West Tampa’s Boozy Pig has a raw meat vending machine

Inside are steaks, ground, burgers, fresh and smoked sausages, bacon and even beef jerky.

click to enlarge Boozy Pig’s meat vending machine is located at 3255 W Cypress St. near Tampa’s Oakford Park neighborhood. - THEBOOZYPIGTPA/FACEBOOK
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Boozy Pig’s meat vending machine is located at 3255 W Cypress St. near Tampa’s Oakford Park neighborhood.


Whether you’re craving smoked sausage in the morning or beef jerky at 3 a.m. The Boozy Pig’s new “Meat Machine” is making sure you have access to meat any time you’re in the mood.

Seriously, it’s a meat vending machine. It allows the butchery to sustain its “whole animal butchery ethos,” according to an Instagram post, while feeding Tampa the shop’s ever fresh meat selections. Inside are steaks, ground, burgers, fresh and smoked sausages, bacon and even beef jerky. It’s a contact-free, after-hours alternative to the offerings you can always find inside.

The family-owned butchery, located at 3255 W Cypress St. near the Oakford Park neighborhood, has become known for its eclectic offerings in the three years since its opening, though, and the Meat Machine is no exception.

Inside the shop, you’ll also find tallow butter, elderberry syrup and an entire case filled with any fresh cut your heart desires. If you’re not in the mood to cook, you can grab an entree for dine-in or carry-out (we recommend the smoked chicken poutine). If you think you haven’t had The Boozy Pig’s fresh cuts, though, you’re probably wrong.

Boozy Pig started as Tambuzzo Sausage Company and has been the meat plug for local eateries like La Segunda and Empamamas with house-made links for years.

If you’re worried that the Meat Machine is out-of-stock and want to check before you head over, you can keep an eye on Boozy Pig’s Instagram (@theboozypig) to see if what’s recently been restocked.

click to enlarge Boozy Pig’s meat vending machine steaks, ground, burgers, fresh and smoked sausages, bacon and even beef jerky. - THEBOOZYPIGTPA/FACEBOOK
theboozypigtpa/Facebook
Boozy Pig’s meat vending machine steaks, ground, burgers, fresh and smoked sausages, bacon and even beef jerky.

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