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  • 12 years in business
  • 270 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chula Vista, CA 91910

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The Baja's Tacos & Catering staff arrived on time and stayed almost 3 hours setting-up, serving and wrapping-up our requested taco catering for our sister's Carnival Themed Baby-Shower. Even with our last minute request (5-days before the event) Jesus responded to our request, immediately by email and a phone call. He offered a complete menu and reasonable price. The day of the event, his staff arrived on time and once shown where they would be located they set up with no problems. The staff worked well with the family and serving all our guest who were eager to jump in line when the saw the staff was ready. Everyone said the tacos were great and even after the 2hours of service, there the staff provided us with the leftovers which guest helped themselves to 4th servings. Thank you again!

  • 9 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chula Vista, CA 91911

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Tacos Don Jorge catered my sons party 2 years ago. The food was really good. This year we had another catering company that cancelled on us last minute. Rafael was able to accommodate us only 2 weeks before the party. It is summer and graduation season. I am thankful they can help!

  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Santee, CA 92072

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They catered my sons Graduation and 18th birthday, pluss leaving for Marine bootcamp. Food was fresh, hot and very good. I didn't have to worry about any of the hot food. They set up and cleaned it all up. Food was very tastey. With them catering the party I could enjoy my party. I will tell my friends about them. Thank you very much.

  • 6 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • San Diego, CA 92113

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I have eaten from San Diego Taco Company at 2 catering affairs. I thought the first time Wow!! Their really good. As luck would have it they catered another affair I went to and the food was as good if not better tasting the second time. I would definitely hire them.

  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • La Jolla, CA 92037

Katie R.

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Fantastic food and fantastic service! We needed them for a corporate lunch. She arrived early, made sure it was set up properly, and was very nice and professional. Everyone at the meeting raved about it!

  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chula Vista, CA 91910

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Thank you for your interest in our wonderful service. We offer very affordable Mexican-style taco catering for every occasion. Menus include choice of six types of meats: steak, chicken, pork, ground beef, adobada, de rez, and potatoes (vegetarian). Pick up to three meats. Delicious Mexican-style cheese quesadillas are included. Three types of salsas — green, red, and pico de gallo — are all included. Buffet-style veggie condiments such as grilled green onions, grilled peppers, guacamole, radishes, key limes, onions, cilantro, and sautéed peppers are included. All orders are served with rice and beans on chafes. Ice cold aguas frescas include horchata, jamaica, tamarindo, and punch. Pick two. And we include all silverware, plates, cups, and napkins. Prices are as follows: - $450 (50 guests or fewer) - $475 (50 to 60 guests) - $525 (60 to 70 guests) - $575 (70 to 80 guests) Add $50 for every 10 extra guests. Catering is 3 hours long: 1 hour for setup and 2 hours for service. We provide quality service. We guarantee that you'll love our tacos and service. If you do not, we give you a discount of $50. Areas of services include all of San Diego County, South Bay, and East and North County Read what the clients are saying: "Luis, You catered a college graduation party for me in May in Eastlake, Chula Vista, and we talked on the phone a few weeks ago regarding a three-hundred-person military event. We really want to have you cater at our event. People who made it to the graduation party raved about you! We look forward to hearing from you." —V. Garcia Reserve your appointment today.

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  • El Cajon, CA 92021

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Are you looking for an upscale southern-style barbecue experience? BBQ2U Catering offers the traditional and wholly unique experience of southern-style pit barbecue to you. Serving all of San Diego, we provide our customers with delicious, smoked specialty meats and elegant side dishes that are usually found served at regional feasts. Experience a well-loved southern tradition at your event; we specialize in serving slow, wood-smoked pit barbecue meats, including beef brisket, pulled pork, roasted whole hogs and baby back ribs. All are prepared to a perfect, smoky tenderness. Our secret barbecue sauces and rubs have been refined over several years and are exclusively our own! BBQ2U can offer you a turn-key style of function, providing for all your event planning needs, including tent and party rentals, service and staffing needs, and entertainment. We can also just simply handle your barbecue menu requirements. Our mobile barbecue pit can produce great barbecue for large gatherings of up to 200 people or for smaller, intimate parties of 25 or more. Please note that we have a 50-guest minimum on weekend dates from May to September. Our staff is trained, fired up and ready to barbecue all of San Diego. Barbecue is our passion, and bringing authentic, yet upscale barbecue parties to you and your guests is our mission! We are fully licensed and insured. Please remember that the barbecue season is around the corner, so if you're planning a party or outdoor event in southern California, book early.

  • Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

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Here at CaterSmith, our philosophy is not one that is only grounded in the meticulous restaurant-quality of our fine dining roots, but it is also deeply rooted in a dynamism of diversity. Whether you are interested in an extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, private dining experience, a world-class canape reception for your next cocktail gala, or a healthy and satiating dinner for your friends and family, our unique approach to catering will afford a superior level of quality, creativity and most importantly, flavor. CaterSmith's mission is to provide an infinitely malleable selection of menu options so that cultural, dietary and seasonal variations never limit your vision. Let us make your next meal as exceptional as the occasion that you are celebrating.

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Since the spring of 1989, when Patricio Esquivel was launched in Madrid Spain by founder, owner and chef Patricio Esquivel, the company has grown into a full-service shop, providing a full range of services from small events like intimate dinners at your home (personal chef service) to large events using our state-of-the-art kitchen, with operations in San Diego, CA, Madrid and Mexico City and employs a full-time staff of more than 35 personnel. Patricio Esquivel offers logistical support, imaginative catering menus, and original cutting-edge event production and planning, as the result of over twenty years of experience in the catering services, culinary arts and productions. An event planning and catering company committed to exquisite culinary presentation, Patricio Esquivel combines extensive catering experience and superior quality to provide you with a most memorable and wonderful event. Our careful attention to every detail makes you enjoy being a guest at your own celebration or party. We offer the following: * Food Since 1989, Patricio Esquivel has been characterized by having maintained a rigorous search to make a personal style, inward-looking of international kitchens, from vanguard techniques to local ingredients, an exercise of reinterpretation from the cooking land that tries to develop a bridge between the contemporary and the traditional. From our view, one of the best forms to spread any kitchen's huge gastronomical legacy is to approach it from the current cooking technical outposts to harness its new virtues more and to find the possibilities and meaning. By all means, this implies the exclusive use of the highest quality ingredients. * Quality Our quality norms are very rigorous. Everything is produced specifically for your event, so as to be absolutely sure of all the ingredients' freshness. Everything which is used to prepare the menu selections are made to order on the day of the event. * Catering We cater from intimate, private dinners to grand events. Our team of coordinators and specialized chefs will meet with you to personalize your menu and provide various options, taking into consideration your preferences and theme to execute an event which is successful. At Patricio Esquivel, we are proud of addressing the most minimum details and providing the highest level of professional attention. * Event Coordination and Production We will ensure that the only thing you will be concerned about is getting to your celebration on time. When the time comes, everything you have imagined will come to life. Your dreams will become alive with the experience and support of our team who will commit all their effort to transform your special day into reality. Design, equipment, theme creation, etiquette, vendor coordination, logistics, flower design, on-site coordination and creations will all be directly handled by our experienced staff, and if any issues arise, rest assured, our production and operations team will address it and maintain the seamless event. * Cooking Seminars For those enthusiastic about the art of good eating, Patricio Esquivel offers a place for learning. Through directed tastings, courses and seminars, we promote the gastronomical culture. Our seminars and classes are hands-on and entertaining. In order to get better results and increasing the interaction between the student and the instructor, our groups are limited to 12 people.

  • Escondido, CA 92026

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We offer an excellent taco party for your event. We provide everything you need for your party. These are the following: * 3 meats: azada, chicken and adovada (pork marinade) * 2 aguas frescas (horchata, Jamaica, pink lemonade, watermelon, tamarind, strawberry and pineapple) * 2 salsas (green and red) * all condiments: cilantro, onions, radish, cucumber, jalapeños and pico de gallo * 2 choices (nachos and cheese or guacamole and chips) We are serving veggie tacos, salads, hummus and more; just ask for details. We provide plates, napkins, forks and cups, so do not worry. We make tacos; you enjoy your party.

  • San Diego, CA 92121

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We're an authentic Texas style BBQ that has been catering to all San Diego county businesses and private members. We're approved caterers for Qualcomm for the past 15 years. We do full-service buffet type catering on-site or off-site (beaches, businesses or homes). Our specialty is the beef brisket, pork shoulder and chicken that have been smoked in our custom made smoker from Texas in our own facilities. Let's not forget our fabulous homemade side dishes from coleslaw to chili and beans.

  • 16 years in business
  • San Diego, CA 92109

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We have two beautiful wedding venues from which to choose, large and small. We coordinate events from 2 to 200. We can help you with the cake, catering, flowers, photographer, officiant, music, doves, ceremony and reception site, rental equipment - everything but the groom! Our resident pastor travels throughout San Diego performing wedding ceremonies and memorial services.

