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Waterloo Bar Caterers

Browse these bar catering services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Waterloo.

Beyond BBQ
from 21 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Shawna M.
Verified review

The food was amazing! Everyone loved it. We ordered brisket, pulled pork, cornbread muffins, baked beans, mac n cheese, and cole slaw. It came with three different barbecue sauces. Delivery was on time and smooth set up. Both ladies I worked with are super friendly and efficient. I highly recommend. Very reasonably priced. We will definitely use this catering service again! Thank you very much!

Jonna's Bartending Services
from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Kamran D.
Verified review

Jonna was very personable, fit right into the party/bar setting, and was a great addition to the evening. She took care of all my guests (about 50) and all in all was extremely professional. I have already hired her for my next party!

Aubrey Saltus
from 12 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Lincoln R.
Verified review

Aubrey is the true definition of selfless hard worker! She catered my office holiday meeting and the food was 12/10 quality and her attention to detail was impeccable! Would highly recommend Aubrey!

Tattoo Bob's Bar-B-Q
from 1 review
    Evie H.
    Verified review

    We had Tattoo Bobs for our Christmas luncheon, a total of 30 people 3 women and 27 men. It was outstanding and not 1 complaint and these guys love to complain, lol. There were no leftovers and people went back for 2nd and 3rd's. This food was delicious and Kimberly was very nice and accommodating. We plan on using them again very soon. Thanks so much, it was a success! Evie Hall Schimberg Company

    MOV Catering
    from 1 review
      Scott B.
      Verified review

      My wife and I were just blown any with how well our wedding reception went at the Corner Stone Mansion. Chef Mario and his team severed our guest an amazing plated seven course meal flawlessly. Along with the food was great drinks and great service.


      I provide sit-down, plated meal or full-service catering. As full-service may or may not include passed appetizers, desserts and beverage stations. In addition, full service catering generally includes accessories such as linens, plates, utensils, serving dishes and full cleanup.


      We feature slow-smoked meats and offer full sides and desserts to make your event great. We can drop and go, or we offer full-service serving with servers.


      Restaurants, Inc. is dedicated to serving the finest food in Omaha. Our catering menu is designed to fit your busy lifestyle. Whether it be a quick bite on the go, a business meeting or a party with colleagues or friends, we can take care of your needs. Our experience and range of menu ideas put us at the top of the list of Omaha's caterers. In addition to this menu, our chef will be happy to custom-design a menu for your next party or event: * Weddings * Multiple Course Wine Dinners * Corporate Events * Private In-Home Catering Chef * Rehearsal Dinners * Receptions * Large or Small Meetings * Cocktail Parties * Holiday Parties We can provide all staffing, bar supplies, liquor, beer and wine from our award-winning wine list, as well as coordination with rental companies and party planning coordinators. Thank you for considering Restaurants, Inc. Catering for your next party or event!


      We have experienced and courteous food and beverage staff that can help plan your event or carry out your existing plans to your specifications.

      • 11 years in business

      Heartland Cafe and Catering is a great place where family and friends meet. Our food is homemade and very good. We have a great menu!

      • 7 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack

      Home made from scratch in the kitchen. Nothing frozen always freah products. Its not just a job to us, we take pride and joy when we are able to cook and serve.


      We're an event center that holds up to 300 people with full-service catering and bar service. It also has many special features, is very affordable and has great customer service.


      We are a catering business that is here to provide you with excellent customer service and to take care of all your catering needs!

      • 20 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack

      I am able to accommodate most menus. I make an attractive plate that looks as good as it tastes! I also have no problem with tasting appointments.

      • 8 years in business

      We customize each clients menu to fit their budget and or event to create an unforgettable dining experience.


      WPC strives to bring quality cuisine to event guests and clients through pristine attention to detail, safety, and health standards.


      At Brandeis Catering, we have Tip Top Downtown Ballroom, which is perfect for large events such as wedding receptions and fundraising events in Omaha, Nebraska (NE).


      We serve breakfast, luncheon, or dinner! We offer food like Sunday dinner at grandma's but made with a modern twist!


      Rocky is an award-winning chef with a passion for providing great food and service. He is now expanding his catering business.


      We are your venue for everything great! We have a professional chef and professional catering team. We are detail oriented. It was nothing less than your own personalized event that goes flawlessly!


      We serve 24-hour smoked pulled pork, potato salad, coleslaw, chips and original coney dogs served on Hebrew National's dogs. We also have a hot dog cart!

