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The Meatball Shop

200 9th Ave
New York, NY 10011

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(212) 257-4363


  • Sunday: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Monday: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Tuesday: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Wednesday: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Thursday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
  • Friday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
  • Saturday: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am

Cuisine: Bars, Italian Restaurants

4.6 of 5.0 from 176 reviews

price range:$11 to $25


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The Meatball Shop Reviews

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  • Jess mThe best meatballs in Manhattan and a great restaurant for customization I'd skip the pasta and just go for a plate of saucy veggies and balls

    55555 by Jess m

  • Maggie LIf you are feeling indulgent, get the kitchen sink--meatballs and eclectic sides. Cap the meal with their can't miss ice cream sandwiches.

    55555 by Maggie L

  • Valentina lImperdible. La carne es absolutamente sabrosa, las guarniciones están geniales y las salsas son exquisitas. Recomiendo The Kitchen Sink con mushroom gravy. De postre, ice cream sandwich de vainilla.

    55555 by Valentina l

  • regretpride aAwesome place! regretpride

    55555 by regretpride a

  • Randy DDelicious meatballs, what else?!

    55555 by Randy D

  • Lisa E.Whitney member benefit: 10% discount on total bill, excluding tax & tip

    22222 by Lisa E.

  • Gary St PCheap & good diner food!

    55555 by Gary St P

  • Mike DSpicy Pork Meatballs in Parmesan Cream w/Rigatoni are delicious!

    55555 by Mike D

  • Erwin O.10% discount on total bill (excluding tax & tip) at this location with Whitney membership card.

    33333 by Erwin O.

  • Raven D.Beef & Bacon special meatballs for that night and must try an ice cream sandwich!

    55555 by Raven D.

  • Stephanie IsaacsonGreat affordable thanksgiving/friendsgiving catering option.

    55555 by Stephanie Isaacson

  • Albert T.Get their biscuit and gravy meatballs. Don't overlook their breakfast and brunch items!

    55555 by Albert T.

  • Albert T.Save room for their ice cream cookie sandwiches. You can mix match the two cookie choices.

    55555 by Albert T.

  • Ashley JFun, casual vibe but the meatballs were disappointing...they were a little too dry for my taste. The restaurant also got all our orders wrong and we ended up with twice as much food as we expected.

    33333 by Ashley J

  • Michelle W.Kitchen sink for a good balance of balls + veggies

    55555 by Michelle W.

  • Geraldine V.Love the meatball sandwiches, great to have for lunch or a late nite snack! The drinks are way too small though, give us more wine and the G&T was weak. But go here if you're hungry !

    55555 by Geraldine V.

  • Justin TOrder the Kitchen Sink. Good amount of food for a decent price. Buffalo balls appetizer is a must

    55555 by Justin T

  • Colin GGood place for a bigger group meal

    55555 by Colin G

  • Louis NDecent meatballs, but I don't get the hype surrounding the place..

    33333 by Louis N

  • Roniel TesslerThe kitchen sink is the best valuehere. 3 balls are just enough, and your plate gets loaded with veggies.

    55555 by Roniel Tessler

  • Bruna AStill my most favorite late night bite in New York City. They have everything you can imagine about meatballs. Get them over their risotto, It is to die for!

    55555 by Bruna A

  • John JDefinitely worth a visit, meatballs were big and tasty, good range of sides too.

    55555 by John J

  • Ray H.Spicy pork balls are tasty. Try them on the creamy polenta, with the traditional marinara sauce. Good, quick meal that won't break your bank.

    55555 by Ray H.

  • Andrew L.Brunch here is awesome.

    55555 by Andrew L.

  • Clarice VSpicy pork meatball is awesome. So is the kitchen sink salads! Bad tap selection.

    55555 by Clarice V

  • Oscar CSpicy pork balls!

    55555 by Oscar C

  • Sonia D.The polenta is delicious. The green sauce! Omg yum

    55555 by Sonia D.

  • Diane SThis place saved the day since their kitchen is open so late. My friends and I would've been stuck eating at McDonald's

    33333 by Diane S

  • Kwanza J.Not cool to tell customers they can't sit outside because a large party came in AFTER them.

    22222 by Kwanza J.

  • Steven Y.The kitchen sink brunch dish is very good and very filling

    55555 by Steven Y.

  • Neal J.Awesome place, but this time I was disappointed because they had run out of bread so I couldn't get a meatball sandwich.

    33333 by Neal J.

