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

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Catering By Kevin!
4.8
from 141 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 182 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lisa C.
Verified review

We really enjoyed working with Chef Kevin. He developed a perfect (and very reasonable) menu for my mother’s 90th birthday party (a late afternoon reception). We had 50 people attending and he reassured me all along the way that the event would go well, and it did! Chef and his assistant arrived early, helped set up the room for better flow, arranged the food and punch tables, and added lovely special touches such as red roses and petals on the serving tables. Guests praised the food and my mother is still raving about the event. Many thanks to Chef Kev! We highly recommend him.

Top Pro
  • 24 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ofelia C.
Verified review

Chef Serge et al were fantastic. I put together a surprise birthday party for my husband in my house and they were punctual, professional, responsive, and fun. I received many compliments on the food and will definitely refer anyone who asks!

Mercedes Jo Events
4.8
from 59 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Mercedes Jo & Staff, thank you for Catering my 50th Birthday party and the food was absolutely amazing! All of my guests raved about the taste of each dish, many thanks and I am forever grateful!

Top of the City Catering
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle T.
Verified review

Top of the City Catering offers incredible food paired with first class service. Maribel, the owner and her most professional staff did an amazing job at a military retirement party where the guests are still raving about the food and service. She is our go to caterer for all our events going forward. St. Jane de Chantal in Bethesda would give her six stars if we could.

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Floyds DJ Services, LLC
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Deneen M.
Verified review

I cannot say enough about how wonderful Floyd's DJ services was! They were professional, paid attention to detail, kept the party live and got involved with the crowd. My husband threw me a 40th birthday party and they really added to the specialness of my celebration. Everyone commented on how wonderful the music was and they accommodated guests requests as well as my special requests. To top it all off, I had an all green affair and they had beautiful green up lights for me and the DJs wore green too. I thought that was so nice and thoughtful to dress the part. At the end of the night both DJs engaged in nice conversation with my husband and I as they were breaking down their equipment. I was well pleased with their service and am going to recommend them for another event later in the year. If you need a DJ, go with Floyd's DJ service. I promise you will not be disappointed!

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AC Catering
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 55 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Melissa P.
Verified review

On a whim, I decided to use Thumbtack to find a caterer for my mom's 72nd birthday party. OMG. I am SOOOO glad that I did!! I have planned a number of parties in my day, and I have yet to find one with such great professionalism and wonderful customer service I experienced with AC Catering. First off, they can fix just about anything!! While I had a basic menu in mind, I was forced to rethink things based on the wide variety of options presented by AC Catering. Other caterers wanted me to come up with the menu initially without giving me an idea of their speciality items. With AC Catering, you can get ANYTHING from breakfast, lunch, dinner..including smoked pit grilled items. So, I contacted them with my initial thoughts for a menu. Within 2 days, I received a proposal from the owner, George. Pricing was perfect, even with delivery. Additionally, they provide utensils, plates, condiments, etc. I was pleased. I had to make a last minute change. George was able to accommodate my request with no hassle. I called him just to make sure this change wouldn't pose a problem. He said "No worries. I got you." And, he wasn't kidding. So, party day comes. I'm a bit nervous because I never tasted the food or visited his brick and mortar store. However, the previous reviews from Thumbtack customers were all stellar. After meeting George in person, I totally understand why the reviews are so stellar. George is extremely pleasant and engaging. He arrived on time and was totally prepared to set up everything. He shared some jokes with my brother. Gave compliments to the birthday girl. He even shared the history about his family business. This party was for 50+ people. So, everything had to be right. Let me just say that George and his team didn't disappoint! The greens (with smoked turkey), baked beans and rice were EXCELLENT. I've eaten a lot of rice in my day. But, can I tell you how fabulous the yellow rice is? Very delicious. For meats, I ordered bbq chicken and burgers. Again, everything was wonderful. You would think burgers would just be bland and lacking flavor. NOT AC Catering burgers. They were thick, juicy, and seasoned well. More than enough food was provided. In fact, I had to encourage guests to take home plates of food. The deviled eggs were tasty. However, they were a bit messy due to lots of filling. But, it was totally fine. My guests put the smash on them. All throughout the event, everyone had positive comments and asked "who catered the food?" I didn't hesitate to tell them about George and AC Catering. I HIGHLY recommend them. In fact, I'm trying to find another excuse to celebrate so I can utilize them again!! Thank you, George, for making my mom's birthday so great. You will be hearing from me again. May your catering business continue to grow. God Bless you and your family.

