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The Meatball Shop

170 Bedford Ave, Between North 7th & North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249-2906
+1 718-551-0520
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatballs” (113 reviews)
“spicy pork” (17 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
170 Bedford Ave, Between North 7th & North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249-2906
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I prefer the Bedford Ave location for the decor and staff. Great drinks, good food and nice people. Mini Buffalo Chicken Balls are a go to, great cocktails for a beginning of a night out as well. Can't really go wrong here.

Thank Elyse A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to the meatball shop just to have a simple dinner and then we have a great moment, with great service and OMG that meatballs are awesome!

Thank Jéssica S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rustic, great food, loved the range of choices, excellent value. Friendly waitress service. Wish I'd had a chance to go back for a 2nd visit during our stay in NYC.

Thank Belinda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter brought us to this place on a miserably cold day in NYC, after we arrived from L.A. The atmosphere was warm and friendly. They had vegan options, which is why we came. It's near her apartment and has vegan options. Double win!

Thank madartist54
Reviewed 20 April 2017

after walking enjoying the sights we had fabulous lunch service was excellent great place great food

Thank kevin m
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This place is fun. Jello shots on the menu? Best to wait for the waitress to explain the menu, which is a little confusing. On bread, without, smashed, on veggies. Different types of balls (beef, chicken, pork, vegetarian) and sauces. The wife and I shared...More

Thank Jeff W
TheMeatballShop, Public Relations Manager at The Meatball Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thanks for the review!! And you're right! Our Bunny Balls are rabbit with rosemary & apples!

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This was our first time at The Meatball Shop and we loved it! The concept is simple but fun! We tried the chicken, spicy pork and beef balls. All were great and the price is more then affordable. I loved the red sauce but my...More

Thank Phoebe F
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Wow what a lunch, so we went back for dinner. This place is great. If you are in Brooklyn or NYC try it I think you'll love it. Really good meatball sandwiches as well as other fair. Loved it.

Thank thecolonel1215
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Have been to the MeatBall Shop several times, several locations. Used to be a great place to eat & it used to be quite difficult to get in, lots of people lined up outside the restaurant. Things have changed. Fewer people and the food is...More

Thank teachexpat
TheMeatballShop, Public Relations Manager at The Meatball Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you so much for visiting The Meatball Shop in Williamsburg and for taking the time to let us know about your experience, especially with such detailed notes. I know how disappointing it can be to experience a meal where the service does not live...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

We came in for a late night snack after clubbing. We ate at the bar and had some amazing food. The chicken balls were to die for and the staff was incredibly friendly and knew the menu very well.

Thank shawn r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 04:00
11:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Bedford Ave, Between North 7th & North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249-2906
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-551-0520
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