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Eckerlin Meats

116 W. Elder St., Cincinnati, OH - (513) 721-5743
Opened in the mid 19th century, Eckerlin Meats remains an old-fashioned butcher shop that mostly sells provender to cook at home. But they will make you a goetta sandwich. Eckerlin's goetta is Cincinnati's best.
100% Approval Rating (1 votes)

Scorecard

5 - Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Goetta Sandwich

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (6)
Roadfood.com Editor
"The morning stopped by Eckerlin Meats, a dozen employees were behind the counter, coming and going from the back room and taking care of the retail trade. Among customers stepping up to the counter was Joe Tucker, proprietor of Tucker's Restaurant, a well-known ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

116 W. Elder St., Cincinnati, OH
(513) 721-5743

http://www.eckerlinmeats.com

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:No Data
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Less is more. No condiments or dressing could possibly improve this simple sandwich of fried goetta on buttered toast. Made from high-on-the-hog pork, Eckerlin's goetta is Cincinnati's finest.
"Less is more. No condiments or dressing could possibly improve this simple sandwich of fried goetta on buttered toast. Made from high-on-the-hog pork, Eckerlin's goetta is Cincinnati's finest."
Michael Stern





A close view of goetta shows the wonderful texture imparted by the inclusion of fine-cut oats.
"A close view of goetta shows the wonderful texture imparted by the inclusion of fine-cut oats."
Michael Stern


In addition to excellent food for humans, Eckerlin's has delicious-looking treats for dogs.
"In addition to excellent food for humans, Eckerlin's has delicious-looking treats for dogs."
Michael Stern


City Chicken is an ever-more-rare legacy dish from the time that chicken was a symbol of prosperity. Butchers made mock chicken out of veal or -- Cincinnati being Porkopolis -- pork.
"City Chicken is an ever-more-rare legacy dish from the time that chicken was a symbol of prosperity. Butchers made mock chicken out of veal or -- Cincinnati being Porkopolis -- pork."
Michael Stern


The go-to place in the Findlay Market for any and all cuts of pork, as well as the delicious goetta sandwich.
"The go-to place in the Findlay Market for any and all cuts of pork, as well as the delicious goetta sandwich."
Michael Stern


Just outside Eckerlin's front door, you can take a mechanical pony ride for a quarter.
"Just outside Eckerlin's front door, you can take a mechanical pony ride for a quarter."
Michael Stern



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