Italian Scratch Kitchen


Located in Lakeview, Meatball Hero & Pasta is serving fresh, homemade meatballs, pasta, bread and sauces.


Meatball Hero & Pasta opened in July 2015 and is located in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. Chef/Owner Atif Ali has created a fusion of Italian fine dining with a fast food restaurant experience. 

What is a Scratch Kitchen? 

A concept where everything is prepared on premises.  Meatball Hero & Pasta does not use any prepackaged or processed foods on the menu.  Chef Atif Ali works early morning preparing fresh bread and pasta everyday.