Where is Johnny’s Prime Meats?

Where is the Johnny’s Prime Meats sign in Hoboken?

It’s a shame with all the supermarkets dominating Hoboken, that the number of real honest butchers has dwindled steadily over the past few decades. Joe’s Prime Meats is now Cugini Kitchen, Paramus Meats is gone – and all we’re left with is Truglio’s (thank God!)

That said – I can’t even remember Johnny’s Prime Meats, or when it was operational in Hoboken. Do you know where this sign is located? And better yet – have any of the readers ever been there back when it was open?

Johnnys Prime Meats sign in Hoboken NJ - Where is Johnny's Prime Meats?

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013 3:31 pm

Gonna pick up some juicy steaks from Truglios and have a nice BBQ on Thursday. Supposed to be nice!

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 12:40 pm

Yeah, I used to live two doors down from here on willow. These guys were great. Class acts and they would always give me a recipe for what ever I would buy. Then there was an older gentleman who worked there in the back who would pull be aside afterwards and would say something like, “Don’t listen to that guy, here’s what you want to do. First, take some olive oil and garlic…” Very fond memories of that place.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 12:21 pm

The sign for the defunct Johnny’s Prime Meats butcher, on Willow between 2nd and 3rd. A teacher in the family that owned the business was the tragic victim of a widely reported murder in 1998.


Tuesday, April 2, 2013 12:16 pm

I thought it was on First Street also – somewhere between Garden and Bloomfield, but it might be Park.

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