11 Main Line Area Restaurants and Markets Offering Christmas Catering

This holiday season, let someone else do the cooking.

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Let someone else do the cooking this season. These Main Line area restaurants and markets offer top-notch Christmas catering.

Tired of cooking for the whole family during the holidays? Christmas catering packages are exactly what you need to get off your feet and savor the season with friends and loved ones. These restaurants and markets around the Main Line have you covered.

Carlino’s Market

2616 E. County Line Rd., Ardmore, (610) 649-4046

This Euro-style market has everything to make sure you and your guests have the best holiday meal ever—without having to make it yourself. The catering menu includes delectable entrees from whole roasted beef tenderloin to poached salmon, soups courses like butternut squash, Caesar salad, eggplant parmigiana, beef and gravy sandwiches and so much more. For dessert, there are decadent pies, cakes, pastries and traditional Italian cookies.

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Di Bruno Bros.

385 W Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (484) 581-7888; 120 Coulter Ave., Ardmore, (484) 416-3311


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This vaunted staple of Philadelphia area foodie culture brings Christmas right to your dining room. The holiday celebrations menu has all the fixings you could possible wish for this season, from crab cake and Kennett Square mushroom arancini appetizers to herb-roasted beef tenderloin, spiral ham and Bolognese lasagna entrees. Why not add on fingerling potatoes, pasta primavera, shrimp cocktail or a lemon ricotta cheesecake to polish things off?

Hill’s Seafood

Various locations

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Customized Christmas catering party trays from any one of Hill’s four locations (Exton, Glen Mills, Media and Newtown Square) are sure to please. The selection is always fresh and plentiful with poached salmon, cocktail shrimp, lobster arancini, crab cakes and weekly specials available for pick up.

La Padella

100 State Rd., Media, (484) 445-4445


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La Padella brings the classic Feast of the Seven Fishes into the comfort of your own home all in one dish, without the hassle of cooking. This seafood extravaganza is a delectable treat. A roasted filet loin is also available. Be sure to order before December 20, when La Padella stops taking requests.

Malvern Buttery

233 E. King St., Malvern, (610) 296-2534


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This community-minded café and bakery has a wide collection of artisan baked goods for even the most discriminating holiday party host. Choose from the candied blueberry thyme crumble pie, eggnog layer cake, flourless chocolate cake or a host of quiches. Seasonal scones, sticky buns, crumb cake and/or French toast kits make for a delectable for catered Christmas morning breakfast.

Montesano Bros. Trattoria & Catering

55 Seaboldt Way, Chester Springs, (610) 458-8065

This family-owned market dishes up homemade sauces, salads and soups to go, but its Christmas catering menu is a real hit. Six packages, each with different themes, make for a great way to kickstart your Christmas dinner. Baked salmon, chicken and mushroom marsala, eggplant Florentine, crab cakes, stuffed shells and braised short rib are just a few of the featured dishes. Each package concludes with delightful mini cannoli.

Ron’s Original Bar & Grille

74 E Uwchlan Ave., Exton, (610) 594-9900

Ron’s Original serves dinner for eight this season. Enjoy a delicious ham with honey-pineapple glaze as well as sides of risotto, rosemary roasted potatoes, creamed corn and more.

Zachary’s BBQ & Soul

1709 Markley St., Norristown, (610) 272-1800

Comfort food never tasted so good thanks to Zachary’s. This barbecue mecca has a menu full of sumptuous favorites like roasted beef tenderloin, buttermilk mashed potatoes, fresh biscuits and a cream cheese pound cake for Christmas catering. Be sure to add the gooey four-cheese baked macaroni and Louisiana dirty rice to your order.

Related: Your Guide to Christmas Eve Dining Around the Philly Suburbs

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