Shop at These 4 Great Meat Markets in Fort Myers

Jean Jones
June 24, 2015


Protein is one of the building blocks of every cell in your body, so it's important to include high-quality sources in your diet. When you shop at a meat market, you get the freshest products available along with a knowledgeable butcher for assistance. We've compiled a list of some of the best meat markets in Fort Myers for you to check out.

1. Mario's Meat Market
12326 S. Cleveland Avenue 

The "Mario" in the shop's name emigrated from Italy at the age of 14 and opened his first meat market on Long Island in 1967. Today his family is carrying on his tradition of selling the finest beef, pork, veal and poultry along with Italian specialties and prepared foods. Stop in and grab a delicious lunch from the dozens of freshly made heroes, wraps and salads.

2. Xpress Meat Market
3777 Fowler Street

Brazilian cuisine is noted for its spectacular buffets featuring skewers of juicy beef, pork and other delicious meats. Xpress Meat Market carries products that meet both U.S. and Brazilian standards. They also stock Portuguese olive oil, frescal cheese and other Brazilian specialty items. Their website has helpful recipes for preparing your own Brazilian barbecue and traditional side dishes.

3. Lawhon's Grocery & Meat
9491 Bayshore Road

Entering Lawhon's is like taking a step back in time to an old-fashioned neighborhood butcher shop. The Lawhon family is proud to operate their shop with the same quality meats and personalized customer service since opening in 1967. Their in-house deli serves breakfast and lunch, with fried chicken and sandwiches that are prepared fresh all day long.

4. A Touch of Italy
7890 Summerlin Lakes Drive

This market/deli/bakery lives up to its name. All meats are hand-cut and sausages are made from scratch. In addition, they make their own veal stock, roast and hand-peel peppers, and make their own sauces and mozzarella. Pasta is freshly made on one of five machines and the six-shelf bread oven is used to bake biscotti, crostini, breads, cakes and pizzas.

Meat markets in Fort Myers embrace a variety of international flavors. Do you have a favorite? Share your opinions in the comments!

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