by Sandra Carr - 258 Reviews - 109 List
The childhood song "On Top of Spaghetti" by folk singer Tom Glazer comes to mind when I think of or eat meatballs. There are various meatball creations and dishes besides the ones you normally eat with spaghetti at restaurants around town. Take a gastronomical global trip in Orlando Citysearch's meatball guide.
Updated: October 29, 2009
Set your compass for this traditional German restaurant in South Orlando. Try the Frikadelle or German meatballs. The dish is a mixture of onions, breadcrumbs, an egg, salt and pepper, milk and herbs for $9.95.
Who says meatballs have to be on spaghetti or as a main entree? There are other ways to eat meatballs, that's for sure! Make a pit stop for lunch and order the Meat Ball sandwich with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese on French bread for $4.49.
Try Lebanese meatballs at this Dr. Phillips neighborhood restaurant. Order the Kibbeh Bi Laban, which includes Kibbeh balls (chopped meat breaded with burghul or a cereal-like substance) cooked in yogurt sauce with garlic and cilantro and served with rice for $15.
Taste a South American meatball dish in the Church Street district of Downtown Orlando. Take a bite out of the Albondigas, which are veal, chorizo (sausage) and pork meatballs in a piquant tomato sauce. Tapas portions are $5.95 and entrees are $10.95.