Best Places to Buy Steak Online

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Steak-lovers of the world, hear me out! Don’t get discouraged because of current stay-at-home orders (in the age of COVID-19). We know that it’s hard not to be able to go to your favorite butchers’ to carefully select the next cut that you’ll throw on the grill.

The excitement and joy of looking at those delicious steaks and choosing which one has the best marbling seem to be gone for the moment. But fear not! We have a solution.

I don’t know if you got the memo, but…

… You can order specialty steaks online!

Now, there are a lot of places that offer home steak deliveries, some better than others. But being the steak connoisseurs that we are, we’ve researched dozens of places and came up with a list of our top seven online butcher shops.

Top 7 Mail Order Steak Companies

  1. Porter Road
  2. Omaha Steaks
  3. Rastelli’s
  4. Snake River Farms
  5. Holy Grail Steak Company
  6. Chicago Steak Company
  7. Butcher Box

1. Porter Road

porter road

Porter Road is a Kentucky-based butcher shop that was founded back in 2010. They hand-cut every piece of meat and process it at their home-based facility. The company carefully chooses meat farms and vets each partner to ensure that the highest standards are met at all times.

All their animals are kept outside, and they eat vegetarian, non-GMO food only. When it comes to beef, they dry age it for fourteen days. Porter Road also offers free shipping for all purchases that exceed $100.

Steak enthusiast will be thrilled to hear that there is an abundance of purchasing options to choose from:

  • Choosing your own meat cuts
  • Curated boxes
  • Subscription plans

When it comes to steak prices, you can expect the following (at the time of this publishing, Oct 30, 2020):

New York Strip Steak$21
Boneless Ribeye$26
Chuck Eye Steak$13
Flank Steak$25
Bone-In Ribeye$29

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2. Omaha Steaks

omaha steaks

Omaha Steaks is a well-known name in the mail order steak game, as it has a long tradition of satisfying the needs of every steak connoisseur. They offer a wide variety of steak options, a lot of which come with free shipping and other perks.

Omaha Steaks also offers various discounts at all times, so make sure to check out their website regularly to get the best deals. You will be surprised to hear that they even offer delicacies such as bison steaks, which is rare to come across. Some purchasing options include:

  • Choosing individual cuts
  • Subscription boxes
  • Variety packages

If you’d like to surprise your loved ones with some gnarly steaks, you will be glad to know that you can also purchase gift cards on their website.

When it comes to pricing, you can expect the following (at the time of this publishing, Oct 30, 2020):

Top Sirloins Steak$19.00
Filet Mignon$27.99
8 Omaha-Cut Rib Eyes$154.99
8 Private Reserve Ribeye Crown Steaks$274.99

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3. Rastelli’s


If you’re based in New Jersey, then you’ve probably heard of Rastelli’s. Before they expanded their business to online steak delivery services, they used to run their specialty butcher shop out of New Jersey.

The company takes pride in offering antibiotic-free, steroid-free, and hormone-free specialty steaks at affordable prices. You can purchase separate cuts, or buy in bulk. Also, if you purchase a regular subscription plan, you can save up to 5%.

When it comes to shipping prices, you can expect the following:

  • Free shipping for purchases over $200
  • $10 shipping for purchases between $90-$199
  • $25 shipping for purchases under $90

Steak prices are as follows (at the time of this publishing, Oct 30, 2020):

USDA Prime Black Angus Boneless Ribeye$29
USDA Prime Bone-In Porterhouse Steak$34
Chuck Eye Steak$13
New York Strip Steak 5-Pack$45
Coulotte Steak 4-Pack$27

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4. Snake River Farms

snake river farms

Snake River Farms is famous for offering premium-grade steaks. However, another interesting fact sets them apart – they were the pioneers of American Wagyu steaks. They also control their whole meat supply. Snake River Farms breeds its own cattle and has its own processing facility alongside in-house care experts.

Bear in mind, though, that they are pricier compared to most other mail order steak companies. When it comes to subscription plans, they offer three options:

  • Beef
  • Beef & Pork
  • Dry-aged

Shipping costs amount to $10, with an additional charge for deliveries on Saturdays.

