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We Found the 10 Best Restaurants Catering in Detroit

  • Kristen Evans
  • 5 Min Read

The secret to ordering catering for work is to select food that people get excited about, like spit-roasted chicken or buttery toffee cookies. Luckily, Detroit has so many catering options that lunch can be delicious, varied, and, above all, easy to plan. When you want to satisfy the cravings of your colleagues or clients, you can depend on the city’s top caterers to deliver mouthwatering food straight to your office. Here are the ten best restaurants catering to impress in Detroit.

1. Lunchtime Global (660 Woodward Ave., Detroit)

Lunchtime Global serves amped-up sandwiches and salads packaged just for the office. Its “Lunchbox Special” comes with a signature sandwich, potato chips, cookie, and your choice of bottled water or soda. You can’t go wrong with inventive, veggie-friendly choices like the roasted sweet potato sandwich stuffed with mixed greens, tender red peppers, and a spicy Thai chili sauce for heat.

2. Al Basha Subs (5122 Anthony Wayne Dr., Detroit)

Al Basha Subs offers a huge catering menu of sandwiches and salads with both American and Middle Eastern flavors. The Detroit restaurant can whip up earthy falafel, lightly fried chickpea fritters, or a spicy chicken sub dressed with creamy ranch dressing, pickles, corn, and mayo. If you want to test out its Middle Eastern dishes, try the fattoush salad. Tossed with fresh tomatoes and oven-crisped pita, it makes the perfect side dish. 

Whether you want pancakes or a complete buffet, it’s easy to find options at the Detroit establishment Jeff's Over the Top Catering.

3. Jeff’s Over the Top Catering (3044 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit) 

With a host of breakfast and lunch options on its catering menu, Jeff’s Over the Top Catering lives up to its name. This Detroit restaurant is one of the best choices for catering an early morning meeting. Its “Traditional Breakfast Package” provides fluffy stacks of pancakes, scrambled eggs, crisp hash browns, applewood-smoked bacon, and savory breakfast sausage, along with fresh fruit, assorted juices, and piping-hot coffee.

4. Polish Village Cafe (2990 Yemans St., Hamtramck)

Polish Village Cafe specializes in Old World comfort food. You’ll find plump pierogies stuffed with potato, cheese, and spices, as well as hearty entrées for beating the cold, like tender meatballs, cabbage stuffed with sautéed ground beef, and schnitzel, which is lightly breaded and fried pork. Start with its “Two Entrée” package to explore the impressive menu. It comes with your choice of two entrées, savory or sweet pierogi, potato, vegetable, salad, and bread.

5. Tijuana’s Mexican Kitchen (18950 Ford Rd., Detroit) 

If you need to liven up your next meeting, try Tijuana’s Mexican Kitchen, one of the best restaurants catering Mexican food in Detroit. With its “Taco Bar Combo,” everyone on your team gets the chance to build their own taco platter. It includes fillings like grilled chicken and delicately spiced ground beef, tender beans and rice, citrusy salsa, creamy guacamole, and tons of other fixings. None of your colleagues or clients will walk away hungry.

6. PizzaPapalis (3171 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit)

PizzaPapalis turns out thin-crust and deep-dish pizzas that offices throughout Detroit crave. Its catering menu offers plenty of toppings that meat eaters will adore, like spicy pepperoni, Italian sausage, and chopped bacon, but don’t be afraid to spring for one of the vegetarian-friendly pizzas, either. The thin-crust veggie pizza has enough earthy mushrooms, tender green peppers and onions, and roasted broccoli to fill everyone up.

Which Wich turns out some of the best sandwich catering spreads you'll find in Detroit.

7. Which Wich (645 Griswold St., Detroit)

Try Which Wich for some of the best deli classics, like ham, turkey, or tuna salad. The “Classic Menu” package is best for feeding a full team and comes with a popular sandwich tray, house salad, assorted potato chips, your choice of drink, and Which Wich’s fan-favorite toffee-infused cookies for dessert. Its catering menu also makes it easy to scale up or down and feed meat eaters or veggie lovers alike.

Whether you need sandwiches or a hearty meal, you can rely on Market Fresh Deli for some of the best catering in Detroit.

8. Market Fresh Deli (18200 Chicago W., Detroit) 

Whether your meeting requires classic deli and wrap sandwiches or something hearty like chili, you can order it all from Market Fresh Deli. Its catering menu offers plenty of deli standards like the Reuben, with tender corned beef, gooey Swiss cheese, and creamy Russian dressing. Another fan favorite, the veggie wrap, combines mixed greens and garlicky aioli with flavorful marinated tomatoes, caramelized onions, sautéed peppers, and pepperoncini. Gluten-free options are also available.

Boostan Cafe delivers some of the best Mediterranean catering options we've tasted in Detroit.

9. Boostan Cafe (3470 Holbrook Ave., Hamtramck) 

Are your colleagues or clients itching to try something new for lunch? Check out Boostan Cafe for some of the best Mediterranean catering in Detroit. With tender chicken and lamb shawarma, crisp falafel sandwiches, and bright tabbouleh salad, its catering menu makes it easy to sample widely. Try one of the feast or combo packages to get the most mileage.

10. Mr. Kabob (119 Monroe Ave., Detroit) 

When you need to feed a small army, try Mr. Kabob. Its lunch packages serve 20 people and arrive packed with shawarma (tender, spit-roasted steak or chicken), delicately fried falafel, fresh salad, soft piles of rice, warm pita bread, and creamy garlic sauce and hummus for dipping and dressing. 

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