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The Meatball Shop

84 Stanton St, New York City, NY 10002-1420
+1 718-551-0520
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“spicy pork” (68 reviews)
“meatballs” (431 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
84 Stanton St, New York City, NY 10002-1420
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1 - 10 of 877 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Wow I love this place. Every time I stay in the neighborhood for work, I go here! They have a bunch of different meat ball options (including vegetarian) and you can pair them with all kinds of sides ranging from super healthy to decedent! They...More

Thank emily s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had Meatballs & Spagetti very delicious the staff are quick & very friendly the place is clean & very busy , Luke at the bar was really good & took care of me , Thanks Mate !

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness one of the best food places I've been to in NYC and the best meatballs I've ever had. Love how their menus set up and great prices for how much food you get and get filled quickly. They had a special of...More

Thank brittanymartinelli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place for a cheap and cheerful! Tasty, relaxed, fun service. Choose your ball, choose your sauce, choose your side (and whether you want it under the meatballs or on the side) and away you go. Four balls + sauce + parmesan +...More

Thank CIHTravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was about a 40 minute wait on Saturday night around 8 PM, which we didn't think was too bad. We went down the road and had a drink while we waited. We got a text 25 minutes later saying that the table was ready....More

Thank millhis1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really surpassed my expectations, especially as a non-red meat eater and currently avoiding pasta. What would I eat? There are chicken meatball and vegan meatballs. Also my side of broccoli was fabulous. My family each tried something else and we were all pleased. The ice...More

Thank Groupworker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read about and was in town staying around the block so I decided to try it. I had the spicy pork meatballs with marina sauce served on top of their sauteed greens- great choice. I also had a side of their risotto of the day...More

Thank larryf310
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had just stopped by for a quick dinner with my friends and my friends baby they eat there allot but for me it was the first time. I must say I was pleasantly surprised. it was fun to pick what I like- the concept...More

Thank Kukizcake
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Had read about the success of this eatery a few years ago, decided to try it for ourselves. Turns out the food is average and the pricing erratic. We ordered the classic meatballs, one order with tomato sauce and another with pesto sauce. The balls...More

Thank MakiWong
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The Meat Ball shop was a very good eating experience. My wife, daughter and her man friend dined Saturday the 6th. We may have raise the median age when we were there. The service was excellent and of course the menu is open and offers...More

Thank NickelPlate
Lower East Side
Straddling the bridge between New York’s thriving
immigrant past and its modern transformation into a
beacon of global art and culture, the Lower East Side
is one of the most dynamic neighbourhoods in the city.
The blocks of tenements that represented the promise
and blight of the Lower East Side immigrant experience
now command top dollar for new residents. Right next
to old-world delis, 24-hour bodegas, and the garment
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Ann S
Do you have gluten free options?
15 March 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Jeremy W | Reviewed this property |
All locations offer a chicken-based ball made with gluten-free bread crumbs. Topped with tomato or spinach-basil pesto sauce.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 04:00
11:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Stanton St, New York City, NY 10002-1420
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 718-551-0520
  • E-mail
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