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Miraglia Catering

Greater Bay Area , CA
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Greater Bay Area, CA US (map)

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800-992-2837

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ABOUT US

A gracious staff and tasteful presentation are the hallmarks of a well-planned event. And experience is the foundation for ensuring both. Miraglia Catering has been serving inspired fare... Read more
A gracious staff and tasteful presentation are the hallmarks of a well-planned event. And experience is the foundation for ensuring both. Miraglia Catering has been serving inspired fare to the Greater Bay Area since 1948. We would welcome the opportunity to cater to you on your special day. Call and let our experience and creativity make your reception the best it can be while you relax and enjoy the celebration. Read less
Catering

INFO FOR CATERING

What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres - Displayed, Hors d'oeuvres - Passed, Plated, Stations
What bar services do you provide?
Limited Bar
What alcohol services do you provide?
Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine
What types of cuisine do you cater?
African, American (New), American (Traditional), British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, French, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese
Do you accommodate dietary needs?
Vegan, Vegetarian
What is your maximum catering capacity?
4000

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Miraglia Catering offers a great variety of foods, all of which are delicious and affordable. They were able to work within our budget and provide a very memorable wedding dinner for us and our guests. They are extremely responsive and Karen is very fun and friendly. We really enjoyed working with her and she always got back to us within 1-2 days during the week, which we really appreciated. All of our guests complimented how great the food was, and the staff took great care of us - they even brought me (the bride) food to the bridal suite before the ceremony to ensure I had eaten, even though they weren't contracted to be ready to serve until the end of the ceremony! The staff were so friendly and able to accommodate our last-minute needs onsite as well. I would highly recommend Miraglia!
Miraglia Catering offers a great variety of foods, all of which are delicious and affordable. They were able to work Read more...
Miraglia Catering offers a great variety of foods, all of which are delicious and affordable. They were able to work within our budget and provide a very memorable wedding dinner for us and our guests. They are extremely responsive and Karen is very fun and friendly. We really enjoyed working with her and she always got back to us within 1-2 days during the week, which we really appreciated. All of our guests complimented how great the food was, and the staff took great care of us - they even brought me (the bride) food to the bridal suite before the ceremony to ensure I had eaten, even though they weren't contracted to be ready to serve until the end of the ceremony! The staff were so friendly and able to accommodate our last-minute needs onsite as well. I would highly recommend Miraglia! Read less
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Thao
Wedding:
10/25/2014
4.6/5.0
Miraglia did a fantastic job catering at our wedding at the Chabot Space Center! They are a preferred vendor and know the venue very well, so it was very straightforward in terms of setup and how we wanted things organized. They were pretty flexible to how we wanted things, but also made us aware if any kind of setup was not a good idea or just not feasible for the location. We ended up going with their recommendations most of the time because they were so familiar with the location. The food was phenomenal and everyone loved the s'mores station that they had. The appetizers were delicious and we also special requested an asian style pork which was a big hit and my favorite bite to eat that day! We also hired a day of assistant and they got us Bonnie, who did a very good job at setting things up and making sure we had food and drink at all times. We didn't realize how crazy things would get and how much you forget to eat, so we were very happy to have someone checking on us. Karen was our go to from the start and was always very responsive via email (we had a LOT of questions). She even came the day of to make sure things were going smoothly and to say hi, so that was very nice! They are priced on the higher side of what we initially budgeted, but you can pick and choose what you want, and in the end, it was all worth it! It was a very memorable night and Karen made it happen! I think as a couple, you also have to be very on top of it, organized and detail oriented if you are doing DIY and want things a certain way. We took photographs of the venue and made notes of what we wanted where. Then, with all of our decor, we took photographs of how we wanted each setup to look. That definitely helped make things run more smoothly because we had a relatively short setup time. Mirgalia was professional from start to finish and very well organized. We are very pleased to have them be part of our special day!
Miraglia did a fantastic job catering at our wedding at the Chabot Space Center! They are a preferred vendor and know the Read more...
Miraglia did a fantastic job catering at our wedding at the Chabot Space Center! They are a preferred vendor and know the venue very well, so it was very straightforward in terms of setup and how we wanted things organized. They were pretty flexible to how we wanted things, but also made us aware if any kind of setup was not a good idea or just not feasible for the location. We ended up going with their recommendations most of the time because they were so familiar with the location. The food was phenomenal and everyone loved the s'mores station that they had. The appetizers were delicious and we also special requested an asian style pork which was a big hit and my favorite bite to eat that day! We also hired a day of assistant and they got us Bonnie, who did a very good job at setting things up and making sure we had food and drink at all times. We didn't realize how crazy things would get and how much you forget to eat, so we were very happy to have someone checking on us. Karen was our go to from the start and was always very responsive via email (we had a LOT of questions). She even came the day of to make sure things were going smoothly and to say hi, so that was very nice! They are priced on the higher side of what we initially budgeted, but you can pick and choose what you want, and in the end, it was all worth it! It was a very memorable night and Karen made it happen! I think as a couple, you also have to be very on top of it, organized and detail oriented if you are doing DIY and want things a certain way. We took photographs of the venue and made notes of what we wanted where. Then, with all of our decor, we took photographs of how we wanted each setup to look. That definitely helped make things run more smoothly because we had a relatively short setup time. Mirgalia was professional from start to finish and very well organized. We are very pleased to have them be part of our special day! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Lighting & Decor
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Justin
Wedding:
3/9/2014
5.0/5.0
Wonderful caterer. Very professional. They can help you plan out many parts of your wedding. Karen, who was out primary point of contact was amazing. She gave us plenty of material to help us plan our wedding, much of which wasn't catering specific. She just wanted to help us out.