  • Encinitas, CA 92024

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We are a traditional Mexican restaurant that serves food from the central Mexico. We specialize in a lot of different salsas like chipotle, cilantro, poblano, different moles, and many other salsas. We do catering for 25 to 2,000 people, and we do the full-service with tables, chairs, plates, silverware, etc.

  • Solana Beach, CA 92075

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Notley Que BBQ is southern California's finest BBQ catering company. Notley Que is the winner of multiple awards for best chicken, ribs, pulled pork and beef brisket. Notley Que was even featured on Season 1 of BBQ Pitmasters, and had the 2nd highest rated show of the series. I specialize in intimate BBQs for high profile clients. Past clients have included The Wanda Sykes Show, The Offspring, 311, Anthrax, Pepper, House of Pain, The Damned Things, The Expendables, Keannu Reeves, Todd AO Studios Burbank and Gringo Bandito Hot Sauce, just to name a few. I am the only southern California BBQ caterer that exclusively uses Strube Rance American Wagyu Beef for every catering order. Taste the difference! Call or email me for a quote!

  • Vista, CA 92081

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We are a Christ-centered, nonprofit catering company providing our services to all of the San Diego areas. All proceeds from events go to helping the community with people struggling with all types of addictions. We can do small or large events. We have a full-size smoker with trailer, so we can come to you and cook on-site, as well as a restaurant-sized kitchen to prepare and bring the food to you. We offer some of the best BBQ products available in the area, and have three types of authentic BBQ sauces. We have a huge menu available from Italian to Asian cuisine as well, along with many other specialties. We offer you 19 years of experience in the catering and culinary industry. If you have an idea of what you want served, we can do it. Just give us a call or send us an email. We guarantee the best prices in town, and the best quality of food and service. We have 143 acres in Vista available if you would like to have your event on our site with gazebos, pond, indoor or outdoor seating, and just an amazing atmosphere.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • San Marcos, CA 92069

