List of Commonly Used Caterers

Caterers by cuisine and location

This list can be sorted alphabetically by clicking on any of the headings.

Cuisine Type Caterer Location
American Caterer Milk Street Cafe     Boston
Mediterranean         Restaurant Aceituna Cafe Cambridge
Kosher Caterer Milk Street Cafe Boston
American Restaurant         Au Bon Pain Cambridge (Kendall Square)    
American Restaurant b.good Cambridge
Italian Restaurant Bertucci's Cambridge (Kendall Square)
American Bakery Carberry's Cambridge
Kosher Restaurant Cafe Eilat Brookline
American Restaurant Coast Soul Cafe     Cambridge
American Restaurant Cosi Cambridge (Kendall Square)    
American Caterer Jules Catering Somerville
American Restaurant Kelly's Roast Beef     Saugus (catering)
American Bakery Party Favors Brookline
American Restaurant Quiznos Cambridge (Tech Square)
BBQ Restaurant RedBones Somerville
Chinese Restaurant Royal East Cambridge
American Restaurant Sebastian's Cambridge (Kendall Square)
Thai Restaurant The Similans Cambridge
Mexican Restaurant Cantina La Mexicana         Somerville
Thai Restaurant Thailand Cafe Cambridge
Vegan Pizzeria T.J Scallywaggles Cambridge
American Caterer Whole Foods Cambridge
American Caterer Zigo Cambridge
BBQ Restaurant Blue Ribbon Newton
Indian Restaurant Shalimar of India Cambridge
Greek Restaurant Greek Corner Cambridge
American Caterer Off the Vine Brighton
Chinese Restaurant Mulan Cambridge
American Bakery Sweet Cupcakes Cambridge (Harvard Square)
Various Caterer Basil Tree Somerville
American Bakery Rosie's Bakery Somerville
Italian Restaurant Maggiano's Boston
Italian Pizzeria Beauty's Pizzeria Cambridge
Italian Pizzeria Pizzeria Regina Boston
Thai Restaurant Spice and Rice Cambridge

Off-Campus Caterers

1st & Fresh Catering

  • tel. 617.252.0707
  • 605 West Kendall Street, Cambridge, MA (Over near the American Twine Building and the weekly farmer's market)
  • Mediterranean food - yummy!!!
  • Aceituna Cafe catering menu (PDF)

Au Bon Pain
  • 1-800-765-4227
  • Location: Kendall Square

  • (617) 794-4596
  • Locations: Harvard Square, Back Bay, Brookline, Newbury Street
  • burgers, turkey burgers, veggie burgers, chicken burgers
  • Contact: John (the owner) at

  • (617) 661-8356
  • Location: Kendall Square
  • Wide variety of Italian food, reasonably priced

  • (617) 576-5100
  • Location: Prospect Street outside of Central Sq., Cambridge
  • Wide variety of sandwiches, pastries, coffees, etc. Can handle package catering or a la carte catering.
  • Carberry's Cafe Catering Menu (PDF)

Cafe Eilat
  • (617) 292-7695 Tel.
  • (617) 543-4586 Cell (Fred Burkholder)
  • (617) 292-4633 Fax
  • Location: Cafe Eilat is in Brookline, NightOwl? Deliveries handles their catering orders, as well as number of other food vendors.
  • Cafe Eilat is Kosher Dairy!!!!
  • A variety of pizzas, sandwiches and salads.

Coast Cafe
  • (617) 354-7644
  • Location: 233 River Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Amazing homemade fried chicken, meatloaf, ribs and all the fixin's

  • (617) 868-5810
  • Location: Kendall Square
  • A variety of sandwiches and salads.

Jules Catering
  • Tel: (617) 628-5977 (Catering info)
  • Fax: (617) 625-9725
  • E-mail:
  • Location: 66 South Street, PO Box 360, Somerville, MA 02143
  • A variety of sandwiches, salads, soups, hot meals, hors d'ouevre, et cetera.

Kelly's Roast Beef
  • (866) 395-1899 (Catering info)
  • Location: Catering comes from Saugus location
  • Variety of sandwich platters, salads, wings, soups, desserts, and beverages
  • Kelly's Roast Beef Catering menu (PDF)

Milk Street Cafe
  • (617) 542-FOOD (3663)
  • Location: Milk Street, downtown Boston
  • Kosher meat and Kosher dairy kitchens!!!!!

Party Favors
  • (617) 566-3330
  • Location: Brookline
  • Excellent cake bakery.

