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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatballs” (463 reviews)
“spicy pork” (71 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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84 Stanton St, New York City, NY 10002-1420
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Meatball Shop last year for the first time. Not really a meatball person but I LOVED it at this restaurant. I ordered the Pesto Meatballs and it was amazing.

Thank siocoll24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a cute little restaurant. We sat in the back part as the front was full. All this meant was we went to the bar to order instead of someone coming to us. The waitress/bartender in that area was great. The food was decent...More

Thank Carrie M
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

50,000 restaurants and we couldn't decide where to eat. Happened to wait past this place and were intrigued, so in we went. The food was wonderful - especially the eggplant! The hostess and our waitress couldn't have been nicer. Service was fast, atmosphere was relaxing...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Ordered this on a whim and was impressed! Loved the classic meatballs, but the best thing was the ice cream sandwiches!! The best oatmeal cookie I’ve ever had with delicious brown sugar ice cream! Sooo good!

Thank Casse S
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

This place is a cute little lunch spot on the Lower East Side, walking distance from Little Italy and Nolita. It’s a meatball lover’s paradise! Your order is placed on dry erase menu’s, which was cool, starting with the type of meat, your sauce and...More

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

I was just here last night with my sister. We both ordered the 3 meatballs on a bed of veges/salad. The food came very quickly! Generous sizing and the classic sauce was delicious. Very friendly waitstaff. We would def go again!

Thank Rawdonchick
Reviewed 14 May 2018

If you want meatballs walk down the street and get real meatballs. We went here with locals who said this was a must try and what a waste. Making meatballs into this super trendy, chic meal and charging like $18 for a sandwich is a...More

Thank bostonshovel
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We ordered our food in the quirky way that they use here and settled into smelling the lovely smells wafting around the place. We watched as nearby tables received their dishes and they looked and smelled amazing, which added to the eagerness for ours to...More

Thank miktek
Reviewed 7 May 2018

LOVED eating here. As this was only my 2nd visit to NY, my family and I were lucky enough to have a local suggest places to dine. If you love meatball subs, you've got to try it! YUM!

Thank hdstarr
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This place was close to our hotel, so we decided to go for it. I thought how good could meatballs be? The answer: SO GOOD!! Seriously, better than your Italian grandma's meatballs! I had pork with Parmesan cream, but the classic is really good too....More

Thank btr1976
Lower East Side
Straddling the bridge between New York’s thriving
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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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Kate M
12 September 2017|
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Response from Groupworker | Reviewed this property |
Not the one I went to, but we went early and had no problem
Quiana J
21 August 2017|
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Response from tangelique | Reviewed this property |
We had a vegetarian in our group and she found options
Ann S
14 March 2017|
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 AM
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
  • Neighborhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 718-551-0520
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