Welcome to the Organic Butcher of McLean.  We are proud to offer the highest quality meats, seafood, wild game and more.  Read more....About Us


Modeled after the old fashion English butcher shops, The Organic Butcher is a full-service, traditional butcher shop with over 80 years' experience behind the counter. Walk into our quaint setting and you'll be engulfed by vibrant colors of fresh meat, seafood just 24 hours out of the water, and an accompaniment of boutique wines, artisan cheese, local produce and unique grocery items. Enjoy the old world-influenced, traditional butcher-shop atmosphere while knowing that the goods you take home are free of antibiotics and hormones; most meat and poultry are sourced from local farms.

An experienced butcher is always behind the counter to provide you with your favorite cuts and special requests and to offer you help in selecting the perfect cut of meat, game or poultry as well as provide you information on our farms and cooking tips on how to best prepare your purchases in your own kitchen.

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SEAFOOD BOIL

August 29, 2014

  Summer is [too] quickly drawing to an end so we decided to have one last ultimate celebration of warm weather with a Seafood Boil. This is such an easy, fun, and delicious way to feed a group of people with out really spending much time in the kitchen. We used mussels, clams, crawfish and lobster. You can use any combination of shellfish. Call us, at The Organic Butcher, 1-2 days in advance and we can get you everything you need! We also currently have local/organic Corn and Red Potatoes that are traditionally found in this dish.   Steaming Liquid: 6 Smashed garlic cloves 4 Lemons 2 Lbs of Organic Butcher house-made Chorizo 3 Cups White Wine 6 Tbsp Old Bay Seasoning 6... Continue Reading →

MARINATED FLANK STEAK

August 18, 2014

Grilling season continues with our honey, chipotle, and lime marinated Flank Steak!  We like flank steak because it lean but very flavorful.  We definitely recommend it if you're cooking for a larger group of people because it comes in large, mostly-uniform shape that makes cooking and serving easy.  It is best cooked medium rare and thinly sliced at an angle.      This steak does nicely with a robust marinade that helps break down the fibrous texture and impart extra flavor and tenderness into the meat.  We realized the all-natural mustards we carry by Earth & Vine are perfect as a flavor-packed base for marinades and finishing sauces.  We love the classic flank steak with chimi-churri so we used inspiration... Continue Reading →

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