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Best Caterers
in Tacoma

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 Tacoma, WA.

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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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Branks BBQ & Catering

Branks BBQ & Catering is a food service in Sumner that allows people to enjoy yummy dishes in-store or on-site. The team provides for weddings, private parties, family gatherings, and corporate events, and some of the menu items are riblets, pulled pork, smoked salmon, macaroni and cheese, vegetable tray, and triple chocolate brownies. Branks BBQ & Catering has a mobile pit service, and it also rents out tables, chairs, linens, and china.

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Café Pacific Catering

Café Pacific Catering is a supplier of great food and drinks for events in Auburn. The company has been part of the local social scene for more than 25 years, and it enjoys the reputation as a creator of edible art displays. Café Pacific Catering commits to delivering punctual, professional, and unobtrusive services, and it whips up delectable dishes even for people with special dietary needs.

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Carrs Restaurant & Catering

Carrs Restaurant & Catering is a provider of event services in Lakewood. The company is a family-owned establishment that shares the culinary values of the community, and it uses only the finest ingredients for each dish. Carrs Restaurant & Catering has an in-store banquet room, and the breakfast menu items include American steak with eggs and chicken taco with salsa and sour cream. The crew also delivers boxed lunch and kid’s meals, and it sells coffee mugs, pint glasses, and apparel.

Lakewood, WA 98499


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Duos Catering

Duos Catering is a food and beverage provider in Seattle that lets people “enjoy a five-star meal without the five-star attitude.” The company serves at weddings, business meetings, open houses, and other occasions, and it offers plated, buffet, and family-style options. Duos Catering uses the freshest ingredients available in the Pacific Northwest, and the featured menu items include watermelon salad with pistachio and airline chicken breast with mushroom reduction.

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Gallucci’s Catering

Gallucci’s Catering is a food and beverage service in Tacoma that has been making parties memorable since 1988. The company serves at social and corporate functions, and the buffet menu items include penne pasta with artichoke hearts and baked king salmon with shiitake soy glaze. Gallucci’s Catering partners with Davita Café in Federal Way, and some of the clients are the United States Naval Reserve, Tamara Chips, Museum of Glass, Ladies of Harley, Day Island Yacht Club, and Aventis Pharmaceuticals.

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Gayle Orth Catering

Gayle Orth Catering is a food and beverage provider in Tacoma that delivers “unparalleled and uncompromising” services. The company caters social functions and corporate events, and it draws from the owner’s more than 25 years of industry experience to create edible masterpieces that hosts and guests will remember. Gayle Orth Catering is a recipient of the 2015, 2016, and 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards, and it was named Evening Magazine’s Best Wedding Caterer for 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

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Happy Teriyaki

Happy Teriyaki is a Japanese fusion restaurant in Tacoma that offers catering services. The company has been part of the Pacific Northwest social scene for more than 10 years, and it serves at wedding receptions, church gatherings, business meetings, and other social and corporate functions. Happy Teriyaki has two locations in the city, and enthusiasts can also enjoy the meals at its shops in Lacey and Fife. The menu features sushi burrito, broccoli beef, California rolls, and chicken teriyaki.

Tacoma, WA 98402


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Joeseppi’s Italian Ristorante, Deli, and Catering

Joeseppi’s Italian Ristorante, Deli, and Catering is a food and beverage service in Tacoma. The crew operates seven days a week, and it offers hors d’oeuvres, party platters, house buffets, homemade desserts, and related amenities. Joeseppi’s Italian Ristorante, Deli, and Catering is a family-run establishment that shares the gastronomic cravings of the locals and their guests, and it has designated Sunday as “Military Appreciation Day,” in which United States Armed Forces personnel with valid IDs get a discount.