A Private Affair
4.5
from 35 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Karen R.
Verified review

I thoroughly enjoyed my experience with Chef Jackie. She is a delightful person, who also did a lovely job cooking, serving, and cleaning up for a small (4 people) dinner party. She arrived late, but did call to let us know, and she was ready when the guest of honor and her partner arrived. The presentation was nice, and the food was good. Her chocolate mousse was outstanding! She also did a great job of cleaning up. This is not a knock, but she doesn't stand on ceremony, so if you are looking for very formal service, this isn't it (which fit my style just fine). I definitely recommend her for catering a party, and expect she would be a wonderful teacher for a cooking class.

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Catering Reserved
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Leslie A.
Verified review

I loved everything about working with Dianna of Catering reserved! From start to finish she delivered everything she promised, including delicious food! She was prompt, creative, and thorough in her proposal; she worked with me to refine my needs and I was very comfortable with my final decisions; Her pricing was affordable and fair and most importantly she promised there would really be enough food to feed everyone and there was! She promised it would be delivered on time (it was), that her staff would set it all up nicely without my help (he did!) and that it would be hot and delicious (and it was!). Nothing was forgotten; nothing was omitted. The serving utensils were there, the sterno, and the clear containers were perfect for serving the food in. I didn't need china serving dishes for my event, but Dianna does offer that and if my next event needs Catering Reserved's full service, I won't hesitate to use it. (Food plus waitstaff for setup and clean up.) I've never met Dianna in person, and I never tasted her food prior to hiring her for my very important event, but from our first conversation I just knew I could trust her, and I was right. I highly recommended her! Thanks to Catering Reserved, I got to visit with my guests and totally enjoy my "after-the-wedding" party.

Epicurean Nutrition Catering
4.6
from 25 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Alka D.
Verified review

Esther takes great pride in her work. We had a lovely dinner party with 10 adults and 10 children. She made the entire experience so enjoyable and the good was delicious! She left our kitchen spotless and we could truly enjoy her evening. Looking forward to the next time.

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PHG Catering
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lynda S.
Verified review

It's a pleasure to rate this review for Candi and her team. Candi is very talented, creative, professional, and she loves what she does. I've utilized her services on three separate occasions - Gender Reveal, Baby Shower, and my moms 80th Birthday Celebration. All three events were outstanding. Candi makes your dreams come true!!! Please utilize her services for your next event. You won't be disappointed. I keep coming back!!! Thank you Candi!!

Healthy Catering Company
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Nari B.
Verified review

I used Healthy Catering Co. to host a dinner party for 8 guests after a recommendation from my coworker. I loved loved loved the variety as far as vegetarian dishes. It was a breeze to call in advance and schedule my dinner party. Nasrin was very attentive and helpful about explaining the various foods. My only wish is that I had a big enough stomach to enjoy all the delicious dishes.

  • 4 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Rhonda H.
Verified review

Divas Cooking Party catered a graduation brunch at our home and from first contact to the final “show” Iyea was a joy to work with! She helped me plan the menu which she executed to delicious perfection! Thanks Divas!

