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Best of the Boat: Steamboat Meat & Seafood Co. is No. 2 in Gourmet Food category

Bill Hamil, owner of Steamboat Meat & Seafood Co. poses with a selection of fresh steaks Wednesday, Sept. 17.
James Garcia

— If you’re looking for fresh seafood or specialty meats, or even just a tasty Reuben, your search ends at Steamboat Meat & Seafood Co.

“We’re all about our fresh seafood that we bring in twice a week, as well as our local beef,” owner Bill Hamil says.

As well as being a prime destination for grass-fed Yampa Valley steaks, Colorado buffalo meat and goat cheeses, the store also hangs its hat on everything from specialty crackers, olives and imported dressings to assorted oils and fancy mushrooms.



“What sets us apart is having a full-service butcher shop,” adds Hamil, a member of the Rotary Club who has lived in Steamboat since 1978, raising children Jaine, 30, and Max, 25, with wife Lauren. “If you need a prime rib roast, rolled and tied, or double-cut pork chops — we’ve got it. You get a really good value for what you get.”

He adds that while his business does pick up during the tourist seasons, the store is fully operational throughout the entire year, catering to the locals who are the shop’s main bread and butter. To that end, he considers it giving back to his own kind. “I came as a ski bum and ended up with a family and a business,” he says. “We’re totally a local business. They support us.”



To reach James Garcia, call 970-871-4254, email jdgarcia@SteamboatToday.com or follow him on Twitter @JamesDGarcia7


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