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Having a party? Give us a Call We bring the feast to you. We have the experience you are looking for and deserve! Our insurance covers any city and state park, military base, and wedding hall. Chef Len have had the honor of catering many successful parties from the granddaddy of all parties the " Oscars " to " MTV" Awards South of The Border Catering Service will have you saying, "Wow; what a spread of food and good service!" Chef (Len) has worked in many Mexican restaurants in southern San Diego County for over 10 years before going into the catering business with that authentic Mexican taste that will leave you speechless. If you are looking for a taco catering service that will satisfy you and your guests' taste buds, then give South of the Border a call! We pride ourselves with our creative, Mexican-style and tasteful tacos. We assure the quality of our ingredients, so we prepare our food on the day of your party with nothing but the freshest meats and finest ingredients available. Our full-service buffet setup consists of professional chafing dishes and sauce dishes with an on-site grill and a 12 by 12 pop-up canopy which covers our 2 6-foot tables where we present (Chef) Len and our tasteful Mexican-style food. South of the Border Taco Catering Service meets and exceeds our customers' expectations; they are always happy and impressed with our setup and service. Let us cook for your party! It's such a relief to know that you've got a professional team catering your party. Your guests will enjoy our full-service taco buffet and food. Kick back, and entertain your friends and family. Forget about the hassles of cooking and cleaning, and leave it to the professionals. We have business liability insurance and food handlers' permits. Our food servers wear chef coats, chef hats, and plastic gloves. We also possess the adequate licenses and catering insurance. Our staff is well trained and very professional with over 10 years of experience in the catering field. You are in good hands with South of the Border Taco Catering Service. We have the experience you deserve. Our catering representatives will be more than willing to work with your budget and assist in any way possible. South of the Border Taco Catering Service will be sure to bring you that Mexican taste of delight. Our famous taco bar consists of the following: * Carne asada * Grilled chicken (grilled right in front of your eyes) * Carnitas pork and birria * Lemons, radishes, chopped onions, cilantro, grilled green onions, grilled green and yellow peppers * Salsas: rojo, salsa fresca, guacatillo and guacamole * Tortillas * Spanish rice and beans * Chips and guacamole Everything is included: plates, cups, utensils, napkins and all disposables. Drinks are available. We have aguas frescas, including cantaloupe, orange, pineapple, lemon, horchata, watermelon, pineapple orange, tamarindo or Jamaica. We prepare 2 for a party of 50 people (cups included) and 3 for a party of 150 people (cups included). We accept special orders for the following: * Potato and Cheese Taco * Shrimp and Fish Tacos For 20 or More (grilled right in front of your eyes) * Homemade Tamales: Chili Cheese, Beef, Chicken or Pork (with a minimum order of 1 dozen) "Thank you very much for making our wedding day so special and memorable. Even with the rain, everything was beautiful and delicious." - Matt and Patti (200 people) " Chef Len, thanks for making my homecoming party a blast. My friends just loved the tacos and service, along with the good-smelling meats on your grill. Keep up the good work; you're a good man." - Paul, United States Marines (75 people) "Hey, taco man! You guys are simply the best. My co-workers just loved the food and service. A taste you can't resist is right. Go, South of the Border Catering Service."- Angela (70 people) "I thank you both for a wonderful evening. Your service was exceptional! My father and stepmother raved about the food and decorations. You truly made my father's 60th birthday very special. Thank you again to both of you for a fantastic job well done!" - Jackie L. (80 people) "Thank you for adding to the joy of a special day. The food was delicious. The presentation was lovely, and the two of you did a great job. You are lovely people." - Steve and Karen (65 people) "Thank you for the amazing service! The staff, children, and parents loved the food. Everything smelled and tasted great! You, along with your partner, were a great asset to our success in this year's carnival. Thank you." - Mayra Meza, Program Assistant, Porter Elementary (325 people) We loved the food; fantastic taste! We were pleasantly surprised that you actually grilled here. You have wonderful customer service, and you are friendly, courteous and on time. With South of The Border, you get excellent service and quality. I recommend them to everyone." - Barbara Reeves, Admin. Assistant, E.U.I. College, San Marcos Campus (40 people) "Chef Len did a great job, from start to finish. He is very professional, and the food was great. Chef Len is dependable and does what he says. I will definitely have him back to cater my future events. Thanks!" - Ben (50 people) "Chef Len, I just wanted to thank you again for an awesome job yesterday. The food was excellent, and you're definitely a very nice guy to work with. We'll certainly pass your info along to friends looking for catering services, and I'm sure we'll be hitting you up in the future again. Thanks again!" - Ben and Kaci (50 people) "Chef Len, thank you so much for taking your time to cook for us. We appreciated it. The food was very good. Your service was excellent. Again, thank you!" - Serena Yelle, Special Projects Coordinator, Bergelectric Corp., Escondido, CA 92029 (Luncheon for 15 people) "The food was fresh, smelled great, looked great and tasted great! You and your staff were quick and ready to serve us. You had great food with great service at a great price." - Suzan Barba, Office Manager, RQ Construction, Inc., Carlsbad, CA (125 people) "It was a painless event with short notice. South of the Border was here on time and were friendly and efficient. Not to mention, the food and service was excellent!" - Lance Rieman, Superintendent, Lusardi Construction Company, San Marcos, CA (50 people) "Chef Len, thank you for all of your help. The food was delicious, and the service was excellent. We will be sure to tell all of our friends about South of the Border Catering Service." - Dr. Mayala S. (50 people) "Chef Len, you and your helper did a great job. Even with almost twice the amount of guests, everyone was fed and had an enjoyable "topping-off party". Our thanks, and we will use South of the Border again." - John Nelson, C. W. Driver Construction Company (120 people) "Chef Len, thanks a ton for coming out, and I am hearing from everyone that your food was awesome! Your presentation is second to none! Very impressive! It is exactly what I am looking for at our events! It was a terrific day, and you are a big part of the success of the race." - Robert Herber, Racers Club (125 people) Via email, please include the number of people, location, date, time, and phone number. Our hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday through Sunday. Military discounts are available. Phone your reservation We service San Diego, Riverside and Orange County, Los Angeles and Palm Springs.

  • San Diego, CA 92129

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Paella Valenciana is the premier paella catering business, serving San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, and Riverside. We are celebrating our 35th year in business. Our freshly made paellas are popular, and the owner, Juan Pomares, is affectionately known as "the Paella Man" in San Diego.

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“Need Catering Services”

Claremont, CA

Type of catering needed
Buffet - self-service
Interested in following cuisine(s)
Mexican/Latin, Vegetarian/Vegan
Number of guests
Additional Service(s)
No additional service
Details
Please include a vegetarian option in the menu. Thanks!
$375
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“Need a Caterer”

Carlsbad, CA

Type of catering needed
Buffet - with servers
Interested in following cuisine(s)
BBQ, Italian
Number of guests
Additional Service(s)
Appetizers
$850
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“Need Catering Services on May 11, 2013”

Newport Beach, CA

Type of catering needed
Buffet - self-service
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Number of guests
Additional Service(s)
Appetizers, Beverages (alcoholic)
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please add pricing for dinner only and for dinner plus appetizers/alcohol. thanks!
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