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The Meatball Shop

84 Stanton St., New York, NY, 10002
nr. Allen St.
212-982-8895

Avg. Rating

8
Food: 9
Service: 7
Décor: 8
"Recommended"

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83% would go back.

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Just Hype

By thesandwich on 8/7/2011

  • Overall Rating: 6
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 6
  • Décor: 7
  • No, I would not go back!

The meatballs are average. The place is cosy and the accompaniments to the balls are good which is what maybe makes the meal. If you enjoy your company and the decor even a bad meal can taste ok, so really it's so-so food and price.

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50 out of 105 people found this review helpful.

Go to Subway for your $5 meatball sub instead

By catcat on 3/20/2010

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Food: (NA)
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 5
  • No, I would not go back!

I went there early evening expecting to order a meatball sub to-go. I was greeted by a surly hipster who rudely informed me that they were not taking to-go orders because they had to serve the patrons eating in the restaurant first. This was a bullshit response and he knew it because he then proceeded to ramble off a number of other excuses including they did not think the sub would travel well. I was dismissed to the side and ignored by the host that seemed to be annoyed by my presence, so I walked across the street to my reliable joint, Spitzer's Corner , where I knew I'd be welcome with friendly host and consistently great food.

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