27 Restaurant Logo Design Ideas (Images + Tips)

Are you in the process of designing your restaurant’s logo? 

Then you’ve come to the right place. 

This article shows you great examples of restaurant logos that combine the overall theme and brand of the restaurant with good design principles. You’ll find examples from restaurants, bakeries, food trucks, asian restaurants and more.

Restaurant logo design is all about creating a memorable image that represents your restaurant and its brand. At the end of the article, we’ll give you five restaurant logo design tips on what to consider when you’re designing your logo.

Restaurant Logo Design

Now, let’s take a look at the examples:

Coquille Seafood Restaurant – Design by Glasfurd Walker

Coquille restaurant logo
Coquille restaurant logo mark
Coquille Seafood Restaurant – Design by Glasfurd Walker

Goode Co. – Logo Design by Principal

Goode Co. Seafood restaurant - Logo Design by Principal
Logo for Goode Co. restaurant
Goode Co. Seafood restaurant - Logo Design by Principal
Goode Co. – Design by Principle

Catch & Release by Farm Design

logo Catch & Release by Farm Design
logo Catch & Release restaurant by Farm Design
Catch & & Release – Logo Design by Farm Design

Seafarers Ostro – Logo by Inhouse Design

Seafarers Ostro restaurant logo
Seafarers Ostro restaurant logo
Seafarers Ostro – Logo by Inhouse Design

Flour Craft Bakery – Design by Bootjack

Flour Craft Bakery - Logo Design by Bootjack
Flour Craft Bakery - Logo Design by Bootjack
Flour Craft Bakery – Logo Design by Bootjack

Earls. 67 – Logo Design by Glasfurd Walker

Earls. 67 canteen & bar - Logo Design by Glasfurd Walker
Earls. 67 – Logo Design by Glasfurd Walker

La Bottega Restaurant – Logo by Kid Studio

La Bottega Restaurant - Logo by Kid Studio
La Bottega – Logo by Kid Studio

The Brass Onion – Logo by Carpenter Collective

The Brass Onion Restaurant - Logo by Carpenter Collective
The Brass Onion Restaurant - Logo by Carpenter Collective
The Brass Onion – Logo by Carpenter Collective

Miss Moonshines – Brand Identity by Faber & Lo

Miss Moonshines - Brand Identity by Faber & Lo
Miss Moonshines – design by Faber & Lo

Justine Brasserie – Design by The Made Shop

Justine Brasserie - Logo Design by The Made Shop
Justine Brasserie – Design by The Made Shop

Sacré Bistro – Logo by Studio Plastac

Sacré Bistro - Logo by Studio Plastac
Sacré Bistro – Logo by Studio Plastac

La Brasseria Milanese by Land of Plenty

La Brasseria Milanese - logo by Land of Plenty
La Brasseria Milanese – Brand Identity by Land of Plenty

Source Restaurant – Logo by Tom Lane

Source Restaurant - Logo by Tom Lane
Source Restaurant – Logo by Tom Lane

Maverick Texas Brasserie – Logo by Pentagram

Maverick Texas Brasserie - Logo by Pentagram
Maverick Texas Brasserie – Logo by Pentagram

Gulasch & Söhne – Branding by Moodley Design

Gulasch & Söhne - Branding by Moodley Design
Gulasch & Söhne - logo by Moodley Design
Gulasch & Söhne – Branding by Moodley Design

Gruber Bakery

Logo for Gruber Bakery
Gruber Bakery

Eugenes Canteen – Design by Piink iink Studio

Eugenes Canteen - Logo Design by Piink iink Studio
Eugenes Canteen – Design by Piink iink Studio

The Nordic Food Truck

Logo for The Nordic Food Truck
The Nordic Food Truck – Branding by Alexandre Pietra

The Bumblebee Food Truck

Logo for The Bumblebee Food Truck
The Bumblebee Food Truck
The Bumblebee Food Truck – Design by Nicole LaFave

Spetoo Food Truck

Spetoo Food Truck logo
Logo for Spetoo Food Truck
Spetoo Food Truck – design by André Morette

Fat Dragon Chinese Kitchen

Logo for Fat Dragon Chinese Kitchen
Logo for Fat Dragon Chinese Kitchen
Fat Dragon – Logo by Farm Design

Taikin Asian Restaurant

Logo for Taikin Asian Restaurant
Logo Taikin Asian Restaurant
Taikin Asian Restaurant – Logo by Oscar Bastidas

Y14 Japanese Seafood Kitchen

Y14 Japanese Seafood Kitchen - logo by Biasol
Y14 Japanese Seafood Kitchen – Design by Biasol

Flour and Salt Bakery & Café

Logo for Flour and Salt Bakery by Pentagram
Brand Identity for Flour and Salt Bakery by Pentagram

Pink Head Headquarters – Asian Fusion Restaurant

logo for Pink Head Headquarters - Asian Fusion Restaurant
Pink Head Headquarters – Design by Andreas Pedersen

Rahi Indian Restaurant

Logo for Rahi Indian Restaurant
Logo for Rahi Indian Restaurant
Rahi – Logo by Brand Tonyc

Tank Brew Pub – Logo by Papanapa

Tank Brew Pub - Logo by Papanapa
Tank Brew Pub - Logo by Papanapa
Tank Brew Pub – Logo by Papanapa

5 Simple Tips for Designing a Restaurant Logo

When it comes to creating a memorable restaurant logo, proper planning is key. It’s not just about getting a great design on paper. Before you can start thinking about designing your restaurant logo, you need to plan out your restaurant’s mission statement and focus your core values around that. You also need to define who your target audience is and what kind of value you are trying to provide them with.

1. Consider your mission statement and values

Before starting your logo, take the time to clarify who you are. Who is your customer? What is your company’s mission statement? How will your brand be represented visually? Take the time to ask these questions before you start designing.

2. Make sure your logo is unique

Don’t just copy somebody else’s styles and designs. Make sure it is something you can be proud of and one that represents your restaurant well. Research other restaurant logos and study what makes them unique. Then take what you have learned and incorporate those design elements into your own logo.

3. Make your logo immediately recognizable

A good logo is easy to remember, evoking a feeling of familiarity. For example, take many of the big brands that you see today. Just by looking at their logo, you can recognize who they are without seeing their name.

4. Is your restaurant logo flexible? 

Keep in mind that your restaurant logo will be used at virtually every single point in your business. You should make sure the logo can work both in black and white and in color. Also, you want to think of where it will go: on printed material such as brochures, menus, and other printed material, on your website, and social media profiles.

5. Keep your logo design simple and clean

Simplicity is the key to creating a great logo and brand identity. An overly complex logo will fail to inspire the essence of the brand. Instead of over-complicating your brand, create something simple that tells the story of your brand.

This means planning your content around the principles of hierarchy, balance, and alignment. Hierarchy refers to the order in which you choose to present your design. Balance refers to the harmony of elements in a design. Alignment refers to the consistency of spacing, sizing, and orientation. 

Conclusion

When you’re in the restaurant business, having a well-designed logo is very important and a central part of your brand.

I hope this article has given you some tips and ideas for your restaurant logo, which will be an important step in creating your brand.

If you haven’t yet created a business card for your restaurant, I recommend you check out my list of 25+ Creative Restaurant Business Card Designs.

And, if you are also looking for menu design inspiration check out this article: 55 Examples of Restaurant Menu Designs for Inspiration

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Jan Erling

UX Designer | Content Writer.