Best Caterers
in Lincoln

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 analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best caterers in Lincoln, NE.

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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.

Attitude Food

Attitude on Food is a wedding and event catering company that has been serving the Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska areas since 2003. They strive to provide high quality food, service, and event coordination, and are capable of handling all types of catering needs. Their team of culinary and event specialists are dedicated to making each event special and memorable. They have an extensive list of pre-determined venues that are located in Omaha, Lincoln, Nebraska City, Bellevue, Glenwood, Crete, and La Vista. There are also several menus to choose from, and items from different menus can be combined and customized to meet the needs of each client.

Omaha, NE(402) 341-3663


Big Sal's Pizza & Subs

Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, Big Sal’s Pizza & Subs has been voted #1 Subs by UNL’s Daily Nebraska Newspaper and #1 Pizza by KLIN Radio. They offer fresh gourmet pizza, subs, and a full restaurant menu at affordable prices. Other items on their menu include wings, pasta, burgers, hot sandwiches, salads, and appetizers. Their catering menus are extensive, and feature many of the same items that are available in the restaurant.

Lincoln, NE(402) 474-7832


C. Berry's

C. Berry’s is located in Lincoln, Nebraska and is home to amazing pulled pork, smoked cheeseburgers, and burnt ends. They use only the best ingredients, and are dedicated to serving real food. Their salad dressing is made in-house, their breads are sourced from a local bakery, and they smoke their own meats. The catering menu at C. Berry’s features traditional barbeque options, such as pulled pork, brisket, smoked turkey, BBQ beans, and fresh cole slaw.

Lincoln, NE(402) 476-8851


Country Pines

Ben and Nancy have over 15 years of experience, and they created Country Pines as a way to provide customers with the best memories for their events. Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, it is a unique venue that showcases the beautiful, natural landscape and overlooks a vineyard. They cater all types of special events, including weddings, family reunions, picnics, fundraisers, corporate events, and birthdays. They provide an extensive menu selection, and also give clients the option to customize a menu that is perfect for their event and guests.

Lincoln, NE(402) 470-3665


Culinary Underground Craft Food and Drink

Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, Culinary Underground is dedicated to providing the area with a cutting-edge dining experience. They use only the freshest ingredients that are sourced from local food suppliers. They have an extensive menu that is comprised of everything from gourmet salads, to steaks, salmon, tacos, and vegetarian options. They also have a private event space that is perfect for hosting wedding receptions, corporate events, and parties.

Lincoln, NE(402) 817-6510


Dano's Hickory Road BBQ & Catering Co.

Hickory Road BBQ & Catering Co. was established in 2007. Located in downtown Auburn, Nebraska, they serve “Midwestern Que”, which is a combination of all the best American BBQ traditions. They slow smoke all their meats in customer smokers over a bed of hickory, and everything is made fresh daily. They have an extensive catering menu that features many of the traditional BBQ favorites, and they also offer box lunches, salads, drinks, and desserts.

Lincoln, NE(402) 423-1227



daVinci’s is a full-service caterer that is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. They use only the freshest ingredients, and all of their meats are chosen based on quality and flavor. daVinci’s uses 100% real mozzarella cheese, their Italian bread is baked fresh each day, and the vegetables are sliced fresh each morning. The sauces used are homemade, family recipes. They have an extensive catering menu that features traditional Italian cuisine.

Lincoln, NE(402) 475-1111


Duffy's Tavern

Duffy’s Tavern is located in Lincoln, Nebraska, and is known for being a live music venue, a place to watch comedy, and a place to celebrate special events. They have hosted bands like Nirvana, the Boss Martians, Wesley Willis, and many others. Duffy’s Tavern is also a full-service, licensed caterer, and can help with all aspects of any event. Their catering services are perfect for weddings, corporate events, and parties. Duffy’s Tavern also has a large room that can accommodate private and corporate events.

Lincoln, NE(402) 480-1769


Greta's Gourmet

Greta’s Gourmet is a full-service caterer and concierge butcher. They are located in Lincoln, Nebraska, and are available by appointment. They offer wedding catering, corporate event catering, holiday catering, and tailgate catering. They offer extensive catering menus for any event, and provide dinner service, butler service, and the ability to customize any order. Greta’s Gourmet was the 2014 and 2015 Lincoln’s Choice Award winner, and was voted “Best of Lincoln in 2015.

Lincoln, NE(402) 420-6328


LaPaz Mexian Fare & Cantina

LaPaz is a Mexican-inspired restaurant and caterer. For over 26 years, they have been providing the freshest ingredients and best service to the Lincoln, Nebraska area. They strive to deliver the best dining experience to each customer, and they do so by employing kind and respectful individuals. Their catering menu is comprised of an extension selection of Mexican appetizers, entrées, salads, and desserts.

