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Matthew's Catering and Events

Jacksonville , FL
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LOCATION

2107 Hendricks Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32207 US (map)

PHONE

904-396-1213

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Matthew’s Restaurant provides the perfect platform for catering unforgettable events by artistically presenting and graciously serving award-winning restaurant-quality cuisine in your... Read more
Matthew’s Restaurant provides the perfect platform for catering unforgettable events by artistically presenting and graciously serving award-winning restaurant-quality cuisine in your home or ours. All menus are customized with your event in mind, using seasonal and local ingredients. We offer full-service catering and event design, both at Matthew’s Restaurant and at the location of your choice. We can coordinate rentals, linens, staffing and bar service as well as decorate and break down your event. Our goal is to assure your vision is a fabulous reality that is memorable, cherished and respected.

We would like to extend our off-site catering services; from a simple brown bag lunch to full service catering, enjoy the Matthew's Restaurant experience at your office, home or location of choice.

For more information please contact our Catering Director at 904-396-1213 x117 or our Catering Assistant at 904-396-1213 x112. Read less

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INFO FOR CATERING

What is your maximum catering capacity?
300

INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1949
When was your venue last renovated?
2011
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Restaurant
Describe the style of your venue
City, Glamorous, Modern
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
300
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
4
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
800
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
50
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Outside vendors welcome
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Outside vendors welcome
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
1949
When was your venue last renovated?
2011
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Restaurant
Describe the style of your venue
City, Glamorous, Modern
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
4
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
800
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
50
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Outside vendors welcome
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Outside vendors welcome
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

INFO FOR WEDDING PLANNING

What types of weddings do you accommodate?
Civil, Destination, Double Weddings, Eco-Friendly / Green, Military
What wedding planning services do you offer?
Day-of Coordinator, Full Planning, Partial Planning

REVIEWS

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Cindy
Wedding:
1/24/2014
5.0/5.0
What can I say, Matthew did an amazing job at my daughters January 24th wedding. My guests were blown away by the service and food. I am still hearing comments like, "I've never had a better piece of meat," and "Those were the best mashed potaotes I've ever had." We had 5 different food station which included soup and grilled cheese sandwiches, beef tenderloin and mashed potatoes, sushi, vegetables, chicken and just whe the guests thought the food was over, they butler passed sliders and milkshakes from M Shack. That combined with the glass champagne fountain, fire pits, s'mores table made the night unforgettable!!! Thank you Matthew and your team for making our special night perfect!!!
What can I say, Matthew did an amazing job at my daughters January 24th wedding. My guests were blown away by the service Read more...
What can I say, Matthew did an amazing job at my daughters January 24th wedding. My guests were blown away by the service and food. I am still hearing comments like, "I've never had a better piece of meat," and "Those were the best mashed potaotes I've ever had." We had 5 different food station which included soup and grilled cheese sandwiches, beef tenderloin and mashed potatoes, sushi, vegetables, chicken and just whe the guests thought the food was over, they butler passed sliders and milkshakes from M Shack. That combined with the glass champagne fountain, fire pits, s'mores table made the night unforgettable!!! Thank you Matthew and your team for making our special night perfect!!! Read less
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Jenny
Wedding:
10/18/2013
5.0/5.0
Everyone loved the food and everyone kept complimenting us on it.

they let us take home the leftovers and perople were excited to eat them the next day!!
Everyone loved the food and everyone kept complimenting us on it.

they let us take home the leftovers and perople Read more...
Everyone loved the food and everyone kept complimenting us on it.

