375 Unique Coffee Shop & Cafe Names

Whether you are looking for a coffee shop name or some café name inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. 

You have finally decided to start a coffee shop or cafe. Apart from having a solid coffee shop business plan, a good name is vital to ensure that your business is memorable and distinct from your competition.

This post is full of names inspired by everything from French cafés to cool corner coffee shops. You’ll discover various catchy cafe names –  grand names for the high-end cafe and fun nicknames for the coffee shop with character.

We then end the article with some essential tips on how to name your coffee shop.

Unique Coffee Shop Name Ideas

Now let’s take a look at the names:

Best Coffee Shop Name Ideas
Unique Coffee Shop Names
Creative Café Name Inspiration
Catchy Coffee Shop Names
Cool Coffee Shop Names
French-influenced Café Names
Italian-influenced Café Names
Clever Coffee Shop Name Ideas
Cute Coffee Shop Names
Funny Coffee Shop Names
Classy Coffee Shop Names
Best Cafe Names
Hipster Cafe Names

Best Coffee Shop Name Ideas

  • Rio Grind Coffee
  • Passion Espresso Bar
  • Karma Espresso
  • Haus Coffee & Roast
  • Cozmo Coffee
  • The Grind Kitchen
  • Cloud Ego Cafe
  • Brilliant Beanz
  • Kava Hive
  • East End Espresso
  • Pegasus Coffee Bar
  • Java Bros Coffee
  • Hot Rock Coffee
  • Cloud 9 Espresso
  • The Caffeine Lounge
  • Black Mountain Grind
  • Chill’ n’ Grind
  • The Beans Bunch
  • Tartine Coffee Co
  • Kosmic Coffee
  • Pelican Coffee Bar
  • The Stacked Bean
  • The Coffee and Stone
  • Minted Life Coffee
  • Bubble Bee Coffee
Coffee quote by J.S Bach

Unique Coffee Shop Names

  • Café Robusta 
  • Java Club
  • Café Rubia
  • Aroma Espresso
  • Café Steam
  • Café Blend
  • Java Guy
  • Café Banter
  • Senor Coffee
  • Coffee Villa
  • Silkroad Café
  • Café District
  • Lead Coffee
  • Almora
  • Café Reality
  • Java Rocket
  • Helix Coffee
  • Kickstart Coffee
  • Cafe Amber
  • Organic Roastery
  • Cappuccino Planet
Coffee quote by David Lynch

Creative Café Names

  • Mocca Mood
  • Latte Mothers
  • Hothouse Grind
  • Coffee Avenue
  • Cafe Temptations
  • Sunray Coffee
  • Coffee Story
  • Brew Pod
  • Vanillaccino
  • Mocha Vibes
  • Coffee Maniac
  • Mochaline
  • New Leaf Latte
  • Pitbull Latte
  • Bean Station
  • Coffee Shop Vista
  • Freshstart Coffee
  • Java Express
  • Caffeine Hub
  • Arabica Mood
  • Trilogy Cafe
  • Vortex Cafe
  • Cafe Cougar
Coffee quote by Jerry Seinfeld

Catchy Coffee Shop Names

  • The Bean Counter
  • Coffee Stop
  • Cappuccino Corner
  • Mucha Mocca
  • Coffee Company
  • Latte Life
  • Coffee Craft
  • Castle Café
  • Coffee Clique
  • Espresso Hero
  • Café Crush
  • Coffee Press
  • Café Calypso
  • Javaia
  • The Coffee Connection
  • Cafe Pep
  • Spark Coffee
  • Coffee With Emma
  • Coffee Shop Shack
  • Coffee Shop Queen
  • Cafe Click
  • Coffee Crisp
  • Coffee Bliss
  • Coffee Boss
  • Groove Coffee
Coffee quote by Henry Rollins

