(Closed) Reception dinner……is this tacky or not??

posted 10 years ago in Reception
  • poll: Is serving a mexican themed buffet at an elegant, "glamed up" wedding tacky?

    No way, I think a Mexican buffet is different and delicious for a wedding

    Doesn't seem to fit the whole wedding vibe

    Ya, that's kinda tacky

  • Post # 3
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I love that stuff so as a guest, I wouldn’t mind at all! If the foods good and most people like eating that type of food, then I say go for it!

    Post # 4
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I don’t think it is a problem at all, we are seriously considering Mexican food buffet as well.

    Post # 5
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Is this a double post I am pretty sure I already commented that I LOVE mexican food!

    Post # 5
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    Bumble bee

    I think it’s really about how you present the food…if it’s presented nicely then it won’t seem tacky or anything. I mean if you have mexican food in taco bell wrappers, then that’d be tacky. But your food sounds delicious! As long as it’s professional looking it won’t be tacky at all.

    Post # 6
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    Helper bee

    I totally wanted to do a Mexican wedding buffet and I would do so if my friend wasn’t going to cater it for super cheap. I’m not even mexican.

    Post # 7
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    Blushing bee

    I think it soudns deliciious, it just really does not seem to fit with your theme. If you are really serious about the theme and vibe you want the wedding to give off, i think its prob the best if its carried off throughout. that being said, I’m not sure that I would notice anything was off if I wasnt planning my own wedding right now 🙂 Also, it really depends on your guests. If they are more down to earth, then no one will care at all! But if they are a more “luxurious” crowd, they might notice something being a little off. Good luck!!!

    Post # 8
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Me and my man LOVE LOVE LOVE mexican food and if our caterers we could choose from had that opion then you best bet we would totally go with it!

    Post # 9
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I think Mexican food is delicious! If I were a guest, I would look forward to that meal.

    Post # 10
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I love Mexican food more than I love breathing oxygen. 

     

    But, it just doesn’t go.  Can you adjust your ‘theme’ to give it a more cohesive vibe?

    Post # 11
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - Muckenthaler Cultural Center

    You’re wedding is over looking the beach! Mexican food is TOTALLY appropriate as Mexico has incredible beaches!

    Post # 12
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    Helper bee

    I think it’s AWESOME!!!

    Post # 13
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    Blushing bee

    I personally wouldn’t want Mexican at my wedding, and I probably wouldn’t enjoy it at anothers persons wedding.

    Don’t get me wrong, I love Mexican! But it’s the sort of thing so many people eat so frequently, it wouldn’t have an “impact” at a wedding.

    Post # 14
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    Helper bee

    It’s definitely not tacky at all, I love the idea of Mexican at a wedding (I love Mexican food!) but I’m not sure it fits the whole “old hollywood glamour vibe” that you’re going for. Having said that, I think it could definitely work if you tweak your theme a little so it ties in.

    Post # 15
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I don’t think Mexican food at your wedding is tacky at all! However, I don’t think it really goes with an “old hollywood” theme.

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