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Why These Caterers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored caterers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best caterers in Bakersfield, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Big Mike's Ragin' BBQ

Big Mike's Ragin' BBQ has been serving scrumptious BBQ in Bakersfield and the surrounding area since 2005. The company has built a solid reputation when it comes to providing excellent food and customer service, offering a wide variety of Southern favorites, from steaks and grilled chicken to beef brisket and BBQ pork ribs. Big Mike’s also caters to both big and small parties, specializing in weddings, graduations, club meetings, company picnics, and other special events.

Bakersfield, CA 93314


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Bill Lee's Bamboo Chopsticks

When it comes to authentic Chinese cuisine, customers say Bill Lee's Bamboo Chopsticks is the place to go. Bill Lee’s offers dine-in, home delivery, and take-out services, as well as banquets and catering. The catering menu includes appetizers and entrees and features noodle and rice dishes, all of which are made with fresh and authentic ingredients. Bill Lee's Bamboo Chopsticks provides customized catering menus to fit the occasion and budget.

Bakersfield, CA 93301


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Cafe Med Restaurant & Deli

Cafe Med Restaurant & Deli has been serving authentic Mediterranean cuisine in Bakersfield, California for 25 years. They provide an exceptional fine dining experience, serving lunch and dinner menus that feature their delicious soups, salads, desserts, and beverages. The Mediterranean restaurant also offers banquet menus and caters to semi-private events, delivering innovative and efficient service each time. Cafe Med Restaurant & Deli receives great reviews from customers that speak of the cafe's wonderful food, relaxing atmosphere, and friendly service.

Bakersfield, CA 93309


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Carniceria La Carreta

Carniceria La Carreta has been delighting customers in Bakersfield, California with delicious meats and a commitment to outstanding customer service for over 17 years. The local, family-owned market and grocery store offers high-quality meats, including seasoned chicken, Mexican-inspired carne asada, traditional menudo, and more. Carniceria La Carreta also offers special event catering and bulk ordering.

Bakersfield, CA 93313


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Ceasar's Italian Delicatessen

Ceasar's Italian Delicatessen is a locally owned, family business that has been serving delicious yet reasonably priced sandwiches in Bakersfield, California since 1971. They serve a wide selection of meats and cheeses, as well as provide extensive catering menus for corporate gatherings, weddings, and other special events. Ceasar's Italian Delicatessen is a consistent favorite in Kern County Readers' Poll for Best Deli.

Bakersfield, CA 93312


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Champs BBQ & Catering

Champs BBQ & Catering lets customers in Bakersfield, California indulge in mouth-watering BBQ with a laidback atmosphere. This BBQ restaurant serves high quality smoked meats, delicious side dishes, and scrumptious desserts. Champs also provides custom menus and catering services for special events, including drop off, pick up, and buffet. Coastal wines, rotating craft beer, and house cocktails are available at Champs BBQ & Catering on Fridays and Saturdays.

Bakersfield, CA 93308


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Deli Delicious

For over 20 years, Deli Delicious has been serving a wide variety of made-to-order hot, cold, and specialty sandwiches. This Bakersfield deli sandwich shop caters events of all sizes, offering ready-to-eat deli sandwiches that customers say will delight every taste bud. Deli Delicious has been featured on 24 Central Valley Today.

Bakersfield, CA 93312


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Denweed Cafe

Denweed Café’s chef, Leon Denweed, has more than 25 years of experience with restaurants, specialty foods, and in the catering industry. The café serves a wide variety of specialties such as deep-pit turkey and pulled pork. Denweed Café also offers affordable custom catering services that are tailor-made to suit the event and the customers’ needs. The café has a deep commitment to providing friendly customer service and excellent food.

Bakersfield, CA 93308


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Fresco Mexican Grill

Fresco Mexican Grill strives to provide the highest quality Mexican food in downtown Bakersfield. The restaurant offers a menu boasting fresh and authentic dishes such as chilaquiles, burritos, fish tacos, and other classic Mexican favorites. The restaurant also caters office functions, birthday parties, and other special events. Fresco Mexican Grill has a commitment to delivering excellent customer service and fresh food for customers to enjoy.