We did have an odd request we placed on them, we wanted a whole filipino pork lechon. They were able to find someone who could do it and delivered a fantastic whole pig, at a great price no less.

At the wedding, they catering was perfect. The bar tender was attentive, the food was hot and delicious, and cook was friendly and helpful.
Wonderful caterer. Very professional. They can help you plan out many parts of your wedding. Karen, who was out primary Read more...
Wonderful caterer. Very professional. They can help you plan out many parts of your wedding. Karen, who was out primary point of contact was amazing. She gave us plenty of material to help us plan our wedding, much of which wasn't catering specific. She just wanted to help us out.

We did have an odd request we placed on them, we wanted a whole filipino pork lechon. They were able to find someone who could do it and delivered a fantastic whole pig, at a great price no less.

At the wedding, they catering was perfect. The bar tender was attentive, the food was hot and delicious, and cook was friendly and helpful. Read less
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Nicolette
Wedding:
8/10/2013
5.0/5.0
Miraglia was fantastic! From the very first phone call, Karen was professional, attentive, thorough and so caring! My husband and I are both vegan and she didn't even bat an eye! She crafted a wonderful menu, to please all palates! All of our guests talked about how amazing the food was--everyone was craving that tomato tart for weeks afterwards! The staff the day-of were amazing and so nice. Easy to work worth, great value, great food and great staff--what more could I ask for?!?! Thank you, Miraglia!
Miraglia was fantastic! From the very first phone call, Karen was professional, attentive, thorough and so caring! My Read more...
Miraglia was fantastic! From the very first phone call, Karen was professional, attentive, thorough and so caring! My husband and I are both vegan and she didn't even bat an eye! She crafted a wonderful menu, to please all palates! All of our guests talked about how amazing the food was--everyone was craving that tomato tart for weeks afterwards! The staff the day-of were amazing and so nice. Easy to work worth, great value, great food and great staff--what more could I ask for?!?! Thank you, Miraglia! Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
8/10/2013
2.9/5.0
Miraglia's food was delicious, and Karen was very helpful at the beginning of our wedding planning process, answering all of my questions and even recommending our fantastic wedding coordinator, Caitlin Arnold.