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      How do you find a good caterer?

      Reviews, interviews and menu tastings will help you find the right catering choice for your big day. Start by screening possible wedding caterers based on past reviews. If a caterer you are interested in has a review that concerns you, ask them about it; how they respond will be very telling. Next, ask about their availability for your wedding date.

      If the wedding caterer is available on your date, it’s time to talk about menus and prices. Be clear about what your maximum budget is find out what choices this will allow you. Caterers may custom-create a menu for your event, or they may have menu templates within different price ranges that can guide your decision. A clear budget gives the caterer clear parameters within which to work and offer creative suggestions. Schedule a menu tasting to confirm you love your wedding menu. Once you have a menu and date, and have paid a deposit to reserve the caterer’s services, confirm additional details including when the food will be delivered to the site, what kind of service will be provided, how many servers will be onsite and for how long, and who is responsible for setup and cleanup. The more specific your contract, the fewer worries you’ll have on your wedding day. Get more smart hiring tips here.

      Do you tip a wedding caterer?

      Tipping 15 percent to 20 percent on a $3,000 catering bill can feel daunting — especially in light of all the other costs of throwing a wedding — but tipping your wedding caterer is standard practice. Be sure to ask your caterer about their specific policies. Many catering companies include gratuity as a line item on their bill. If tipping is not automatically included in your total, a good approach is to tip all the people involved the day of the event rather than paying one lump sum to the catering company. For each server and bartender, you can tip $20-$50, depending on how long they were onsite and whether they did exceptional work. You can also tip the chef; experts suggest $50. It’s also a good idea to tip the catering manager, the point-of-contact person who keeps the catering service running smoothly the day of your wedding, ensures all the food looks beautiful and is plentiful, and resolves any mishaps. Industry pros recommend tipping the catering manager $100-$200. If gratuity is not included and you’re tipping individuals, set aside $200-$500 in cash to be safe.

      How much does wedding catering cost per person?

      Wedding catering costs will always vary based on the number of guests you’re inviting, the menu you want to serve, and the way the food will be served to your guests. As you interview wedding catering companies, you’ll be presented with a cost per person for various menus. On the low end, wedding catering may cost approximately $15-$18 per person. This would include prepared food only, with no setup or service of any kind. The starting price for a simple buffet meal with minimal service typically averages $22 per person. Opting for the same menu with all organic ingredients could raise your costs to about $33 per person. A moderately upscale menu (finer ingredients, more elaborate presentation) could range from $24 to $34 per person. High-end wedding catering cost truly has no limit. Lobster, filet mignon, specialty seafood, organic ingredients — menu choices like these can boost your cost per person up to $150 and more.

      How much does it cost to hire a caterer?

      Catering prices depend mainly on how fancy you want the food and service to be and how many guests you’ll have. When you’re first looking to hire a caterer for your event, consider how many guests you’ll have and your total food and drink budget. The national average for event catering is $340, but catering prices can range into the thousands depending on your menu, guest count, and service.

      Event catering is a broad term that covers everything from fully prepared, ready-to-eat food that the hosts plate and serve themselves to full-service, multicourse meals, including rental of linens, glassware and other items, with service staff organized by the catering company. Usually a caterer will determine cost based on the type of event you’re having, how many guests will attend, the level of service you desire, and what type of menu you’d like to have. For example, if you have a set catering budget, say $1,500, and you plan to have 50 people attend, that means you have $30 per person for food. If you have the same budget with 100 people, you have $15 per person for food. In this way, the number of people you want to attend your event and the level of food you want to serve them determines how much catering will cost.

      What should you look for in a caterer?

      A delicious meal is a critical element of a successful wedding, with happy guests fondly remembering your fabulous wedding food. The right caterer for you will be:

      • Available: Even the best caterer is no good if they aren’t available on your wedding date. Ask early before you get your heart set on someone.
      • Affordable for you: Find a caterer that you can afford. Having a spending plan ahead of time will mean you won’t overspend on food.
      • A good personality fit: Wedding planning is stressful, so work with someone that you can get along with and communicate with easily.
      • Experienced and recommended: Ensure the company has a proven track record with events of your size and the references to back it up.
      • Transparent about money: Steer clear of shady pricing. Find a caterer who is very clear about costs and is happy to talk you through budgets and pricing options.
      • Transparent about food: Find someone who is clear about where they source their food from and where it is prepared.
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