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Joe's meat market, Providence

sarabean May 10, 2010 04:22 PM

i only just ventured into this place recently after hearing it recommended to me many times over the years (i'm a bonehead) and i've been really happy with everything i've gotten. the fresh chorizo sausage i used in paella was delicious, the chicken i've gotten has been tasty & fresh, and the slab bacon i bought today is a steal at 2.29/lb! all the prices are excellent, they carry everything hoof to tail (although i haven't tackled any offal yet) they also carry goat and have some frozen fish. i strongly urge prov foodies to give them a try, and please let me know what you think!

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    NO SLICE May 10, 2010 10:58 PM

    I'll try it out. I've been to Armando & Sons in Pawtucket, which is huge and has a similar selection from what I saw. Have you heard of it?

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    1. re: NO SLICE
      sarabean May 11, 2010 08:09 AM

      yes, i have been by it many times but have never been in. i used to frequent michael's meats in pawt & cumberland when i lived north of the city.

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        GabachaYucateca May 19, 2010 11:15 AM

        We typically got to Armando's for beef and chicken. Good prices and quality! A friend complained about the lamb her husband bought there, but for what we want, it works.

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      GSM May 11, 2010 05:18 AM

      Where is this and where does their supply come from (mass produced? local?)?

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        sarabean May 11, 2010 08:11 AM

        not sure but i doubt it's farm to table at those prices. in a perfect world...
        location is westminster st by armory park.

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        basachs May 19, 2010 08:50 AM

        I walked in and walked out of here. The place is filthy and run by people that obviously do not care a lick about the property.

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