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The Meatball Shop

84 Stanton St, New York City, NY 10002-1420
+1 718-551-0520
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“spicy pork” (71 reviews)
“meatballs” (447 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

Still very good after all these years. Food and staff are excellent. I would highly recommend this place.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my daughter and i enjoyed a delicious meal of meatballs and pasta and vegies..... we also had a couple of very delicious MULES...... i would highly recommend and it was quite cozy walking in out of the cold

Thank mk21054
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

Had Great Spicy Pork meatballs with a side of broccoli cheddar for a very good meal at a good price 👍

Thank onestopchip
Reviewed December 5, 2017

We'd seen an advert for this place on Facebook and just had to check it out. My little boy (Aged 10) loved this place - I enjoyed it; absolutely and the side of sprouts were lovely;- The staff were really helpful and the food didn't...More

Thank Ali-Ludwell
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

I met friends from NY for dinner whilst on holidays as their local favourite. It was amazing! The ordering system of a laminated menu and marker is fun. I had meatballs and pasta that was delicious and very filling and followed with homemade chocolate icecream...More

Thank Louise Cate C
Reviewed November 1, 2017

I was staying with friends at the Ludlow Hotel around the corner and The Meatball Shop just sounded like a yummy idea for a quick, casual lunch!! Turns out there are a bunch of them, but we're from out of town so this restaurant and...More

Thank Alison L
Reviewed October 26, 2017

We looked up this place online before our trip and couldn't wait to try it. It definitely lived up to our expectations. Our server, Brandon, was very friendly and helpful in explaining the menu to us and recommending things. We took his recommendation for the...More

Thank Beanie14
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

The Meatball Shop is hands down my favorite budget friendly NYC restaurant. I first heard about this place while watching a show on a travel channel and the host of said show is a guy who usually eats bizarre foods yet this time he was...More

Thank Stix4848
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Ate here while visiting the Lower East Side. It was a small, but nice, restaurant. I had the buffalo chicken balls, which were amazing. As a side, I had the rigatoni with pesto sauce, which was also great. They had a lot of options too...More

Thank RobStils
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Actually visited in August 2016 but have only recently got tripadvisor. I ordered the gluten free chicken meatballs, the waitress was great and understanding of my coeliac disease, HOWEVER when my food arrived they had put the pasta salad on there - she was so...More

Thank ActuallyCoeliac
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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Kate M
September 12, 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
August 21, 2017|
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Response from tangelique | Reviewed this property |
We had a vegetarian in our group and she found options
Ann S
March 14, 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
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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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