Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Home > Restaurants > The Meatball Shop

All Reader Reviews of...

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"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

83% would go back.

Write your own review

Bar-Creeping

By sydthekid on 3/24/2010

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

I went to this place with my mom and my brother. Sure enough, that's about 2 people too many to get a table on a Friday night at nine. The hostess was as sweet as could be, anxiously monitoring her little notebook. Daniel, the chef/owner came outside and talked to us for awhile. He was a humble, simple guy who humored me by seeking my advice on how he could he improve on the fish-side of things. We crept around the bar, finally sat, and had an amazing meal, cheap bottle of wine, and plenty of conversation with the people around us. Next time, I'm going alone.

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
50 out of 95 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.

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
41 out of 93 people found this review helpful.

Add Comment

You will be prompted to sign in with your NYMag or
Facebook account.

  awful average excellent
In determining overall rating, food and service are given more weight.
Rate
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Food
Service
Décor
Would you go back?

Some Hints:

  • The best reviews give a clear sense of why you liked or disliked a restaurant, bar, or store. And that means details. Mention specifics dishes, type of crowd, pros and cons...
  • If it's helpful to compare one place to another, go for it.
  • Come up with clever, funny, pithy subject lines, and write in the first person.
  • Don't forget to read the user rating guidelines and rules.
CloseUpdating your review
By
| Not you?
Advertising
Advertising
Advertising
Advertising