  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Meredith K.
Verified review

Sandra was fantastic! I hired her to prepare a gluten-free plated dinner for my parents' 60th birthday party - 6 adults and 2 preschoolers. She was pleasant to work with and efficient as we went back and forth on details and logistics. On the day of the event, she arrived with all the materials she needed and got right to work. My family was able to hang out and enjoy each other's company as Sandra cooked, set the table, plated and served the food, and cleaned up afterwards. And the food was fantastic! My sister-in-law raved about the flourless chocolate cake with vanilla bean whipped cream, "this is the dessert I didn't know I was waiting for my whole life!" Everyone really enjoyed the cuban salad with avocado and chicken enchiladas with mexican style rice and tomatillo salsa. And there were even leftovers! When Sandra left, the kitchen was nice and tidy and all the leftovers were labeled and put away in the fridge. What sets Sandra apart is her thoughtfulness: I really appreciated that she made sure everything was gluten free and even tested the recipe out ahead of time! She brought activity kits for the preschoolers. And she brought placemats and napkin rings as well.

Chef Giovanni Merle
4.7
from 11 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Stephan C.
Verified review

It is hard to overstate my satisfaction with Chef Giovanni's work. My dinner plan wasn't simple - I was doing a surprise dinner party for 100 at a vineyard deep in Virginia wine country. The meal required travel, setting up an intimate dining space for two in a space designed for bigger events, and doing it all with few phone calls or other direct communications to keep the surprise. Chef just nailed it. He created a beautiful, creative set up; his cooking is superb, mindful and delicious; and his demeanor is calm, reassuring and fun. I enjoyed everything about it and would recommend him to anyone doing an event from intimate dinner party to a larger event. Chef Giovanni is a true talent and a delight to work with.

TJs Cuisine
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Lassine C.
Verified review

I had the opportunity to use TJ's catering services for my Farewell reception. I only gave them a general idea of what I want, and their took care of the rest. I was very impressed with the quality of their work, professionalism and punctuality. The foods were delicious, well presented and clean. My guests really appreciated the service. As a happy customer, I requested TJ's catering services again for my first daughter's graduation party next month...looking forward for another magnificent reception. I recommend you TJ's catering services. Their prices are also reasonable. LC!

The Wright Caterer
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Linda W.
Verified review

Patricia Wright catered a Graduation party for me. She was very accommodating with the menu I wanted and professional from beginning to end. The food was outstanding and all the guests enjoyed it. I would recommend The Wright Caterer for any event and will use her services again!

K&A Catering
4.7
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Ron M.
Verified review

Chef Kimmy was very response to working with us even though we were putting together this party from Florida. She was on time and the food was excellent.

  • 15 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
COTINA C.
Verified review

The cupcakes were a hit at my daughters graduation party!

Afro-Veg
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Aminata S.
Verified review

Doing business with Afro Veg was a very pleasant experience. I ordered the "Jamaica Me Happy" special for my house party and everything was delicious! Surprisingly the portions were large and we had more than enough to go around. All my guests loved the dishes even though they were not all vegan.

Chesapeake Food Works
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Marybeth C.
Verified review

Chesapeake Food Works led by the amazing Amy catered our wedding this past fall. Amy was amazing to work with and really worked with us to make our vision come to life. Amy was able to offer entres off her menu and create something that matched what we were looking for. It was great to have the provider come with not just the food, but also brought tables for the reception AND all our chairs for the ceremony. Amy's staff from set up, serving, clean up and even bringing a bartender was professional and got things done. Honestly, I didn't even notice they were there! Amy is a jack of all trades and helped with timeline, flow of things, and was a perfect point of contact. We were actually able to use CFW and Amy again for a holiday work party!

Classic Catering
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Valerie R.
Verified review

Absolutely impressed with the service provided by Classic Catering! I needed a catering company for a last minute event I hosted and Classic Catering was recommended by a colleague. I called and spoke with Sandy, who understood exactly what I was looking for and needed for my event. She was able to work out the details and arrangements for my party and was a pleasure to work with. I can definitely see myself using their service for future events.

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