Best Catering Companies in San Diego

Why These Catering Companies?

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

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Bar None Barbecue

Bar None Barbecue has been providing catering services to the San Diego area since 1998. The caterer is available for corporate and social events, including company picnics, birthday parties, and business luncheons. Bar None coordinates rentals (such as tables and chairs), organizes activities, and even cooks on location over a live wood fire. The staff of Bar None Barbecue brings to the table over 50 years of combined experience. The caterer pride itself on a commitment to quality service, presentation, and exceptional barbecue.

San Diego, CA 92120


Coast Catering by Barry Layne

Coast Catering by Barry Layne is a custom catering and full-service event planning company in Escondido serving the San Diego metro. Coast Catering offers a boutique style approach to food service with a modern flair. Chef Barry Layne will customize a menu tailored to any occasion, offering classic favorites as well as new, innovative dishes. Coast Catering offers full-service wedding planning including rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, and brunch services.

Escondido, CA 92029


Eco Caters

Eco Caters is a San Diego caterer committed to sustainable agriculture and handcrafted foods made entirely from scratch. The caterer uses locally-sourced organic food and works directly with suppliers to guarantee the freshest, highest quality product. Eco Caters can meet a variety of catering needs including corporate events and weddings. They can also provide full-service event and wedding coordinating services, as well as event staffing.

Los Angeles, CA 90034


Ranchwood BBQ and Catering

Ranchwood BBQ and Catering is a San Diego barbecue restaurant that has built a reputation on event catering. The caterer comes highly recommended on Yelp and features a classic barbecue menu, with favorites like ribs, brisket, pulled pork, and much more. Ranchwood is dedicated to making any event a stress-free and satisfying affair.

San Diego, CA 92115


The Abbey Catering

The Abbey Catering and Event Design Company, which was founded in 1997 in La Jolla, California, serves the greater San Diego area by creating all-inclusive events. Event planners at the company work with clients to design full-service catering at any budget level, and they take care of all the details for each event. Services include the all-inclusive wedding package, as well as corporate catering for events of any size. Abbey Catering has won more than 50 awards, including the San Diego A-List and Wedding Wire's Couples' Choice Award for 2018.

7776 Eads Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037


We Cater San Diego

We Cater San Diego is a family-owned, contemporary wedding caterer and planner. The caterer won Wedding Wire's Couple's Choice Award for 2015 and was the 2014 runner-up for Best Wedding Caterer. We Cater offers not only wedding catering but can also plan and coordinate the entire event, from the baking to the photography. We Cater customizes each menu to match the personalities of its clients and caters weddings of all sizes. The caterer also sources all of its ingredients from local vendors.

San Diego, CA 92104


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