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The 13th Taco

Raleigh, NC View map
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About

The 13th Taco is a unique wedding caterer servicing the beautiful Raleigh and Durham regions of North Carolina. Chef J. “David” Peraza, with his wife Marilyn, manage a crew of team members that take their authentic Mexican cuisine on the road. Their food has won several awards over the years, and they're ready to win you over next. From the engagement party to the rehearsal dinner to the reception, The 13th Taco will be there to bring you their delectable dishes, and bring smiles along the way. You'll be the hit of wedding season.

Services Offered
From plated to buffet catering, The 13th Taco is there to help. However, if you're looking for the hottest new “casual” wedding trend, The 13th Taco offers food truck service, in which they bring their mobile food unit to your special day. From delivery to setup and cleanup, The 13th Taco is a full-service caterer that goes above and beyond expectations. Other services they provide include:

  • Cake cutting
  • Buffet
  • Family style
  • Stations
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Tastings
  • Dessert
  • Family style


Cuisine
If you couldn't tell from the name, The 13th Taco is for taco connoisseurs. They provide world-class Mexican cuisine, complete with taco and fajita bars. The styles of cuisine they offer include:

  • Mexican (taco-fusion)
  • Authentic World Class Mexican
  • See our website for most Popular Menu Options and Pricing: https://the13thtaco.com/italia-13-catering-menus
  • Hispanic or Latinx-owned
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average catering price per person for plated service?

$35

What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

$23.95

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$20

What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres?

$12

Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?

Delivery
Set Up
Cake Cutting
Dessert
Cocktail Reception
Server(s)
Tastings

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
Tapas
Tastings

What types of cuisine do you cater?

American
Italian
Latin American
Local
Mexican
Sandwiches
Seafood
Southern
Southwestern
Spanish

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free
No Pork
Nut Free
Organic
Vegan
Vegetarian
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    Kelly Z. Married on 10/15/2021
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    13th Taco is the best!

    We used 13th Taco for our wedding in October. We unfortunately had to postpone our wedding from 2020 due to covid and 13th Taco was so helpful through that whole process! Working with 13th Taco was just a delight. Their food is beyond delicious and they were so accommodating to food allergies and our 2 vegan guests. We highly recommend them!
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    Wedding review for 13th Taco and Taps

    The 13th Taco and Taps catered our wedding and did an absolutely amazing job. They helped me design a menu that fit my wedding style and budget. Marilyn and Chef even helped me design a signature cocktail for my guests. They and their entire team were the embodiment of professionalism and one of the easiest vendors to work with. This was incredibly important to us as our wedding occurred in the Fall of 2020 during the height of the pandemic. The food was wonderful and fresh and many guests complimented the menu. Sincere thanks and appreciation to Marilyn and Chef for making our wedding day special and filled with love, health, and delicious food. In closing, I give 13th Taco and Taps my highest recommendation for any catered event, particularly weddings.
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    Alexa Married on 11/04/2017
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    We hired 13th Taco for our 70 person wedding, and it worked out wonderfully! We absolutely recommend them!

    When communicating with them prior to the wedding they responded to all of our questions quickly and professionally, and they made sure that everything in our contract was clear and exactly what we had agreed upon. They even emailed us a week prior to verify everything once again, and to make sure there wouldn’t be any ambiguity or questions on our big day.

    We were slightly worried about how fast they would be able to get food out, but it wasn’t an issue at all! We did tell our guests to try not to all line up at the same time, which worked really well, and in the 2 hours the truck was serving all of our guests were quickly fed, and many even went back for seconds.

    So how about the food? It was INCREDIBLE. The ingredients were fresh, the food was flavorful and delicious, and their presentation is gorgeous. We’ve had so many of our guests tell us after the wedding how much they enjoyed the food from 13th Taco. In particular, our vegetarian guests really enjoyed the Chorizo Tofu option.

    They were able to offer gluten free options, and vegan options as well, so we didn’t have to make any special considerations for our guests with dietary restrictions, which was awesome.

    Overall, we were extremely pleased with 13th Taco. The communication was great, the food was delicious, and the options appealed to all of our guests. In our - completely unbiased ;) – opinion, this was the best wedding food we’ve ever had. In fact, we tracked them down the week after the wedding just to eat their food again!

    The 13th Taco's reply:

    Thank you so much, Alexa. It was a pleasure to serve you, your new hubby and your guests. We look forward to serving you again soon!
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10511 Shadowlawn Drive Raleigh, NC, 27526
9192708473
919-270-8473

We are a mobile food unit, please see our Calendar on our website for hours and venues.
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