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San Diego Birthday Party Caterers

Browse these birthday party caterers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Diego.

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Busy Bee Cook for Me
5.0
from 73 reviews
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Steve S.
Verified review

I contacted Busy Bee Cook for Me to cater my Dad's 90th birthday party for about 40 people in our senior complex. She came and checked out the venue and made some recommendations for the food and service that were right on the mark for what I was looking for. On the day of the party, she and her crew showed up right on time, and both the food and service were totally amazing. People who were there have been saying that it was the party against which all other parties they ever attend will always be measured. And Dad enjoyed himself immensely. Thanks so much to Lilian and her crew for helping make the party for my Dad such a great success!.

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Best Mobile Chef
5.0
from 57 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sandy H.
Verified review

WOW!! What a fantastic evening with Shawna from Best Mobile Chef. From the moment I first contacted Shawna, I KNEW I wanted to work with her. Shawna is friendly, helpful, and an AWESOME chef. She prepared an incredible meal and yummy desserts for our Christmas dinner party. Our guests were so impressed. Thank you, Shawna!!

La Mexicana Tacos & Catering
4.4
from 54 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
Randy and Mary J.
Verified review

They did a terrific job for my twins' birthday party. A great selection of food that was delicious. All our friends were impressed. They showed up on time, set up, cooked and served our guests, then cleaned up. It made the day super easy on us so we could just relax and enjoy being with our guests.

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Sage Bleu Catering
5.0
from 36 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

We had an excellent experience. We used bleu catering for a birthday party of about 20. The price was reasonable for the quality and quantity of food. Very responsive to our requests and worked with our budget. I would use them again for an event.

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  • 7 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patti G.
Verified review

Stacy made a great dinner for our dinner party. I haven't ever done this before, I always cook myself. It was a fun treat to enjoy with my guests vs. being in the kitchen cooking. Not something I can afford to do often, but definitely fun to try! Thank you!

Enjoy Dining In
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Tracy S.
Verified review

We hired Chris after tasting her cooking at our friend's dinner party where she was the chef. She cooked dinner for us off & on during the week when our schedules got to be too much. This was during the early years of parenting and making dinner after being at work just didn't fit in my schedule. We loved having her in our home and her food was always so delicious and nurturing! I loved her help it freed up about 8 hours a week for me to spend time with the kids and or relaxing as a family. Dinner time was so enjoyable since I wasn't the one making it or cleaning up. I think she is a fine chef with a very special touch. We went to a Dinner party last summer where she was the cook...her roasted chicken w/ pasta and pesto was divine! Tracy

VOA Meals
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Dana H.
Verified review

By far the best idea and decision for a teen birthday party ever!! He brought them aprons, taught them about different kinds of knives and knife care, workspace and hand cleanliness, how to get the best deal at the grocery stores, how to cut up a chicken, how to filet fish, proper seasonings, taste testing, how to multitask in the kitchen to time things to hit the table at the same time and how to prepare dishes for complete meals. He was patient, thorough and totally entertaining to the teens. They were all so proud of their meal and all talked about how cool this party was. After the food was set on the table, he gave a description of each item being served, then he cleaned up the kitchen and exited while we sat down to dinner. He was absolutely amazing. He'd never done a birthday party because he usually teaches couples and does catering events but I'd highly recommend him.

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BAPS!
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Wendy B.
Verified review

We used BAPS! catering for our annual Halloween party for about 100 people. The food was AMAZING and a crowd pleaser. The prices were reasonable and Brad was professional and responsive; super helpful. They did drop-off service and set it up with everything we needed and extra supplies and food to replenish as things ran out. Would use them again and highly recommend them.

Chef Stephani Hunter
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Sebastian T.
Verified review

Stephanie prepared an unforgettable dinner for my wife’s birthday. We had a dinner for four that was perfect. I’d recommend Chef Stephani without any hesitation. She’s fantastic.

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Daily Chew Catering
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shamekia W.
Verified review

Carly did a great job and we loved the food! She was so accommodating and made my friends birthday even more special!

Now We're Cookin'
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Vera B.
Verified review

Now We're Cooking has catered a birthday party at my home for 20 guests. The Mediterranean style food that I requested was absolutely delicious. Peach and shrimp crostini and artichoke stuffed mushrooms were especially good. So were the main courses: baked salmon and grilled chicken with dill yogurt. The chef Steven was very easy and pleasant to deal with. Highly recommend.

