Beef Grade Guide

USDA Prime

USDA Choice

USDA Choice

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 Has the most marbling. Sold to restaurants and carried by some specialty meat markets and supermarkets 

USDA Choice

USDA Choice

USDA Choice

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 Tends to have less marbling than Prime. Most widely available grade in the market 

USDA Select

USDA Choice

USDA Select

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 Has the least amount of marbling. Leaner but often less juicy and flavorful than the other two grades.