Mamma Mia, does Dayton has some magnificento meatballs!
We decided to roll out a few of the best meatballs the Gem City has to offer.
🍝CHEESY POLENTA MEATBALLS
Where: Wheat Penny, 515 Wayne Ave., Dayton
Why it rates: Pork and beef meatballs on cheesy polenta in a red wine sauce will leave you whining for more.
🍝 KING OF DAYTON MEATBALLS
Where: Mamma DiSalvo Risturante, 1375 E. Stroop Road, Kettering
Why it rates: Gigantic homemade meatball best served up in a bowl with Mamma DiSalvo’s famous sauce.
Note: Spaghetti, linguini or angel hair pasta and meatballs is $14. You can also get the balls right next door at Disalvo Deli & Italian Store for $2.55 each.
🍝AUTHENTICALLY DELIZIOSO MEATBALLS
Where: Giovanni's Pizzeria é Ristorante Italiano, 215 W. Main St. in Fairborn.
Why it rates: You can taste tradition in the meatballs.
Cost: Spaghetti with two meatballs is $9.75. A meatball sub is $6.50 ($7 with cheese)
🍝MODERN MEATBALLS WITH MARINARA
Where: Roost Modern Italian, 524 E. Fifth Street in Dayton
Why it rates: two yummy meatballs and marinara.
Cost: $4 as a side dish
Try it in an entree: Spaghetti e Polpette – spaghetti, beef and pork meatballs, basil crumbs, and parmigiano is $19