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Ball or Nothing Food Truck Type Food Truck

Awesome Food! Loved it and so did everyone in the office. Nice Change of food on Capitol Hill.Ordered the Platter with @ Classic Meatballs and 1 B

Dec 30, 2013 by Rudy
What Did You Order?: Platter 2Reg 1BBQCHIX • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: Yeah • 
How Much Did It Cost?: 10 

Awesome Food! Loved it and so did everyone in the office. Nice Change of food on Capitol Hill.

Ordered the Platter with @ Classic Meatballs and 1 BBQ Chicken Meatball. Classic were better but BBQ Chicken was great as well. You must do the Marscaopne Polenta, and got the roasted sweet potatoes, good as well.

Thanks Ball or Nothing!


Hadn't been here in a while but I'm glad I stopped by. The bbq chicken meatballs were so flavorful and the Ball or Nothing guys added a flavorful, spi

Oct 08, 2013 by Mittens
What Did You Order?: BBQ Chicken Meatballs w/ Polenta and Mac&Cheese • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: Yes! • 
How Much Did It Cost?: $10.00 

Hadn't been here in a while but I'm glad I stopped by. The bbq chicken meatballs were so flavorful and the Ball or Nothing guys added a flavorful, spicy sauce with chunks of mango that really put them over the top. The sides all sounded pretty good so it was tough to choose. The mac and cheese was excellent.


One of the top trucks ! Never thought of the truck as Italian like the one reviewer, just a truck that serves Excellent Food. Meatballs can be made

Sep 24, 2013 by Phil
What Did You Order?: Classic • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: One of my favorites • 
How Much Did It Cost?: 10 

One of the top trucks ! Never thought of the truck as Italian like the one reviewer, just a truck that serves Excellent Food. Meatballs can be made a million different ways...their way is very good with a very generous portion. These guys are excellent, the classic sauce is a GREAT contrast to the polenta and the roasted cauliflower was a tasty twist - just right. I've had their salads and these guys actually wash their salad, unlike some of the other lazy trucks. Very fresh and always good. Also, great customer interaction, quick service and VERY Consistent.


OK...let me say first, I grew up in an Italian neighborhood in MA. I grew up eating and cooking Italian food and after 30 years in the kitchen cookin

Sep 11, 2013 by Jim
What Did You Order?: Classic and spicy pork meatballs with 2 sides polenta and eggplant • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: NOT • 
How Much Did It Cost?: $10 

OK...let me say first, I grew up in an Italian neighborhood in MA. I grew up eating and cooking Italian food and after 30 years in the kitchen cooking primarily Italian food, I'm pretty damned good at the basics--Meatballs being an aboslute must be able to do right to call yourself an Italian cook--This is NOT an Italian meatball! I can't tell you the level of disappointment.

I had my hopes up after reading the reviews. They need a disclaimer sign to warn Italian food lovers that this is NOT even close.

Texture...probably the most important characteristic of a good meatball; crisp on the outside, yet soft and delicate on the inside. These meatball were more a single, very soft and mushy texture as if they have been boiled in a stock or broth rather than seared on a pan then finished in the oven, then let to sit in sauce for at least an hour.

Did I say they sucked!

And the over-reliance on heat. Way to much heat...can't taste the spice through the heat. Even the sides had way too much heat. I love heat and this was way overdone. Heat should have purpose in flavor rather than just heat for heat sake.

I wish the Indian or Mexican trucks would get this truck's heat level...because the Indian or Mexican spicing should convey heat, but, not out here for some reason.


