The Meat House opened in Brookline about a year ago, but I just made it there for the first time…shame on me. However, I’m certainly glad that I did venture over to this little foodie heaven to witness and enjoy what it has to offer.
From beef and poultry to seasonings, specialty foods and an exceptional beer and wine selection, this “neighborhood butcher shop” takes buying your meat to the next level.
And while it’s not where you want to go to save money per pound necessarily, you can count on finding a quality assortment of your favorite meats. Among other items behind the counter, you can expect to find premium dry-aged steaks, short ribs, lamb and veal. The Meat House also offers select produce, cheeses and a variety of seal-packed side dishes and veggies for an instant meal. Three words for you: Summer-BBQ-Mecca.
I’d be remiss if I didn’t point out the very friendly and very helpful staff. Not only did they send us home with some complimentary house-marinated steak tips upon learning it was our first visit, but they also got in touch with their distributors to specially order Ryan an IPA that is not typically sold in New England (Abita).
The Meat House isn’t just a local spot–they have store locations in eight states (Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Connecticut, Texas and California). While they also sell their meat online, I think visiting the store and perusing the shelves is half the fun. Check it out!
The Meat House is located in Coolidge Corner at:
1285 Beacon Street | Brookline, MA 02446
Hours: Open Daily in the Summer from 9am to 9pm