These butchers feature the finest selections of meats, from lamb, beef, chicken and other delectable and juicy fleshy sinews. It’s been said that good butchers hide the worst chefs, therefore transforming a typical meal into spectacular feasts!

2021: Queens Voted Metro Meat Market Best Butcher!

Metro Meat Market
102-23 Metropolitan Ave, Forest Hills
(718) 793-5430 – www.metromeatmarketfh.com

Get the finest cut around at Metro Meat Market. Queens’ favorite butcher. Metro Meat Market has been serving prime meats to Forest Hills and the surrounding community for over 25 years. Whether you’re stopping by for a prime T bone steak or a turkey cold cut, you’ll be served the best meat around at the counter. Craving the perfect sandwich? Metro stacks it best! Choose from selections like The Godfather, The Paulie and the Casino, featuring meats from roast beef to prosciutto that will satisfy any wise guy (and gal). Satisfy the palates of the guests at your next event with flavorsome selections from Metro’s catering menu, including Italian Style Meatballs, Veal Marsala, Pepper Steak and Sausage and meatballs. Take a bite and you’ll keep coming back!

2020: 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. 

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
(718) 386-3014

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.