

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                        1. re: kayemtee

                          I really dont get it. I hate this place.
                          Im also wondering ....people who go there for the lamb, dont they wonder where they are getting it from, when all day there has not been a single lamb roasting on their spit??? i guess its roasting in there refrigerator???