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The Best Meatballs in Vegas for National Meatball Day

National Meatball Day is March 9, and we've gathered the top spots around Las Vegas where you can celebrate in style.

No matter what food holiday you want to enjoy, Las Vegas has a ton of great places to ring in whatever you’re craving. Here's where you can find some of the best meatballs in Vegas.


Located inside the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, Carmine’s is made for celebrations. With large format menu options fit for large groups and small groups, you’ll get your meatball fix here. If you’re looking to enjoy the day with a few friends, Carmine’s has their Meatball Madness special available only on National Meatball Day (with pre-order only). The special feeds four to six people and is only available for dine-in. Carmine’s is open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 

Meatball Madness at Carmine's Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Meatball madness at Carmine's (Courtesy Carmine's)

Buddy V’s Ristorante

Start your meal at Buddy V’s with Grandma’s Meatballs and continue with the Valastro Sunday Gravy, the Cake Boss’s family recipe. If you’re hoping to enjoy Meatball Day at home, the “La Famiglia to-go menu” also includes Grandma’s Meatballs (available from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday). Buddy V’s Ristorante is open 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and noon-10 p.m. Friday through Sunday. 

Valastro Sunday Gravy at Buddy V's Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Valastro Sunday gravy at Buddy V's (©Bill Milne)

Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca (Henderson, LV)

A little venture through Green Valley Ranch Resort & Casino will lead you to Bottigliaone of the most picturesque Italian restaurants in Las Vegas. Start with the Meatballs from the antipasti menu and then move on to pasta (Bottiglia offers whole wheat and gluten-free pasta options to suit different dietary requirements). The full menu is available for dine-in or take-out as well, so you have the option of enjoying your meal from the comforts of home. Bottiglia is open 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Brunch is served from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 

Meatballs at Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Meatballs at Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca (©Ivan Avila)

Buca di Beppo

Known for their large portions of shareable dishes, Buca di Beppo offers multiple options for getting your meatball fix with dine-in or to-go. If you’re hoping to make a whole meatball evening feast, start your dinner with their World Famous Meatball as an appetizer, finish with the Spaghetti with Meatball (also available in a child-sized portion and individual portion), and round out your meal with a side of meatballs. If lunch is more your thing, check out their Spaghetti lunch special or their Meatball Smash. With four locations around the Las Vegas Valley (including two on the Strip), Buca di Beppo is easily accessible from any part of town. Hours vary by location.

Spaghetti With Meatballs at Buca di Beppo Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Spaghetti with meatballs at Buca di Beppo (Courtesy Buca di Beppo)

Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar

Located inside Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa, Hearthstone serves up fantastic woodfired pizzas and elevated comfort foods in a cozy setting. Try their Meatball appetizer and then order their Meatball Pizza. Both items are available for either dine-in or take-out so you can enjoy your meatball feast in your hotel room or at home. Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar is open 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Brunch is served from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 

Meatball Pizza at Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Meatball pizza at Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar (©Joe Janet)