Having a Party? Here’s Your Guide to Holiday Catering in Media

Here come the holidays! The frost is in the air, and it’s time for family, friends, food and big-time festivities. If you have an appetite for delicious, prepared-for-you foods, there are plenty of recommended restaurants in and around Media that cater to all tastes. Whether you’re hosting a breakfast bash, an hors d’oeuvres soiree, a corporate get-together or full-on family dinner, your culinary choices are covered with these holiday catering options.

320 Market


320 Market specializes in local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, artisan cheeses and fresh salads, and 320 Market is especially known for its housemade pico de gallo. Pick up a mixed berry bowl, charcuterie cheese plate, bake-at-home brie, an assortment of quiche, antipasto, trays of macaroni and cheese, garlic mashed potatoes, pork loin, grilled salmon, chicken parmesan and many other entree options. 211 W. State St., Media; (610) 565-8320

Custom Bagels

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If you’re hosting a work party or brunch at your home, Custom Bagels creates freshly baked bagel trays with your choice of flavorful spreads and toppings. Cream cheese spreads include vegetable, olive pimiento, bacon horseradish and apple cinnamon. Also on the menu—trays of Nova lox and whitefish salads. 15 S. Olive St.; (610) 891-6761

DiFabio’s Market & Tap

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DiFabio’s has a solid reputation in Delaware County as a go-to spot for catering. From corporate catering to in-home catering, the menu boasts dozens and dozens of scrumptious appetizer, salad, sandwich, entree and dessert options. The 9th Street Deli Tray, with soppressata, prosciutto, capicola and mild provolone, is quite popular. Three-foot Italian or turkey hoagies on the renowned Sarcone’s rolls are a real party pleaser. Then, there are sliders, seafood, cheesesteak egg rolls, tomato pie, stromboli, frittata, antipasto — and that’s just the start. Entrees include chicken cacciatore, a whole filet with horseradish sauce, sausage and peppers, veal scaloppine, lobster macaroni and a vast array of authentic pasta dishes. Don’t forget the sides, too: escarole, grilled asparagus and portobello, broccoli rabe and long hots. For dessert, DiFabio’s bakery offers cannoli, cream puffs, tiramisu and other baked goods. They provide on-site butler service, too. 1243 N. Providence Rd.; (484) 444-0850

Dos Gringos Mexican Kitchen

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Having a festive fiesta? Dos Gringos serves up a truly authentic Mexican menu. Your guests won’t be able to resist the house tortilla chips and salsa, made with fresh veggies and spices with a kick. The habanero will definitely heat up your party! There are several traditional Mexican trays: the Burrito Fiesta comes with rice, black beans, cheese, crema, pico de gallo and your choice of chicken, beef, pork carnitas, chorizo, grilled veggies or shrimp. Don’t overlook the house salad with homemade avocado vinaigrette, crispy tortillas, queso fresco and pico de gallo and, of course, homemade salsas. Other entrees include tacos, fajitas, enchiladas, pork carnitas and, on the side, you can choose black beans, refried pinto beans, empanadas and more. They even sell margarita mix! 113 S. Olive St.; (610) 565-7794

Fellini Cafe Trattoria


That’s “amore”! If you’re hosting your guests for an authentic Italian meal, Fellini is always a crowd-pleasing choice. Start off with fresh bruschetta with shaved Parmesan cheese, then delight with the signature Antipasto Fellini, a bed of fresh lettuce topped with premium Italian meats and cheeses tossed in Fellini’s house-made vinaigrette. Popular entrees include rigatoni alla vodka, ravioli, linguine and crab meat, and veal Parmesan. 106 W. State St.; (610) 892-7616

Media Bean Company

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Slow-smoked, melt-in-your-mouth beef brisket is a staple at Media Bean, and your guests will dig right in. The tender meat is encrusted with a pepper-blend rub and topped with a sweet homemade pickled tapenade. Other sandwich trays on the catering menu include pulled pork marinated in espresso BBQ sauce, coconut chicken tenders and fresh mozzarella-stuffed meatloaf. The savory macaroni and cheese is a scrumptious side dish. Homemade pies are also available, but be sure to order ahead. 1032 N. Providence Rd.; (610) 755-3559

Yia! It’s all Greek to Me

Holiday Catering in Media

Yia! brings authentic Greek cuisine to Media, and you can bring it to your holiday party. The spanakopita is a delectable blend of spinach, feta cheese, herbs and spices, wrapped in light layers of handmade filo. The beef and lamb are marinated, then slow cooked on a spit, making a hearty tray for “Yeeros.” Another popular dish is the moussaka — layers of eggplant, potatoes and ground beef topped with bechamel, a flour-thickened white sauce. Yia! also serves lamb chops with pita and tzatziki, pork souvlaki skewers and baklava. 300 W. State St.; (610) 565-3000

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