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The SCENE’s Holiday Catering and Party Guide

Oct 26, 2012 09:00PM ● Published by Betsey Ennis

Ranging from medium sized parties (15 or so) to large corporate functions involving hundreds of guests, The SCENE has polled area’s top restaurants and party venues the initial questions to help you well on your way to being the party (or office) hero… There’s so much to consider. We’ve taken the guesswork out of it: phone numbers, addresses, capacity, type of food, beverages, activities, on-site or off-site? See what they said below. Now it’s up to you to make a decision… Ready? Set? Get your party started!

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - La Brisa Mexican Grill 501 N. Wesley Drive, League City  •  281-554-4000 4001 Highway 146, Bacliff  •  281-559-2415 On-site catering? Yes. Bacliff: The main dining can seat groups of 50+ but depends on date, time and where you want to be seated.  We do have a semi private area that can seat up to 50 that can be reserved depending on date and time. The League City Location has two private event spaces. The conference room which has a 25 person minimum and a 70 person maximum. The Banquet Room has a 70 person minimum and can seat up to 160 with room for dancing. Prices vary depending on day or time email [email protected] for pricing for your event. Why us: We are a family owned and family run business that strives to create a memorable experience for your event. Off-site catering:  We have catered events up to 450 off site. Our Fajita Fiesta is our most popular menu selection, it consists of a mixture of chicken & beef fajitas grilled onions, tomatoes, poblano peppers, fresh onion, cilantro, shredded cheese, pico de gallo, sour cream, guacamole, rice, beans, flour tortillas, chips and red salsa. $10.99 per person, plus 99¢ extra for tea or lemonade. Delivery is available for over 50 people. Pick-up orders are always available. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Mamacita’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina  515 E. NASA Parkway • Webster  •  281-332-5362 On-site catering? Yes. We have two rooms at our Webster location – in the enclosed patio and the other in our banquet room (upstairs), where we can accommodate up to 70 guests. Facilities: Our banquet room is newly renovated, perfect for birthdays, corporate meetings, rehearsals, showers or any type of events. We provide our signature fajita buffet menu option, if you like to upgrade to a more formal experience, no problem, just ask our managers for your ideal meal. Cakes and decorations are accepted at no additional charge, or deposit is $200 and can be utilized with the total bill. Our patio area is also set up buffet or parrillada style. We can create it just as personal as the banquet room. Off-site catering:  We do cater off-site and deliver. We can handle any quantity, but ask that you call one week in advance if your party is larger than 100. Why us: Our restaurant has been family owned and operated in the Bay Area for more than 20 years. Just try our signature fajitas and margaritas – Supremely Mamacita’s! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Jackie’s Brickhouse 1053 Marina Bay Dr. • Kemah  •  832-864-2459 On-site catering:  Yes we can host an event on site for up to 200 people. Facilities:  You can reserve a room for your company or  your family party. We can set up buffets, have your own bartender and server. Live music will be available some days. Off-site catering: Yes we do some off site catering, depends on what you need. Case-by-case consideration. Why us: We offer something for everyone. We have three bars, food, entertainment, games, etc. We are easy to get in and out of. We offer great service, music and tons of variety. We have a separate dining room that can seat 110 people – and more if needed. The area has its own bar area and rest rooms. It cannot be completely closed off to the entire facility, but CAN be blocked, so there will be no interruptions by the other guests. There is also easy access to shuffle board tables, pool tables, darts and cornhole. We offer something for everyone. If you haven’t been here, come see what you’re missing. Jackie’s is the place to be! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Bakkhus Taverna 605 6th St, Kemah • 281-538-1800 On-site catering:  Yes up to 150. Facilities:  We do not offer a private room, but can accommodate large groups inside or on our 900 sq. ft patio. Off-site catering:  Yes up to 150, and can also be delivered thru Lets-eat.com delivery service. Why us:  Authentic Greek-American menu offered with many items you won't find anywhere else in Houston.  We are open for Lunch, Dinner and Late Night 7 days a week and have a great staff to serve you. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Mediterraneo Market & Cafe 18033 Upper Bay Road, Nassau Bay  •  281-333-3180 On-site catering: Yes, up to 60. Off-site catering: Yes, up to 200. Facilities: We have plenty of room for private parties but there is no private area. Why us: Because of the uniqueness of our food and flavor! Celebrities such as The Who, Paul McCartney, Cher and Jessica Simpson have chosen us for catering over the years and you should too! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Dickinson Bar~B~Que 2111 FM 517 • 281-534-2500 On-site catering: Call for details. Off-site catering: Absolutely, as many as you have! Facilities: We have a front room that we can close off to accommodate comfortably up to 60 depending on day and time. Why us: North Galveston County's 2011 Small Business of the Year, award winning BBQ and Family restaurant and Galveston County Health Department's Gold Ribbon award for 2012. Awards for Best BBQ and Homestyle cooking in Galveston County. We have catered clients ranging from the City of League City’s Thanksgiving to Krewe of Gambinus – from 50 to 900 people. