Restaurants Business Name Generator & Ideas

The Kitchen

The kitchen is THE place in a home where food is made. This restaurant name uses this to its advantage. Coupled with the authoritative ‘The’, the name delivers a strong message as to its food prowess.

Ocean Basket

Encapsulating their niche efficiently and in a straightforward manner. The term basket helps reflect their array of offerings.

Saddles

A steakhouse, Saddles hints at this by its name. A saddle is associated with horses which in turn are linked with cowboys.

Chefs Warehouse

A very generic name. The name is easily diluted, but simple in its message.

The Pot Luck Club

‘Club’ is associated with exclusivity and prestige while ‘potluck’ is a very hopeful term. The whole name exudes good feelings.

The Creamery

Another great name that hints at its food offerings. The creamery makes use of a descriptor to attract a clientele looking for ice-cream.

Inside and you’re out (IYO)

An easy to remember acronym whose meaning is the essence of the product on offer: Inside-out burgers where each patty is filled with artisanal cheeses and other gourmet ingredients.

Alchemy

A scientific term, it gives customers the idea that the food on offer will be intriguing, unique and exotic.

Stokehouse

A combination of smokehouse and steakhouse. The Stokehouse goes even further by telling the audience that they will be stoked (happy/pleased) with their meals.

Gracious Madre

‘Thank you mother’ in Spanish. The foreign language indicates the style of cuisine, while the literature refers to mother earth and fresh ingredients.

Marketing Strategy & Useful
Advertising Terminology

Specializing in a certain niche such as a style of cuisine or style of serving, for example Japanese or a digger station will mean that patrons will view a restaurant as an authority in that niche. Marketing your establishment using the known buzz words listed below is a sure-fire way to success.

Fresh, tasty, delicious food, healthy, vegan, vegetarian, good food, real ingredients, friendly staff, top chef, highly rated, 5-star reviews, homemade, generous, signature dishes, premium, artisanal, award-winning

Clientele & Interests

Customers who frequent restaurants go in the pursuit of good food coupled with good company and a buzzing atmosphere. An establishment that can tick all of these boxes will do very well.

Good food, fine dining, take-out, veganism, vegetarianism, certain cuisines (Chinese, Italian, Greek, etc.)

Industry Related Words

Lite

homemade

portions

chef

cook

healthy

signature

organic

certified transitional

superfoods

BPA

natural

fruit

vegetable

meat

pork

beef

lamb

fish

salmon

sushi

Italian

French

Middle Eastern

Japanese

Fusion

Chinese

barbeque

probiotic

gluten

starters

main

entre

desert

course

omega-3

grass-fed beef

GMO-free

local

a la carte

86

bartender

blue-plate special

brigade de cuisine

BYOB

combination meal chef’s tables

counter service

dine and dish

takeaway

early bird dinner

main course

kids’ meal

Greek

cuisine

wait staff

waiter

waitrons

tips

back of house

front of house

bar-back

bussing

chaffing dish

expediter

host

hostess

line

mise en place

plating

POS system

on the fly

turnover rate

table booking

seating

dining

Michelin stars

menu

knife

spoon

crop-dusting

in the weeds

campers

fire

atmosphere

apron