Your guests are no doubt looking forward to the food that will be served at your reception. Stray away from a traditional chicken or fish entrée and take advantage of Austin’s unique food scene! Whether you’re an Austin native or hosting a destination wedding in the Texas Hill Country, here are our 10 favorite unique catering ideas for your Austin wedding!
Top 10 Austin Wedding Catering Options
In no particular order, let’s get started…
1. Mandola’s Italian Kitchen
With Mandola’s catering, opt for their mobile pizza oven to get freshly baked pizzas served directly to your guests!
2. Paellas, Tapas & More
Pass around Spanish tapas for starters while you watch their famous paella being prepared for your main course. Your guests’ mouths will be watering in an instant!
3. East Side King
Set up an Asian fusion buffet, featuring Japanese and Thai staples. Between pork buns and beet fries, your taste buds surely won’t be bored!
Work with this Austin staple to create a customized menu for you and your guests. Don’t miss out on their infamous ox tongue sliders – you won’t be disappointed!
5. Garbo’s Fresh Maine Lobster
Spread some East Coast vibes over your reception with to-die-for lobster rolls and crab cakes. Add in an oyster bar to really top off the night!
6. Walton’s Fancy & Staple
This gourmet grocery store, bakery, and flower shop can take care of all your main needs. From upscale hors d’oeuvres and plates, to wedding cakes and sweet treats, to your flower arrangements: Walton’s has it all!
7. Iron Cactus
Between ceviche for starters and paella and fajitas for the main course, you’ll truly be wowed with all Iron Cactus has to offer! Set up a tequila bar or create a custom margarita to give your guests everything they could dream of.
8. Pink Avocado
Work with Pink Avocado to create a custom, personalized menu that’s uniquely representative of your relationship! Don’t miss out on their tuna tartare and butternut lasagna.
9. True Food Kitchen
True Food Kitchen offers a seasonal, health-focused menu, including vegan options and unique cocktails. Who says your wedding food can’t be healthy and delicious?!
10. The Peached Tortilla
Set up a crowd-pleasing taco bar featuring The Peached Tortilla’s famous Vietnamese-inspired Banh Mi tacos! You can add in their bar services and even opt for vegan options.
Want to get even more creative with your wedding food? Check out our blog on our favorite wedding cake alternatives.