The Best Recipes for Italian Meatballs around Ellicott City

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When you’re in the mood for something warm and comforting to eat, Italian food often comes to mind, including hearty, tasty meatballs. Served over pasta, in a sub, or as an appetizer, this classic dish is always a crowd-pleaser. Check out these local restaurants boasting the best recipes for Italian meatballs around Ellicott City. The eateries offering takeout near our apartments in Howard County, MD include:

Bella Mia Pizzeria and Restaurant 

About six minutes away, Bella Mia offers a range of Italian favorites. Every day, the culinary team starts early to make their dishes from scratch. When you’re in the mood for something quick and satisfying, order the meatball sandwich. For an added kick, choose toppings like lettuce, hot peppers, and extra cheese. Add the tiramisu for dessert when you order for pickup or delivery.

Franco’s Italian Bistro

Family operated, Franco’s Italian Bistro features authentic dishes prepared to perfection, including their recipe for Italian meatballs. Found under appetizers, they’re made with a blend of pork, veal, and beef. Place your order with a side of their classic garlic cheese bread. Franco’s opens daily at 11:30 a.m. and offers both pickup and delivery.


Nestled in Baltimore’s Little Italy neighborhood, Amicci’s is known for its simple yet flavorful fare. Guests find hearty portions served at reasonable prices. Try the pasta with meatballs. It features house-made meatballs, marinara sauce, and freshly made pasta. When you feel like something lighter, sample the meatballs and mushrooms covered in a sweet marsala wine sauce. Place an order for easy pickup. 

After you’ve had your fill of Italian meatballs around Ellicott City, order some dessert from a local bakery. When you’re ready to call The Elms at Montjoy home, please contact us. We’d love to show you the amenities and floor plans that our Ellicott City apartments have to offer.

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