20 Locally Owned Cincinnati Butcher Shops for All Your Grilling Needs

Summer is upon us, which means it's time to fire up the grill and dust off your apron. And when it comes to what you put on that grill, there's no better time than now to support your locally owned butcher shops and markets, who are most likely supporting your local farms. Here's a list of Greater Cincinnati businesses where you can find all you need to satisfy your charred and smoked meat-filled dreams. Most also are equipped with buns, produce, cheese, condiments and sides to make it a real party (a 10 person or less party, that is).
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Photo: Savana Wilhoite

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Wyoming Meat Market
513 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming
Well-known for their Saturday grill-outs and their signature “steakettes,” an all Prime beef version of your typical hamburger, Wyoming Meat Market serves the high-quality meats you deserve. Their selection ranges from Sakura Farms Wagyu beef to T-bones and porterhouses, plus chicken, lamb, pork and sides. 
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Wyoming Meat Market

513 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming
Well-known for their Saturday grill-outs and their signature “steakettes,” an all Prime beef version of your typical hamburger, Wyoming Meat Market serves the high-quality meats you deserve. Their selection ranges from Sakura Farms Wagyu beef to T-bones and porterhouses, plus chicken, lamb, pork and sides.
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Bridgetown Finer Meats
6135 Bridgetown Road, Bridgetown
Bridgetown Finer Meats opened its doors in 1979 and has been selling all things local ever since –– meat, produce, dressings, salads and more. They even have a wine shop.
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Bridgetown Finer Meats

6135 Bridgetown Road, Bridgetown
Bridgetown Finer Meats opened its doors in 1979 and has been selling all things local ever since –– meat, produce, dressings, salads and more. They even have a wine shop. href="https://www.facebook.com/bridgetownfiner/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Facebook.com/BridgetownFiner
Chops, Cheese & Chives
420 Madison Ave., Covington
This Covington butcher, deli and grocer goes beyond your neighborhood chop shop. Sure, their meat selection includes burgers, steak and sausages, but they also offer unique meats like rabbit and the occasional frog legs. They also feature unique cuts and animal parts like hooves, tails, gizzards and tongues. 
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Chops, Cheese & Chives

420 Madison Ave., Covington
This Covington butcher, deli and grocer goes beyond your neighborhood chop shop. Sure, their meat selection includes burgers, steak and sausages, but they also offer unique meats like rabbit and the occasional frog legs. They also feature unique cuts and animal parts like hooves, tails, gizzards and tongues.
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Clifton Market
319 Ludlow Ave., Clifton
This family-owned neighborhood grocery store was built by the community and serves it well. They offer a full-service grocery with everything from a meat counter to a wine aisle, fresh produce, bakery and cheese hub. Plus convenient parking in the back. 
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Clifton Market

319 Ludlow Ave., Clifton
This family-owned neighborhood grocery store was built by the community and serves it well. They offer a full-service grocery with everything from a meat counter to a wine aisle, fresh produce, bakery and cheese hub. Plus convenient parking in the back.
Photo: Scott Dittgen
Butcher Bill’s
5608 Tylersville Road, Mason
Located in Mason, Bill and Patti Price opened Butcher Bill’s Meats and Deli in 2002. The shop is a local gem for finding seafood, Amish chicken and deli goods as well as high-quality meats like brats, steak cuts, buffalo and more. A favorite among its loyal customers is their chicken salad, of which they sell about 800 pounds weekly.
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Butcher Bill’s

5608 Tylersville Road, Mason
Located in Mason, Bill and Patti Price opened Butcher Bill’s Meats and Deli in 2002. The shop is a local gem for finding seafood, Amish chicken and deli goods as well as high-quality meats like brats, steak cuts, buffalo and more. A favorite among its loyal customers is their chicken salad, of which they sell about 800 pounds weekly.
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Summit Fine Meats
1965 8 Mile Road, Anderson
Owned and operated by the Frodge family, this East Side butcher shop has been a neighborhood staple since the 1970s. They take great pride in the long-running relationships they’ve made within their community — their motto being “you first visit as a customer, you leave as a friend.” They offer ground beef burger patties and Wagyu filets, marinated chicken wings, hot dogs and a wide variety of other meats, as well as buns and fresh produce to complete your meal. They also feature housemade soups and frozen prepared meals and even the occasional charcuterie board. It’s truly a one-stop-shop for your grilling needs. 
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Summit Fine Meats

1965 8 Mile Road, Anderson
Owned and operated by the Frodge family, this East Side butcher shop has been a neighborhood staple since the 1970s. They take great pride in the long-running relationships they’ve made within their community — their motto being “you first visit as a customer, you leave as a friend.” They offer ground beef burger patties and Wagyu filets, marinated chicken wings, hot dogs and a wide variety of other meats, as well as buns and fresh produce to complete your meal. They also feature housemade soups and frozen prepared meals and even the occasional charcuterie board. It’s truly a one-stop-shop for your grilling needs.
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Hyde Park Fine Meats & Catering
3645 Paxton Ave., Hyde Park
The Hyde Park butcher and deli shop is owned and operated by John Ness, who works to offer his patrons fresh meat, Ohio Amish chicken, local veggies and deli favorites, plus a selection of wine and beer. Get all your backyard grill-out essentials at one spot.
Photo via Hyde Park Fine Meats & Catering’s Facebook

Hyde Park Fine Meats & Catering

3645 Paxton Ave., Hyde Park
The Hyde Park butcher and deli shop is owned and operated by John Ness, who works to offer his patrons fresh meat, Ohio Amish chicken, local veggies and deli favorites, plus a selection of wine and beer. Get all your backyard grill-out essentials at one spot.
Photo via Hyde Park Fine Meats & Catering’s Facebook
Humbert Meats
5679 Rapid Run Road, Cheviot; 6399 Bridgetown Road, Bridgetown
With two locations on Cincinnati’s West Side, Humbert Meats has been in the butcher biz since 1964. Their wide selection of options ranges from USDA choice beef, premium pork and fresh or frozen seafood to a generous deli case, shish kabobs, goetta, fried chicken and more. 
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Humbert Meats

5679 Rapid Run Road, Cheviot; 6399 Bridgetown Road, Bridgetown
With two locations on Cincinnati’s West Side, Humbert Meats has been in the butcher biz since 1964. Their wide selection of options ranges from USDA choice beef, premium pork and fresh or frozen seafood to a generous deli case, shish kabobs, goetta, fried chicken and more.
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Mackie Quality Meats
104 W. Elder St., Over-the-Rhine
Another Findlay Market essential, Mackie Quality Meats has provided the Queen City with excellent meats since 1968. They have just about any beef, pork, turkey or chicken cut you’re looking for, plus a wide variety of Queen City Smoked Sausages. Choose from a selection of barbecue sauces, marinades, hot sauces and rubs to flavor your meats to perfection.
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Mackie Quality Meats

104 W. Elder St., Over-the-Rhine
Another Findlay Market essential, Mackie Quality Meats has provided the Queen City with excellent meats since 1968. They have just about any beef, pork, turkey or chicken cut you’re looking for, plus a wide variety of Queen City Smoked Sausages. Choose from a selection of barbecue sauces, marinades, hot sauces and rubs to flavor your meats to perfection.
Photo via Facebook.com/MackieMeats