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Best Caterers in
San Diego

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 San Diego, 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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All Aspects Catering and Events

All Aspects Catering and Events is a San Diego caterer recently voted "Best of Catering" by Thumbtack. The caterer features an extensive list of over 80 full-service menus with a variety of popular side dishes. All Aspects' three executive chefs are devoted to their menus and take great pride in the dishes they prepare. The company also provides complete wedding packages, event coordination, and various party and event rental services including music, video, and floral services.

San Diego, CA 92121


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Antica Trattoria

Antica Trattoria in San Diego offers Italian cuisine catering for gatherings, banquets, weddings, and parties. Antica Trattoria features authentic, multi-regional Italian dishes, and offers a menu of traditional favorites with vegan and vegetarian options also available. The restaurant won the 2016 Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor and is committed to providing a fine catering experience with a range of options.

San Diego, CA 91942


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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


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Bekker's Catering

Bekker's Catering provides full service catering to San Diego County. The caterer is available for weddings, picnics, and other events, and offers a healthy, gourmet dining experience. Bekker's recently won the 2015 Spectrum Award for Excellence in Customer Service and has numerous five-star reviews on Yelp. The caterer has almost 50 years of industry experience and has a reputation in the San Diego area as a reliable catering and event planning service.

San Diego, CA 92120


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Big Front Door

Big Front Door is a San Diego deli, caterer, wine, and beer shop located in University Heights. As a caterer, Big Front Door offers gourmet deli sandwiches or full meals with sides, salads, and desserts. The caterer is available for small or large gatherings and can also provide craft beer and wine from an in-house shop.

San Diego, CA 92103


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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


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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


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Fabrison's French Crêperie Café

Fabrison's French Crêperie Café is available for catering in the San Diego area. The chef prepares an assortment of sweet and savory crêpes, with accompaniments such as salads, fruit trays, and cheese plates. Fabrison's brings the flavor and style of traditional French cuisine to any event, and offers special discounts for large groups.

San Diego, CA 92101


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Four Seasons Food Catering

Four Seasons Food Catering provides catering for any occasion in the San Diego area. Four Seasons is a family owned business that specializes in custom menus cooked on site. The caterer is available for any event, from casual get-togethers to special occasions, and prides itself on high quality, homemade food, and affordable, flexible menus. The chef has over 17 years of experience in the kitchen and is heavily committed to fresh ingredients and customer satisfaction.

San Diego, CA 92113


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Ohana Catering and Events

Ohana Catering and Events offers private and corporate event catering in the San Diego area. The caterer offers a variety of menus from wedding buffets to hors d'oeuvre stations and is available for gala and holiday events, picnics, birthday parties and children's events, and much more. Ohana caters events large and small and is committed to quality food, stylish presentation, and competitive prices. They can help with event planning as well, providing a variety of services and themes, including picnic services.

San Diego, CA 92111


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Personal Touch Dining

Personal Touch Dining in San Diego is a full-service caterer with almost 30 years of industry experience. The caterer provides event management for corporate events, fundraising galas, school dances, and weddings. Personal Touch Dining offers customizable menu options with different cuisines and service styles. The caterer is the 2016 winner of the Wedding Wire Couple's Choice Award.

San Diego, CA 92131


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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


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Rotisserie Affair Catering

Rotisserie Affair Catering is a San Diego caterer that specializes in mobile, smoke-free, rotisserie cooking. The caterer prepares food fresh on site with only the best ingredients. Clients can choose from a variety of menus or customize their own. The caterer is available for many corporate and private events, including weddings, company picnics, and backyard barbecues, and can serve up to 850 people with a single rotisserie. Rotisserie Affair Catering is BBB accredited with an A+ rating.

San Diego, CA 92121


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Supannee House of Thai

Supannee House of Thai is a San Diego restaurant and buffet style caterer available for private parties, corporate events, weddings, graduations, and more. The caterer offers a healthy and affordable menu of Thai food tailored to the tastes and budget of its customers. The caterer charges by the person or the tray, and can also provide servers, bartenders, dishware, and equipment for an additional cost. Gluten-free, organic, Paleo, and vegan options are available by request.

San Diego, CA 92106


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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


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The French Gourmet

The French Gourmet has provided full-service catering to the San Diego area since 1979. The caterer is fully licensed and insured and available for wedding receptions, corporate events, parties, and holidays. The French Gourmet offers a versatile selection of dishes and can customize the menu to fit any event or budget. The caterer can provide china, glassware, place settings, equipment rentals, waiters, and bartenders. The French Gourmet works on a regular basis with a range of corporate clients and has earned a reputation for quality, professional service.

San Diego, CA 92109


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The Wild Thyme Company

The Wild Thyme Company is a San Diego caterer specializing in weddings and event planning. The catering company brings together years of experience and quality ingredients to produce delicious, handcrafted dishes. The company is committed to bringing to life the clients' vision for their special occasion. Wild Thyme offers custom menu design and can personalize any event with their unique, innovative style. They are also available for daily food service, staffing, rentals, and delivery.

San Diego, CA 92121


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Waters Fine Foods + Catering

Waters Catering is a full-service catering company located in San Diego, California and was founded in 1989. Waters Catering provides catering for corporate events, weddings, galas, and holiday parties. Clients can choose between a variety of service styles including plated dinners, passed appetizers, and buffets. The bar and beverage service is fully licensed and insured. Waters Catering has a team of culinary experts and style consultants available to assist with event production.

1125 W Morena Blvd
San Diego, CA 92110


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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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