Popolo Catering

1605 Calle Joaquin Ste. B, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Popolo Catering

Popolo Catering is a catering company located in beautiful San Luis Obispo, California. Family-owned and operated, this vendor caters all the way from Santa Barbara to Bradley up north. They pride themselves in providing exceptional service and delicious menus every client will rave about.

Services Offered
They desire to lift off the burden of organizing the food for your wedding day! A full-service catering company, Popolo Catering offers exceptional wedding service to make sure your event runs smoothly. Their services include:

  • Cake cutting
  • China
  • Cocktail reception
  • Delivery
  • Dessert
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Server(s)
  • Setup/cleanup
  • Tastings
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne toast
  • Limited bar
  • Open bar
  • Outside alcohol


Cuisine
They offer select catering menus, with choice beef, from sirloins to tri-tips. Their catering services offer desserts, appetizers, breads, salads, sides and delicious food bars. Popolo Catering offers the following cuisine styles:

  • Barbecue/roasted
  • Chicken
  • Beef
  • Pasta
  • Lasagnas
  • Seafood
  • Mexican
  • Polenta Casserole
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Owner Leon Castillo
Owner Leon Castillo
Owners Leon and Kathleen Castillo
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Monica, Leon, Kat
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Mary, Esther, Joe and Katherine
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63 Reviews for Popolo Catering

Recommended by 94% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0
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    Amanda · Married on 09/29/2018

    5
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Our entire experience with Popolo from start to finish was great. They maintained such a high level of professionalism and customer service I was thoroughly impressed. The food was amazing, the staff was amazing, and they helped make my wedding amazing. Our guests raved about the food and many went back for seconds! I highly recommend them!

    Sent on 10/12/2018
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    Popolo Catering's reply:

    Hi Amanda and Nathan, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience with us! It was a pleasure working with you and we are thrilled that you had an amazing day! We wish you all the best. Thank you, Monica Borge Sales and Event Coordinator
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    Laura · Married on 08/04/2018

    5
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Popolo catered a fabulous family dinner for us after our reception. They were very accomodating, gracious, efficient and friendly. The catering office was very responsive and easy to work with. The servers were wonderful and the food (tri-tip and salmon with all the fixings) was top-notch. Everyone enjoyed it SO much! Thank you, Popolo!!!!

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Popolo Catering FAQ

  • What is the average catering price per person for plated service? $ 28.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service? $ 22.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations? $ 25.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'ouevres? $ 15.00
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering? Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up, Cake Cutting, Dessert, Cocktail Reception, Server(s), Tastings, China, Linens, Flatware, Glassware
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 225.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast
  • What event services do you provide? Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up
  • What catering services do you provide? Breakfast / Brunch, Buffet, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Custom Menu, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Lunch, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What types of cuisine do you cater? American, BBQ, Italian, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Sandwiches
  • What dietary needs can you accommodate? Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Halal, Kosher, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Limited Bar, Open Bar, Champagne Toast, Signature Drink, Outside Alcohol
  • Which of the following items can you provide? Tables
  • Which of the following items can you provide? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

Real Weddings

Professional Network & Endorsements

6 Endorsements

  • DJ Bob Phase 1 Mobile DJ
    DJ Bob Phase 1 Mobile DJ Wedding DJs

    Kat and Leon are such good people and they know how to make events roll. I love their Taco Bars and them! -Dj Bob

  • Portola Inn
    Portola Inn Hotel Weddings

    A great all around caterer. Easy to work with, reasonably priced, great ideas, and wonderful food.

  • Forever DJ Events
    Forever DJ Events Wedding DJs

    I absolutely love working with Popolo's crew!! The food is always amazing and the staff is very helpful, friendly and professional. I highly recommend Popolo for your event catering!

Map

  • 1605 Calle Joaquin, Ste. B San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 See on map
    805-623-7210 (Phone number)
    8055439543 (Other Phone Number)
    8055439543 (Fax Number)
    Monday through Friday between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm. Weekends by appointment only.

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