Lincoln, NE(402) 466-9111



Leon’s first opened their doors to the Lincoln, Nebraska area since 1933. They specialize in all things meat. It began primarily as a butcher shop, but has since expanded to include a full-service catering business. Leon’s offers a large selection of catering solutions for all types of special events. They provide items from their own deli, along with cheese and fruit spreads to compliment the meals.

Lincoln, NE(402) 488-2307



Misty’s was established in 1963 by original owners, Bob and Grace Milton. Since then, ownership has changed but the foundation remains the same; hard work, family tradition, and premium ingredients. Misty’s has earned voted for Lincoln’s Best Steak, Best Prime Rib, Best Restaurant, and Best Place for Dinner. They have also been recognized by the Nebraska Beef Council and Restaurant & Hospitality Magazine. They serve only Certified Premium USDA Choice beef, and are committed to upholding the original standards of food quality and hospitality.

Lincoln, NE(402) 466-8424


Phat Jack's BBQ

Phat Jack’s BBQ serves award-winning Kansas City Style BBQ to the Lincoln, Nebraska area. The catering area of the business is known as Smoke & Fire Catering. Both Phat Jack’s BBQ and Smoke & Fire Catering are family-owned and operated. They specialize in preparing meats in true barbeque fashion, and are able to design a catering package for any special event. Each catering package includes meats, potatoes, vegetables, salads, and breads, and there are many variations of each.

Lincoln, NE(402) 464-7428


Sips & Subs

Sips & Subs is locally-owned and is considered Lincoln, Nebraska’s “best little shop”. They specialize in artisan sandwiches, and use only the freshest ingredients. Their recipes are homemade and everything is prepared fresh. Their catering menu features items such as sandwiches, party trays, homemade soups, side dishes, and desserts. They also give customers the option to request additional items that may not be listed on the catering menus.

Lincoln, NE(402) 476-7477


The Eatery

The Eatery is a place where fresh, fast, and friendly come together to create a casual and comfortable dining experience. They are located in Lincoln, Nebraska, and can accommodate large and small events in one of their main dining areas or private dining rooms. They offer food that is made-to-order, offsite catering, and take-out. Their catering menu includes barbeque, pastas, salads, soups, chili, pies, baked goods, and a wine selection.

Lincoln, NE(402) 489-0396


The Flatwater

The Flatwater is a full-service dining and catering company that is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. They strive to provide a relaxing environment that services good food. Their menu was prepared from scratch, and Executive Chef, Jay Donaldson, has spent nearly three decades managing the restaurant industry. Their catering services include buffets, appetizers, soups, salads, entrées, lunches, sandwiches, beverages, and a wide variety of baked goods from their patisserie.

Lincoln, NE(402) 435-1426


Venue Restaurant & Lounge

Venue Restaurant & Lounge features award-winning cuisine that is hand-made, farm-to-table products from Nebraska, and exquisite seafood. They take pride in being Gluten-Free Certified, and they provide event and wedding catering services all over the Lincoln, Nebraska area. Venue Restaurant & Lounge has several private dining rooms as well as a wedding destination venue, aptly named The Jasmine Room. Their catering services are perfect for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties, corporate events, and more.

Lincoln, NE(402) 488-8368


Vincenzo’s Italian Ristorante

Vincenzo’s is a locally-owned and operated restaurant and catering company that is located in Omaha, Nebraska. They were voted “Best of Omaha” from 2006-2015 by Omaha Magazine, and have been named “Lincoln’s Top Italian Restaurant” by the Lincoln Journal Star. Vincenzo’s will prepare an authentic Italian spread for any event, and it will include salads, entrées, and desserts.

Omaha, NE(402) 498-3889


Wilderness Ridge

Wilderness Ridge is Lincoln, Nebraska’s premiere reception facility. They are dedicated to providing outstanding hospitality and food and beverage service. Their menus and food offerings change with the seasons, and feature ingredients from local growers and farmers. Wildness Ridge is a popular location for wedding receptions, corporate events, dinners, and other special events as it overlooks the natural beauty of the golf course.

Lincoln, NE(402) 434-5118


Yes Chef Catering

Yes Chef Catering is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. They are a full-service catering company, and were created with the vision of bringing restaurant-quality food to the catering world. They strive to offer fresh, locally-grown and inspired menus. Chef Jake Thiesen studied at the Art Institute of Colorado in Denver, has a keen eye for detail, and has worked for Sand Hills Golf Club. He is passionate and wants to share his excitement with his family, friends, and community. They offer an extensive catering menu, which includes appetizers, Italian cuisine, barbeque, Southern fried chicken, a Build Your Own Burger menu, and Mexican cuisine, just to name a few.

Lincoln, NE(402) 413-7530


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