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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%
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“meatballs” (448 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
84 Stanton St, New York City, NY 10002-1420
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really fun and tasty little place. We stopped here to grab a bite one afternoon, and were really happy with the service and food. They've got great drinks, and the meatballs are incredibly full of flavor. My wife was really taken with the ramen meatball...More

Thank PJ_Campbell_1990
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came here for dinner and had two different dishes with different sides. You have a good choice of different kinds of meatballs, sauces and sides. Many different drinks are available, too. Drink prices are ok, the meals are a little expensive in my eyes,...More

Thank DerHenni
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our son took us to the Meatball Shop for lunch. It was our first time and it was delicious. The ordering style was unique. They provide a great selection for everyone - even vegetarian. We would go back again if we were in the area....More

Thank shoeby30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting place and the food was outstanding. You write on the menus and choose from various meatballs, sauces and how you want them along with the sides and pasta. I had the Buffalo Chicken meat ball appetizer and they were simply wonderful....More

Thank T_Shields645
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many different ways to enjoy your meatballs, and a great variety of meatballs that will satisfy every preference. make sure to save room for the amazing desserts----great place to meet up with friends.

Thank SallysoSally
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Service is great. Fun concept- select from several options of meatballs, sauce and then if you want them over pasta, veggies or “naked”. Salad options were great too. Simple food with tons of flavor in a cool space.

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 2 March 2018

The meatballs are delicious! Very casual. Can be crowded, but definitely worth the wait. Loved it! Would definitely go back

Thank Luigina C
Reviewed 18 February 2018

If you are looking for late night take out place with tasty food, The Meatball Shop is for you. Fast, reasonably priced and DELISH! I had been to another location near Penn Station so I was psyched to find this one on Stanton. Highly recommend!

Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Popped in for lunch when in the area, really nice. Cool ambience with some music playing. You get a menu and a pen to tick which meatballs, sauce etc you want which was a cool way of doing it i thought. Food itself was really...More

Thank Drew P
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Aside from pizza, spaghetti and meatballs are also on the top of my favorite food list! My friend told me of a place in New York, New York called "The Meatball Shop". Funny, when he told me he's taking me to the Meatball shop, I...More

Thank vvictor9424
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Kate M
11 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
20 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
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
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