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509 Bar Name Ideas

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509 Bar Name Ideas

If you’re starting a bar business, congratulations! You have an exciting journey ahead. You also have a host of decisions to make, and one of the most important is choosing your business name. The name will be the first impression that people will have of your bar, so your decision should be made with careful consideration.

Choosing a winning name is not always easy, but luckily, you’ll find valuable tips and suggestions in this handy guide.

Bar Business Name Generator

We’ve done some work and come up with some business name suggestions for your bar. They’re divided into categories so that you can choose a name that fits your brand’s personality.


  1. The Velvet Lounge
  2. Crystal Chalice Tavern
  3. Elegance & Elixirs
  4. Noir Nectar Bar
  5. Enchantia
  6. Moonlit Melange
  7. Starry Sip Speakeasy
  8. Opulent Overture
  9. Kingsmen Tavern
  10. The Gilded Goblet
  11. Legacy Libations
  12. Celestial Sips
  13. Luxe Legacy
  14. The Noble Nook
  15. Timeless Tipple Terrace
  16. Shaken, Not Stirred
  17. Sophisticate’s Spirits
  18. Classic Crystal Cove
  19. Aurora Ambrosia


  1. Cheers & Charms
  2. The Tipsy Top Hat
  3. Sip ‘n Shine
  4. Pubbabubba
  5. Barrel & Boardwalk Bar
  6. Whiskey Whirlwind
  7. The Rusty Anchor Pub
  8. Hullabaloo House
  9. Neon Nights Oasis
  10. The Crafty Cask Corner
  11. Electric Ember Lounge
  12. Starstruck Sips
  13. Liquid Laughter
  14. The Roaring Cork
  15. Thirsty Thyme Tavern
  16. Neon Nectar
  17. Funky Fusion Flask


  1. The Laughing Hyena
  2. The Donkey’s Tail
  3. The Four-Toed Sloths
  4. The Unicorn’s Horn
  5. Wobblin’ Warthogs
  6. Tail-Eating Snake’s Den
  7. The One-Legged Doghouse
  8. The Shedding Chameleon
  9. Hippo Yawms
  10. Not Your Momma’s Bar
  11. Sagacious Saggers
  12. Jagerbombs Aplomb
  13. Raving Sycophants
  14. Ouroboros


  1. Constellation Cabaret
  2. The Private Parlor
  3. Velvet Rope Vault
  4. Enclave Elixirs
  5. The Inner Circle Inn
  6. The Members’ Manor
  7. Elite Libations Lounge
  8. The Reserve Refuge
  9. Keyholders’ Clubhouse
  10. The Prestige Pub
  11. The VIP Vintage Venue
  12. Secret Society Sips
  13. The Exclusivity Exchange
  14. Confidential Cork
  15. The Hush-Hush Hideaway
  16. Members’ Mixology Mansion
  17. The Privilege Parlour
  18. The Classy Coterie
  19. Red-Carpet Recline
  20. The Gated Gathering


  1. Chicago Corner Tap
  2. Springfield Spigot
  3. Kearney Nectar Nook
  4. Allston Ale Alcove
  5. Neighborhood Nectars
  6. Kneeland Street Tavern
  7. Palm Springs Watering Hole
  8. Aspen Street Swig n’ Twirl
  9. Tampa Taprool Trail
  10. Scottsdale Bottle and Barrel
  11. Minneapolis Mug & Mingle
  12. St. Louis Spirit Shack
  13. Tahoe Lakeside Libations


  1. Rock n’ Roll Refinery
  2. Throat Goats
  3. The Jukebox Jamboree
  4. Hokey Pokey Karaoke
  5. Make Some Noise!
  6. StarStrum Karaoke Lounge
  7. Acapellists
  8. Crooners’ Cove Karaoke
  9. Songbird Serenade
  10. Encore Echo Karaoke
  11. Melody Mania Bar
  12. NoteWorthy Karaoke Club
  13. SingFling Karaoke Bar
  14. Pitch Perfect Karaoke
  15. Virtuoso Vocal Venue
  16. Mic Magic Melodies
  17. Karaoke Carnival
  18. VocalVibes Karaoke
  19. Harmony High Karaoke
  20. TuneTopia Karaoke Hub
  21. Lyric Lounge
  22. SongCrafters Karaoke
  23. Karaoke Cascades
  24. Serenade Station
  25. Karaoke Carousel
  26. Croon & Swoon Karaoke
  27. SongSurge Karaoke Club
  28. Harmony House of Hits
  29. NoteNation Karaoke Den
  30. SingSational Karaoke
  31. Lyrically Yours Karaoke


  1. The Speakeasy Safari
  2. Retro Revival Tavern
  3. Sci-Fi Sips Lounge
  4. Medieval Mead Hall
  5. Tiki Time Warp Bar
  6. Carnival Carousel Cocktails
  7. Western Whiskey Ranch
  8. Egyptian Oasis Elixirs
  9. Art Deco Decanter Den
  10. Pirate’s Plunder Pub
  11. Underwater Odyssey Oyster Bar
  12. Wild West Whiskey Wrangler
  13. Futuristic Fusion Flask
  14. Roaring Twenties Revelry
  15. Outer Space Sip Station
  16. Viking Valor Vessel
  17. Hollywood Glamour Goblet
  18. Ancient Alchemist Alehouse
  19. Jazz Age Julep Joint
  20. Steampunk Steamship Soiree
  21. Retro Roller Rink Rum
  22. Casino Royale Cocktails
  23. Disco Fever Drinkery


