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Apr 30, 2009 11:59 AM

Are there any good high end, non-halal butcher shops in Mississauga/Brampton?

Hey all, just figured I'd ask here after pretty much striking out in looking around

I am looking for a place to pick up dry-aged steaks, or other high quality meats in the Mississauga/Brampton area. It seems that all the good places (Cumbrae, Oliffes, etc.) are all in Mid-to-East Toronto which is just too far for me. Closest good source that I know of, for me, is Cheese Boutique which is still Etobicoke.

Does anyone know where I can get this stuff in the west GTA?

Much appreciated! Thanks in advance

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  1. Elmwood Meats beside the Planet Organic at around Lakeshore & HWY-10 is pretty good. They also carry some Cumbrae products, will order in pretty much anything you want (including game) and mostly know what they're talking about.

    Just let them know what you want, and if they don't have it they can get it in for you.

    170 Lakeshore Rd.E.,
    Mississauga, ON L5G 1G1
    Phone: 905.274.3010 | Fax: 905.274.6636

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    1. re: tjr

      Never heard of this one , Thanks alot tjr, I think I may take a trip down there this afternoon


    2. I prefer Medium Rare to Elmwood Meats - both stock excellent products, but I find the quality of the beef to be higher at Medium Rare. Both are worth checking out, though, for sure.

      Medium Rare
      5241 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M9B, CA

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      1. re: redearth

        website looks awesome, they even boast their dry aged steaks right on the front

        a little far, but may be worth it... thanks

        i went to elmwoods today but they had no dry aged stuff that i could see... i picked up a couple home-made burgers, she said ground today, and a nice thick NY Strip to try out... too bad it started raining! might end up saving them for tomorrow or when it stops

        good thing about elmwoods though is they have alot of the harder to find rubs and seasonings. i'd been looking for the Schwartz' spice and found it, and also bought some Barberien's steak rub seasoning... i'm a sucker for buying these

        thanks forthe responses


        1. re: duckdown

          Hi duckdown, I've ordered in some Cumbrae's dry-aged cuts before. I'm not sure if their beef is dry-aged, but they mentioned it being hung for a little less than 30 days before, which to me would suggest dry-aging? I believe it's AAA.

          1. re: tjr

            Hi duckdown. Burton Meats in Malton has dry aged .

            1. re: PASTAFARIAN

              I have never heard of them, Malton isn't too far. They are good? Thanks!

      2. Aurora Meats--Dixie+Burnhamthorpe. Talk to them and tell 'em what you want. Brandt Meats is also good, especially for pork products.

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        1. re: Kagemusha

          hi, do they carry any dry aged beef do you know? thanks

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          1. Good call - I was a little hasty in taking the bait, it would seem...
            I also second the Butcher Shoppe recommendation. Check out their website:

              1. re: jayt90

                This is true, but the prices and quality of their meats is overall quite good, and duckdown was looking for "dry-aged steaks, or other high quality meats"... They're definitely worth checking out, if only for the experience.... ;)

                1. re: redearth

                  They don't quote prices online, and maybe not over the phone unless they know you. I have heard complaints about the 'eyeball' pricing at the north door counter, so it it is basically 'caveat emptor.'

                  1. re: jayt90

                    Yeah. I believe the general tip is to go in looking incredibly poor. Maybe don't take a shower and wear some sweatpants?

          2. The Butcher Shoppe, in SW industrial Etobicoke has a lot to offer, but you have to take cash and line up behind Mom and Pop restaurateurs.

            The Perfect Steak, affilliated with Broil King, and operating out of Waterloo, will deliver 35 day aged AAA beef to your door at reasonable cost.
            I have used them, and the quality and delivery is very good.

            Butcher Shoppe
            121 Shorncliffe Rd, Toronto, ON M8Z, CA