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Big League Dreams 1150 Big League Dreams Pkwy., League City  •  281-316-3400 On-site catering:  Yes, several thousand. Facilities:  Clear Lake's most unique venue!  We handle holiday parties, company picnics, team building activities, reunions, birthday parties, sales meetings... the possibilities are endless! Off-site catering:  No. Why us:  Come "Home" for the holidays! Enjoy a truly unique environment for your next holiday party.  Our indoor 20,000 sq. ft. pavilion is the ideal space for your next event. Seating for up to 1,500 guests. Our two restaurants hold up to 150 guests each and are ideal for your holiday luncheon celebrations. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - T-bone Tom’s 707 Hwy. 146  •  281-334-2133 On-site catering: We can cater luncheons of up to 120. Facilities: We want to welcome luncheons under our huge palapa with plastic drop-down walls to stay warm during cooler weather. Guests will be served buffet-style and have assorted choices for their menu.  Off-site catering: We can do 500-plus for catering. Why us: T-bone Tom’s offers great food, great service and wonderful hospitality. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Pomodoro’s Pasta & Pizzeria 1303 Nasa Parkway  •  281-480-0700 Off-site catering: Yes!  Why us: No minimum orders. Full menu for catering. All catering comes with equal amounts of salad and breadsticks with each entree. Beverage catering also available.  No delivery fee. 15% gratuity added. Weddings, special events, office meetings, buffets, box lunches. www.pomodorosnasa.com - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Sherlock’s Pub 2416 Bay Area Blvd • 281-461-4702 On-site parties: Yes, outside food can be catered in. Facilities: We do not have private rooms available; however, reservations can be made on the pub side or band side. Why us: Sherlock’s is a great choice because of our fun atmosphere, live music and our dance floor. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Nick's Pizza & Gelato 210 S. Hwy. 3, League City  •  281-554-6000 On-site parties: 44 maximum. Off-site catering: Anywhere in and around the League City area. Why us: We have the best Italian Restaurant in the center of League City, making us close to every subdivision in the area. Full menu available. Only 2 hour notice required for catering delivery.  $15 minimum order for delivery, no delivery charge. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Casper’s Billiards 137 21st • San Leon  •  281-559-1400 On-site catering: Yes. The whole place will hold up to 300 people. Private upstairs balcony with water view of Galveston Bay holds up to 75.Facilities: We have a private upstairs for pool billiards party for up to 100 guests. Our private upstairs balcony with water view of Galveston Bay seats up to 75. The downstairs sunroom will seat up to 50. Off-site catering: We do not cater off-site, but we can have your food ready for pick up. Why us: We have more than 40 years experience catering. We have a very diverse menu, choose from barbecue, Mexican, Italian, seafood, steaks and casual fare. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Noah’s Ark Bar & Grill 4438 Boulevard, Bacliff  •  281-339-2895 On-site catering: Up to 100 people. Facilities: Inside or outside seating available for parties. Located on the water with a great view of Galveston Bay. Open 7 days a week. Why us: Free banquet room with food or drink purchase. Reasonable prices, large menu, great food and fantastic service. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Signature Bistro 1918 NASA Pkwy., Seabrook  •  281-474-4455 On-site catering:  Yes, up to 80 people. Facilities: Our quaint restaurant offers the ability to have small group parties or our venue is available to rent out with chef-prepared meals to fit your budget. Full bar, beer and wine. Contact us for details and available dates. Off-site catering:  Yes, up to 100+ people depending on the venue.  Why us:  We are an intimate fine dining restaurant that will accommodate your needs for any occasion. For the more intimate occasions at the restaurant, we offer chefs tables for smaller parties (two to ten guests) that include one to five courses, accompanied by wine parings. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Boardwalk FantaSea Yacht Charters #8 Kemah Boardwalk, Kemah  •  281-538-9600 With a gorgeous interior, ample dining space and a host of menu options, the Boardwalk FantaSea yacht offers the ideal setting for your holiday event:  full-service bar on both levels; accommodates up to 133 guests; dance floor with indoor and outdoor dancing; Gulf Coast’s newest and largest charter yacht. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Fatty’s Sports Bar Corner of Hwy. 146 & NASA Rd. 1, Seabrook  •  281-942-9528 Facilities: We have a great party venue. Groups are welcome to hold holiday events at Fatty's. Bring in the food of your choice. Our capacity is 170. Depending upon the size of the party, a deposit is required. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The Tree House 901 NASA Rd. 1, Webster  •  281-286-8956 Facilities: The Tree House is a fun, friendly place to host a holiday party, and known for their great drink specials and good food.  Smoking is allowed, so let your guests enjoy themselves and get cozy at The Tree House! Host private parties for up to 120 here. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Main St Bistro 615 E. Main St., League City   •  281-332-8800 Onsite catering: We can handle 70 people. Why us: Main St Bistro is a casual, fine dining restaurant without the attitude. Main St Bistro delivers excellent food quality with an artistic presentation. We also have the ability to cater to anyone's needs. Off-site catering: Yes, up to 150 people. