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Looking for a real butcher shop in Volusia County (DeLand, Orange City, Delray)???

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EclecticEater Dec 27, 2006 12:32 AM

I'd like to find a good butcher shop not part of a supermarket where I can order and buy cuts of meat. We live in Deland but would travel to find a place where we can buy quality meats. Deland, Lake Helen, Deltona, Sanford areas would be reasonably convenient, but if there isn't anything there I'd travel to Orlando or Daytona.

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  1. Covert Ops Dec 27, 2006 02:24 PM

    Gaff's, without a doubt. There's one on Nova Road in Ormond Beach -- 663 S Nova Rd, (386) 673-2667 -- and one on Spruce Creek and Nova Road in Port Orange -- 4036 S Nova Rd # A, (386) 761-2520.

    I go to the Port Orange one all the time, and their meats are superb -- and surprisingly reasonable! I got fantastic ribs there, stuffed pork chops, chicken breasts, everything is great. Their specials change often, but I'm sure they could do anything you ask for. Also a Boar's Head deli with sandwiches cheaper than you'd find at Publix.

    I don't know much about West Volusia but I'll ask around today and post again if I find something.

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      whoopie pie Dec 28, 2006 04:01 PM

      Petty's in Longwood right off of I-4 on 434. Gets very busy on Saturdays but they usually have a wine tasting to kill time until your number is called.

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      1. re: whoopie pie
        Covert Ops Dec 28, 2006 04:28 PM

        I've been to the Petty's in Suntree (Melbourne) and it's excellent. More variety than Gaff's, which just deals in meat.

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        jimmyodonnell Jan 8, 2007 01:21 PM

        I've only been to the Ormond Beach Gaff's, and I would recommend it. It's small and it's not fancy, but the meats are good quality, and the prices are fair.

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          AngusBrown Jan 8, 2007 05:40 PM

          The meeting place in boca has great red meat!

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          1. re: AngusBrown
            Covert Ops Jan 8, 2007 05:46 PM

            I think the mention of Delray in the title was supposed to be Deltona -- the poster is looking for Volusia or Seminole county butchers. But thanks for the tip! :-)

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