Alternative Places to Buy Meat

Given the current pandemic, there are many shortages, namely, the shortage of meat at your local butchers or supermarkets. When it comes to grilling, we know that’s certainly a problem. We’ve done some research into online retailers where you can buy meat and have it delivered to your doorstep, ensuring your normal grilling schedule has zero interruptions.


Rastelli’s is an online meat retailer, promising to “Make Your Summer Sizzle”. They offer a wide variety of meat options in bulk for reasonable prices delivered to you fresh and frozen. They specialize in food that will be grilled whether it’s steak, burgers, sausages or ground meat.

Thrive Market

Thrive Market is an online retailer that operates as a subscription-based superstore. Not just limited to meats, you can purchase everything you need to stock your pantry and fridge. The shipping is fast and many of the offerings are organic. The site allows you to shop by categories, including for your specific diet whether it be keto, gluten free, vegan and more.

Snake River Farms

Snake River Farms offers high quality, responsibly produced meat that you can buy in bulk. It is the perfect retailer, especially for beef and pork.They offer American Wagyu, Prime Beef and Kurobuta Pork. They have many different deals and discounts as well as curated boxes available to make the process more manageable.

Chicago Steak Company

The Chicago Steak Company has multiple surf and turf options and prides themself in only offering USDA Choice and USDA Prime steaks. They offer both wet and dry aged beef and all of it is hand selected and hand cut. They were awarded the People’s Choice Award from Iron Chef for having the tastiest steaks out of 8 top purveyors. They offer many deals and discounts as well as bonus material like recipes and instructions for cooking.

Butcher Box

The Butcher Box is currently allowing folks to claim spots on their waitlist because of the demand. It is a subscription service where you’re able to customize your own box or pick a curated option, and have it delivered to your door frozen, with options on how often it’ll be delivered as well as the flexibility to change your mind.

KC Cattle Co.

KC Cattle Co specializes in bringing the highest quality Wagyu to its customers with diverse offerings ranging from burgers and steaks to hot dogs and sausages. Aside from offering other specialities like BBQ sauces, rubs and even recipes, they have fair prices, ensuring great value all around. They currently deliver to 73 zip codes and are looking to continue to expand and grow.