  • tel: 617-225-7827
  • Location: Technology Square, Cambridge, MA
  • Monday - Friday, 10am-7pm (closed Saturday & Sunday)
  • Subs, soups, and salads - also they do catering
  • Quiznos Catering menu (PDF)

RedBones BBQ
  • (617) 628-9045
  • Location: Davis Square, Cambridge
  • Great BBQ, tends to bring LARGE portions.

Royal East
  • (617) 661-1660
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Chinese food

  • (617) 758-0112 (7 Cambridge Place location)
  • Location: Kendall Square
  • Serves both hot and cold meals, excellent hors d'oeuvre options for small or large events. Also good for ice cream parties!
  • As of May 2009, Sebastians has 'new hot entree containers, developed by Greenwave(R) - made from natural plant fibers including sugarcane, grass, and reed plasma so they naturally decompose when in contact with soil and compost. ... salad containers are made of compostable paper instead of plastic ... Even our forks, spoons and knives for our catering are made from non-GMO corn starch and other biodegradable fillers. (Please note: for those who still wish to use plastic container products, they are available by request only.)'

The Similans
  • (617) 491-6999
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Fantastic Thai food, reasonably priced.

Taqueria la mexicana
  • (617) 776-5232
  • Location: Union Square, Somerville
  • Fantastic Mexican food, very reasonably priced. Vegetarian options!

Thailand Cafe
  • (617) 492-2492
  • Location: 302 Mass Ave, Cambridge
  • Yummy Thai food, close to campus, sends copious amounts of food.
  • Very accommodating if you need to have more veggie options (like veggie pad thai instead of chicken+shrimp pad thai or a veggie dish instead of a meat dish) to swap into attached 'set meals' in Party Platter/Catering menu.
  • Thailand Cafe Catering menu (PDF) Menu as of March 2004 (pricing still valid as of Sept 2008)

T.J. Scallywaggle's
  • (617) 787-9884 Phone (617)787-3300 Fax
  • Location: 487 Cambridge Street, Allston, MA 02134
  • VEGAN Pizza and Subs and they deliver to MIT for a small fee

Whole Foods

Zigo catering

Kosher Restaurants that Deliver

  • (617) 542-FOOD (3663)
  • Location: Milk Street, downtown Boston
  • Kosher meat and Kosher dairy kitchens!!!!!

  • (617-292-7695)
  • In addition to many other non-kosher establishments, Night Owl delivers food from the following kosher restaurants:
    • Cafe Eilat (kosher dairy - pizza & some wraps), 406 Harvard Street, Brookline
    • J.P. Licks Brookline (kosher dairy), 311 Harvard Street, Brookline
    • Rami's (kosher meat - greek/mediterranean), 324 Harvard Street, Brookline
    • Rubin's (kosher meat - deli), 500 Harvard Street, Brookline
    • Ruth's Kitchen (kosher meat - standard hot entries), 401 Harvard Street, Brookline
    • Taam China (kosher meat - Chinese food), 423 Harvard Street, Brookline
    • The Butcherie (kosher meat - deli style & hot entrees), 428 Harvard Street, Brookline

On-Campus Caterers


TechCatering services range from everyday office catering to large-scale formal functions. From breakfast to lunch to afternoon breaks, TechCatering offers something for every event. The professional sales team facilitates all arrangements to ensure the success of your event or function. Please call 617-253-2735 or e-mail for information. Note: TechCatering handles catering for the R&D Pub and Pritchett exclusively.

Alpine Catering, DunkinDonuts and Cambridge Grill

The Alpine Company operates DunkinDonuts and the Cambridge Grill at MIT. Most menu items available at these locations are available through the catering menu. Please call for details. MIT customers can be accommodated with as little as a 24-hour notice. To discuss your event, please call 617-258-6143.


Sepal offers Middle Eastern cuisine with a strong emphasis on fresh ingredients, authentic foods and vegetarian dishes. The catering menu includes hummus, falafel wraps, salads and more. Sepal meat dishes are Halal-certified. Please call 617-342-5570.


Subway Restaurant at MIT (W20, Lobdell) offers casual catering menus with sandwich or cookie platters, wraps, chips and beverages. Please call 617-324-SUBS (7827).

Pacific St. Café

Pacific St. Café, located in the Northwest section of campus, provides drop-off catering services for the entire MIT Community. Please call 617-494-1414 for information.

Anna's Taqueria

Anna’s Taqueria offers its full menu for catering. If burritos, tacos, chips, salsa, guacamole and more are ideal for your casual event, please call Anna’s Taqueria at 617-324-2662.

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