THE CHOP SHOP Since 1971

(941) 794-6328

Bradenton, Florida


The Chop Shop Bradenton, Florida (941794-6328

Our Story History

The Chop Shop is a family owned and operated, high quality butcher shop and grocer in Manatee County with everything from gourmet items to everyday savings. Doug Stivers, the owner originally began his career in Kentucky when he returned from serving in the military and then served as a police officer in NYC.  In 1970 he decided to return to Kentucky and opened a small general store. Then, he move”to Florida to partner with his brother, Steve ”Boyd” Stivers and his wife Pat, who had been in the meat business throughout his entire life and had just opened The Chop Shop in 1971. Throughout the 45 years,The Chop Shop has been committed to the promise of customer satisfaction and today their promise is the same. Satisfaction Guaranteed! After all, the best meals start with the best ingredients!

 Top Quality Meats

     Our premium beef is hand-cut and trimmed daily by our  expertly trained butchers. We only use the finest quality Iowa grain fed beef and we grind our ground chuck and  ground sirloin in house several times daily.We also carry all natural chicken, grain fed pork, milk fed veal and several cuts of lamb. We have everything you may need for any occasion.


Fresh Seafood

     We carry a large selection of seafood and shellfish including Wild Alaskan salmon, sushi-grade tuna, several types of shrimp and scallops just to name a few. We make our own homemade crab cakes, smoked salmon, seafood dips and cocktail sauce.


We have a full selection of gourmet hard to find items.Come explore and see all the unique choices  you will find everything from fresh produce to canned san marzano tomatoes, aged olive oils,the finest cheeses in the area with the best pasta in town, you will find imported Chocolates, coffee and Tea , preserves as well as jams, with new items weekly


Take a stroll through our fresh locally sourced produce section , we take pride in stocking locally grown and delicious vegetables and produce so your food will stand out at each and every occasion. We take pride in seeking out produce from family owned farms and growers.



   Our award winning deli features Troyer and Boar’s Head brand cold cuts and cheeses. We offer several items from Geier’s Sausage Kitchen in Sarasota, we make most of our own salads and can make you an amazing sandwich for lunch. We also have ready to go hot meals for those nights when you just don’t have time to cook.




Wine coordinator Doug Stivers sources local vineyards and also popular labels to bring together a collection to impress for all occasions.Doug takes pride in bringing the best pairing to your dining room table.

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5906 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209
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Phone: 941-794-6328
Foods - Specialty
Hours of operation 
Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm