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The Best Butcher Shops in Toronto

The Best Butcher Shops in Toronto

The Best Butcher Shops in Toronto

We've scoured the city to bring to you the best butcher shops in Toronto. When getting your daily quota of leafy greens starts to feel a tad too monastic, you need roast chicken, barbecued steak, braised ribs and more to sate the primal need for meat. And what better place to stock up on everything you need for ambitious cooking projects than one of Toronto’s best butcher shops. Whether you want to tango with a tomahawk steak as big as your thigh or channel your inner nonna with a slow-cooked Bolognese, these shops have every type of sausage, roast, chop and loin imaginable to satisfy your every craving.  Here is our list of Toronto's best butcher shops.

11

46 Milford Ave

Speducci Mercatto

Speducci Mercatto

Speducci's award-winning brand of Paganelli cured meats is the result of years of dedication and experimentation by Chef Paganelli. He is renowned for his salumi – naturally cured meats like prosciutto, pancetta and salami made in the Italian tradition.

10

1318 Queen St W

Chantecler Boucherie

Chantecler Boucherie

Chantecler had a solution for dealing with a pint-sized kitchen and having to source overpriced dry-aged meats -- open their open butcher shop right next door. In addition to the shop's aging program, they also offer made-in-house sausages, terrines, charcuterie, pickles and pates.

7

714 Queen St W

Cumbrae's - Queen

Cumbrae's - Queen

Whether you're up against the clock and need dinner ASAP or want to stock up before a major cook-out, Cumbrae's three locations have high-end prepared dishes, heritage meat, house-made sausages, dry-aged steaks and everything else you'd expect of a nose-to-tail butcher.

2

893 Queen St E

Rowe Farms - Leslieville

Rowe Farms - Leslieville

A Toronto institution, Rowe Farms was a farm dedicated to raising hormone- and antibiotic-free, grass-fed beef before the family expanded the business for retail. Today, there are five locations offering local, often organic meat, fish, eggs, deli and more.

The Best Butcher Shops in Toronto

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The Best Butcher Shops in Toronto

Christine Peddie

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We've scoured the city to bring to you the best butcher shops in Toronto. When getting your daily quota of leafy greens starts to feel a tad too monastic, you need roast chicken, barbecued steak, braised ribs and more to sate the primal need for meat. And what better place to stock up on everything you need for ambitious cooking projects than one of Toronto’s best butcher shops. Whether you want to tango with a tomahawk steak as big as your thigh or channel your inner nonna with a slow-cooked Bolognese, these shops have every type of sausage, roast, chop and loin imaginable to satisfy your every craving.  Here is our list of Toronto's best butcher shops.