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The Paint Pub 1840 NASA Parkway, Nassau Bay  •  281-333-2200 Onsite facilities: We can host approximately 75 painters in house. Outside caterers are welcome and we provide a wide selection of beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages at great prices! Why us: It’s something different to do!  You, your staff, friends or family will have a time like no other creating masterpieces alongside one another in a fun, upbeat atmosphere! Offsite: We do not cater off-site, but we do Paint Pub on the go at any venue, anytime!  Just call us: 281-333-2200! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Sam’s Boat 3101 NASA Road 1, Seabrook  •  281-326-7267 Onsite catering: Sam’s Boat can host events of up to 150 people on-site, either indoors or outdoors even on our climate-controlled patio. Why us: Sam’s Boat is perfect for holiday parties, office events, social gatherings, and sports viewing parties with Clear Lake’s best view on the water! Sam’s Boat never charges a room rental fee or any other additional charges that are standard in the restaurant industry. (We do not currently offer off-site catering.) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The Beach Hut 731 Seawall Blvd., Galveston  •  469-422-7282 On-site catering: Yes, 100 comfortably on deck, more depending on type of event. Our facilities: We have an outside covered deck. Available menu varies depending on client requests. Why us: The Beach Hut is the only bar on the beach in Galveston.  The best place to sit, relax and enjoy live music while enjoying an awesome view. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Masa Sushi Sake Bar 1804 W FM 646, Ste R (HEB Shopping Ctr.), League City  •  281-337-1288 On-site catering: Yes, for up to 100 people. Facilities: We have a private party facility at our 646 location that can accommodate up to 25 people. Off-site catering: Yes, from 10 to 1000. Why us: We have fresh fish flown in from California everyday. We also have special fish flown in from Hawaii every Tuesday and Thursday. We provide our customers with fresh sushi, and great service from our friendly staff. There is an excellent atmosphere at Masa, with traditional and fusion style food available. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Topwater Grill 815 Ave O in San Leon  •  281-339-1232 On-site catering: We can accommodate up to 300 people. Facilities: We have a private banquet room upstairs that will accommodate up to 60 people.  Great room with nice view of Galveston's Back Bay. Off-site catering: Yes. We have mobile kitchen, table & chairs.  We also have music system.  We can serve anywhere from 50 to 500 people. Why us: We can make your party and your vision come to life at any budget.  Fresh local seafood enjoyed at a fun local waterfront setting. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Mainly Drinks 223 West Main St., La Porte  •  281-867-1700 On-site catering: Yes, 65 people maximum, Call for pricing. Off-site catering: Yes, unlimited number of guests. Why us: Mainly Drinks is very intimate, perfect for an office party, reception of 65 or fewer guests, holiday party, etc. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Cabo Clear Lake 2513 NASA Parkway, Seabrook  •  281-532-2691 On-site catering: We can accommodate a small company get together or a large corporate party up to 100 people. Facilities: You can reserve any section of CABO for your Christmas party. Inside next to our fireplace, on our patio overlooking Clear Lake or down stairs at the BEACH BAR. (Heaters included) Our chef specializes in Rustic Italian and Southwestern cuisine.  Off-site catering: 75 to100. You can choose from our list of finger foods or you can consult with our chef, and he can create a menu special for you and your party. Why us: We offer a one of a kind venue and experience like no other in the Clear Lake area. We specialize in great service, great music, great food and great times! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Jackie B’s • Sudie's Catering 352 N. Gulf Frwy., League City  •  713-557-1999 On-site catering: Yes, up to 300 guests. Facilities:  For events at our locations, we have several room options, including outdoor patio to choose from. We have a private room available to accommodate large groups.  Off-site catering: We can do 500-plus for catering. Why us: For off-site, we bring the Sudie's Mobile Kitchen to your event.  Food is served fresh and hot! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Cadillac Bar Kemah #7 Kemah Boardwalk • 281-334-9049 The lively atmosphere at Cadillac Bar makes it the perfect place to host your next event. Cadillac Bar has private rooms that vary in size and ambiance. We offer a variety of menu items to choose from including buffet-style and sit down menus. The possibilities are endless! Our on-site party planners will help to turn your get together into a fiesta-to-remember! From themed decorations to customized food and beverage menus, they'll turn your vision into reality. Interested in using the Cadillac Bar for an event? Visit CadillacBar.com to fill out our events request form.

~compiled by Betsey Ennis

In Print Bakkhus Taverna Jackie's Brickhouse La Brisa Signature Bistro t-bone toms dining Sherlock's Pub Dickinson Bar~B~Que Boardwalk FantaSea Jackie B's Masa Sushi Sake Bar The Tree House Casper's Billiards fun Noah’s Ark Bar & Grill The Beach Hut Big League Dreams Cabo Clear Lake Cadillac Bar Kemah Catering Fatty’s Sports Bar Holiday Parties Main St Bistro Mainly Drinks Mamacita’s Mediterraneo Nick's Pizza & Gelato Pomodoro’s Pasta & Pizzeria Sam’s Boat Sudie's Catering The Paint Pub Topwater Grill

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