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11 Best Catering Options in Austin Texas

September 25, 2022

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For those planning a social event, whether for corporate or for a romantic wedding ceremony, Austin has a number of catering companies. If you’re looking for a Sunday brunch, a food truck rental, a pop-up BBQ, or full-service catering with plated meals and hors d’oeuvres we’ve got a list of companies that can make things happen.

SEE ALSO: Best Restaurants With Private Dining Rooms In Austin

From bar services to Tex-Mex, tacos, or fried chicken, there is no shortage of options when it comes to planning events and providing catering services.

 

peached tortilla catering

The Peached Tortilla

The Peached Tortilla is my favorite for catering in Austin. Every time I have it at events, brand activations, and more – I’m always surprised by how good the food is. Peached Tortilla is known for its Southern-Asian fusion cuisine, which is reflected in its catering menus. The Peached Tortilla offers various catering services, from buffets and plated dinners to family-style and food truck catering. They also offer full bar packages with bartenders, premium alcohol, and craft cocktails.

In addition to catering, The Peached Tortilla also rents out its popular Southern-Asian food truck for events. Their menu features a range of casual dishes like fish tacos and sliders, as well as more sophisticated options like ginger salmon and Korean braised short ribs. Whether you’re looking for a casual meal or a more upscale dining experience, The Peached Tortilla has you covered.

Service style

  • buffet
  • stations
  • plated
  • family style
  • drop off

Menu

  • Kimchi arancini “lollipops”
  • Hawaiian pork belly bites
  • Brisket & jam spoon
  • Korean meatballs
  • tempura fried artichokes
  • Shrimp & grits
  • Southwestern mac & cheese
  • Mini brisket grilled cheese
  • Watermelon radish bite
  • Sweet potato & avocado chips
  • Polenta cake
  • Shishito peppers
  • Lettuce wraps
  • Curried chicken tostadas
  • Tacos
  • & more

Bar services

  • Hosted open bar
  • Prepaid open bar
  • BYOB bar

Food truck service? Yes

 

Fat City Stacks catering food truck

Fat City Stacks

Fat City Stacks is brought to you by the minds behind local restaurant group, The Peached Tortilla. With a menu boasting 1950’s drive-in food and nostalgia, you can feast on White Castle and Krystal-inspired sliders (I’ve had them and they are better, but I’ll let you be the judge) along with chicken tenders, tots, old school floats and creative dipping sauces.

Serving out of a counter style restaurant, Fat City shares a space with the long-standing Yard Bar in North Austin, a giant, fenced in dog park with a bar. Place your order, grab a cocktail or beer from our neighbors, work on your short game on our putting green, and hang out on the outside shaded patio. Bring friends, family, and pups – we keep it casual. The patio space is available for full or partial buyout, and they’ve recently taken the stacks to the streets – with a food truck for private catered events.

Menu

  • single stack
  • single with cheese
  • double with cheese
  • fried chicken
  • buffalo chicken
  • chicken tenders
  • hot dogs
  • crinkle fries
  • tater tots
  • Impossible stack 
  • Cinnamon sugar churros
  • Beverages

Food truck service? Yes

SEE ALSO: 43 Best Restaurants In Austin

 

chi'lantro catering

Chi’Lantro Korean BBQ

Another popular catering option in Austin is Chi’Lantro – rice bowls to ssams to the famous Original Kimchi Fries, Chi’Lantro caters all types of events from offices to homes to multi-day conferences of any size. 

Menu

  • create-your-own breakfast taco
  • grilled chicken & egg taco
  • migas taco
  • cho-ritz-o taco
  • kimchi fries
  • wings
  • bowl bar
  • ssam bar buffet
  • queso bar
  • beverages: iced tea, basil peach lemonade, strawberry limeade, sweet tea

Food truck service? Yes

 

La Pera catering

La Pera Catering & Events

Latin-inspired & locally sourced food + bar menus for every occasion. La Pera has over 25 years of industry experience in the culinary and hospitality industries, a unique eye for plating & modern event design + an affinity for good food and service – this dream team is sure to bring colorful, delicious food to your wedding festivities!

