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Olympia Catering & Events

Tampa , FL
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LOCATION

2201 N Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33607 US (map)

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813-251-8225

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ABOUT US

Since 1924, our third generation, family owned business has established itself as a premier caterer in the Tampa Bay Area. We've catered thousands of events ranging in size from 30 to... Read more
Since 1924, our third generation, family owned business has established itself as a premier caterer in the Tampa Bay Area. We've catered thousands of events ranging in size from 30 to 3500 guests. Our full service division handles between 125 to 175 weddings and 200 to 250 major corporate and social events, annually.

Whether you are planning an hors d’oeuvres cocktail party or an elegant six course plated dinner, our expert chefs will create an array of culinary masterpieces for the palate. Our service professionals will provide unparalleled hospitality for your guests and our event personnel will be there to attend to every detail.

Visit our website to see sample menus and pictures or give us a call for a custom quote, we look forward to working with you!

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INFO FOR CATERING

What event services do you provide?
Clean Up, Delivery, Set Up
What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cake, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake OK, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American, Asian, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Latin American, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Kosher, Lactose Free, No Pork, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Outside Alcohol OK, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
Which of the following items can you provide?
Chairs, Tables
Which of the following items can you provide?
Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

REVIEWS

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Michelle
Wedding:
11/12/2016
5.0/5.0
I worked with Nancy for the catering portion of our wedding. She was extremely helpful and provided great suggestions when I was stuck between choices. All of the food was amazing! Their signature chicken was truly top-notch! They were very responsive, and professional. I am working with Debbie for the cake, which is included in the price (cost savings!!). Additionally, they provide the linens and tableware for the event as well as staff. Nancy really knows her stuff and I can tell she has been in the business for a while. She was able to provide suggestions about spacing for my venue (The Dali Museum) that I had not even thought about. Overall, everything was great and I cannot wait to continue to work with them!
I worked with Nancy for the catering portion of our wedding. She was extremely helpful and provided great suggestions when Read more...
I worked with Nancy for the catering portion of our wedding. She was extremely helpful and provided great suggestions when I was stuck between choices. All of the food was amazing! Their signature chicken was truly top-notch! They were very responsive, and professional. I am working with Debbie for the cake, which is included in the price (cost savings!!). Additionally, they provide the linens and tableware for the event as well as staff. Nancy really knows her stuff and I can tell she has been in the business for a while. She was able to provide suggestions about spacing for my venue (The Dali Museum) that I had not even thought about. Overall, everything was great and I cannot wait to continue to work with them! Read less
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Jeff
Wedding:
6/25/2016
5.0/5.0
Olympia Catering provided exceptional service for our event. The event coordinator, Donna Aguis, was a pleasure to work with and organized a superior catering service. The on-site team was right on-point! They prepared very tasty hors d'oeuvre and set-up beautiful food and floral presentations. You couldn't tell the event was catered after their thorough clean-up.
Olympia Catering provided exceptional service for our event. The event coordinator, Donna Aguis, was a pleasure to work Read more...
Olympia Catering provided exceptional service for our event. The event coordinator, Donna Aguis, was a pleasure to work with and organized a superior catering service. The on-site team was right on-point! They prepared very tasty hors d'oeuvre and set-up beautiful food and floral presentations. You couldn't tell the event was catered after their thorough clean-up. Read less
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Steve
Wedding:
6/18/2016
5.0/5.0
I am so happy that we went with Olympia for our wedding. I cannot say enough good things about the staff and the food.

We used Olympia for catering because they were on the approved vendor list for our venue, however, we also chose to work with Nancy at Olympia for our wedding coordination because of how wonderful she is. Nancy is AMAZING!!!! From the first contact I knew this was the vendor for me. My initial email to Olympia was at 3pm on a Saturday afternoon. I received a response from Nancy within an hour of sending my email. I was pleasantly surprised to receive such a quick response. Nancy followed up on every detail - even when I brought some fun items for the reception, but didn't know what to do with them, Nancy said, "Give them to me and I'll take care of them." I had so much to worry about that day - it was nice to be able to hand so many things to her and know they would be handled PERFECTLY. She thought of every little detail and made suggestions when we weren't sure what to do.