Cool Coffee Shop Names

  • Central Conversations
  • Coffee Hub
  • Cool Coffe Co
  • Mood Brown
  • Coffee Republic
  • Café Royale
  • Bitches Brew
  • Neu Café
  • Mocha Trend
  • Paragon Café
  • Latte Loop
  • Latte Theory
  • Java Galore
  • Sparta Coffee
  • Urban Latte
  • Coffee Temple
  • Tempo Coffee Shop
  • Urban Grind
  • Zeitgeist
  • Nine Giants
  • Pitstop
  • Cafe Quo Vadis
  • Red Brick Cafe
  • Sailors & Scholars
  • Scaramouche
  • Gravity Cafe
  • Cafe Warrior
  • Boost Coffee Shop
  • Coffeeworks
  • Coffee Bazaar
Coffee quote by Napoleon Bonaparte

French-influenced Café Names

  • L’ espresso petit
  • Rendevouz
  • Café Parfaite
  • Moco & Voi
  • Peine & Biscuit
  • Café Voila
  • Delicia
  • Café Javarian
  • Caffan
  • Superettes
  • Café Citrons
  • Café Absynth
  • Café Mirage
  • Equi Cafe
  • Encore Cafe
  • Cafe Chez Carmen
  • Rouge Cafe
  • Maison Mocha
  • Aux Amis
  • La Gazette
  • Le Balcon
  • Café Anglais
  • Café de la Paix
  • Café du Croissant
  • Café Terminus
  • La Palette
  • Le Baron Rouge
  • Les Amis
  • Café Chambord
  • Café Royal
  • Café Rouge
  • Le Cirque
  • Chez Paul
  • L’Express
  • Lumiere
  • La Madeleine
  • Maxim
  • Mimi
  • Le Pavillion

Italian-influenced Café Names

  • L’ espresso
  • Café aromático
  • Café Bellissimo
  • Café Ultimo
  • Azzurro 
  • Ciambella
  • Budino
  • Café Biscotto
  • Palatine
  • Tavolini
  • Latteria
  • Café Allegro
  • Viva Coffee
  • Café Notte
  • Café Vivace
  • Impresso Espresso
  • La Strada Café
  • Café Fiore
  • Barbetta
  • Caffé Vittoria
  • Caffé Opera
  • Caravaggio
  • Café Fellini
  • Caffé Mosconi
  • La Stazione
  • Caffé Totti
  • Prezzo
  • Cafe Roman
  • Via Venezia
  • Madonna
  • Café Godot
Coffee quote by T.S Eliot

Clever Coffee Shop Names

  • Metro Mocha
  • Coffee Hackers
  • Coffeen
  • Bean Around
  • Mr.Bean
  • Retro Barista
  • Café Moon
  • Creme De La Creme
  • Rainbow Roast
  • Aroma Masters
  • Coffee Lab
  • Big Bean
  • Cuppucino
  • Coffeekeeper
  • Next Café
  • Carmel Café
  • Roastica
  • Hot Java
  • Javapanda
  • Goldstar Cafe
  • Presto Coffee
  • Café Zest
  • Café Zing
  • See You Latte
  • Uplifted
  • Barista Evolution
  • Coffeelux
  • Coffee Galore
  • Coffee Alliance
  • Cafe Acuity
  • Coffee Agents
  • Coffee Cloud
  • Coffee Dash
  • Espressojet

Cute Coffee Shop Names

  • Coffee for Two
  • Wake Me Up
  • Sugar Cubes
  • Tropicale
  • Coffee way
  • Café Tiger
  • Coffee Turtle
  • Peach Coffee
  • Mobi Café
  • Ladybird Café
  • Java Queen
  • The Coffee Fairy
  • Bamboo Cafe
  • The Big Bean Cafe
  • Cute Cups
  • Café Cosmos
  • Owl & Pussycat
  • Rocking Horse Cafe
  • Steamboat Coffee
  • Barista Parlor
  • Coffeezilla
  • Cafe Jam
  • Barista Bugs
  • Javalux
  • Coffeecog
Coffee quote by Terry Pratchett

