Laurels
Best Caterers
in Austin
2017

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 Austin, TX.

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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.

Austin Catering

Austin Catering is a catering company in Austin that provides full-service boutique catering. Austin Catering specializes in creating artistic customized menu and personalized event planning services for weddings and other social and corporate events. They have been recognized as Preferred Vendor of Brides of Austin and a member of Style Me Pretty's Little Black Book.

Austin, TX(512) 291-6180

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Bittersweet Cakes and Catering.

Round Rock-based Bittersweet Cakes and Catering is a catering company that serves the Austin metro area with full catering services, customized cakes, and dessert bars. Bittersweet Cakes and Catering offers a wide range of cuisine and dessert based on the travels of its proprietor. They also offer regular cooking classes focused on different cuisines from around the world.

Round Rock, TX(512) 917-5223

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Brick Oven on the 35th

Brick Oven on 35th is a casual, chain-restaurant in Austin that specializes in thin-crust pizza and homestyle Italian dishes all cooked in their brick oven. Their catering menu features their best dishes, each serving about 15 people, while their full-service catering can be customized to a client's specific needs. Brick Oven on 35th also offers gluten-free dishes and differs from other brick-oven branches specifically for the grain they use on their dough.

Austin, TX(512) 453-4330

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Catering by Mopsie

Catering by Mopsie is a one-stop catering company serving the Austin area for over 50 years. They take pride in their award-winning Texas-style BBQ and offer an all-you-can-eat package. They also offer full catering services including bar setups and venue rentals.

Taylor, TX(512) 365-8962

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Chi'lantro Korean BBQ

Chi'lantro Korean BBQ started as a food truck shop in 2010 and now offers catering services for any special occasion. Chi'lantro specializes in the fusion of Korean and Mexican flavors to create a unique dining experience which aims to bring people and culture together. Chi'lantro BBQ has been featured in Food & Wine Magazine, Food Network, and Cooking Channel.

Austin, TX(512) 428-5269

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CoJo Unlimited Catering

CoJo Catering is a catering company in Austin that serves corporate and social events. Since 1990, CoJo Catering has been providing a diverse selection that is customized to every event. They also provide other event services such as event coordination, floral design, and rentals. CoJo Catering offers Casseroles To-Go for family gatherings or potluck events.

Austin, TX(512) 459-9560

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Crave Culinary Event Design and Management

Crave Catering is a catering company that has been providing quality food and outstanding service to Austin clients since 1999. Its expert team strives to create a one-of-a-kind taste and experience for any social or corporate event by catering to each client's specific needs. Past clients praise them for their professional work and exceptional food experience

Austin, TX(512) 828-5797

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Emily's Catering

Emily's Catering is a full-service catering company based in Austin and has been serving Central Texas with high-quality cuisine for more than 25 years. Emily's Catering strives to provide impeccable service equaled only by its range of cuisine, with each dish custom-fitted to a client's needs. Emily's also provides event staff, flower arrangements, and bar and hospitality services. Emily's owner, Emily Scano, also offers gourmet cooking classes and has created a pesto line.

Austin, TX(512) 389-0740

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Gebby's BBQ and Catering

Gebby's BBQ and Catering is a mobile restaurant that serves Texas-style BBQ in the Austin and San Antonio metro areas. They offer a range of barbecued meats all smoked to perfection and paired with a selection of home-made sides. Their full-service catering can accommodate any style and size events and offers a combination of two to three of their famous meats and sides. Clients can also request dishes from Gebby's weekend specials and off-menu.

Austin, TX(512) 271-9448

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Napa Flats Wood-Fire Kitchen

Napa Flats is a home-grown Texas restaurant that features California-flavored cuisine with Italian flair, all cooked over a wood-fired grill. Napa Flats offers the best of their kitchen experience through their catering services which include full staff setup, service, and clean-up. They also provide tablecloths, serving platters, appropriate plates, utensils, and napkins. Napa Flats also does delivery and pick-up services for platter orders for family gatherings and other events. Napa Flats strives to make a special occasion even more memorable by offering made-to-order cakes, pastries, and dessert, a portable gelato stand, and a portable pizza oven where guests can get involved in making their own pizza.

