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Best butcher in Baltimore?

maddogg280 May 20, 2009 07:40 AM

We're going to grill steaks this weekend, and I'm looking for others' opinions on where the best steak is available. A good price wouldn't hurt either.
So, where is the best beef for your buck? Like to stay in Baltimore if possible. Gas isn't getting any cheaper.

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    lawhound May 20, 2009 11:03 AM

    In addition to the usual suspects (Victor's at Eddie's on Roland Avenue, Ceriello at Belvedere Square), you might consider a trip to Lexington Market, where you can get most any cut and the prices are way cheap.

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    1. re: lawhound
      crowsonguy Feb 25, 2010 05:07 PM

      Trader Joe's rib eye isa full of flavor at a good price. The rib eye (my favorite cut of steak) from South Mountain Creamery at the Waverly Farmers Market on Saturdays is excellent. I found Ciriello's aged steaks not worth their high price, and Wegman's aged was kind of blah too.

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      katejensen90 Feb 26, 2010 09:08 AM

      JW Treuth and Son's in Catonsville is the best butcher in the area!!

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      1. re: katejensen90
        markf5018 Feb 26, 2010 10:30 AM

        I second the menion of Treuth's. Great Steaks

        1. re: markf5018
          jason16 Mar 25, 2010 06:13 AM

          JW Treuth's would definitely be able to take care of you. Also, a lot of the markets around the city would be able to cut you nice steaks.

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        sas Feb 28, 2010 03:46 AM

        Wegmans Prime is excellent they will cut anything for you

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          Turkeybone Mar 1, 2010 03:20 AM

          ^ This. I had a chance to sample some kobe from Wegmans and it was without a doubt the real deal. The fat melted on touch pretty much, it was soft and delicious in the mouth almost like a spread. Fifty dollars a pound yes but, the real deal.

          1. re: Turkeybone
            stphbat Mar 24, 2010 05:51 AM

            If you only paid $50 a pound then you were eating American kobe, Australian, or anything but real Japanese kobe.....

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          Hts2804 Jul 23, 2010 01:28 PM

          JW Treuth gets my top vote and Graul's market in Mays Chapel my 2nd. Treuth is a pleasure to deal with, but you pay alittle more for the quality and service. Graul's often has incredible deals ona whole tenderloin that they will butcher anyway you like.

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