BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Need food for the tailgate but don’t want to cook? Partying before the game with friends and family can be tons of fun, but grilling can start to feel like a task.

Restaurant catering options are available so you can relax and enjoy the quality time.

So you don’t have to stand over a hot grill, getting sweaty before the game, we’ve created a list of caterers in Baton Rouge that offer pick-up. From seafood platters and soups through desserts to feed that sweet tooth.

Acme Oyster House

Acme offers options such as pasta pans, soups and gumbos, salads, and appetizers similar to their regular menu. Servings can range from eight to 10 people.

Location: 3535 Perkins Road

BRQ Restaurant

BRQ offers barbecue options, including pulled pork, ribs, brisket and more. Quantity options range from three to 15 people.

  • Location: 10423 Jefferson Highway


Chic-fil-a has chicken nuggets and chicken strip trays for your tailgate needs. Wraps and sandwiches are also available. These trays can serve up to 25 people.

  • Locations:
    • 7055 Siegen Lane, Number 17
    • 3023 College Drive
    • 15055 Airline Highway
    • 1919 Millerville Road
    • 5919 Creek Centre Drive

Cou-yon’s BBQ

Cou-yon’s serves barbecue to customers buffet-style. Customers can choose up to three meats and three sides, toast, and house BBQ sauce. Quantity options range from 10 to 50 people.

  • Location: 470 N. Alexander Ave., Port Allen

Fat Boy’s Pizza

Fat Boy’s offers pizzas, wings, salads and more for tailgate options. Packages can feed up to 24 people.

  • Location: 3624 Nicholson Drive, Building 500

Jersey Mike’s Subs

Jersey Mike’s offers cold subs by the box. Each box comes with 12 mini sandwiches. Chips, drinks and desserts can be added to orders.

  • Locations:
    • 7770 Bluebonnet Blvd., Suite D
    • 6556 Siegen Lane, Unit 2
    • 7415 Corporate Blvd., Suite 910

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers

Raising Cane’s offers popular tailgate pans with up to 300 chicken tenders. Each pan includes their signature dipping sauce.

  • Locations:
    • 3313 Highland Road
    • 202 W. Lee Drive
    • 5020 Government Street
    • 3422 Drusilla Lane
    • 10020 Perkins Road
    • 3259 LA Highway 1, Port Allen

TJ Ribs

TJ Ribs offers barbecue packages for big events. On the menu, TJ Ribs allows customers to pick from different packages, including sausage, pulled pork, chopped beef, wings, ribs and sides. Packages can feed up to 30 people.

Location: 2324 S. Acadian Thruway