Unc and Neph’s at 1015 West Madison Street is a popular Washington restaurant offering a wide-ranging menu featuring everything from sandwiches to full meal options. It is owned by Dave Sorrell, the “Unc” who is the Uncle of his late partner and nephew Dan Sorrell who passed away in March of 2013. The idea for the restaurant was nephew Dan’s who owned the building.
The restaurant, which has offered delivery service for some time, began offering online ordering around the first of the year and so far the service has become quite popular.
Unc and Neph’s employs 20 people and never closed during the pandemic, although for awhile its services were reduced to carry out only. Sorrell said his staff took advantage of that time to paint the interior of the building.
Thanks to a PPP loan, the business survived during the pandemic. He said between March and June of 2020, business was down 47 percent. But he kept most of his staff working during that period and by the end of the year, business was down only 24.7 percent. He said now business has returned to almost pre-pandemic level.
Sorrell said the time has come for him to retire and anyone interested in buying the restaurant should contact Elliott Realty.
To order online, go to uncandnephs.com. To call in carryout orders, call 319-653-4755.