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2023 Best Meatballs

Grandma’s Philly

There was no shortage of meatballs in Philly before Grandma’s opened. Now, every other meatball in the city has to be judged against these tender, gently herb-y Thai beef meatballs, with their slivered scallions, flakes of fried onion, and thin, sweet gravy that chef Donrutai Jainon based on memories of her grandmother’s meatballs in Chiang Mai. Read More »

1304 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

2015 Best Meatballs

Triangle Tavern

Your mama may be Italian, but her meatballs can't hold a candle to Triangle Tavern's veal-beef-and-pork version. That's shocking, we know -- but so is the fact that the best meatballs in South Philly aren't at some storied red-gravy joint, but inside this reborn hipster bar on East Passyunk. Read More »

1338 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-800-1992 | Website

2014 Best Meatballs

Forno Antico

Sure, this place does great Neapolitan pizza, but these days, who doesn't? The real draw is the amazing, juicy, saucy beef meatballs. Order them as the side dish to whatever it is you're having. Read More »

417 East Main Street, Collegeville, PA | 610-454-1130 | Website