Famous for his unfathomable strength and extensive fearsome quests, the Greek divine hero Hercules has appeared in countless films, books, paintings, etc. Although often contested and contradicted, according to Greek Mythology, Hercules was the son of Zeus (King of the Gods) and the mortal woman named Alcmene. Born a demi-God with spectacular stamina, endurance and strength, Hercules was triumphant throughout numerous battles — some of which sent him to the underworld. The fame and popularity of the Legend of Hercules are often accredited to the demi-God’s super-powered everyman persona. He was loved by the people because he was relatable, though his strength and abilities remained unfathomable.
Over time, Hercules has arguably become the most popular figure in Greek mythology. For this reason, it was only fitting that Uncle Gussy’s name its largest, most hearty dish, after the demi-God himself. With a god-like portion, “The Hercules” is made to give strength to us mere mortals. Yellow rice, Greek salad, pita bread, and super seasoned crispy fries are served with your choice of protein to satisfy everyone’s hunger. Visit one of our locations (Midtown Manhattan or Long Island City, Queens) or pre-order “The Hercules” today for a meal fit for the gods!