  • A EThe veggie meatballs are delicious

    55555 by A E

  • Patrick BaskinPesto meatballs 👌🏼 ice cream sandwiches are great and don't sleep on the cocktails which are actually quite tasty especially for the price

    55555 by Patrick Baskin

  • EM H.Chicken meatball in the mac and cheese sauce

    33333 by EM H.

  • PaddyLove these places. Meatball specialists. I'd recommend the spicy pork ball with spicy meat sauce. Have it over spaghetti or rigatoni. Don't forget to check the daily specials board!

    55555 by Paddy

  • Gabriel PVery good food!

    55555 by Gabriel P

  • Damian BayonaGood for snacks, meals or drinks. The kitchen sink has my heart tho 😍

    55555 by Damian Bayona

  • Kyle (.Don't be shy - if you're not sure what to order, just ask.

    55555 by Kyle (.

  • DevontaGood Meatballs. Hardy Veggies. Trying the ice cream sandwich as well. Love the ambiance in the places. 🍝

    55555 by Devonta

  • Ina LiGet spicy pork balls and pesto sauce! The mini buffalo chicken balls are too salty and floury

    33333 by Ina Li

  • Florence JPb&j ice cream

    55555 by Florence J

  • Rebecca P.Beef meatballs with spicy sauce, sauce had good flavour but not spicy. Green beans were awesome. Great service too

    55555 by Rebecca P.

  • Christian MThe balls are great

    55555 by Christian M

  • Flor Elena CSpicy pork with Parmesan cream and broccoli & cheddar risotto was AMAZING 😍

    55555 by Flor Elena C

  • Avin N.Nowhere near as crowded as other locations. Hero with chicken meatballs + spicy meat sauce = amazing

    55555 by Avin N.

  • Kimberley S.Classic beef smash with spicy meat sauce & mozzarella 😍

    55555 by Kimberley S.

  • Tabish AMake sure you ask to be seated upstairs, otherwise they will shove you in the basement

    33333 by Tabish A

  • Susanna A.Food is decent. Chicken meatballs were tasty, rigatoni was good (slightly al dente), simple salad tasty, bread was not very fresh....ice cream sandwiches are flimsy (thin cookies) and just okay

    55555 by Susanna A.

  • Rebecca E.Meatball over polenta is heaven.

    55555 by Rebecca E.

  • Catherine P.Great music & scene for some amazing meatballs & strong drinks. Don't forget about the ice cream sandwich!

    55555 by Catherine P.

  • Meaghan JParmesan scream sauce is excellent! And you can't go wrong with any combination of ice cream sandwich!

    55555 by Meaghan J

  • Brian A.Spicy pork meatballs were awesome along with the special meatballs. Highly recommended!

    55555 by Brian A.

  • WEI W.Great Italian place if you don't mind a bit walking. It's actually closer than K-town.

    55555 by WEI W.

  • Andrew H.Best meatballs I've ever had! Loved the dry erase menus too!

    55555 by Andrew H.

  • Migs DMeatballs of course

    55555 by Migs D

  • Mikey NeffGo with the spicy meatball sliders with parmesan cream sauce!! Super cute little place!!

    55555 by Mikey Neff

  • Allison Y.Don't forget to check the specials menu!

    55555 by Allison Y.

  • DebbieGreat meatballs

    55555 by Debbie

  • JP P.You come for the wide array of meatballs and variety of sides, but you stay for the ice cream sandwiches.

    55555 by JP P.

  • Nicolette RomeroTop notch sangria! 🍷

    55555 by Nicolette Romero

  • AyinI kept it simple for my first visit: 3 chicken meatballs in spicy sauce on a white baguette. For dessert, I had a pecan and expresso ice cream cookie sandwich. Yum! I would definitely return!

    55555 by Ayin

  • aurore q.Great cocktail for only $10, try the aviator with yummy saint germain

    55555 by aurore q.

  • Jeremy J.Loved the classic smash, but go for The Kitchen Sink if you are looking for something a little different!

    55555 by Jeremy J.

  • Henalichicken pesto ball.

    55555 by Henali

  • Beth KCome here for yummy meatballs and ice cream sandwiches. And JELLO SHOTS!

    55555 by Beth K

  • Monti B.Parm cream with risotto is delicious but heavy... Leaving room for dessert is a must!

    55555 by Monti B.

  • Tracy C.Chicken meatball in special sauce with risotto under ftw 👍

    55555 by Tracy C.

  • Helen Lewis8/10. Beef meatballs and kids menu were delicious. The white Parmesan sauce made me feel very indulgent. My husbands spicy tomato sauce had the perfect amount of spice. Just good, tasty, simple food.