Bakersfield, CA 93304


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Hungry Hunter Steakhouse

Hungry Hunter Steakhouse takes pride in serving what customers call the best prime rib in Bakersfield, California. The menu consists of early dining, lunch, and dinner, as well as an impressive wine list. The steakhouse offers everything from top sirloin steak and baby back ribs to bruschetta and chicken wings. Authentic Santa Maria style catering services are also offered. Hungry Hunter Steakhouse can also customize menus to fit the occasion.

Bakersfield, CA 93308


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Jake's Tex-Mex Cafe

Jake's Tex-Mex Café has been serving quality food in Bakersfield, California since 1986. This casual restaurant offers fresh salads and filling sandwiches as well as catering services. The catering menu mainly consists of large plates, taco salads, desserts, and beverages. Jake's Tex-Mex Café strives for an exceptional dining experience with a laidback ambiance.

Bakersfield, CA 93301


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Mesa Mexican Grill

Mesa Mexican Grill offers fresh and handmade food in a cozy atmosphere. This restaurant in Bakersfield, California also caters to personal and business events, offering mouth-watering tacos, burritos, nachos, and chips and salsa. Additionally, Mesa Mexican Grill allows customers to choose their own toppings, protein add-ons, fillings, and sauces.

Bakersfield, CA 93306


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NV Catering

NV Catering’s Chef Nate has been in the culinary industry for more than 18 years. This full service catering company can take on any event, from food buffets and outdoor BBQs to weddings and elegant dinners. The family-owned company also offers custom menus for business, holidays, weddings, and other special events. The owners, Chef Nate and Jessica Vasquez, are fully committed to providing a hands-on service in every event.

Bakersfield, CA 93308


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PorkChop & Bubba's BBQ

PorkChop & Bubba's BBQ has been providing personalized catering services in Bakersfield since 2012. They serve award-winning BBQ and traditional Southern dishes at competitive prices. In addition, they offer self-serve, buffet, and banquet services for office parties, weddings, and other special events. PorkChop & Bubba's BBQ strives to deliver customized catering services to fit the need of every client.

Bakersfield, CA 93304


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Salty's BBQ & Catering

Salty's BBQ & Catering is a family owned restaurant in Bakersfield, California that has been delivering great food and customer service since 2010. This full-service catering business brings their tasty oak-grilled tri-tip and chicken delicacies to weddings, BBQ parties, and other special events. Salty's BBQ & Catering was featured in Chevron’s "Doers" video.

Bakersfield, CA 93312


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Sequoia Sandwich Company

Sequoia Sandwich Company has been serving delicious deli sandwiches in Bakersfield, California since 1999. The company strives for quality when it comes to hand-crafting each sandwich, using only the finest and freshest ingredients and adhering to strict food safety standards. Sequoia also provides delivery and catering services, offering sandwich platters, boxed lunches, side salads and chips, meat and cheese platters, and desserts and bakery items.

Bakersfield, CA 93312


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Steak & Grape Restaurant

Steak & Grape Restaurant exudes comfortable elegance and offers a true Californian steakhouse dining experience. Everything from their menu of choice cuts and seafood to their impressive wine list boasts quality. This restaurant in Bakersfield, California also offers premier catering services, specializing in private and large parties of over 1000 guests. Customers speak highly of Steak & Grape's great food, clean and fun atmosphere, and exceptional customer service.

Bakersfield, CA 93312


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Willow Ranch Restaurant

Customers of Willow Ranch Restaurant consider it a must-try destination in Bakersfield to experience delicious BBQ. This family-friendly restaurant serves Angus beef, fish, seafood and other BBQ-style favorites, and also caters events such weddings, family reunions, parties, and company picnics. Clients rave about Willow Ranch Restaurant’s tender and juicy BBQ, efficient service, and excellent food preparation.

Buttonwillow, CA 93206


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