Rogue BBQ
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Howard M.
Verified review

It was a great experience having rogue bbq cater for our family event. Everyone really enjoyed the various types of food, and the smoked brisket was as delicious as could be! I would absolutely recommend to anyone looking to hire a professional caterer for any events such as bday parties, weddings, or business lunches, etc... Rogue bbq will deliver the tasty goods every time. 👌

Chef Zaida
4.5
from 10 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Esther B.
Verified review

Heather was very prompt in replying and accommodating for my mom's surprise 60th dinner party. She pulled it all together fairly last minute and a few of the dishes were fan favorites (i.e. My mom wanted the recipes to duplicate another time)! The food was high quality and they even did a few demos upon my request. A few notes: There simply wasn't enough food. She cooked chile rellanos as one of the dishes and there weren't enough for one per person. We ran out of tortillas, chips, etc. I ended up paying extra for toddlers that didn't really eat, and there still was not enough. Also, I was called away during the meal a few times, to tend to my baby and got back, having not gotten to even taste a few of the dishes. Also, please note when booking, if you ask for a 6pm start time, that is when appetizers will begin. Eating dinner more like 7:30. With little ones, this was an oversight on my part. I didn't ask and it was never specified.

commis.
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Dustin S.
Verified review

For the last 3 years, Chef Monterey has been a constant fixture at our events.  Her food is absolutely top-notch, and she always comes up with just the right dishes for each dinner!  We've done everything from a Western-themed birthday party with authentic BBQ to a classy Old Hollywood New Year's Eve where she served an eight (!!!) course tasting menu, and her food just knocks it out of the park.   Chef Monterey is most definitely in our top 3 private chefs in Southern California (and we've gone through A LOT), and if you want absolutely AMAZING food made by a dynamic young chef with a personality to match, she's your girl!

Cuisine a la Carte Catering
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Terri D.
Verified review

Cuisine a la Carte did an outstanding job preparing food for 125 at a 50th birthday party. Themed buffet tables... each "out of this world" delicious. Weeks after the party, people continued to comment on how great the food was! Upscale, classy, and delicious.... Harry and Cuisine a la Carte have my highest recommendation!!

Flavor Affinity
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Ian S.
    Verified review

    Flavor Affinity and Chef Baker came highly recommended by a co-worker of mine.  I decided to use this service because Chef Baker was not only the first to respond to my email,  (I sent out the same email to 3 private chef/caterers) but had the most value built into his quote. He had pre-built packages but ultimately allowed us to design the whole menu! We chose a 4 course option and could not have been happier with the food, ambiance, and decor.  Lastly, as the party began to wind down, I noticed that almost the whole service area and glassware was cleaned up without anyone noticing. It was a truly impressive evening and Flavor Affinity comes highly recommended from myself and surely anyone who has had the pleasure to work with them.

    Gibs Ribs BBQ Catering
    4.5
    from 4 reviews
    • 16 years in business
    • 8 hires on Thumbtack
    Joni S.
    Verified review

    Chef Keith was extremely accommodating and the food was outstanding. We had a party of 50 people and everyone raved about the shish-kabobs and red beans and rice. Chef Keith's service made our party a great success. He's definitely going to cater our next event.

    Takobar San Diego
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Jen M.
    Verified review

    Juliana was very responsive and professional. The tacos we tasted were quite yummy, all the ingredients tasted fresh. We particularly liked the carne asada. I would recommend Takobar San Diego for parties and special events.

    Bw's California Catering
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 1 year in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Thumbtack Customer
    Verified review

    We hired Brian to cater heavy appetizers for a holiday cocktail party we hosted. Having never hired a caterer before I didn’t know what to expect outside of what my budget was. Brian was a pleasure to work with, suggesting a great initial menu based on our preferences and budget and then editing it as needed. He responded promptly to all my questions, reached out exactly one week ahead of our event for final headcount and to discuss and assured me he would make it a great event. On the day of, he and his lovely fiancé Stephanie arrived exactly on time and began set up and plating. Brian’s presentation was flawless and his flavors were delicious. So many of my guests complimented the food and several asked for his contact info. At the end of the night, not a single morsel of food was left! I couldn’t be happier with how our first catering experience went and would definitely hire Brian for future events.

    Lee L.
    Verified review

    Chris catered an event at our home for roughly 40 people and everything went extremely well. He was right on schedule and had everything under control which impressed us. The food was amazing and most (if not all) of my guests commented on how much they enjoyed the food and presentation. Everything went smoothly from start to finish. Having Chris there let us actually enjoy a party at our home for once! I whole heartedly recommend Chris.

    Rickman's BBQ
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 28 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Sasha C.
    Verified review

    I cannot say enough amazing things about Rickman BBQ. They catered my daughters engagement Party. Eric met with us to discuss details and was always available to answer phone calls and emails up to the day of. We decided with the tri-tip and everyone absolutely raved about the amazing taste! We were so thankful to have them there on such a special day. We highly recommend them to other folks looking for an amazing and professional catering service! The food was such a hit that we are using him again in July! From the service to the food this catering service does not disappoint!

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