Menu

  • Buffet
  • Catering Clean Up
  • Catering Delivery & Setup
  • Chef Stations
  • Family Style
  • Menu Tastings
  • Passed Appetizers
  • Seated Meal
  • Servers

 

Royal Fig Catering

Royal Fig Catering is a full-service caterer that can handle everything from savory food to desserts and beyond. They have rentals for events of any size and can provide service staff, bartending, china, glassware, and more. This makes event planning and wedding catering much easier and less stressful. Whether you’re throwing a family reunion, corporate gala, or child’s birthday party, Royal Fig Catering is here to help make it a success. Beyond catering, they do drop-offs for parties.

2100 W William Cannon Dr suite h, Austin, TX 78745 royalfig.com

 

Austin Catering

Austin Catering is highly reputable for providing customized event planning, amazing food, creative presentation, and top-notch service. They can easily customize their services to reflect the unique tastes and style of each couple for weddings, and they also go beyond simply serving delicious food for corporate events. For social gatherings, they have a wealth of experience catering to different types of events. They have received accolades from Wedding Wire, Little Black Book, and Brides of Austin.

8530 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas 78757  austin-catering.com

 

Urban Cowboy Catering

Urban Cowboy is a catering company in Austin that specializes in full-service and food truck catering services. They offer different types of services, including traditional social and corporate catering, food truck catering, and catering to film crews. Their focus on farm-to-table and scratch cooking has made them a popular choice for catering events.

1490 FM2104, Smithville, TX 78957  urbancowboyfood.com

 

Primizie Catering

Primizie Catering strives to provide a unique culinary experience, blending traditional southern hospitality with classic Italian charm and modern culinary techniques. They provide catering services for both sit-down dinners and wine tastings, and their attention to detail ensures that every aspect of the event is perfect.

4601 Southwest Parkway Suite 102 Austin, Texas 78735 primizieaustin.com

 

Courtney’s Catering

Mastering the art of catering is no small feat – but Courtney’s Catering in Austin, Texas, has been doing it since 2000. This family-owned catering company provides full-service catering for weddings of all sizes, ensuring that every detail is taken care of. From casual bites for a corporate event to more elegant meals for a romantic wedding. Let their culinary team bring out the vision you have for this day stress-free! Fully customizable menus mean that there’s something for everyone, and the team can accommodate buffet style, family style, and plated meal services. So whether you’re looking for southern comfort food or elegant cuisine, Courtney’s Catering is a great choice and partner for your catering needs in Austin.

13233 Pond Springs Rd #318, Austin, TX 78729 courtneyscatering.com

 

Central Market Catering

Looking for catering in Austin? Central Market Catering has you covered with fresh, Chef-prepared dishes made in-store. perfect for any size group. With locations in North Lamar and Westgate, as well as Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, and Houston, Central Market Catering is convenient for any event in Central Texas. And with 48 hours’ notice, they can custom-make any dish to please even the pickiest of palates. So next time you’re looking to crowd-please, be sure to check out Central Market Catering.

North Lamar 4001 N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78756

Westgate 4477 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78745 centralmarket.com

 

Word of Mouth Catering

Mastering the art of catering is no small feat – but Courtney’s Catering in Austin, Texas has been doing it since 2000. This family-owned catering company provides full-service catering for weddings of all sizes, ensuring that every detail is taken care of. From light post-work event fare to extravagant wedding plates, their team will bring in energy and expertise of a well-oiled machine. Fully customizable menus mean that there’s something for everyone, and the team can accommodate buffet style, family style, and plated meal services. So whether you’re looking for southern comfort food or elegant cuisine, Courtney’s Catering won’t disappoint.

5002 Burleson Rd, Austin, TX 78744 wordofmouthcatering.com

 

When it comes to catering in Austin, TX, these five companies are the best of the best. From full-service catering for weddings and other special occasions to food truck catering and catering to film crews, they have something to offer everyone. So next time you need catering for an event in Austin, check out one of these great companies!

WRITTEN BY:

Jane Ko is the Austin blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog featuring the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways. Jane has been a speaker at South by Southwest (SXSW), Texas Conference for Women, BlogHer, and more on entrepreneurship and social media. She lives in Austin Texas with her dog and cat.

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