15 Food Bars & Stations

We are huge fans of interactive food stations for weddings and parties, and even more in love with the trend of unique bars and stations. From breakfast to dessert, we’ve rounded up 15 delicious food bars and stations that are perfect for guests attending parties from bridal shower to reception!

Modern Brunch Juice Bar

We love Pressed Cotton for inspiring us with this fabulous juice bar! Grab your girlfriends and invite them over for a Sunday bridal brunch filled with plenty of juice options, mix-ins and glasses to create a one-of-a-kind morning you and your BFFs will never forget!

Photo: Millie Holloman Photography

Pancake Bar

We wish we could wake up to a pancake bar every morning! Top those flapjacks off with a healthy dose of fruit toppings and drizzle with your favorite flavored maple syrup for a bright and cheery way to start you and your guests’ day!

Photo: Sarah Yates Photography

Biscuit Bar

It doesn’t get more Southern than warm biscuits and fresh honey! We can almost taste the sweetness from this charming little biscuit bar–perfect for an outdoor spring fete!

Photo: Amalie Orrange

Fruit Pizza Bar

Sweeten up your pizza and guests with this build-your-own pizza station! Offer plenty of fruit topping options to create a healthy treat even the kids will love!

Photo: Jenna Rammell

Mimosa Bar

This colorful mimosa bar will have your guests saying “cheers” to a happily ever after!

Photo: The Party Dress

Boxed Food Station

We love the pretty presentation of this box style buffet created by Peter Callahan from Callahan Catering!

Photo: David M. Russell/Martha Stewart

Make Your Own Martini Bar

Let your guests play bartender for the evening! Pick your poison, create a fabulous spread like this martini bar, and let guests test their mixology skills to create the perfect cocktail!

Photo and Styling: Karen Mordechai

Make Your Own Grilled Cheese Station

It doesn’t get yummier than a fancy grilled cheese bar!

Photo: A Beautiful Mess

Olive Oil and Bread Bar

This fabulous bar idea combines two things we simply adore–bread and olive oil–to create the ultimate appetizer that is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

Photo: Ken Kienow

Build Your Own Taco Station

Whether Tuesday taco night is a weekly tradition or you want incorporate Mexican food into your wedding menu, guests will be over the moon to have so many fresh options with a build-your-own taco bar!

Photo: Kallie Brynn Photography

Churro Bar

Donuts and chocolate are a match made in heaven thanks to this fabulous churro bar! Get the drool-worthy recipes from Uncle Beefy here.

Photo: Julie Harmsen

Milkshake Bar

Mix-up the classic vanilla, chocolate and strawberry milkshake by offering guests the works–whipped cream, sprinkles, gummy bears, peppermint, cinnamon–to satisfy their sweet tooth! A milkshake bar will do just the trick and makes a fabulous theme for a bridal shower or treat to cool off guests at a summer reception!

Photo: Kellie Kano

Frozen Yogurt Bar

A frozen yogurt bar is a fun way for guests to create their own guilt-free treat!

Photo: Tina Bass Photography

Rustic Popcorn Bar

Olde fashion popcorn with all the fixings makes a perfect sweet or salty snack station for wedding guests to enjoy throughout the wedding festivities!

Photo: Pen N’ Paperflowers

Gourmet Smores Station

Cookie Creatives has taken the delicious trio of graham, mallow and chocolate and turned it into a gourmet S’mores station! Purchase or make your own flavored marshmallows and pair with your favorite chocolates to create a delicious experience for your guests to enjoy! 

Photo: Cookie Creatives