As our wedding date got closer, things were less ideal. Karen reluctantly let us do a tasting even though we were supposed to have done it earlier (though we were never approached about scheduling this and the deadline appeared as a small detail in our contract). Who would choose wedding food without a tasting? She was also a bit inflexible in dealing with our coordinator about our set-up diagrams.

Despite the great food, we ended up with a sour taste in our mouth when we got our final invoice and discovered that she had snuck in charges for vendor appetizers, bar, and snacks when our coordinator had expressly quoted numbers not including vendors. Our wedding coordinator made sure that vendors did not snag apps or get drinks from the bar during our wedding. Karen later told us that our coordinator's numbers were "way off" even though her reply to our coordinator's quote was that everything looked great.

This extra cost didn't amount to a lot, but Karen was resistant to removing it, saying she'd have to talk to the owners. We let it go, but it's a shame to think that the reputation of their business is worth so little that they will resort to nickel and diming their customers. While our wedding went off without a hitch, we can't say we're as pleased with our interactions with Miraglia.
Miraglia's food was delicious, and Karen was very helpful at the beginning of our wedding planning process, answering all Read more...
Miraglia's food was delicious, and Karen was very helpful at the beginning of our wedding planning process, answering all of my questions and even recommending our fantastic wedding coordinator, Caitlin Arnold.

As our wedding date got closer, things were less ideal. Karen reluctantly let us do a tasting even though we were supposed to have done it earlier (though we were never approached about scheduling this and the deadline appeared as a small detail in our contract). Who would choose wedding food without a tasting? She was also a bit inflexible in dealing with our coordinator about our set-up diagrams.

Despite the great food, we ended up with a sour taste in our mouth when we got our final invoice and discovered that she had snuck in charges for vendor appetizers, bar, and snacks when our coordinator had expressly quoted numbers not including vendors. Our wedding coordinator made sure that vendors did not snag apps or get drinks from the bar during our wedding. Karen later told us that our coordinator's numbers were "way off" even though her reply to our coordinator's quote was that everything looked great.

This extra cost didn't amount to a lot, but Karen was resistant to removing it, saying she'd have to talk to the owners. We let it go, but it's a shame to think that the reputation of their business is worth so little that they will resort to nickel and diming their customers. While our wedding went off without a hitch, we can't say we're as pleased with our interactions with Miraglia. Read less
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Nate
Wedding:
9/29/2012
4.6/5.0
It has been two months since my wedding and I'm sorry to say that I'm FINALLY getting around to reviewing Miraglia Catering. It would have been easy enough to forget reviewing them, but honestly I couldn't EVER forget how amazing they were.

Although they command a premium, it's well worth it. Every detail of the reception was clearly communicated, planned, and executed. If you want a company that knows what they're doing, brings professional staff, and provides food that's AMAZING, then Miraglia is your choice.

My wife and I had 200 guests in a backyard wedding reception. Miraglia provided everything from the tables & chairs, linens & table settings, umbrellas & heaters, and of course the wonderful food & attentive staff.

From Karen who is like Superman: By day she's a mild-mannerd catering saleslady but by night she's a wedding-coordinating-superhero, to Mike who is one of the most amazing people I've ever had the pleasure to meet, to Jim who can run circles around any of those prime-time cooks you see on TV...it makes me feel very lucky to have found them.

Thank you Miraglia!
It has been two months since my wedding and I'm sorry to say that I'm FINALLY getting around to reviewing Miraglia Read more...
It has been two months since my wedding and I'm sorry to say that I'm FINALLY getting around to reviewing Miraglia Catering. It would have been easy enough to forget reviewing them, but honestly I couldn't EVER forget how amazing they were.