they let us take home the leftovers and perople were excited to eat them the next day!! Read less
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Jamie A Winters
Wedding:
5/4/2013
5.0/5.0
Our experience with Matthew's was absolutely AMAZING!! From day 1, Elizabeth was the most responsive caterer we tried contacting in the general St. Augustine/Jacksonville area. She was a pleasure to work with, especially for a wedding. Everyone wants this day to be the most perfect in every way, and she helped make that possible. With every question, concern, or even a change of heart back and forth a few hundred times, she was there with an answer or support. We loved them so much, that we even had them come and provide the food for our rehearsal dinner! On our big day, everything was absolutely amazing and I have never heard so many people say "they LOVED the food!" Tons of our guests raved that they never seem to enjoy food at weddings, but our food was phenomenal.
Our experience with Matthew's was absolutely AMAZING!! From day 1, Elizabeth was the most responsive caterer we tried Read more...
Our experience with Matthew's was absolutely AMAZING!! From day 1, Elizabeth was the most responsive caterer we tried contacting in the general St. Augustine/Jacksonville area. She was a pleasure to work with, especially for a wedding. Everyone wants this day to be the most perfect in every way, and she helped make that possible. With every question, concern, or even a change of heart back and forth a few hundred times, she was there with an answer or support. We loved them so much, that we even had them come and provide the food for our rehearsal dinner! On our big day, everything was absolutely amazing and I have never heard so many people say "they LOVED the food!" Tons of our guests raved that they never seem to enjoy food at weddings, but our food was phenomenal. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Dawn
Wedding:
12/8/2012
5.0/5.0
Matthew's catering director was wonderful to work with during the planning process. I'm a pescetarian and my husband is a serious meat eater and we were able to create a menu that satisfied both our taste buds and gave our guests a variety. The servers and chefs were on time, professional and extremely helpful (a special plate was made for us with all the appetizers and they boxed up dinner for us as well, which we enjoyed at the end of the evening!). The set up was amazing and they came well prepared. We opted for food stations one of which was an action station. Our guests raved about the food (we are foodies so that was important to us, check!) and several went back for seconds and thirds! Overall I would recommend Matthew's catering to everyone (and I already have)!
Matthew's catering director was wonderful to work with during the planning process. I'm a pescetarian and my husband is a Read more...
Matthew's catering director was wonderful to work with during the planning process. I'm a pescetarian and my husband is a serious meat eater and we were able to create a menu that satisfied both our taste buds and gave our guests a variety. The servers and chefs were on time, professional and extremely helpful (a special plate was made for us with all the appetizers and they boxed up dinner for us as well, which we enjoyed at the end of the evening!). The set up was amazing and they came well prepared. We opted for food stations one of which was an action station. Our guests raved about the food (we are foodies so that was important to us, check!) and several went back for seconds and thirds! Overall I would recommend Matthew's catering to everyone (and I already have)! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Cate
Wedding:
11/24/2012
5.0/5.0
I hired Matthew's for my wedding on November 24th. The food and beverage portion of my wedding was an important element to my day. I'm a catering/event manager and have been producing events for 12 years. My guests had huge expectations for every aspect of my wedding. I chose Matthew's because of their reputation, my personal experiences and my trust in Elizabeth. They delivered and I'm so glad I made the right choice. I highly recommend them for your special day or occasion.
I hired Matthew's for my wedding on November 24th. The food and beverage portion of my wedding was an important element to Read more...
I hired Matthew's for my wedding on November 24th. The food and beverage portion of my wedding was an important element to my day. I'm a catering/event manager and have been producing events for 12 years. My guests had huge expectations for every aspect of my wedding. I chose Matthew's because of their reputation, my personal experiences and my trust in Elizabeth. They delivered and I'm so glad I made the right choice. I highly recommend them for your special day or occasion. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Lyndsey
Wedding:
10/6/2012
5.0/5.0
I will recommend Matthew's to every friend and relative who is having an event in Jacksonville until I'm blue in the face! Matthew's was the first nice restaurant my fiance and I ever went to and when it came to wedding planning, great food was my fiance's only request. Knowing that Matthew's was one of the most expensive caterers in town and we had quite a large reception planned, I was very nervous. However, Elizabeth, their catering director was absolutely wonderful. I was only in town for a week to plan the wedding, and she met me at my dad's house to show me options. Don't be fooled with the options and prices online, because Elizabeth worked with me extensively to get a menu that was both delicious and within our budget.

Once I had the menu, I actually contacted several other catering companies in town and gave them the menu Matthew's quoted me on and surprisingly, Matthew's price was actually below! I knew that Matthew's would provide the food quality and service we desired.

One of my favorite things about Matthew's was I didn't have to worry about setup or professionalism. Elisabeth asked me what my colors were and the theme and feel for the reception (backyard, rustic elegance) and they delivered! All of the food was displayed on rustic wood boards and basket with my flowers stuck all in between. Everyone was on time and extremely professional. I bought sheet cake from Publix and their staff cut and passed out cake, as well as poured and passed out champagne.

And last but certainly not least - THE FOOD WAS EXCEPTIONAL! They saved us a big box of leftovers which we ate on the way to the honeymoon and we still couldn't get over how good the food was. We heard it from numerous guests as well. I may be biased, but it's the best wedding food I've ever had.

If you're considering Matthew's, don't fret the price. Determine what you can afford and work with their staff to make it happen, you won't regret it!
I will recommend Matthew's to every friend and relative who is having an event in Jacksonville until I'm blue in the face! Read more...
I will recommend Matthew's to every friend and relative who is having an event in Jacksonville until I'm blue in the face! Matthew's was the first nice restaurant my fiance and I ever went to and when it came to wedding planning, great food was my fiance's only request. Knowing that Matthew's was one of the most expensive caterers in town and we had quite a large reception planned, I was very nervous. However, Elizabeth, their catering director was absolutely wonderful. I was only in town for a week to plan the wedding, and she met me at my dad's house to show me options. Don't be fooled with the options and prices online, because Elizabeth worked with me extensively to get a menu that was both delicious and within our budget.

Once I had the menu, I actually contacted several other catering companies in town and gave them the menu Matthew's quoted me on and surprisingly, Matthew's price was actually below! I knew that Matthew's would provide the food quality and service we desired.

One of my favorite things about Matthew's was I didn't have to worry about setup or professionalism. Elisabeth asked me what my colors were and the theme and feel for the reception (backyard, rustic elegance) and they delivered! All of the food was displayed on rustic wood boards and basket with my flowers stuck all in between. Everyone was on time and extremely professional. I bought sheet cake from Publix and their staff cut and passed out cake, as well as poured and passed out champagne.

