Looking to visit the best meat shops in town?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top meat shops in Anaheim, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for meat shops.
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1. Francisco's Meat Company
First on the list is Francisco's Meat Company. Located at 3081 E. Miraloma Ave., the butcher and meat shop is the highest-rated meat shop in Anaheim, boasting five stars out of 76 reviews on Yelp.
2. El Gaucho Meat Market
Next up is Southeast Anaheim's El Gaucho Meat Market, situated at 847 S. State College Blvd. With four stars out of 227 reviews on Yelp, the grocery store and meat shop, which offers sandwiches and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. El Pollotote Fresh Chicken
Southwest Anaheim's El Pollotote Fresh Chicken, located at 2040 W. Lincoln Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the meat shop five stars out of 13 reviews.
4. La Reina Markets
La Reina Markets, a grocery store, meat shop and bakery, is another go-to, with four stars out of 42 Yelp reviews. Head over to 508 N. East St. to see for yourself.
5. Manarah Meat Market
Over in Southwest Anaheim, check out Manarah Meat Market, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 19 reviews on Yelp. You can find the meat shop, butcher and Lebanese spot at 824 S. Brookhurst St.
Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Saturdays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at food and beverage shops across the Anaheim area, while Mondays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that also helps companies build a small business marketing strategy. Last year, average daily transactions at food and beverage shops climbed to 39 per business on Saturdays, compared to 30 daily transactions on average on Mondays.