Funny Coffee Shop Names

  • Kazbah
  • Kozy Corner
  • Lamb & Lion
  • Legends Cafe
  • Lion & Unicorn
  • Ladies & Gentlemen
  • Last Zebra
  • Lazy Lizard
  • Liquid Gardens
  • The Little Acorn
  • Café Merlin
  • Man on The Moon
  • Moonraker
  • Mouse on Mars
  • Moon & Spoon
  • My Fathers Moustache
  • Noahs Ark
  • Coffee Lab
  • Coffee Spot
  • Coffeedo

Classy Coffee Shop Names

  • Babel Cafe
  • Café Divan
  • Aromas Cafe
  • Cafe Cultiva
  • King Rufus
  • Evergreen Coffe Shop
  • Cafe Metropolis
  • Cafe Cairos Rose
  • Hortensia
  • Café Kingston
  • Kenton Coffee Shop
  • King of Hearts
  • Lord Byron
  • Cafe Left Bank
  • Loop Cafe
  • Cafe La Vista
  • Lands End
  • Looking Glass
  • Lord Morris
  • Café Morning Star
  • Mulberry Tree
  • Cafe Mango
  • Magic Garden
  • Cafe Midas
  • Cafe Nightingale
  • Northern Lights
  • Cafe Olympia
  • Orbital
  • Poets Corner
  • Strawberry Gardens
  • Caffeine Ministry
  • Cafe harmony
  • Coffee Nouveau
Coffe quote by Sheik-Abd-al-Kadir

Best Cafe Names

  • Gelato City Cafe
  • Dreaming Steam Cafe
  • The Blend Squad
  • Gravity Beans
  • Café De Roi
  • Cafe Brewz
  • The Bean Nook
  • Cafe de Cocoa
  • Espresso Oasis
  • The Espresso Spot
  • Just Grind It Cafe
  • Piece of Java
  • Aromatic Caffè
  • Kronos Cafe
  • Karma Espresso
  • Café Via Nova
  • Fluid Jazz Cafe
  • The Second Cup
  • Pulse Espresso
  • The Roamin’ Bean
  • Sip & Chill Cafe
  • Echo Latte
  • The Roasty Rooster
  • Goodfellas Espresso
  • Sip, Bean & Scoot
Coffee quote by Rohan Marley

Hipster Cafe Names

  • Vagabond
  • Kaffeine
  • One Corner
  • Craving Coffee
  • Ginger & Cream
  • Bird
  • Full Stop
  • Birdhouse Cafe
  • Talkhouse
  • Fix
  • Tonic
  • Blue Note Baristas
  • Dark Fluid
  • Embassy South
  • Brew
  • Caravan Coffee Shop
  • Purity
  • Love in a Cup
  • Artisan
  • Extract Cafe
  • Wood & Fields
  • Alchemy
  • Cafe Volcano
  • Has Bean
  • Craft Coffee
  • Everbean
  • Department of Coffee
  • Dear Ginger
  • Butter Beans
  • Lavish Brew
  • Daily Goods
  • Giddy Up
  • Coffee Dose
  • Espresso Base
  • Story Cafe
  • Wild Wood
  • Cafe Counter
  • Saint Mocha
  • Maison Espresso
  • Noble Craving
  • Electric Corner
  • Story Cafe

How to come up with a unique coffee shop name

Apart from the list above – or using your family or yourself as the inspiration – here are two more options when trying to name your restaurant:

1. Start With Considering your Offering and your Customers:

  • What kind of coffee will your café be serving? Latte, Espresso, Herbal Tea, etc
  • What are the mood and cafe interior design like? Classy, hipster, on the corner, etc.
  • Which neighborhood or district is your cafe located in? Hell’s Kitchen, Times Square, New York City, etc.
  • What type of customers do you have? Students, families, office workers, etc.

2. What are Your Values and Background:

Consider your cafe’s values first. What story do you tell your customers with your name?

Effective marketing is based on articulating and extending a harmonious concept from the inside out. Communicating what defines your business is the way to engage potential customers because it puts your story and coffee shop brand in context.

Conclusion

We hope this article will help you to come up with a clever name for your coffee shop or cafe. It might seem like a daunting task to come up with a short, catchy name for your café, but it can be a lot easier than you think.

Check out the following article for more cafe inspiration: Best Coffee Shop & Cafe Websites.

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