And last but certainly not least - THE FOOD WAS EXCEPTIONAL! They saved us a big box of leftovers which we ate on the way to the honeymoon and we still couldn't get over how good the food was. We heard it from numerous guests as well. I may be biased, but it's the best wedding food I've ever had.

If you're considering Matthew's, don't fret the price. Determine what you can afford and work with their staff to make it happen, you won't regret it! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Jennifer
Wedding:
9/15/2012
5.0/5.0
Words can not express how impressed we were with Matthew's. The passed hor dourves were delicious and plentiful. The sit down served meal for 180 people was perfectly cooked, nicely presented, and simply mouth watering. The staff was excellent! And an added bonus that the executive chef was on site to co-ordinate everything! Thank you Matthew's for your attention to detail! Our guests are still talking about how delicious everything was!
Words can not express how impressed we were with Matthew's. The passed hor dourves were delicious and plentiful. The sit Read more...
Words can not express how impressed we were with Matthew's. The passed hor dourves were delicious and plentiful. The sit down served meal for 180 people was perfectly cooked, nicely presented, and simply mouth watering. The staff was excellent! And an added bonus that the executive chef was on site to co-ordinate everything! Thank you Matthew's for your attention to detail! Our guests are still talking about how delicious everything was! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Wedding Venue
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Laura
Wedding:
9/8/2012
5.0/5.0
The catering services provided by Matthews were simply outstanding! The food was excellent, and we received many complements. The bartenders were very attentive and provided a great service. I would definitely recommend them to anyone for any special occasion event.
The catering services provided by Matthews were simply outstanding! The food was excellent, and we received many Read more...
The catering services provided by Matthews were simply outstanding! The food was excellent, and we received many complements. The bartenders were very attentive and provided a great service. I would definitely recommend them to anyone for any special occasion event. Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
9/8/2012
5.0/5.0
Enough cannot be said about Matthew's. I have had nothing but rave reviews from my guests about how incredible the food was at our reception. To begin with, Elizabeth was a delight to work with and was so helpful in directing us with possible ways to coordinate our menu. We had a variety of food for our guests and there was not one thing I did not get a compliment on. You can tell they are true professionals and take pride in creating delicious food that tickles all your senses. As if looking at the beautifully presented dishes aren't enough, the lingering smell draws you in for seconds and thirds because having one plate is not nearly enough for your tastebuds. We also used bartenders from Matthew's and they were just as enjoyable. It was nice to have knowledgable bartenders available to serve our guests a wide variety of delicious concoctions. Dealing with everyone setting up was the least stressful part of my day. Matthew's came in, took charge and had everything to go on schedule. If you are looking for someone who's knows what they're doing, is a great value and is professional and enjoyable, call Matthew's. You will be sorely disappointed if you don't.
Enough cannot be said about Matthew's. I have had nothing but rave reviews from my guests about how incredible the food Read more...
Enough cannot be said about Matthew's. I have had nothing but rave reviews from my guests about how incredible the food was at our reception. To begin with, Elizabeth was a delight to work with and was so helpful in directing us with possible ways to coordinate our menu. We had a variety of food for our guests and there was not one thing I did not get a compliment on. You can tell they are true professionals and take pride in creating delicious food that tickles all your senses. As if looking at the beautifully presented dishes aren't enough, the lingering smell draws you in for seconds and thirds because having one plate is not nearly enough for your tastebuds. We also used bartenders from Matthew's and they were just as enjoyable. It was nice to have knowledgable bartenders available to serve our guests a wide variety of delicious concoctions. Dealing with everyone setting up was the least stressful part of my day. Matthew's came in, took charge and had everything to go on schedule. If you are looking for someone who's knows what they're doing, is a great value and is professional and enjoyable, call Matthew's. You will be sorely disappointed if you don't. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Samantha
Wedding:
9/1/2012
5.0/5.0
Wow. People are STILL talking about the food, and if you've ever eaten at Chef Matthew's restaurant in San Marco, you know why. Elizabeth, the manager and coordinator of events is SO sweet and the entire team is awesome- not only do they humbly accept requests for different menu items, but they work seamlessly to ensure precision and perfection throughout your entire event. Not only was I proud to have them as our wedding reception caterers, but I'm also excited to spend every anniversary of my husband & I's in the future at Matthew's, eating the same dreamy, mouth-watering amazement that we had on our wedding night. Matthew's is a true gem of Jacksonville.
Wow. People are STILL talking about the food, and if you've ever eaten at Chef Matthew's restaurant in San Marco, you know Read more...
Wow. People are STILL talking about the food, and if you've ever eaten at Chef Matthew's restaurant in San Marco, you know why. Elizabeth, the manager and coordinator of events is SO sweet and the entire team is awesome- not only do they humbly accept requests for different menu items, but they work seamlessly to ensure precision and perfection throughout your entire event. Not only was I proud to have them as our wedding reception caterers, but I'm also excited to spend every anniversary of my husband & I's in the future at Matthew's, eating the same dreamy, mouth-watering amazement that we had on our wedding night. Matthew's is a true gem of Jacksonville. Read less
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