    55555 by Helen Lewis

  • Mike S.There's a sneaky downstairs bar with a huge TV.

    55555 by Mike S.

  • Rick PerezKitchen sink

    33333 by Rick Perez

  • winGreat vibes and price point. But kitchen sink salad was cold, what gives? They're roasted vegetables! Ice cream sandwich was a bang for your buck, but ice cream needed some defrosting.

    55555 by win

  • Louie G.Great meatball combos

    55555 by Louie G.

  • Whitney StameyThe simple salad is a perfect match for the best meatball sandwich you'll ever have.

    55555 by Whitney Stamey

  • Akshata KaliaOne of my favorite places. They have jello shots! Ice cream sanwiches are amazing and so are the meatballs

    55555 by Akshata Kalia

  • Marisssa FerraraccioThe food is outstanding. Period. Best balls you've ever put in your mouth. And I mean it.

    55555 by Marisssa Ferraraccio

  • Emilie FuttermanThe veggie balls are delicious with tomato sauce.

    55555 by Emilie Futterman

  • Anthony P.Get the pizza balls if they're the daily special! Cocktails are great, too.

    55555 by Anthony P.

  • Ranu R.Another solid outpost. Bigger than the LES location. Order a smash for the win!

    55555 by Ranu R.

  • Colleen ElizabethTry the buffalo meatball appetizer. The sandwiches on brioche buns are great too.

    55555 by Colleen Elizabeth

  • Vera KernYou can customize EVERYTHING! Works well for healthy eaters going out with burger lovers.

    55555 by Vera Kern

  • Corley StoneGive me the kitchen sink and an ice cream cookie sandwich and I'm happy

    33333 by Corley Stone

  • Joshua BakerCheck out Greg's skills behind the bar

    33333 by Joshua Baker

  • Michael D.Spicy Pork Meatballs with Parmesan Cream (Naked): $8.00

    55555 by Michael D.

  • SaleemI've tried the meatball shop twice and both times were inexpensive but below average dinners. Meh.

    55555 by Saleem

  • Zachary M.Interesting brunch!

    55555 by Zachary M.

  • rebecca disbrowMeatballs, prices, whiskey float, whiskey, affordable

    55555 by rebecca disbrow

  • Jessica CritesI love meatball shops buffalo chicken ball

    55555 by Jessica Crites

  • Elina ✈Undeniably good food at any of the locations. Big hits, the Beef Meatballs with Creamy Parmesan and the Chicken with Meat Sauce over white Beans. Save some space for the amazing Ice Cream Sandwiches!

    55555 by Elina ✈

  • Mitch IReally good spicy pork meatballs

    55555 by Mitch I

  • MarinaLike the veggie balls with tomato sauce.

    55555 by Marina

  • Brian FlockSpicy pork dumplings and cream sauce. The Thanksgiving balls on special should be tried. Drinks are great, esp. the fool aide and sangria. Give the Jell-O shot a try. Save room for an ice cream sand.

    55555 by Brian Flock

  • Anna F.So many options - chicken meatball with parm sauce is amazing.

    55555 by Anna F.

  • Jim H.beef meatballs, mushroom gravy on a baguette...killer

    55555 by Jim H.

  • Campbell BirdGet the spicy pork meatball. From there, you can do anything and you've won.

    55555 by Campbell Bird

  • Ashley A.Their brunch has some surprisingly time-appropriate options. My fav is the breakfast sandwich with breakfast sausage meatballs.

    55555 by Ashley A.

  • Aditya M.All of the meatballs here contain pork, not just the ones labeled as 'Pork meatballs'! Only exception are the veggie meatballs.

    55555 by Aditya M.

  • James J.Ice cream is amazing. All around a great place to be.

    55555 by James J.

  • Christopher F.Love the beef meatballs & the ice cream sandwiches are great! Snickerdoodle with brown sugar ice cream all the way!

    55555 by Christopher F.

  • Brian B.Chicken ball w/ Mashed Potatoes & Parmesan Cream

    55555 by Brian B.

  • ben v.I always get the specials (cos I tasted everything on the menu already). Never disappointed.

    55555 by ben v.

  • CherylGet the brown sugar ice cream with cookie! The biscuits and gravy brunch special is to die for!

    55555 by Cheryl

  • Dan E.All the meat balls have pork in them. Not kosher (or cool).

    33333 by Dan E.

  • Ryan NantellGreat food for a great price. Buffalo chicken special is so tasty.