Prices are as follows (at the time of this publishing, Oct 30, 2020):

American Wagyu Gold Grade Top Sirloin$22
American Wagyu New York Strip End Cut$50
American Wagyu Gold Grade Ribeye Fillet$56
American Wagyu Black Grade Skirt Steak$69
American Wagyu Gold Grade Cowboy Steak$125

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5. Holy Grail Steak Company

holy grail steak co

Holy Grail Steak Company is another great choice that offers a wide variety of steak types and options. They run their facilities by the rule that a steak only tastes good as it was raised.

Their meat options include premium Kobe beef, Japanese Wagyu, Prime Angus, and Kurobuta Pork, among others. Holy Grail Steaks works with renowned meat companies from across the globe, ensuring that it sources only top-notch cuts.

When it comes to shipping, they deliver cuts from Tuesday to Saturday, and they never deliver food on Sundays. If you’d like your delivery to arrive on Tuesday, you have to pay for overnight shipping because the packages have to be prepared and sent out on Mondays.

Shipping costs are as follows:

  • Free shipping for orders over $199
  • $29.99 Standard shipping for orders under $199
  • $99.99 Overnight shipping

Holy Grail is pricey compared to some other options on the list, but is still widely considered a top online steak ordering choice.

Some price and cut options include (at the time of this publishing, Oct 30, 2020):

Akaushi American Wagyu Ribeye$59
Akaushi American Wagyu New York Strip$59
Dry-Aged Upper Prime Rib Black Angus Cowboy Ribeye$99
Grass-Fed Prime Ribeye$49
Tajima American Wagyu Picanha Steak$29

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6. Chicago Steak Company

chicago steak co

Chicago Steak Company takes pride in offering hand-cut USDA Prime beef. All their cattle are raised in the Midwest, following their long tradition of sourcing meat from these areas. Chicago Steak Company’s meat is aged four to six weeks at its largest Dry Aging Midwest facility.

The company offers a wide selection of aged cuts that were either wet-aged or dry-aged. They vacuum-seal each meat cut to ensure that the tenderness and flavor remain intact. When it comes to shipping, you can receive it free of charge for orders over $99. Shipping options include:

  • Standard shipping – 5-7 business days
  • Express delivery – 2-3 business days
  • Standard overnight delivery

Steak prices are as follows (at the time of this publishing, Oct 30, 2020):

Premium Angus Beef Boneless Strips$69.95
Premium Angus Beef Ribeye$69.95
Premium Angus Beef T-Bone 4-Pack$149.95
USDA Prime Wet Aged T-Bone$219.95
Premium Angus Beef Baseball Cut Sirloin$109.95

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7. Butcher Box

butcher box

Butcher Box is a dedicated steak & meat subscription box service. They work with top-notch companies that follow all the latest industry standards, ensuring that each box is carefully curated and delivered to your doorstep.

Butcher Box offers a wide variety of subscription options and delivers anywhere from 24-48 meat cuts per month, depending on your chosen subscription box. Users can customize their plans each month, making changes according to their serving needs.

A sample beef-box includes:

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 2 New York Strip Steaks
  • 1 lb Premium Steak Tips
  • 2 lbs Chuck Roast
  • 4 Top Sirloin Steaks

Shipping is free and you can cancel your subscription anytime.

All-beef box prices are as follows (at the time of this publishing, Oct 30, 2020):

Classic Box (8-11 lbs)$129 / month
Big Box (16-22 lbs)$238 / month

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What Are You Waiting For?

Get your hands on that steak! The pandemic can’t and won’t hinder your passion for grilling – don’t fool yourselves. Choose your favorite online butcher, seal that deal, and wait for your delicious package to arrive.

To get the cheapest prices, we recommend ordering in bulk. However, if that’s not your cup of tea, just choose a couple of cuts and throw them on the grill. It’s that easy and simple.

Have fun grilling!

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Frederik Nielsen

By Frederik Nielsen

Frederik is a writer and BBQ enthusiast. He leaves no steak unturned in the pursuit of grilled perfection. He currently aspires to become the next Salt Bae.