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Jònz Catering

Jònz Catering is an event vendor in Tacoma that has “great taste.” The company has been cooking up more than 10 years of happiness in the Puget Sound, and the menu consists of flavorful dishes, such as southern smoked ribs, shrimp Caprese skewers, smoked salmon mousse, spicy fiesta chicken in black bean phyllo shells, Greek pasta salad, chilled gazpacho shots, and vegetarian empanada. Jònz Catering also offers event planning and implementation to eliminate the stress that hosts and organizers will otherwise experience.

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Kōn Khmer

Kōn Khmer is an event catering service in Tacoma that serves exotic, sumptuous Cambodian fare. The team handles birthday parties, family reunions, group lunches, and even weddings, and it can take orders at a 24-hour notice. Kōn Khmer also provides fresh, ready-to-eat meals to go, and some of the dishes are spring rolls, sweet and spicy chicken wings, papaya salad, seafood, and stir-fried flat noodles. The company operates seven days a week.

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Love by the Slice Baking & Catering Company

Love by the Slice Baking & Catering Company is a shop in Tacoma that provides sumptuous treats for party hosts and their guests. The team commits to “making communities sweeter every day,” and it creates delectable wedding cakes, mini-cupcakes, and other goodies. Love by the Slice Baking & Catering Company has been satisfying the Cascadian sweet tooth for more than 15 years, and it guarantees the quality, freshness, and flavor of each edible art.

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Pacific Grill

Pacific Grill is a restaurant and catering service in Tacoma. The owner is a former winner of Food & Wine’s Top Ten Best New Chefs award, and he and his team whip up everything, from appetizers and entrées to desserts and wines. Pacific Grill offers gluten-free and vegan options, and it can deliver boxed lunches to homes and offices. Some of the dinner menu items are oysters with mignonette, beef carpaccio, and charcuterie and cheese platters.

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Pellegrino’s Italian Kitchen & Custom Catering Services

Pellegrino’s Italian Kitchen & Custom Catering Services is a food service in Olympia that operates seven days a week. The culinary team prepares delicious meals for casual and formal occasions, and it can provide Italian, Greek, German, Irish, and Mexican fare. Pellegrino’s Italian Kitchen & Custom Catering Services has an event center for weddings, reunions, anniversaries, and other functions, and the lunch menu items include meatball minestrone, Gorgonzola steak salad, hot seafood salad, and gourmet sandwiches.

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Picasso Catering

Picasso Catering is an event vendor in Tacoma that transforms food from “simple to sublime.” The company serves edible masterpieces at wedding receptions, birthday parties, family reunions, fundraisers, and other social functions, and it offers a variety of mouthwatering dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and cocktail hours. Picasso Catering is formerly called Three Chicks Catering, and it has a fantastic venue that can seat up to 200 persons.

Tacoma, WA 98409


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Scooter’s Custom Catering

Scooter’s Custom Catering is an event provider in Renton that serves great food and an even better dining experience. The company offers personalized menus, and the team makes sure that the meal plan meets their taste and budget. Scooter’s Custom Catering accommodates requests for a private tasting session, and it gives a free consultation. The crew has buffet and sit-down options, and it also serves boxed lunches.

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Snuffin’s is an event vendor in Gig Harbor. The company provides “catering with sparkling style,” and serves at celebrations of love, corporate cocktails, memorials, and other special occasions. Snuffin’s is a 2016 winner of WeddingWire’s Couples’ Choice Award, and it belongs in The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame. The team can prepare gluten-free meals and other dish types for people with special nutritional requirements.

Gig Harbor, WA 98335


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Southern Kitchen Restaurant

Southern Kitchen Restaurant is a food and beverage provider in Tacoma that can cater off-site events, including anniversary dinners, wedding receptions, and corporate parties. The company is a local establishment that understands the gastronomic needs of the community, and it is a recipient of numerous Seattle and Tacoma industry awards. Southern Kitchen Restaurant whips up deep-fried and baked entrées, sweet and smoked barbecue, and other scrumptious dishes, and it participates in the festive Zoobilee fundraiser.

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