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Top 10 Best Chinese Style Cleaver Chef Knives & Choppers

We have the best traditional cleavers and Chinese-style chef knives in the market that's ideal for chopping vegetables, cutting meat and sometimes bone.

1. Wusthof Classic 7-Inch New Forged Chinese Cleaver / Chopper

Wusthof Classic 7-Inch New Forged Chinese Cleaver
Meat & Vegetables

Wusthof Classic knives are forged from one piece of specially tempered, high carbon, alloyed stainless steel to ensure outstanding strength and sharpness. The Classic Chinese Cleaver features Wusthof PEtec - Precision Edge Technology - for an easily maintained razor-sharp edge that retains its cutting performance twice as long as other knives.

What customers are saying

"Expensive but worth it. We use it on a daily basis to chop vegetables and meat. It has a good grip. Weighs about right. Stays sharp for a long time."
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2. Shun Classic 7-Inch Chinese Vegetable Cleaver

Shun Classic 7-Inch Chinese Vegetable Cleaver
Meat & Vegetables
Most Expensive

Born of the ancient samurai-sword-making tradition and hand-finished for precision and beauty, Shun Classic is an ideal choice for anyone buying their first Japanese knife or 50th. The high-quality line of cutlery makes a worthwhile addition to any chef's arsenal of tools-it's used by professional chefs and home cooks alike. Produced in the widest variety of specialized styles, the Classic line features both traditional European blade shapes and innovative cutting-edge designs.

What customers are saying

"amazing for chopping onions and other veggies. the weigh and sharpness make it effortless, and the big side profile is fantastic for scooping up things to toss in a pan."
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3. ZWILLING Pro 7-Inch Chinese Chef's Knife / Vegetable Cleaver

ZWILLING Pro 7-Inch Chinese Chef's Knife / Cleaver
Meat & Vegetables

ZWILLING Pro is the most user-friendly knife available to market. The unique blade shape and ergonomic bolster are the result of 280 years of experience in knife making, and the rigorous study of how knives are used. A unique curved bolster supports the professional pinch grip, with thumb and index finger on the blade, for safe cutting and less fatigue.

What customers are saying

" It feels very well balanced in the hand and will take a razor sharp edge. It's probably too thick to dice vegetables but if you are processing meat this is your tool."
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4. Enso Damascus 7-inch Chinese Chef's Knife Vegetable Cleaver

Enso Damascus 7-inch Chinese Chef's Knife Cleaver
Meat & Vegetables

The Enso HD Chinese Chef's Knife is a cutlery staple in Asian kitchens. Although the shape resembles a western cleaver, this blade is thinner and lighter. It is designed for chopping, slicing and dicing. The broad surface also comes in handy for scooping and transferring chopped ingredients. Enso has been crafting professional knives since 1932, combining the best of advanced technology with the unsurpassed knowledge and expertise of traditional craftsmen.

What customers are saying

"Outstanding! I have several chef’s knives, cleavers, etc. This ranks at the top of my knives."
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5. Dalstrong Shogun Series X 7-inch Cleaver - VG10

Dalstrong Shogun Series X 7-inch Cleaver
Meat & Vegetables

The Dalstrong Shogun Series X 7" cleaver is painstakingly crafted over 60 days using the highest quality materials, it is both a razor-sharp kitchen powerhouse and artistic statement in premium design and workmanship. Combining ancient Japanese sword making methods with the latest in breakthrough technologies, the Shogun Series kiritsuke knife is simply unrivaled in performance, beauty and value.

What customers are saying

"This one cuts through anything like butter. It fits in my hand very comfortably. I could not ask for a better performing knife."
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6. ZHEN Japanese Damascus Steel 6.5-Inch Light Cleaver / Butcher Knife

ZHEN Japanese Damascus Steel 6.5-Inch Light Cleaver
Meat & Vegetables

This super sharp VG-10 Japanese stainless steel knife are clad with 67-layer Damascus dragon pattern on both sides. This design could increase toughness, improve rust & stain resistance and prolong knife life. The prefect weight balanced full length handle are made of PAKKAWOOD which is durable, non-slip, easy to clean, waterproof, bacteria-resist and comfortable.

What customers are saying

"I've been using this knife exclusively for about a month now and absolutely love it. It has a comfortable balance and comes with a wickedly sharp edge which it seems to hold very well."
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7. Yaxell Ran 7-Inch Cleaver

Yaxell Ran 7-Inch Cleaver
Meat & Vegetables

An example of unsurpassed quality and workmanship is offered here with this Yaxell Ran 7-Inch Cleaver. A triple threat. These knives are extremely sharp, hard, and durable. Yaxell blades are heated in a kiln to a very high temperature and then ice-hardened. They are then tempered again at a high temperature to make the blade strong, durable and corrosion-resistant for long-lasting performance.

What customers are saying

"I can't stop raving about this knife! I've been using it for several weeks and I couldn't be happier. It comes with a great edge, it's beautifully balanced and feels great in the hand."
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8. Zelite Infinity 7-Inch Cleaver Knife - Comfort-Pro Series

Zelite Infinity 7-Inch Cleaver Knife
Meat & Light Bone

Razor sharp, visually stunning and satisfying heft. This is an ideal gift for any home or professional kitchen cook. 7-inch (17.8cm) multipurpose chinese style chef Knife. Perfect for cutting, chopping, slicing, de-boning, ceaving meats, cutting cight bone, vegetables, whole chickens and more with ruthless efficiency. Heavy duty, yet solid and nimble giving You extreme cutting power.

What customers are saying

"This knife is a real winner, sturdy, comfortable, versatile and agile, everything I want in a mid-sized utility."
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9. SPEVORIX 7-Inch Stainless Steel Chinese Chefs Knife Vegetable Meat Cleaver

SPEVORIX 7-Inch Stainless Steel Chinese Chef's Cleaver
Meat & Vegetables

The SPEVORIX 7 Inch Stainless Steel Chinese Chef’s Knife is ideal for various tasks like slicing, cutting, chopping, or shredding meat, herbs and vegetables. You can also use it to crush food like garlic, tomato etc. Traditional hot-forging process combined with the latest heat treatment technology, greatly improves the durability and toughness. Blade is sharpened to 15°, which is ultra sharp, perfect for slicing.

What customers are saying

"This knife is gonna be a great member of my knife family. It's sharp sharp sharp. It's forward weighted but that's what you want do. You don't have to put too much work into your chopping chores."
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10. XiaoYao 7-Inch Chinese Meat & Vegetable Chef Knife Cleaver

XiaoYao 7-Inch Chinese Meat & Vegetable Cleaver
Meat & Bone
Most Affordable

Create your perfect cutlery collection with a sturdy foundation with this Classic cleaver. This cleaver features a stainless steel blade that resists stains and corrosion. Triple riveted for strength, the ergonomic handle surrounds the knife's full tang. Ideal for any home chef, it has a straight blade edge that is ideal for chopping through bone.

What customers are saying

"After using this Cleaver for a month I must say it's a really good one. It's sharp and heavy enough to cut things effortlessly. It's wide enough so I can use it to scoop up things after cutting them."
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