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We at Gelson’s Markets believe our customers deserve the highest-quality options when it comes to their food, especially their meats. We pride ourselves on having the best selection of top-quality meat and poultry – all delivered with excellent customer service and all in one convenient location. 

With our products on your table, we guarantee you will have a great meal for your family. Our flavorful meats, including healthy options, are always delicious. Our meat counter is full of great organic meats that are fresh and free from all of those chemicals that alter the quality and taste.  








Grilled Beefsteak


At Gelson’s, we believe our customers not only need great products, but great service that can help them even after leaving the store. In our meat department, our butchers are not just someone here to cut meat, but someone who can help with everything related to meat.


Our butchers can give great advice about which cooking method best suits each cut of meat or can clarify the difference between different types of cooking, such as braising and broiling. He or she can even help you with a custom order or suggest new recipes to try! If you have any meat-related issues or questions, a Gelson’s butcher is here to help.


For a great cut of meat that is both high-quality and eco-friendly, visit one of our many California locations today! We have just what you need for your finest dishes. Don’t forget to take a look out great organic produce, wines and other products during your visit.



Here’s a quick look at what makes Gelson’s meats so special.

  • Certified Angus Beef® Program – USDA Choice
    • 10 quality standards ensure the brand’s exceptional flavor.
    • The Certified Angus Beef ® brand contains the right amount of marbling for great taste every time.
    • Only one in four Angus cattle will qualify for the brand.
  • Certified Angus Beef® Program – USDA Prime 
    • Less than 1.5% of all beef earns the Certified Angus Beef brand Prime label, exceeding the highest quality standards to ensure every bite is abundantly flavorful and incredibly tender and juicy. 
    • Gelson’s ranks in the top 5 highest sales volume of Certified Angus Beef® - USDA Prime Beef, out of all the licensed grocery retailers in the United States! 
  • 100% Grass Fed Pasture Raised Angus Beef Program 
    • Compared to grain-fed beef, grass-finished beef is shown to be higher in heart- and brain-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, beta-carotene and vitamins A and E. 
    • Antibiotic free and Hormone free
  • Gelson’s hand cuts all beef, veal, lamb and pork in every store to preserve moisture and tenderness.
  • Gelson’s produces all fresh grinds in house – beef, pork, lamb, veal and poultry – No TUBE grind!
  • Gelson’s only carries 100% American raised fresh meats – beef, pork, lamb, veal, and poultry.
  • All cuts are trimmed to 1/8” fat, the strictest variance in the industry.
  • Gelson’s offers a wide selection of natural and organic poultry with an emphasis on antibiotic-free, hormone-free and locally-sourced California products.


Free Range Chicken


If you love fresh seafood, you’ll be glad to know that Gelson’s commitment to quality extends to all our offerings from the ocean as well.


Consider the following:

  • Boat fresh deliveries – Gelson’s seafood has deliveries available from multiple local vendors six days a week.
  • We will steam lobsters, crack crabs, shuck oysters, and peel and de-vein shrimp. Free of charge!
  • Gelson’s makes ahi tuna poke daily in-house, using Gelson’s special recipe for Hawaiian-style or Spicy-style poke. Nobody does poke better!