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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do I find a good bartender?

Put some time on your calendar to research and compare top-rated bartenders near you online. Start by looking at their ratings and services. For example, some bartending services will provide a waitstaff, glassware, ice, coolers, food and more.

Next, look at their photos of past events and read the customer reviews. Find feedback on the bartenders’ services. Did they offer fair pricing? Did they show up on time to set up? Did they bring all of the appropriate drinks, cups, supplies and decorations? Did they interact politely with the party guests and provide a pleasant overall experience? And did they do the agreed-upon cleanup afterward?

Narrow down your top choices, and start contacting the bartenders. Ask for cost estimates for your event, and tell them how many people will be attending, what type of event it is and what services you require. You should also ask them questions about their experience.

Bartenders may need a license in your state, county or city to work at a private party. Make sure they’re properly certified before you hire anyone.

How much does it cost to hire a bartender for a private party?

Hiring a bartender for a private party typically costs between $270 and $390 in total. On an hourly basis, expect to pay at least $40 to $60 per hour, as well as a flat fee. How much you’ll pay, however, depends on the time of year or day, the size of the party and other factors. Get in touch with a few bartenders near you and request a free estimate — it’s the only way to get an accurate idea of how much private bartending services will cost you.

Check out “How much does it cost to hire a bartender?” to learn more about the cost factors.

Do bartenders need to be licensed?

Certain counties, cities and states may require licensing. Check your local government’s regulations before starting your search.

In many cases, you might want to choose a bartender who has a license and/or certification. If you’re considering hiring a bartender for an upcoming event or a special occasional, check their online profiles to find out what credentials they have. If you can’t find the information online, don’t hesitate to ask them directly when requesting to receive free estimates.

What do bartenders cost for a wedding?

It costs roughly between $270 and $390 to hire a bartender. However, if you need a wedding bartender, you should request cost estimates from bartenders near you. Depending on the drinks you plan to serve, the number of guests and other factors, your total cost will vary.

How much should you tip wedding bartenders?

Sometimes, a gratuity is included in your final bill. If not, consider tipping your wedding bartenders between 10% and 15%. However, this is not a set-in-stone rule. You can always tip more, perhaps 20%-25%, for great service.

Reviews for Augusta bartenders
Jeffrey B.
Best bartender ever!
Monica’s Mobile MixxMonica’s Mobile Mixx
Tanisha A.
Excellent bartender. All of my guests said she made the best drinks. She made them just like they wanted. Very professional and organized.
Lady Bug Bartending ServicesLady Bug Bartending Services
Karla G.
Absolutely an amazing experience working with Ms. Jackie!! She really is a great bartender. Drinks delicious, service tremendous. Thanks so much Ms. Jackie.
Lady Bug Bartending ServicesLady Bug Bartending Services
Alexia W.
We couldn’t have asked for a better bartender! Takerra/CEO was responsive, punctual, efficient, entertaining, and a pleasure to work with. 10/10. Will be using her for all of my events going forward !
Lavish Liquors BartendingLavish Liquors Bartending
Thumbtack Customer
Jackie was amazing! She went above and beyond for our wedding, even going the extra mile by making us jello shots! Jackie is an excellent bartender, has great people skills, and is spectacular at customer service!!
Lady Bug Bartending ServicesLady Bug Bartending Services
Thumbtack Customer
This site is awesome! Once I posted for a bartender I started getting hits to my phone almost immediately. Now for the bartender I hired, Mrs Jackie was amazing! She contacted me right away when I posted the need for a bartender. She sent me a complete list of items I would need as I do not usually drink alcohol. Also this was my first time putting an event like this (a birthday party) together so I was clueless. She met with me a few days before the event to make sure everything was together and to see if she could be of assistance with anything else. The day of the event she actually beat me to the venue. She even stepped in and helped me put a little food out. Mrs Jackie went above and beyond and I would recommend her services to anyone. My guest where pleased with the drinks she mixed for them and her kindness. Again, I highly recommend her and will be using her services again in the future! Thanks Mrs Jackie!
Lady Bug Bartending ServicesLady Bug Bartending Services
Clayton C.
Mrs. Jackie was absolutely incredible! She was very responsive and flexible. She did everything to make sure that we were happy. Everyone loved the punch that she served at the reception. She is very professional. If I ever need bartending services again, she will be the first person that I go to. I highly recommend her!
Lady Bug Bartending ServicesLady Bug Bartending Services
Genele P.
Highly recommended! Dre bartended for a birthday party for us and did an outstanding job. He was on-time, very-professional, highly personable, and well prepared. He also recommend some great drinks (including non-alcoholic) that my guests raved about. We look forward to hiring him for our next event. Hire him! You wont be disappointed.
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