    55555 by Ryan Nantell

  • George TGreat food...

    55555 by George T

  • Elena RMeat is unpalatable, service is awful. It's right in front of my apartment, but I'd rather go to "5 guys" instead.

    22222 by Elena R

  • Jess WilliamsQuiet spot downstairs with drinks, full menu, and TVs.

    55555 by Jess Williams

  • Catherine M.Seriously, the nicest people on the planet work here. Could not ask for a better World Cup final viewing. Also: food is delicious!

    55555 by Catherine M.

  • Matthew RPlan on an excruciating bathroom wait. Arrive relieved with hands washed or you'll be there all night.

    22222 by Matthew R

  • Mariana L.White peach sangria is yum!

    55555 by Mariana L.

  • Rafael UA almôndega tem pimenta sim. Apesar do garçom dizer que não.

    33333 by Rafael U

  • Melissa HThe Kitchen sink with veggie meatballs and pesto!

    33333 by Melissa H

  • Colleen A.Pizza meatball forever!

    55555 by Colleen A.

  • Stephane V.Food is good.. Hipster waiters.. Can get too dark at night and too freakin loud ..

    33333 by Stephane V.

  • Katie M.Delicious meatballs. That is all you need to know.

    55555 by Katie M.

  • Nicky K.Don't be scared vegetarians! Veggie balls, tomato sauce, spinach underneath. Seriously.

    55555 by Nicky K.

  • Tony S.Get the polenta! It's AMAZEBALLS under your balls!!

    55555 by Tony S.

  • Natalie W.Chicken meatball slider with pesto!

    55555 by Natalie W.

  • Colleen A.Also, the Warm & Cozy drink is fantastic - a warm hard cider with a perfect amount of cinnamon.

    55555 by Colleen A.

  • Colleen A.The pizza meatball special is amazing!

    55555 by Colleen A.

  • Marc S."The Kitchen Sink Salad" is 87.43% of my diet. I thank The Lord that it exists. Add "Family Jewels" (a fried egg) for just $1. #healthy #cheap #balls

    55555 by Marc S.

  • RobynBasic = awesome. But some of their specials rule, like who would have thought a RUBEN MEATBALL would be delicious?!

    55555 by Robyn

  • Beth R.Had the 1 Ball on a Bun - but really has 3 classic beef, chicken, vegetable loved the chicken

    55555 by Beth R.

  • Vicky B.Get the Gobble Gobble Balls with gravy ans cranberry sauce on mashed potatoes! Gadzooks, Batman!

    33333 by Vicky B.

  • Reet H.Mix and match the tops and bottoms of your ice cream sandwich. Because. You Can. Also: delicious.

    55555 by Reet H.

  • Tim J.try the market Jello Shot

    55555 by Tim J.

  • Jeniffer B.Not kid friendly at all didn't really care for meatballs I expected sooooo much more flavor for it being only "meat balls

    33333 by Jeniffer B.

  • Joseph A.Obviously you can't go wrong with the meatballs. Give the Ice cream sandwiches a try. Both the ice cream and cookies are made in house!

    55555 by Joseph A.

  • marsha gomezAverage. Good peach sangria. Brooklyn joint MUCH better.

    55555 by marsha gomez

  • Atanas MDo not miss the snicker doodle & raw sugar ice cream sandwich. Yah, exactly...

    55555 by Atanas M

  • Adnan M.Chicken balls with spicy tomato sauce is great.

    55555 by Adnan M.

  • James A.This place is dope!! As hell playing hip hop all night and meat ball subs can't go wrong

    55555 by James A.

  • Jessi P.Save room for the fresh mint ice cream!

    55555 by Jessi P.

  • Colette Q.The parm cream sauce is everything

    55555 by Colette Q.

  • Lisa S.The Spicy pork meatballs is delicious

    55555 by Lisa S.

  • David M.Citibike stand outside ftw!

    55555 by David M.

  • Justin B.Same good meatballs as their other locations, but the best part of this place is that it is open until 2am during the week. I needed a place to take a girl late night and this was a great option.

    55555 by Justin B.

  • Anthony C.Brownie walnut cookies and espresso ice cream make a superb ice cream sandwich.

    55555 by Anthony C.

  • Randi V.The Parmesan cream sauce is divine.

    55555 by Randi V.

  • Ele R.If you can sit in the bar, do it. It will be easier and faster. Great food! And not expensive!

    55555 by Ele R.

  • LuisAlfredo Z.Parmesan sauce pork meatballs!

    55555 by LuisAlfredo Z.