The food was displayed beautifully and tasted great. The Olympian Chicken is delicious! The catering staff was so great to work with. Tata thought of everything - she had a plate of hors d'overs set aside for us, and she brought us each a plate of food so we didn't have to go through the buffet line. The little things make a BIG difference when you have limited time on your big day. Nancy even made sure that we had a to-go plate sent with us to make sure that we had enough food.

I would definitely recommend Olympia catering for your wedding. I contacted a total of four catering vendors when looking for a caterer. Olympia far exceeds ANY vendor that I contacted - they were the perfect choice for our wedding.
I am so happy that we went with Olympia for our wedding. I cannot say enough good things about the staff and the food. Read more...
I am so happy that we went with Olympia for our wedding. I cannot say enough good things about the staff and the food.

We used Olympia for catering because they were on the approved vendor list for our venue, however, we also chose to work with Nancy at Olympia for our wedding coordination because of how wonderful she is. Nancy is AMAZING!!!! From the first contact I knew this was the vendor for me. My initial email to Olympia was at 3pm on a Saturday afternoon. I received a response from Nancy within an hour of sending my email. I was pleasantly surprised to receive such a quick response. Nancy followed up on every detail - even when I brought some fun items for the reception, but didn't know what to do with them, Nancy said, "Give them to me and I'll take care of them." I had so much to worry about that day - it was nice to be able to hand so many things to her and know they would be handled PERFECTLY. She thought of every little detail and made suggestions when we weren't sure what to do.

The food was displayed beautifully and tasted great. The Olympian Chicken is delicious! The catering staff was so great to work with. Tata thought of everything - she had a plate of hors d'overs set aside for us, and she brought us each a plate of food so we didn't have to go through the buffet line. The little things make a BIG difference when you have limited time on your big day. Nancy even made sure that we had a to-go plate sent with us to make sure that we had enough food.

I would definitely recommend Olympia catering for your wedding. I contacted a total of four catering vendors when looking for a caterer. Olympia far exceeds ANY vendor that I contacted - they were the perfect choice for our wedding. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning
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Shannon
Wedding:
6/4/2016
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough about our experience with Olympia, especially have Donna Aquis as our coordinator! The food is always amazing, and they make it very simple to plan. My best advise is to limit your number of vendors. We had Olympia take care of food of course, cake, and all linens, chair covers, and sashes. Donna also designed our Sweets table. We had the most amazing vendors and I wouldn't change a thing!
I cannot say enough about our experience with Olympia, especially have Donna Aquis as our coordinator! The food is always Read more...
I cannot say enough about our experience with Olympia, especially have Donna Aquis as our coordinator! The food is always amazing, and they make it very simple to plan. My best advise is to limit your number of vendors. We had Olympia take care of food of course, cake, and all linens, chair covers, and sashes. Donna also designed our Sweets table. We had the most amazing vendors and I wouldn't change a thing! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Nydia
Wedding:
6/4/2016
5.0/5.0
Olympia catering is by far the best for weddings in the Tampa Bay area! We worked with Sherri and she truly is a gem! Her outstanding service and experience really helped my husband and I put our wedding reception together. On the big day, I remember walking into our wedding reception for the first time and just being completely in awe of how amazing everything was! Sherri and the Olympia team really out did all of our expectations and I couldn't be happier with how our wedding turned out!!
Olympia catering is by far the best for weddings in the Tampa Bay area! We worked with Sherri and she truly is a gem! Her Read more...
Olympia catering is by far the best for weddings in the Tampa Bay area! We worked with Sherri and she truly is a gem! Her outstanding service and experience really helped my husband and I put our wedding reception together. On the big day, I remember walking into our wedding reception for the first time and just being completely in awe of how amazing everything was! Sherri and the Olympia team really out did all of our expectations and I couldn't be happier with how our wedding turned out!! Read less
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David
Wedding:
5/14/2016
5.0/5.0
Marlene and her crew catered our daughters wedding in Indian Rocks Beach last weekend and they were amazing. The food was exception, the Sushi bar display was incredible as was the taste, all the other food was also top class. But in addition to the food they helped with many other tasks, washed glasses, helped setup, cleaned up, and they were very attentive and always had a smile. It was way better than I expected and would recommend them for any event.
Marlene and her crew catered our daughters wedding in Indian Rocks Beach last weekend and they were amazing. The food was Read more...
Marlene and her crew catered our daughters wedding in Indian Rocks Beach last weekend and they were amazing. The food was exception, the Sushi bar display was incredible as was the taste, all the other food was also top class. But in addition to the food they helped with many other tasks, washed glasses, helped setup, cleaned up, and they were very attentive and always had a smile. It was way better than I expected and would recommend them for any event. Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
4/23/2016
5.0/5.0
We used Olympia for our buffet at the reception. I can tell you if you're looking for a professional staff that caters to your guests, they are it. The little touches they made were excellent. From going through the buffet line for us and serving my groom and I, to bringing the hors d'oeuvres to our wedding party first during cocktail hour so they could eat during photos, they were amazing. Did I mention the linens they brought for our Tiffany blue color scheme were perfect? Just an outstanding job all around. We will definitely use them again for future catering needs.

