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Atlanta’s oldest butcher shop, located in the heart of Emory Village

Welcome to Shield's Meat Market, your neighborhood butcher offering top quality meats and more. Make yourself at home.

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About Us

Meet the Master Butcher, Diamond Mardell

Shield Meat Market, located at 1554 North Decatur Road, inside the CVS Pharmacy building, has been an Atlanta and Decatur area favorite since 1947.  Shields offers high quality meats, chicken, sausage, gourmet cheeses, specialty beverages and a growing list of delicious, prepared foods perfect for a family dinner or a party. Owner Diamond Mardell has 36 years in the butcher and meat business and can order just about any meat or specialty food items you need. Many of the meats come from local Georgia and North Carolina farms.

Our Menu

Some Neighborhood Favorites

Need something cut to order? No problem? Trim a cut? Ditto. Need butterfly chicken breasts? How many? Shield’s Meat Market gives the same outstanding quality of products and service as back in the day when service and reputation were the cornerstone’s for retail success.

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The Shields Difference—Something for Everyone.

T-Bone Steak


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