Austin, TX(512) 640-8384

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Noble Sandwich Co.

Noble Sandwich Co. is a sandwich shop in Austin that opened in 2010 and in 2014 launched their full-service catering for all social and corporate gatherings. Noble Sandwich uses their from-scratch cooking, house-cured meats, homemade pâté, and pickled vegetables to offer an array of menu choices best suited to their clients' style and event. Customers praise them for their top-notch food and over-and-above customer service.

Austin, TX(512) 382-6248

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Pink Avocado

Pink Avocado is a catering company in Austin which started in 2006 that offers full-service catering, bar service, and staffing needs. They are a certified Kosher caterer and use only the freshest ingredients in creating a wide variety of flavors that best reflect their clients' style and taste for their event. Pink Avocado is a member the Austin Chamber of Commerce; Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce; National Association of Catering Executives (NACE); and International Special Events Society (ISES).

Austin, TX(512) 656-4348

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Pok-e-jos Smokehouse

Pok-e-jos Smokehouse is a local Austin BBQ restaurant that offers full catering services. Pok-e-jos offers a truly Texas experience by bringing traditional smokehouse flavors and tastes to any social or corporate event. They also offer full bar and hospitality services to create a worry-free event. Pok-e-jos's unique catering service has been featured in The Knot.

Austin, TX(512) 440-0447

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Primizie Special Event Catering

Primzie Catering is a catering company that has been offering full service catering featuring traditional southern charm and innovative, high-quality food to the residents of Austin since 2000. Their expert team of chefs works with the freshest harvests of the season to create classic dishes and worldwide cuisines while focusing on bringing their client's vision to life. Their work has been featured in The Knot, Style Me Pretty, Tribeza, and Austin Monthly Home.

Austin, TX(512) 782-2373

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SLAB

SLAB (which stands for slow, low, and bangin') is an Austin restaurant that has been offering barbecue catering services since 2006. SLAB offers award-winning dishes that combine all the best flavors of Southern barbecue to be enjoyed at any special event. Clients can choose from a wide range of catering services including full-event setup, buffet style, drop off, and an on-site food truck to create a truly Texas-style event. SLAB's mouthwatering dishes has been featured on the Travel Channel and Food Network.

Austin, TX(512) 987-8657

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The Winfield Inn

The Winnfield Inn is an Austin estate that serves as a venue for weddings and other events that also offers catering service through their in-house catering team Word of Mouth Catering. Word of Mouth Catering shares the same owner as The Winnfield Inn and has been providing Austin clients with high-quality food and services for the past 30 years. They offer custom menus and themes to accommodate any budget.

Kyle, TX(512) 268-1420

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Urban Cowboy Southern Fusion

Urban Cowboy is a catering and food truck company in Austin that specializes in full-service and food truck catering services. They specialize in Southern Fusion cuisine and offer a variety of services ranging from traditional social and corporate catering to food truck catering to film crew catering. They also offer a range of service setups including buffet-style and plated meals. Urban Cowboy has been rated five stars on Yelp and WeddingWire.

Austin, TX(512) 229-5116

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Walton's Fancy and Staple

Walton's is a bakery and delicatessen in the Market District of Austin that first opened its doors in 1969. Walton's Catering is a full-service on-site and off-site catering company that offers a modern, gluten-free gourmet menu and is a one-stop shop for event services including venue, floral services, and event coordination. Their chefs offer a vast menu with items from hors d'oeuvres, sandwiches, trays, and platters to delectable sweets, pastries, pies, and custom-made wedding cakes. Walton's provides their dishes in a range of styles and setups from trays, platters, and boxed lunches to more formal luncheon-style or on-the-table. Their rustic-style event venue Hideaway Room is a featured vendor in The Knot.

Austin, TX(512) 542-3380

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