My only critique would be we didn't use their bakery department for our wedding cake, but instead went with another vendor. This was due to the lady during our cake appointment kept making comments about how everything we said was "an extra cost" and we felt a little uncomfortable with her demeanor. But, I'm sure she makes incredible cakes...just wasn't the right fit for us. Overall, Olympia is perfection and will do everything they can to make sure you're stress free during your event!
We used Olympia for our buffet at the reception. I can tell you if you're looking for a professional staff that caters to Read more...
We used Olympia for our buffet at the reception. I can tell you if you're looking for a professional staff that caters to your guests, they are it. The little touches they made were excellent. From going through the buffet line for us and serving my groom and I, to bringing the hors d'oeuvres to our wedding party first during cocktail hour so they could eat during photos, they were amazing. Did I mention the linens they brought for our Tiffany blue color scheme were perfect? Just an outstanding job all around. We will definitely use them again for future catering needs.

My only critique would be we didn't use their bakery department for our wedding cake, but instead went with another vendor. This was due to the lady during our cake appointment kept making comments about how everything we said was "an extra cost" and we felt a little uncomfortable with her demeanor. But, I'm sure she makes incredible cakes...just wasn't the right fit for us. Overall, Olympia is perfection and will do everything they can to make sure you're stress free during your event! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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teachthewurld
Wedding:
4/1/2016
5.0/5.0
Wow. Where do I even start?? First I'll start with the service. I met Sherri at a bridal show and sampled their delicious Olympia Signature Chicken. It wasn't hard to convince my (now) hubby that they were the ones! The level of service we received was incredible. Sherri was there to help me navigate the menu and build something just for us. The day of the event Sherri made sure that we were completely taken care of by the amazing staff. Nothing was overlooked and I truly feel like our day wouldn't have happened without her. Now, the food. We picked some delicious sounding items and luckily had already tasted some of them at the bridal show. The day of the wedding our guests raved about the food. From the passed hors d'oeuvres to the signature chicken and salmon (even the veggies and potatoes were swoon worthy - per our vegetarians). I wish I could go back to that day for several reasons, if not JUST for the food. Also, I wish I could post photos here but I can't so I will just have to say that I have never seen a more beautifully decorated buffet. Sherri worked around our color scheme from the linens to the flowers and decor. It was absolutely perfect. We used their long family style tables and rented the chivari chairs. Everything came together so beautifully and it was thanks too Sherri and her team. Finally, our cake was part of the package and not only was it absolutely gorgeous, it was soooo good!!! I highly recommend Olympia. From beginning to end, working with Sherri and Olympia was hands down the best decision we made.
Wow. Where do I even start?? First I'll start with the service. I met Sherri at a bridal show and sampled their delicious Read more...
Wow. Where do I even start?? First I'll start with the service. I met Sherri at a bridal show and sampled their delicious Olympia Signature Chicken. It wasn't hard to convince my (now) hubby that they were the ones! The level of service we received was incredible. Sherri was there to help me navigate the menu and build something just for us. The day of the event Sherri made sure that we were completely taken care of by the amazing staff. Nothing was overlooked and I truly feel like our day wouldn't have happened without her. Now, the food. We picked some delicious sounding items and luckily had already tasted some of them at the bridal show. The day of the wedding our guests raved about the food. From the passed hors d'oeuvres to the signature chicken and salmon (even the veggies and potatoes were swoon worthy - per our vegetarians). I wish I could go back to that day for several reasons, if not JUST for the food. Also, I wish I could post photos here but I can't so I will just have to say that I have never seen a more beautifully decorated buffet. Sherri worked around our color scheme from the linens to the flowers and decor. It was absolutely perfect. We used their long family style tables and rented the chivari chairs. Everything came together so beautifully and it was thanks too Sherri and her team. Finally, our cake was part of the package and not only was it absolutely gorgeous, it was soooo good!!! I highly recommend Olympia. From beginning to end, working with Sherri and Olympia was hands down the best decision we made. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Private User
Wedding:
2/20/2016
5.0/5.0
Our wedding was at the Museum of Fine Arts St. Pete and had Olympia for our catering.

