52 Reviews
Plated, Buffet, Stations, Family Style

About Emily's Cafe & Catering

Emily’s Café & Catering is a husband and wife owned and operated catering business based in Pennington, New Jersey. This full-service catering business opened its doors back in 2004. Since then, James, the chef, has been working closely with Emily, the catering director, to deliver seasonal menus and exceptional service for couples on their wedding day.

Services Offered
James and Emily not only provide delightful menus and service to couples and guests, but they can also assist with all-inclusive event planning. They are available to assist with everything from setup and cleanup to even handling all your rental needs.

Emily’s Café & Catering provides couples with menu framework options they can choose from. However, couples will have each menu customized to meet their taste and wedding style. All meals are crafted with local and seasonal ingredients to ensure the freshest final taste. Cuisine options include:

  • Buffet
  • Cake
  • Cake cutting
  • Cocktail reception
  • Custom menu
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tapas
  • Tastings

Categories: Wedding Caterer

Regions serviced: Southern New Jersey

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52 Reviews for Emily's Cafe & Catering

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Book them, book them, book them, book them. Do it now, you cannot possibly do it fast enough. Having Emily's cater our wedding was hands down the best choice we made during planning. The food is phenomenal- you can find that out when you do a complimentary tasting, probably complimentary because it is basically guaranteed you will book them once you try their food. We had a handful of foodies, people with sensitive diets, and general curmudgeons and they are all still raving about the food.

If the incredible food isn't enough to sell you, book Emily's because of Jennifer. By the time we got to the wedding day, I was almost more excited to see Jennifer than I was to see my future husband. Jennifer coordinated our rentals, our alcohol, the staff, set up of our rentals and decorations. She truly did it all. She answered my late night panicked texts and incessant emails. People not only commented on the quality of the food, but also the quality of the service. The bartenders were incredibly friendly and the servers were all attentive. It doesn't hurt that first thing after the ceremony, Jenn brought us drinks and plate of all of our appetizers. If you want to have a smooth wedding day, an experienced person to help guide you through your entire wedding, and the best wedding food you've ever had, book Emily's.

Profile Picture Taylor, 6/9/18, 7 Reviews
Category: Catering
Services Used: American, Local, Seafood, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Nut Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Clean Up, Set Up, Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Custom Menu, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tapas, Tastings

Words cannot even express how happy we were with Emily's!!! We used them for our wedding last month and they were a huge part in making our day perfect! My husband and I are huge foodies, so it was important to us that we found a caterer that reflected our passion! We were absolutely blown away by everything we tried at our tasting, and everything was just as amazing at the wedding! Every single guest raved about how wonderful everything was! (They're still talking about it a month later!!) And our cake was not only one of the most beautiful wedding cakes I've ever seen, but it seriously may have been the best cake I've ever tasted!! I cannot say enough great things about working with Jennifer! She seriously went above and beyond to make sure our day went smoothly. We had a venue where we had to bring everything in ourselves, and Jenn was SUCH a huge help. She is the sweetest and incredibly professional. We HIGHLY recommend using them!!!

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Profile Picture Kaitlin, 10/21/17, 4 Reviews
Category: Catering
Services Used: Cake, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Tastings, American, Local, Bartender(s), Open Bar, Signature Drink, Chairs, Tables, Clean Up, Set Up, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian

Emily's Cafe & Catering FAQ

Clean Up
Set Up
Cake Cutting
Cocktail Reception
Custom Menu
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
French Service
Latin American
Middle Eastern
Gluten Free
Lactose Free
No Pork
Nut Free
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine
Cash Bar
Liquor License
Outside Alcohol
Chocolate Fountain


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Professional Network & Endorsements

Emily and her staff are absolutely wonderful. They do an amazing job and it's always a REAL pleasure to work with them.

The food at Emily's is absolutely elegant and delicious. In addition, Emily's easy personality and attention to detail assure her clients amazing food & service on the day of their wedding.

Emily and her staff are true professionals, they bring service, style and excellent taste to every event. We've been working with them for a number of years and we always have collectively very happy clients.


9 North Main Street, Pennington, NJ 08534   See On Map
609-730-1010 (phone)
Emily's Cafe & Catering is a wedding Caterer from Central New Jersey. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Princeton , Bucks County, and Pennington . Emily's Cafe & Catering is a professional wedding Caterer that has been part of the Central New Jersey wedding industry for 10 years. We specialize in Rustic Chic Weddings .