Mike Tyson, Frank Mir and TJ Lavin Enjoy Dinner at Meatball Spot

February 12, 2013 by  

Saturday night at Meatball Spot was the restaurant of choice among athletes as heavyweight hitter, Mike Tyson, UFC champ, Frank Mir, and BMX pro, TJ Lavin, all dined at Town Square Las Vegas.

After meeting with the Sugar Factory team to discuss a future partnership, Tyson and his wife, Kiki, enjoyed dinner at the new hot-spot. A fan of “Top Chef” Carla Pellegrino’s gluten-free menu options, Tyson indulged in vegetarian meatballs and gluten-free spaghetti with classic sauce. While filming for his new documentary, Tyson and his wife, Kiki, shared the Spinach and Fennel Salad. For dessert, the boxing legend ordered two scoops of the eatery’s refreshing coconut gelato.

While at the popular eatery, Tyson stopped to take photos with fans and babies. When he heard a family singing “Happy Birthday” to a young girl, Tyson walked over to their table, greeted the group and gave the girl a Sugar Factory Couture Pop.

Accompanied by a group of friends, MMA fighter, Mir, tried Pellegrino’s Caprese salad and an over-sized slice of pepperoni and sausage pizza.

Extreme sports athlete, Lavin, dined with his wife and friends, enjoying the House Salad, Meatball Sampler and classic ice cream sandwich for dessert.

Meatball Spot is open daily for lunch, dinner and late-night dining: Sunday through Wednesday, from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m., Thursday, from 11 a.m. until midnight, and Friday and Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 1 a.m. Meatball Spot, located directly across from Rave Motion Pictures at Town Square Las Vegas, remains open for special screenings and big opening nights. More information is available on the website,, by calling 702.641.7768, on Twitter @meatballspot, and on Facebook at Meatball Spot is available for parties and special events.

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