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Mandola’s is proud to offer in-house events and off-site catering for your office party or other holiday event. Make this holiday season one to remember with customizable catering options for groups of all types and sizes. Whether you're planning a December gathering or a New Year celebration, we've got you covered.

Fresh and Fun

We use Mama Mandola’s classic recipes to whip up holiday feasts that are sure to please even the most discerning guests. Our mobile brick pizza oven is wood-fired and ready to use for your favorite pizzas, and you can choose from many crowd-pleasing toppings, including prosciutto, pancetta, arugula, and fontina. Our mobile gelato cart also offers a wide selection of seasonal favorites that can be personalized to ensure your guests’ diverse cravings are satisfied.

At Your Place

The Mandola’s team is happy to bring the party to you whether you’re hosting in your own place or you’ve got another venue in mind. Our professional staff will be on hand...

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Mandola's Austin Food Truck Pizza

The Austin City Limits music festival, one of Austin’s biggest concert events, is coming to Zilker Park. To avoid the traffic and crowds, you can spend the day at another fun event, Outside the City Limits , taking place at Vista Brewing in scenic Driftwood, Texas. In addition to live music and good drinks, guests can enjoy many local food trucks, including Mandola’s famous mobile brick oven pizzas.

Outside the City Limits takes place on Saturday, October 6th, 2018. Guests at the large outdoor venue can see local bands such and performances from Padre Paul, the Hot Texas Swing Band, the Lost Pines, Light Horse Harry, Sour Bridges, and The Derailers. When not listening to music, guests can unwind in hammocks under large live oak trees or play games like cornhole and giant Jenga.

After perusing Vista Brewing’s large selection of craft beers or sampling glasses of wine from local vineyards, guests can...

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BENVENUTI!

It's the time of year that many Austinites have been waiting months for: football season! Some are excited for their kids' games and want to make the most of those experiences. Texas Longhorns fans are eager to watch the team battle other schools in the Big 12 Conference and throughout the country. Perhaps you prefer to watch the pros battle it out every Sunday; be it the Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans, or a team from out of state. Of course, quite a few football fans cannot get enough of the sport and spend a bit of time cheering on their kids, the Longhorns and their favorite NFL team.

Regardless of what type of football parties you're organizing, Mandola's is ready to help you make them ones to remember. Our authentic Italian restaurant, which has several locations in the Austin area, provides several catering options for game day party organizers. Mandola's provides a wide selection of antipasti, entrees, salads, dessert trays and boxed lunches, and all orders are freshly prepared. Our mobile brick pizza oven and mobile gelato cart are an extra...

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Mandola's Italian Catering Austin

In an American backyard or event space, a barbecue grill is one of the most common cooking aids. While grilled foods are delicious, it's nice to treat your party guests to something else occasionally. If your guests love pizza, then they are sure to like a wood-fired pizza even more. Many homes and restaurants in Italy have outdoor brick ovens, which helps create some of the most flavorful pizzas on the planet. A mobile brick oven is all you need to bring a little taste of Italy to your next social gathering.

A Superior Pizza

Many people agree that the taste of a wood-fired pizza is superior to a standard oven-baked pizza. In addition to the delectable smoky taste that only a brick oven can produce, there are other unique flavor qualities that come from baking a pizza over a wood-fueled flame.

The crust is just as important as the cheese and toppings to many people, and a brick oven is a great tool for a perfect crust. Since the heat is intense, it quickly seals the outside of the dough. The...

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Austin Italian Bakery

When Austin residents think about delicious Italian food, many recall the fun times that they have had at Mandola's Italian Kitchen. Our authentic Italian restaurant offers far more than delectable pasta and authentic pizza. On your next visit, you should make certain to check out what we have to offer in our terrific Italian bakery. We offer a variety of high-end pastries, cakes and treats to make any planned celebration a success.

Mouth-watering Italian pastries at our Italian restaurant Austin

Each day at Mandola's, our skilled pastry chefs and bakers prepare a variety of different Italian pastries fresh from scratch. Our timeless, classic pastries include many different cookies, cannoli, and sweet treats. You can choose pignoli, Neapolitans or sugar cookies by the dozen. There is also an assortment of cookies such as canella, lemon ricotta, sand tarts, thumbprints and many more. Mandola’s bakery also offers assortments for catered events. These include mini Italian pastries such as mini cannoli, eclairs, mocha puffs, and assorted tartlets. If you...