  • ThrillistOur favorites: Spicy pork meatballs & mozz on brioche, bratwurst balls topped w/ beer-infused mustard sauce, & Underballs' Whiskey Float w/ citrus liqueur, root beer, & house-made vanilla ice cream.

    55555 by Thrillist

  • Anna H.Delicious meatballs and you need to try the icecream sandwiches!!

    55555 by Anna H.

  • Boon Y.Popular spot, even on weekdays. Get here early, or enjoy the bars upstairs & downstairs.

    55555 by Boon Y.

  • M J.Had the daily special which was Lamb with the Pesto sauce over the daily Risotto. Soooo good. The creamy polenta is amazing!

    55555 by M J.

  • Taylor W.Spicy pork with spicy meat sauce. Boom

    55555 by Taylor W.

  • Brian B.Bitches brew for the win! And don't forget the classic beef with spice meat sauce!

    55555 by Brian B.

  • Skip S.NAILING IT on the music.

    33333 by Skip S.

  • Zachary Adam C.The gays are getting pushed out by hipster scum. But really really adorable hipster scum. Sit at the bar. Skip the wait. Handjobs downstairs. Xo

    33333 by Zachary Adam C.

  • Bryan B.When it's warm, how about we turn on the AC?

    33333 by Bryan B.

  • Manny C.If you can sit at the bar. It's best. Good people and quick to get you your drink. Amazing food. ALWAYS ask about the special. They have some awesome concoctions. Plus the drinks are super good.

    55555 by Manny C.

  • James Y.Don't drink too much fluid. They only have one restroom for the entire restaurant.

    22222 by James Y.

  • Jason R.All of the servers are self-hating vegans, resigned to the hopelessness of their lives. Tip well.

    33333 by Jason R.

  • Jessica R.Here on a Thurs - Sat night? Head to the back downstairs bar and have a drink while you wait.

    55555 by Jessica R.

  • Colin M. F.Super fast service!

    55555 by Colin M. F.

  • Jacqueline Ruiz BiedermannThe veggie meatball sliders and chicken meatball bowl were ridiculous and filling!

    33333 by Jacqueline Ruiz Biedermann

  • Drea O.Totally different scene than LES; you are in Chelsea after all... P.S. no wait!

    33333 by Drea O.

  • Mike MCrush it.....

    55555 by Mike M

  • Monica W.Fun environment!

    55555 by Monica W.

  • MonicaThe polenta is like a fluffy cloud of corn. #yum

    55555 by Monica

  • Brent U.Ummm everything is amazing. You should come every day, I do!

    55555 by Brent U.

  • Andrew VQuality pesto sauce - a bit oily but really good.

    55555 by Andrew V

  • a blissful life.Check out the daily specials! And if nothing catches your eye, try the spicy pork or veggie balls! And don't forget a HUGE ice cream cookie sandwich for dessert.

    55555 by a blissful life.

  • Prateek Yanati R.Brownie choco cookie

    55555 by Prateek Yanati R.

  • Kevin R.You must try the cookie sandwiches for dessert. Best I've ever had #ChocoStout

    55555 by Kevin R.

  • BK C.New Meatball Shop. Same as it ever was. But do be sure to check out the downstairs bar for a quieter meaty experience.

    55555 by BK C.

  • Joseph C.I don't understand the hype it's just ok!

    22222 by Joseph C.

  • Andrew M.Always get the special ball.

    55555 by Andrew M.

  • Andrew M.There is a secret speakeasy below the Meatball Shop

    55555 by Andrew M.

  • Caroline C.Get here early or be prepared to wait, even at the bar.

    55555 by Caroline C.

  • elle d.Spicy pork w/ mushroom sauce is always a win in any form. I highly recommended the Everything but the Kitchen Sink salad, it's a little lighter than other options but is hearty & delicious

    55555 by elle d.

  • Serious EatsNo matter how you choose to eat them, the meatballs are solid: juicy, well-seasoned, and tasty if not life-changing. Very good with cheap beer.

    55555 by Serious Eats

  • PierreThe spicy pork meatballs are delicious. Try the white beans under for a filling alternative to salad

    55555 by Pierre

  • Tina JLoved the food and the service was amazing.

    55555 by Tina J

  • Seçkin TERCAN LKoftesi guzel

    55555 by Seçkin TERCAN L

  • Reggie V.Pretty popular place. Plan 30 minute wait. Best to hit the bar.

    55555 by Reggie V.

  • Andy R.Try the Bratwurst Ball!

    55555 by Andy R.

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