What Is a Denver Steak?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 10, 2020 11:18:39 AM ET
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A Denver steak, or Denver cut, is a cut of beef taken from the chuck or shoulder area of beef cattle. A Denver steak comes from the area underneath the blades of the short ribs and is sometimes called an underblade steak. Denver steaks are typically about 3/4-inch thick with rich fat marbling.