Meatball Paradise

Get ready for hearty helpings of mouthwatering meatball dishes, from cheese-smothered meatball parm perfection in Philadelphia to burly balls of Texas brisket -- and even to a 1-pound wonderball in Las Vegas!

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Al Johnsons Swedish Restaurant Butik

The Italians may be the king of meatballs, but the Swedish have a “purty gute” meatball, too! Al Johnsons Swedish Restaurant Butik has been serving up the beefy, gravy-drenched delights for more than 60 years.

10698 N Bay Shore Dr
Sister Bay, WI 54234

 
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Bartolini Restaurant

Bartolini’s is the kind of place that has Italian food to die for -- and meatballs that might kill you. Between its annual Meatball Eating Championship and its 10-pound meatball sandwich challenge, you could easily overdose on their orbs of beef.

14420 S Pulaski Rd
Midlothian, IL 60445

 
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LAVO Las Vegas

LAVO does its meatballs Vegas-style -- big and showy. The 1-pound meatballs are made from Kobe beef and the finest veal available, as well as the chef’s secret meat ingredient: sausage.

3325 Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV

 
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Marabella Meatball Co.

At the Marabella Meatball Co. you can build a sandwich with options like beef, pork and veal meatballs, along with marinara sauce and aged provolone -- and toppings like prosciutto and broccoli rabe for just a dollar more.

1211 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

 
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Maroni’s Cuisine

Maroni’s Cuisine has evolved into an extremely popular, yet very eclectic restaurant that offers a marathon “tasting menu” of 14 courses -- the most famous of which is the meatball.

18 Woodbine Ave
Northport, NY 11768

 
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The Meatball Shop

Meatball restaurants are one of the hot new culinary trends in America, and the 2 guys who started it all are Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow, co-owners of The Meatball Shop.

84 Stanton St
New York, NY 10002

 
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Somethin’ Else Cafe

These aren’t your traditional meatballs -- they’re made from boudin, which is a spicy pork rice dressing (much like dirty rice) that is stuffed into pork casings and then simmered, braised or slow grilled.

620 Conti St
New Orleans, LA 70130

 
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Tombolini’s World’s Greatest Meatballs

Some places serve spaghetti and meatballs, some serve meatball sandwiches, and some serve exotic meatballs -- but at this Italian restaurant you can get meatballs pretty much any way you want!

11910 Louetta Rd #D
Houston, TX 77090

 

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