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Catering in Gainesville, FL,
(352) 373-2002
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  • 73 Reviews


    Natalie A.

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  • Way above and beyond! That is how I would describe our entire wedding catering/planning experience with Bobby and the entire crew at David’s BBQ & Catering. Our (first and only) tasting was at David’s and it was a great experience! From the minute we walked in, we were catered to like we had already hired them. Bobby sat us down at a table that was covered with an array of appetizer samples, dinnerware examples, menus, price sheets...essentially all of the information we were looking for. We sat down and began sampling their delicious appetizers while Bobby quickly got us drinks. When he returned, he went through a brief, yet very detailed powerpoint that showcased what David’s is all about when it comes to catering weddings. In particular, he highlighted the importance they place on customer service and how we, as the bride and groom, would have a server assigned to us throughout the night. We were very impressed with everything to this point. Once he finished his presentation a... Read more

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    Whelp this is hands down the best review we have ever received. I’m not kidding, I’m am straight up tearing up right now. Thank you so so much for your kind words.

    Robbie E.

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  • Willing to work with special needs or requests. Catering orders are always punctual and complete, including all needed serving utensils, making event management stress-free.

    Sarah M.

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  • I first had a meal from David’s BBQ event menu at a Valentine’s Day event I went to. I was floored at how amazing the food was. Bobby, caterer from David’s BBQ, makes the best mashed potatoes and chicken and waffles!! I knew I would have them at my wedding. I set up a tasting and realized how much extra things you get over just a normal caterer. Bobby has an entire decor warehouse that you can use included with your catering package. I received SO MANY compliments about how amazing the food was. David’s BBQ catered my rehearsal dinner as well and my family and guests couldn’t believe how amazing the food was. Many wedding I’ve been too had mediocre tasting food and staff that seemed uncomfortable and stressed working. David’s is not like that!! The food is impeccable. The staff is professional and fun. They blend in and don’t draw attention to themselves but were comfortable with my guests and were a lot of fun! David’s BBQ is so much more than just BBQ. Schedule a ta... Read more

    Ryan M.

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  • I loved Bobby and his team! He also has a centerpiece rental he did for us that was phenomenal! He practically planned my whole wedding decor and it was gorgeous! If you go with David’s BBQ you will not be displeased. I had regular BBQ dinner for our guests and the food was amazing and the appetizers were out of this world! He creates all of his appetizers and comes up witty names for them and leaves you craving for more! I will always recommend David’s Catering for our future events and other friend’s weddings! Thank you Bobby & Crew for such a memorable night!

    Allison B.

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  • The food was amazing. Bobby and his staff were incredible, fun, professional, and made sure my husband and I ate and drank and had time to do everything. Everuone raved about the food, service and decor, which davids did everything for!

    Savannah P.

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  • These servers were awesome. We were never thirsty or hungry. We had a "personal caterer/assistant" that checked on us where ever we were. At one point we were taking photos away from the cocktail area, and our caterer ran out to the site and brought us a bit of all of our appetizers so we could taste them before they ran out. After our dances, they were right there with cold water and asking if we needed anything. The food was really good!! And I love their decorations program. They helped our reception area look beautiful.

    Brittany W.

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  • Davids and his crew were on top of everything! They decorated my tables exactly how I wanted them and the food was amazing! Multiple guests complimented the quality of food and the service they received from the staff! My husband and I were waited on like royalty! Definitely recommend!

    Nicole

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  • Bobby's team catered our wedding. They went above and beyond for us through the whole planning process and that didn't stop for our big day. Mo instantly brought us appetizers while we were getting our pictures taken, Christina made some amazing drinks (with limited items available)! The carving station was the best. Food was delicious and hot. The other team member(forgot his name, sorry!) ensured we didn't need anything throughout the night. They even took a picture with our photo booth and we're the sweetest people I have dealt with throughout the whole wedding. Hire them! You definitely won't be disappointed.

    Aubrey R.

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  • David's BBQ exceeds expectations. I cannot stress how much Bobby and Alicia did for us. I'm not the biggest fan of BBQ, and going into our initial taste test, I wasn't intending on booking with David's, but the quality of the food and Bobby's pitch on helping with decorations and some of the logistics of the wedding completely changed my mind. Bobby and Alicia were very flexible, updating the invoice every time we made a change, and nailed the recipes we provided for our preferred appetizers and signature drinks. In addition to cooking and serving the food, David's took care of setting up and tearing down all the decorations and tables at the reception venue. Bobby used a combination of decorations we provided, as well as some of his own, and even made signs for us. When we realized that we didn't have linens, Bobby and Alicia took care of arranging the required rentals and added the cost to our invoice. On the day of, Bobby and his staff went out of their way to make su... Read more

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    Thank you for your feedback. If it’s okay Alicia and I would like to address your concerns privately on Monday.

    Sasha M.

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  • Alicia and Bobby did an amazing job catering our wedding. The food and presentation was better than we expected! Highly recommended!

    Kim

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  • David's was an excellent choice for our wedding! We first met with Bobby, who wowed us at our first consultation with generous amounts of our customized choices for our wedding menu. Bobby's enthusiasm, care, and knowledge of wedding logistics, catering, and wedding decor are unmatched. He suggested trying a customized s'mores bar, which made our wedding more unique and was a huge success with our guests! Alicia is very responsive and does a wonderful job communicating and implementing those details (linens, centerpieces), that could otherwise overlook. On the day of our wedding, the tables were so beautiful, it exceeded all expectations of how we imagined it. David's staff treated my husband and I like royalty, always making sure we were fed and wined. It's always suggested that you chose your catering carefully for your wedding, and if you go with David's, you can be sure it will turn out excellent! They made our wedding so special, personal, and classy! Thank you so much for being ... Read more

    Andrea

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  • My family cooked the meat for my wedding so I had David's cater the sides and Bobby was my bartender. Bobby and Alisha were wonderful to work with, extremely responsive and helpful. The sides they catered were delicious, the guests raved about how great the loaded mashed potatoes and baked beans were! Bobby also did an amazing job bartending and was so wonderful to have around at the wedding.

    Tatyana K.

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  • My guest could not stop raving about the food. Especially the salmon it was delicious! David's BBQ catering really made my reception run smoothly. They made sure my husband and I always had food and drinks when we needed them and kept our guest very happy! Highly recommend! Bobby is the best!

    Emily

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  • Delicious food and amazing catering manager! Great people to work with!

    Elisha

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  • Before choosing David's for our wedding caterer we spoke to several others in the area. David's really shone with professionalism and responsiveness to emails. Alicia answered many questions and was very helpful. The pricing was very reasonable and there were a lot of options to choose from. We did use the bartending service which was a good choice. The day of the wedding everything was on time according to the timeline we provided. Service was excellent and we received many compliments on the delicious food. We also were able to sit down and be served and got to enjoy the food. The quantity was very close to perfect we did not have too much in the way of leftovers. I highly recommend David's we are very happy we went with them.
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