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Ashley S.
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How to name your Cafe

Hey, I’m Ashley (Branding Expert) and I’m going to guide you through our four steps to name your Cafe. Below you’ll find twenty example names I created in this process and next, I’ll show you how you can create your own. To get started try our Cafe business name generator above and then scroll below to find the first step in the naming process.

  1. The Quick fix cafe
  2. Black Aroma
  3. Golden Mug
  4. Jugz Expresso
  5. Urban Zest Cafe
  6. Fresh Grind
  7. Cream Mocha
  8. MoodSpresso
  9. Morning Vibe coffee
  10. The sippers
  1. VintageBee Coffee House
  2. Daily bean Perk
  3. Egoeast Latte
  4. Café pronto
  5. Ancient twist káva
  6. FreshFlip
  7. Express Chai Caffe
  8. Mugshot Café
  9. cream mine
  10. Busty Bean

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Four steps to naming your Cafe

The Cafe trends these days go from cutest to outright absurd. One thing for sure, you should come up with a name that stands out and represent the unique qualities of your business. In our examples, I come up with names for a Cafe business that convey quality, sweetness and a great experience. Here’s each step I took in crafting these business names.

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#1) Brainstorm your name ideas

Start by outlining the key benefits of your product and services and what will make it stand out. Write down words that can describe what you are offering. In my name ideas, words like “cream”, “café”, “Sweet” “Sip” and “fresh” can be related to coffee while portraying the branding and implementation of your set goals.

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Here are my name ideas after brainstorming:

Black Aroma

Golden Mug

Fresh Grind

Cream Mocha

Café pronto

Ancient twist káva


Express Chai Caffe

cream mine

Busty Bean

#2) Shortlist your ideas

Once you’ve developed a list of possible names, do an analysis of your ideas. Remove any names that could be hard to remember, spell or speak aloud. Keep names that are brandable, sound great, are memorable and communicate your brand values, product or service to your target audience.

Here’s a quick checklist you can run your ideas through to help shorten your list of name:

  • Is the name simple and easy to remember?
  • Is the name easy to read and say aloud?
  • Is the name different from competitors?
  • Does the name convey a relevant meaning?
  • Does the name avoid overused words or cliches?

My Shortlist:

Black Aroma

Fresh Grind

Morning Vibe Coffee

Urban Zest Cafe


Removed Ideas:

Golden Mug

Jugz Expresso


The sippers

VintageBee Coffee House

Daily bean Perk

Egoeast Latte

Café pronto

Ancient twist káva


Express Chai Caffe

Cream mine

Busty Bean

Mugshot Café

The Quick fix cafe

Cream Mocha

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My customer feedback:

Black Aroma

This name conveys a quality product with a great taste.

Fresh Grind

This name conveys a premium fresh product.

Morning Vibe

This name conveys great service and product that will enlighten your day.

Urban Zest

This name conveys a combination of quality and a great experience.

#4) Check It’s available

At this point, it’s good to have at least three great Cafe business names on your list, in case your any of your names are already taken. You can do a quick Business Name Search online to find out if you’re name is available within your country/state, also be sure to search if the name is also available for Trademark and Domain name Registration.

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Competitor Name Analysis

To help you brainstorm potential business names, let’s take a look at three successful Cafe businesses and break down why and how they’ve chosen to name their business and why it works for them.

Barista Parlor Logo

Barista Parlor achieves its customer’s connection by having a simple and unforgettable business name. The name represents the “all-artisan” vibe and the high-quality coffee being served in the outlet. Just by mentioning the name, the only image that comes to mind is a barista hard at work to give your quick morning fix.

MadCap Coffee Logo

Madcap coffee brings a personal connection with customers by having a goofy business name. Whilst the name doesn’t explain much about the quality or anything, the Cafe can be seen as exciting and fancy. This goes well with the cheerful mood and the intense aromatic coffee offered in the Cafe.

Cafe Grumpy Logo

Cafe Grumpy has grown to be one of the most popular Cafe in the US. The name itself comes out ironic that you can’t help but check it out. Once you’ve visited, you’ll associate grumpy the love for coffee with a strong desire to pair it with good service.

5 Tips for naming your Cafe

The ideal business name should be simple, memorable and convey a meaning all at the same time. Here are my 5 tips to keep in mind when developing your business names.

1. Do a Competitor Analysis

Doing a competitor analysis as your first step will save you a lot of time in the future, knowing what names to avoid and understanding why and how your competitors business name words for them will help you in forming your own business names. When analyzing competitors think about:

  • What business or product values are they conveying in their business name? How does that work for them?
  • Is there a trend in how these businesses are naming themselves? It’s best to avoid sounding like “just another one of those businesses”.
  • Who does it best? Why does it work and how can I produce a better name?

2. Focus on Naming your Business not Describing it.

A typical pitfall most businesses run into is describing their business name too literally, using overused coffee terms like dark, sweet or shop. A more effective business name should convey to customers your businesses and product values at a deeper level. Try name your business in a way that has a story behind it.

Let’s take for example a real Cafe named “Barista Parlor”.

Literally, this name conveys you’re getting your coffee from a barista in a parlor. At a deeper level though, this is a great name that translates the history and values of the business.

3. How to make a more memorable name

Creating a memorable business name is the first step in getting into a customer’s mind and is also a task that’s easier said than done. Your business name should aim to stop a customer in their tracks and give an extra thought on your product among your wave of competitors. Some tips to create a memorable name would be:


  • Use rhythmic pronunciation or alliteration (quick fix, Chai café, morning vibe coffee)
  • Try using a word that wouldn’t be relevant when out of context (mugshot coffee)
  • Keep it short and simple.

4. Try purchasing a Brandable business name

Brandable business names are names that are non-sensical but read and are pronounced well. They often use letter patterns of Vowel/Consonant/Vowel as these word structures are typically short, catchy and easy to say and remember. For example, some brandable Cafe business names could be:

  • Candola Cafe
  • Accova Cafe

You can find a full list of Brandable business names at

5. Avoid combining words just to create a unique name.

Another mistake business owners typically make is creating bad word combinations when they find out that their business name idea is already taken. For example, John names his business cream cafe and finds out it’s already taken. Because he’s already decided this is what he’ll name his business he tries to opt for similar sounding names like creamsweet café, creamist or creamery cafe.

You can see how these ideas are a step backward as they are not catchy, easily pronounceable or memorable. In these situations, we suggest starting from scratch and trying the tips we mentioned previously.

Cafe business name ideas

Here’s the ultimate list of coffee-related words you could use in your business name. Below is a list of trending, descriptive and action words that are often related to coffee.

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Trending Words

Here are the top trending words used in Cafe names.











How Cafes is often described

(“______ Cafe”)

Example Cafe names using these related descriptive words ‘Cosy Co. Cafe’and ‘9th Floor Cafe’.























































Combine Words

We’ve taken words from above and from our generator results and combined the words to create new Cafe names.

Grindee (Grind + Coffee)
CoffeeBit (Coffee + Bitter)
TurksRoast (Turkish + Roast)
CoffHut (Coffee + Hut)

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2 years ago

My business is to provide gaming consulting for new gaming shop and lounge

Lena Jones
Lena Jones
1 year ago

Espresso au Lait, Dark Roast, (De)Caf Treasures

Aronas Mcarthur
Aronas Mcarthur
1 year ago

Warm Welcome Cafe, Coffee & Croissant, Le Petit Cafe