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Mandola's Pizza Wedding Catering in Austin

Whether you are planning an intimate affair or a large, corporate event, good food can help to make it a success. Choosing Mandola's will help you to make the right impression. People of all ages love the great, authentic Italian food and will remember your event and the food that was served fondly. Here are five perks of choosing Mandola’s catering for your upcoming celebration or corporate event.

Full preparation and setup

One of the major hassles that people have with upcoming events is the preparation and setup. When you choose to have Mandola's cater your event, we will take care of all the food preparation and setup for you. This can allow you to concentrate on the other details of your party or event while knowing that you have ordered food that everyone will love.

Delicious food

There is nothing quite like the wonderful scents of Italian cooking. Young children and adults alike will love the terrific flavors that are offered by the food from Mandola's. When you order catering, we freshly prepare all the items on...

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Mandolas Coffee and Espresso

After you’ve enjoyed a mouthwatering authentic Italian meal at Mandola’s, there is nothing more satisfying than to have a rich drink from the espresso bar. The staff at Mandola’s are experts in the art of coffee making, using the best roasted coffee beans exclusively from Fontana Roasters.

There are many types of espresso drinks to choose from. Some diners like the experience of a strong double espresso, while others prefer a hot cappuccino with foam. If you’re new to the world of espresso drinks, don’t worry! Read on for this helpful guide to the world of coffee and if you have questions, just ask Mandola’s knowledgeable baristas.

Traditional Italian Drinks

Drink in a little bit of Italy with a traditional coffee from Mandola’s. It all starts with a shot of espresso, creamy, dark and rich. The flavor of the bean is so important because it’s the basis of the flavor of any espresso drink. Try a shot of espresso to experience the culinary delights of coffee. Some like it with...

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Mandolas Kids Birthday Cake

Looking for a kid friendly restaurant for your child's birthday party in Austin? Look no further. Mandola's offers an extensive menu that people of all ages will enjoy, and the restaurant's atmosphere creates an ideal place to eat with kids. Here are four reasons why Mandola's Italian Kitchen is one of the best family restaurants and a terrific place to host your child's birthday party.

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Mandolas Italian Restaurant Austin

Planning a big corporate event can be a headache--especially if individuals higher up in the chain of command are planning on making an appearance. You already work hard enough in the office, so why take on extra duties when you already have more than enough on your plate? Instead of ripping your hair out trying to organize every small detail from food to decor, consider the fine Italian food caterers at Mandola’s for that upcoming company meeting or luncheon.

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BENVENUTI!

Happy hour can be a great way to relax, enjoy time with friends, or catch up with your colleagues, all while taking advantage of food and drinks at affordable prices. At Mandola's Italian Kitchen, we invite you to join us for delicious drinks and a discounted food menu weekdays from 3pm-6pm. See just a few reasons to join us for happy hour this week!

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Menu

Even though lunch breaks are scheduled into many workers' daily routines, the truth is that even when breaks are factored into the work schedule, many workers use the time to do more work, scarfing down their brown bag lunches right at their desks. While the dedication is commendable, not taking an actual break that involves a short walk, fresh air, and food may not be the best strategy for maintaining your productivity and personal health at work.

Put down your tubberware and ditch the desk lunch to head to Mandola's for a delicious Italian meal for your midday break. Need more convincing? See these three reasons to take a true lunch break.

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Gift Cards

The best holiday gifts last long after they're opened. A gift card from Mandola's is more than a present; it's a chance to create memories with the most important people in your life. Experience the heart and soul of great Italian cooking with your favorite foodie friend. Make a gift card part of a romantic dinner with someone you love. Or, treat the family to a special occasion. A gift card even solves the problem of what to get for your Secret Santa at work, or another gift exchange.

This holiday season, forget the stress that comes with finding the perfect gift. Read on to see how Mandola's Italian can make this holiday season easy with gift options for everyone on your list!

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Mandolas Italian Cookies and Desserts

Going out to dinner with children and finding a family friendly restaurant in Austin can be a challenge. You want someplace with delicious, reasonably-priced food that appeals to adult tastes, but still manages to be easy-going enough for the kids. Luckily, parents and children alike can enjoy a delicious meal at Mandola’s Italian. Keep reading to learn why we're proud to be one of the best family restaurants in Austin!

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Mandolas Wedding Cake

Authentic Italian cuisine represents the heart and soul of Italy: friends, family, celebration, and love. At Mandola's Italian Kitchen, we strive to bring a true Italian dining experience to our Italian wedding catering services. From our experienced, friendly caterers, to the fresh, high-quality ingredients we use, our catering services are the perfect accompaniment to your special day. Read on to learn more, and contact us today to see how we can help with your wedding catering needs!

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