The Meatball Shop

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Chelsea

Meatball maestros Michael Chernow and Daniel Holzman dominate Gotham's saucy-Italian-orb scene with five locations—Lower East Side, West Village, Williamsburg, Chelsea and the Upper East Side—and Food & Drink Award–winning fare. At any location, you can choose from the same mix-and-match menu of meatballs (spicy pork, beef, veggie), sauces (tomato, mushroom gravy) and sides (polenta, white beans). Everything—including the daily market specials and artisanal ice-cream sandwiches—is made with superlative ingredients, like Creekstone Farms beef. All of the venues are decked out with communal wood tables, but the Williamsburg, Chelsea and Upper East Side offshoots are also equipped with fully stocked bars. The cocktail program at each boasts a “whiskey grid,” with a choice of one of three bases (Rittenhouse Bonded Rye, Beam Black Bourbon and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee) to spike an old-fashioned, Manhattan, Sazerac or whiskey sour, as well as boozy root-beer floats, hot buttered rums, alcoholic punches and Jell-O shots.

Venue name: The Meatball Shop
Contact:
Address: 200 Ninth Ave
New York
10011
Cross street: between 22nd and 23rd Sts
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sun noon–2am; Fri, Sat noon–4am
Transport: Subway: C, E to 23rd St
Price: Average main course: $10. AmEx, MC, V

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Alexander

Great restaurant serving a really simple yet fulfilling menu. Service was very good, as was the food. Personal highlight was the ice cream sandwich!