I worked with Nancy directly and she was absolutely amazing! She was always so prompt to respond to emails and always so honest! They offer a great package deal so you don't have to worry about all the little details, the per person pricing was great, the food was awesome, and the team on the day of the wedding really made sure my husband and I were taken care of the whole night. It really is relief to know you can just have a great time at the wedding without having to worry about a thing.

Like I mentioned, the food was amazing- we went with Filet, Lemon Basil Mahi, Free Ranged Chicken and Vegetarian options. We did assigned seating to help get food out faster for more dancing later. Nancy suggested that and it worked great. Everyone loved the late night mini sliders -- it was a big hit! Also our wedding cake was stunning!

We had our cocktail hour in the gardens and reception in the marley room which was so elegant and perfect for our 130 guest size wedding!

Thank you Nancy and team for making our dream a reality!
Our wedding was at the Museum of Fine Arts St. Pete and had Olympia for our catering.

I worked with Nancy Read more...
Our wedding was at the Museum of Fine Arts St. Pete and had Olympia for our catering.

I worked with Nancy directly and she was absolutely amazing! She was always so prompt to respond to emails and always so honest! They offer a great package deal so you don't have to worry about all the little details, the per person pricing was great, the food was awesome, and the team on the day of the wedding really made sure my husband and I were taken care of the whole night. It really is relief to know you can just have a great time at the wedding without having to worry about a thing.

Like I mentioned, the food was amazing- we went with Filet, Lemon Basil Mahi, Free Ranged Chicken and Vegetarian options. We did assigned seating to help get food out faster for more dancing later. Nancy suggested that and it worked great. Everyone loved the late night mini sliders -- it was a big hit! Also our wedding cake was stunning!

We had our cocktail hour in the gardens and reception in the marley room which was so elegant and perfect for our 130 guest size wedding!

Thank you Nancy and team for making our dream a reality! Read less
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Kelsey
Wedding:
1/2/2016
5.0/5.0
I have never had such good food at a wedding and that is what all of my guests said as well. There was not a bite left on a single plate! Olympia was very fleible with the amount of times I tried to rework the costs of the menu. They did everything that was asked of them and decorated to match my style perfectly without me een asking. Each staff member was profeional and overall fantastic! Would'nt trust anyone else for my wedding or event!
I have never had such good food at a wedding and that is what all of my guests said as well. There was not a bite left on Read more...
I have never had such good food at a wedding and that is what all of my guests said as well. There was not a bite left on a single plate! Olympia was very fleible with the amount of times I tried to rework the costs of the menu. They did everything that was asked of them and decorated to match my style perfectly without me een asking. Each staff member was profeional and overall fantastic! Would'nt trust anyone else for my wedding or event! Read less
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