Although they command a premium, it's well worth it. Every detail of the reception was clearly communicated, planned, and executed. If you want a company that knows what they're doing, brings professional staff, and provides food that's AMAZING, then Miraglia is your choice.

My wife and I had 200 guests in a backyard wedding reception. Miraglia provided everything from the tables & chairs, linens & table settings, umbrellas & heaters, and of course the wonderful food & attentive staff.

From Karen who is like Superman: By day she's a mild-mannerd catering saleslady but by night she's a wedding-coordinating-superhero, to Mike who is one of the most amazing people I've ever had the pleasure to meet, to Jim who can run circles around any of those prime-time cooks you see on TV...it makes me feel very lucky to have found them.

Thank you Miraglia! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning
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This Very Moment
Wedding:
1/1/2011
1.9/5.0
Unfortunately for us the relationship with this caterer started off great but then there was a change in the event planning person because he resigned. The quality of service quickly declined. We also found that their cost to provide alcoholic beverages were really high and overall prices were high. We ended up hiring outside waiters because it was cheaper to go that route but in the end extra work for us.
Unfortunately for us the relationship with this caterer started off great but then there was a change in the event Read more...
Unfortunately for us the relationship with this caterer started off great but then there was a change in the event planning person because he resigned. The quality of service quickly declined. We also found that their cost to provide alcoholic beverages were really high and overall prices were high. We ended up hiring outside waiters because it was cheaper to go that route but in the end extra work for us. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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agarro
Wedding:
10/10/2008
5.0/5.0
After receiving 15 catering estimates, yes, 15… I had lost all hope. I finally stumbled across Miraglia and was instantly happy. Karen understood our menu concept and was even pretty excited about it. I come from a family of chefs and knew that the food had to be top notch. Our tasting was AMAZING. My dad was taking pictures of the food so he could show his friends! We had some non-traditional ideas for the wedding but Miraglia was onboard every step of the way. We received so many compliments on the food and a few of our friends asked for the caterers contact information. Miraglia has amazing customer service and excellent food. Price includes food, service, and all rentals.
After receiving 15 catering estimates, yes, 15 I had lost all hope. I finally stumbled across Miraglia and was instantly Read more...
After receiving 15 catering estimates, yes, 15… I had lost all hope. I finally stumbled across Miraglia and was instantly happy. Karen understood our menu concept and was even pretty excited about it. I come from a family of chefs and knew that the food had to be top notch. Our tasting was AMAZING. My dad was taking pictures of the food so he could show his friends! We had some non-traditional ideas for the wedding but Miraglia was onboard every step of the way. We received so many compliments on the food and a few of our friends asked for the caterers contact information. Miraglia has amazing customer service and excellent food. Price includes food, service, and all rentals. Read less
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mrs. b
Wedding:
10/10/2008
4.9/5.0
After receiving 15 catering estimates, yes, 15… I had lost all hope. I finally stumbled across Miraglia and was instantly happy. Karen understood our menu concept and was even pretty excited about it. I come from a family of chefs and knew that the food had to be top notch. Our tasting was AMAZING. My dad was taking pictures of the food so he could show his friends! We had some non-traditional ideas for the wedding but Miraglia was onboard every step of the way. We received so many compliments on the food and a few of our friends asked for the caterers contact information. Miraglia has amazing customer service and excellent food.
After receiving 15 catering estimates, yes, 15 I had lost all hope. I finally stumbled across Miraglia and was instantly Read more...
After receiving 15 catering estimates, yes, 15… I had lost all hope. I finally stumbled across Miraglia and was instantly happy. Karen understood our menu concept and was even pretty excited about it. I come from a family of chefs and knew that the food had to be top notch. Our tasting was AMAZING. My dad was taking pictures of the food so he could show his friends! We had some non-traditional ideas for the wedding but Miraglia was onboard every step of the way. We received so many compliments on the food and a few of our friends asked for the caterers contact information. Miraglia has amazing customer service and excellent food. Read less
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