Whole Foods catered our reception. I know, you think Whole Foods would be incredibly overpriced but their catering was really affordable and the service was amazing! We ordered about six different appetizers (we went for a tapas setting) to feed 150 and I think it came out to about $3,000 total which I thought was affordable considering it was Whole Foods and that they provided all the dinnerware and set up.
I agree with the bbq thought. Pokejos offers a pretty good price. Torchy's Tacos caters and they have great prices. Also, Reale's caters and their prices are reasonable. Restaurants in general are going to be a better deal than going with a traditional caterer. I also agree that Whole Foods has good prices as does Central Market.
We used Pink Avocado catering and they were wonderful! The food was delicious and extremely well priced. They provide all the dishes, silverware, serving platters, etc... I would highly recommend them.
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