I was a little surprised that there was no line at this darling red truck as the food was absolutely incredible. I arrived and promptly noticed 'SOLD

Aug 15, 2013 by Sarah
What Did You Order?: Balls! Salad & Mac n' Cheese • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: Now it is! • 
How Much Did It Cost?: $10.00 

I was a little surprised that there was no line at this darling red truck as the food was absolutely incredible. I arrived and promptly noticed 'SOLD OUT' on 2 of the 3 versions of meatballs. I was content with ordering the 'classic' as I had never been here before. For $10, I received 3 meatballs (I scored a bbq - slightly spicy + 2 classic - also had a smidge of a kick), some incredible salad with cut-up apples/goat cheese and an amazing drizzle - tasted like dessert & MAC N CHEESE!!! This is not your Costco mac n' cheese people, this had some incredible white (cheddar?) sauce and it was absolutely delish. Food was warm - score & actually had just enough flavor where my mouth said mmmmmmmm but not overload where my mouth said uuuuuugh. What more do I need to say? Service was great, food matched it. :-) And they take debit cards. Triple scores.


Food was excellent. But waiting 20-25 minutes to order and receive the food was ridiculous. If the line is short I'd go again, but there are other tru

Jul 30, 2013 by Helene
What Did You Order?: Classic Meatball, Creamy Mac & Cheese, Fig & Goat Cheese Salad • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: Yes • 
How Much Did It Cost?: $10 

Food was excellent. But waiting 20-25 minutes to order and receive the food was ridiculous. If the line is short I'd go again, but there are other trucks with comparable food without the wait.


Overall very good. It is underrated among the DC food truck scene. All of the The balls are good, but the sides are excellent. Give it a try.

Jul 17, 2013 by Joe
What Did You Order?: BBQ Turkey meatballs • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: Top 10 • 
How Much Did It Cost?: 10 

Overall very good. It is underrated among the DC food truck scene. All of the The balls are good, but the sides are excellent. Give it a try.


Delicious, no skimping on the food, very friendly staff. You can combine the meatball and go one of each which I would suggest for anyones first time.

Jun 25, 2013 by Corey
What Did You Order?: Trio of Balls, Mac & Cheese, Fig Salad • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: Yes • 
How Much Did It Cost?: 10 

Delicious, no skimping on the food, very friendly staff. You can combine the meatball and go one of each which I would suggest for anyones first time.


I had the BBQ chicken meatballs with mascarpone polenta and goat cheese, dried fig, and field greens salad. Like others have said, the salad is very c

Jun 24, 2013 by George Griffin
What Did You Order?: BBQ Chicken meatballs • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: It is now • 
How Much Did It Cost?: $10 

I had the BBQ chicken meatballs with mascarpone polenta and goat cheese, dried fig, and field greens salad. Like others have said, the salad is very clean and refreshing. The polenta is creamy goodness. The BBQ chicken meatballs are a little spicy which I appreciated. I was concerned about the meatballs being boring or small but they were not. You get three big meatballs on top of the polenta with a tangy sauce that is a hybrid of BBQ sauce and gravy on top. The salad is on the other side of a divider which keeps the salad from mixing with the polenta and gravy. This is now one of my favorite trucks. You must come back to Capitol South!


It\'s Food Truck Thursday and I just stopped by the Ball or Nothing truck in Farragut Square (hadn\'t seen it before) and I just have two words...Eff\

Jun 13, 2013 by Elizabeth
What Did You Order?: Veggie balls, fig,almond, goat cheese over field green salad and mac and cheese • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: NOW IT IS!!! • 
How Much Did It Cost?: $10 

It\'s Food Truck Thursday and I just stopped by the Ball or Nothing truck in Farragut Square (hadn\'t seen it before) and I just have two words...Eff\'ing [comment edited by Kyle] DELICIOUS!! Now one of my FAV trucks. Can\'t wait to grab lunch here again and spread the word! PLEASE COME BACK SOON!!


4.5 5.0 29 29 Awesome Food! Loved it and so did everyone in the office. Nice Change of food on Capitol Hill.Ordered the Platter with @ Classic Meatballs and 1 BBQ Chicken Meatball. Classic w Ball or Nothing Food Truck

Ball or Nothing serves meatballs, of course.  Menu items include veggie options and come in chicken and ghost chili varieties. They launched on April 17, 2012 in DC.

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Menu (Tweeted in Feb 2013)

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