Bravo Steaks

Charlotte, NC


We are John and Emily Barnes. We are young, first generation farmers in the Carolinas, raising Angus cattle and purebred Berkshire pigs about 50 miles south of Charlotte, NC. We believe in thinking outside the box, hard work, and sweat equity.

We often find ourselves wondering where the food in the grocery stores or restaurants actually comes from. Who was the farm or farmer raising it? With Bravo Steaks, we know the answer. We are the caretakers of our beef cattle and pastured Berkshire pigs, and we want to share that story with you.

We have years of experience with livestock, and we raise our beef cattle and Berkshire pigs with diligence. We believe that our attention to detail distinguishes us from others. We taste the difference, and we hope you appreciate the care that goes into raising every pound of our beef and pork.

After years of breeding and planning, we are so excited to offer both dry aged beef and Berkshire pork to you and your family.





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October 24th, 2021

Our Canadian Bacon is on special this week. We love Canadian bacon and pineapple pizza! Try our Canadian bacon this week!

October 17th, 2021

Canadian bacon is from the PORK LOIN. It’s seasoned and smoked like bacon, but meatier. It’s perfect for Eggs Benedict. 20% off this week.

October 17th, 2021

We are sold out of our top-selling bacon — but did you know we also have Canadian bacon? We LOVE it - maybe even more than bacon. 20% NOW!

October 13th, 2021

We recently added a great variety of filet mignon steaks to our Market Wagon listing. Several sizes available. Check them out!

October 10th, 2021

All new - we have a few special "Bundle of Small Sirloin Steaks" available. These are great for kabobs on the grill! 2.5-3 lb bundle.

September 26th, 2021

Have you had Bone-In Berkshire Pork Chops from Bravo Steaks yet? Berkshire pork chops are in a league of their own! Tender, juicy, and A+!

September 25th, 2021

Hello from the pig pasture! We raise Berkshire pigs outdoors. Berkshire pigs are known for premium pork quality!

September 24th, 2021

Checking cows on the farm in the evening - we hope you are enjoying these cooler, crisp fall evenings.

September 22nd, 2021

What's your favorite way to cook brisket? We love brisket ANY way -- but most often prepare it in the smoker or oven braised. On sale now!

September 21st, 2021

Briskets are on special this week! $8 off each brisket! Lots available - stock up at this special price :)

September 14th, 2021

Just added! Beef Oxtail in 1.75-2.5+ lb packs. Oxtail is a widely loved dish in Latin, Caribbean, Southern soul food, and more!

September 8th, 2021

We raise pigs outdoors. We keep newborn litters in a barn for ~2 weeks, then we move the litter outside until weaning. Here they are w mom

September 2nd, 2021

We're running a special sale on SPARE RIBS and baby back ribs. Limited offering - grab one while available. Happy grilling and smoking!

September 1st, 2021

We raise livestock from birth through finish - we provide unwavering care through all life stages. Here’s a litter of piglets - 3 wks old!

August 29th, 2021

Low country boil, made with Bravo Steaks kielbasa! This is a great week to try kielbasa links from our pasture raised Berkshire pork.

August 29th, 2021

Our spicy pork sausage is great for homemade pizza night. (And we save any leftover sausage for sausage omelets the next morning!)

August 28th, 2021

Is there anything more delicious than a farm fresh BLT? Order a pack of our hickory smoked bacon OR Canadian bacon to make a local BLT 🤩🥓

August 27th, 2021

All of our sausages, ground pork, and BBQ are 25% off this week. 9 different varieties! Grilled bratwurst are one of our farm favorites!

August 26th, 2021

We added our POPULAR Eastern NC style BBQ on Market Wagon. Fully cooked, comes frozen in 1 lb packs. Reheat in 12-14 min! On sale NOW!

July 19th, 2021

Put beef kabobs on the grill with a special offer that we have right now -- a bundle of 5 mini filet mignon steak pieces for kabobs! $12.99