Nearby Food & Beverage

Feed your gathering.

Hosting on Hertel Avenue means there are a lot of tasty, local food options within a few blocks of your event. Many offer custom catering, while others are happy to make a meal for a crowd from their regular menus if you call ahead of time.

Caruso’s Italian Imports
Where: Directly across the street
Good for: Charcuterie and cheese platters, olive bar, prepared salads, sandwiches, ice.

Shish Kabab Express

Shish Kabab Express on Facebook
Note: They don’t have a website, but it’s worth stopping in to get a menu – so good.
Where: Next door
Good for: Authentic Iraqi & Middle Eastern fare – hummous, baba ganoush, tabouleh, chicken and beef shawirma, fattoush, homemade samoon rolls.

Joe’s Deli
Where: Two blocks east
Good for: Creative subs and salads.

Buffalo Catering
Where: Two blocks east (a subsidiary of Joe’s Deli)
Good for: Breakfasts, boxed lunches, hors d’oeuvres, subs & salads, buffet packages.

Avenue Pizza & Subs
Where: One block west
Good for: Pizza, subs, Italian specialty entrees; catering service available.

Bella Mia Chocolate Shop
Where: One block west
Good for: Candy tables, favors.

Daddio’s Pizza
Where: One block east
Good for: Pizza (including breakfast pizza), wings, subs.

Romeo & Juliet’s Café
Where: Three blocks east
Good for: Italian appetizers, charcuterie, entrees, pastries; catering service available.


Where: Three blocks east
Good for: Ice, chips, pop & beer.

Spot Coffee
Where: Five blocks east
Good for: Catered coffee and tea service, pastry and dessert trays, breakfasts, sandwiches, salads, pizzas, and appetizer platters. 

Lloyd Taco Factory
Where: Seven blocks east
Good for: Catered taco, burrito, and/or nacho bars.

Village Beer Merchant

Where: Eight blocks east
Good for: Beer.

Blackbird Sweets
Where: Eight blocks east
Good for: Beautiful cupcakes (mini and regular), cookies, and cakes, either custom or out of their bakery case.