2019: Queens Voted Mario’s Meats & Gourmet Deli Best Butcher!
Mario’s Meats & Gourmet Deli
75-53 Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village
718-326-7973 – www.mariosmeatsanddeli.com
When it comes to butchers in Queens, Mario’s Meats and Gourmet Deli in Middle Village is the borough’s once and future king. Mario DiGangi was born in Italy and moved to New York in 1971. He quickly grew a reputation as a timely, hard working butcher, and has since ascended to his title “King of Italian Style Veal Cutlets and Homemade Sausages.” Mario’s cooks all their meat in house, and guarantees service with a smile. Mario’s uses only the finest, freshest and best ingredients. Every order is cut fresh, and Mario and his son still go to the market to hand select the meat they serve. Mario’s Meats and Gourmet Deli is Queens’ premiere butcher.
2018: Queens Voted Stammtisch Pork Store Best Butcher!
Stammtisch Pork Store
69-46 Myrtle Avenue Glendale, NY 11385
Zum Stammtisch was founded in November of 1972 by John Lehner and two other partners. Before immigrating to the United States in the 1950’s John Lehner was a coppersmith in Freising, Bavaria Germany. His father had a small bar/restaurant in town and it was always John’s dream to open his own German Bar/Restaurant. Over the years, Zum Stammtisch has gained much recognition, being featured on numerous television shows and written about in various food magazines and articles.
2017: Queens Voted S Ottomanelli & Sons Prime Meats Best Butcher!
S Ottomanelli & Sons Prime Meats
61-05 Woodside Ave, Woodside, NY 11377/ (718) 651-5710
In business for more than 80 years, get the nostalgic feel of an old-fashioned butcher shop at S Ottomanelli & Sons Prime Meats. They are a family-owned and -operated butcher shop that offers all-natural prime meats and wild game meats. They rely on the tried and true way of aging meats, which reaches 21 days. All their products come fresh and never frozen in every shipment.