The Meatball Shop

Italian, Sandwiches
$ $
84 Stanton St (btwn Allen & Orchard St)
New York, NY 10002
(212) 982-8895
5:00pm - 1:00am
5:00pm - 1:00am
5:00pm - 1:00am
5:00pm - 1:00am
5:00pm - 2:00am
11:30am - 2:00pm
5:00pm - 2:00am
11:30am - 12:00am

Choice is the name of the game at The Meatball Shop, where diners can check off a customizable order on laminated menus with dry erase markers. A no-reservations policy and limited seating makes it a come-early or be prepared to wait eatery, but the meal is worth the hang time. 



  • food is DELICIOUS. especilly on the late night tip...
  • Best Meatball sandwich in New York, worth trying!
  • The music here absolutely crushes it every single time.
  • On Meat & Potatoes, host Rahm Fama stops by The Meatball Shop, a meat-lover's spot that's open late into the night and tries the special goat meat Billy Balls. Find more tips at Food Network Local.
  • Get the chicken pesto sandwich. I doubted chicken meatballs, but I'm now a beli
  • Run! Don't walk and try their delicious meatballs. Reasonable prices, attentive staff,warm decor and convenient.
  • No 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.
  • Top your meatballs off with the "family jewels" a fried egg added to any dish. $1 extra.
  • Eat it all. Everything. All of it.
  • Get the... wait for it... meatballs.
  • A single chicken meatball slider with parmesan cream sauce was enough to make the two hour wait worthwhile.
  • All meatballs all the time. Dive into a spicy meatball sub slathered with parmesan cream sauce. The choices are endless.
  • My new fave: spicy pork meatball with mushroom gravy on top of mashed potatoes. Mmmm
  • Nobody beats their balls.
  • Try the assballs
  • Meatball Smash - the brioche bun is wont regret it!
  • Meatballs are a must (classic beef with spicy meat sauce), but so is the Brownie Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich.
  • It's all good but the winning combo is spicy pork meatball with spicy meat sauce. Check the link for a full review.
  • Make your own cookie ice cream sandwich :D
  • Oh man real mint ice cream. So good.

Nearby places

196 Allen St (btwn Stanton & E Houston St)
158 Ludlow St (at Stanton St)
168 Orchard St (at Stanton St)