Chicago Cutlery Tapered Contoured Fillet Knife, 7.5-Inch

Last updated: July 20, 2022

We looked at the top Fillet Knives and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Fillet Knife you should buy.

Product Details

In our analysis of 128 expert reviews, the Chicago Cutlery Tapered Contoured Fillet Knife, 7.5-Inch placed 14th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Chicago Cutlery’s 7-1/2-Inch Slicing/Fillet Knife has a slender blade, designed to reach tight-fitting spaces when filleting fish and meats. High-carbon stainless steel blades resist rust, stains, and pitting, while Chicago Cutlery’s exclusive 25-degree Taper Grind edge provides optimum sharpness. Featuring triple brass rivets and a full metal tang, this knife gives you stability and control for sure, safe handling during meal prep. The attractive, contoured walnut handle with brass rivets is comfortable in the hand and adds a classic look to your kitchen decor. Chicago Cutlery’s Walnut Tradition 7.5-Inch Slicing/Fillet Knife comes with a full lifetime warranty. Hand washing is recommended.

Our Expert Consultant

Julie Chernoff
Culinary Expert

Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Its slim blade and narrow width make this knife ideal for filleting fish. The knife itself is sturdy and safe to use thanks to the fact that the blade is securely locked inside the solid walnut handle using triple-compression rivets made out of brass.
Provided with the brass rivets and full metal tang along with razor-sharp edges, this fillet knife gives the user a perfect experience of filleting the fish.
A narrow, thin blade for filleting. Blade extends into the ergonomic solid walnut wood handle and secured with triple-compression brass rivets.
This 7.5 inches fillet knife has a thin and narrow blade, so you can use this knife for slicing fish and poultry fillets.
With the high-carbon, stainless steel blade you need not worry about rusting or staining. It has special Taper Grind edge which retains the sharpness for a long time and also makes for easy re-sharpening.
The blade is made of high-carbon stainless steel that can easily resist rusts and even stains. With the exclusive Taper Grind edge, you can be sure that the blade stays sharps and it’s easy to re-sharpen. The ergonomic design makes it easy to handle.
I am very happy with the purchase. It is definitely worth its money. The product is top-notch! The rear part fits perfectly! It is mounted really tight and reliable. The product is very strong. Its material is stable and doesn’t crack.
- Lab-50

What reviewers didn't like

The length of the blade is longer than most experts recommend.
Although being the Ideal Fillet Knife, it is difficult sometimes to cut big species of fish.
Blade is longer than recommended.
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