  1. GameTime Tavern
  2. Goooooaaaaaaal!
  3. Victory Vortex Sports Bar
  4. Gridiron Grill & Goals
  5. Hoop Haven Sports Pub
  6. Touchdown Tap House
  7. Net Ninjas Sports Lounge
  8. Puck & Play Sports Bistro
  9. Slam Dunk Sips
  10. Rivalry Row Sports Bar
  11. Field of Dreams Pub
  12. Home Run Hideaway
  13. Sideline Spirits Sports Lounge
  14. Soccer Stadium Sips
  15. Fastbreak Fanatics Bar
  16. Tennis Court Tavern
  17. Alpine Athlete Alehouse
  18. Slam Serve & Spike Sports Bar
  19. Bullseye Brews & Darts

Singles Bar

  1. The Connection
  2. Unite & Sip
  3. One’s Company
  4. MeetUp & Sip
  5. Lonely Hearts Lounge
  6. Singles Junction
  7. MingleMix
  8. UniteDrinks
  9. BlendBar
  10. VibeConnect
  11. UnitySips
  12. MixSolo
  13. SoloSocial
  14. MixMeets
  15. Alone Alehouse
  16. Mingle Manor


  1. Vintage Vineyard Vault
  2. Cellar Serenity
  3. The Grapevine Grotto
  4. Cork & Conversation
  5. Elegance Uncorked
  6. Fine Winery
  7. Sip & Soiree Cellar
  8. The Wine Wagon
  9. Vinoteca Viva
  10. Clink & Cabernet
  11. Refined Riesling Retreat
  12. Redtide
  13. Merlot Melodies
  14. Pinot & Palate Parlour
  15. Wine Enchantment
  16. Rustic Redwood Revelry
  17. Chardonnay Charm
  18. Bordeaux Bliss Bodega
  19. Symphony of Sips
  20. The Cork Chronicles
  21. Wine & Roses Retreat
  22. The Sip & Swirl Soiree
  23. Grapes & Goblets
  24. Sip & Serenade Cellar
  25. Wineglass Whispers
  26. The Wine Willow


  1. DramDen
  2. BourbonRoost
  3. TavernTannin
  4. CaskCraze
  5. Golden Glint Lounge
  6. Barrel & Bond
  7. Tumbler’s Terrace
  8. Dram Dwellers Bar
  9. Golden Age Sips
  10. Taste of Time
  11. Smoked Spirit Saloon
  12. Barley & Barrel
  13. Gentleman’s Grains
  14. Oak & Elixir
  15. Toast of Tradition
  16. Prohibition Palace
  17. Rye Refuge

Gothic Absinthe

  1. Obsidian Absinthe
  2. Shadowed Spirals
  3. Serpent’s Sip Absinthe
  4. Veil & Vines
  5. Nocturnal Nectar
  6. Moonlit Draughts
  7. Abyssal Absinthe
  8. Moonlit Mystique
  9. Witching Hour Absinthe
  10. Enigma Elixirs
  11. Absinthe Nocturne
  12. Dark Decanter
  13. Cryptic Casks
  14. Arcane Aperitif
  15. Phantom Fountains
  16. Dark Delights Tavern
  17. Sinister Spirits
  18. Ebon Enchantments
  19. Cursed Chalice
  20. Spectral Sips
  21. Eerie Euphoria


  1. Des Moines Brews and Blues
  2. The Solo Sax
  3. All Together Now!
  4. One, Two, One Two Three Four…
  5. Jazz & Julep Junction
  6. Swing & Serenade
  7. Saxophone Serenity
  8. Groove & Grind Jazz Den
  9. All That Jazz
  10. Rhythmic Reverie Room
  11. Bebop Bliss Bistro
  12. The Jazz Jam Jar
  13. Melodic Moments Mixer
  14. Scat & Snaps Soiree
  15. Smooth Jazz Oasis
  16. Bluesy Bourbon & Brass
  17. Swingin’ Sips Club
  18. Crescent City Jazz Cellar
  19. Bluesapalooza
  20. Jazz Noir Nook
  21. Trumpet & Tunes Tavern
  22. Bluesy Brews & Beats
  23. Jazz on the Rocks
  24. The Swing & Swirl Saloon
  25. Jazz Note Nirvana
  26. The Velvet Vibes Venue
  27. Jazz Virtuoso Vino
  28. Syncopation Serenity
  29. Soulful Solos Speakeasy
  30. Jazz Alley Alcove
  31. Velveteen Vibes


  1. TimberTavern
  2. CabinCask
  3. RusticRevelry
  4. OakHaven Bar
  5. CozyNook Alehouse
  6. WhiskeyWood Tavern
  7. RusticRidge Pub
  8. LogFire Lounge
  9. Barnyard Brews
  10. VintageVine Bar
  11. Wilderness Whiskey
  12. StoneHearth Saloon
  13. Timber & Taps
  14. Fireside Flasks
  15. Homestead Hops
  16. Sip & Sawmill
  17. CedarShack Saloon
  18. The Rusty Barrel
  19. Rugged Ridge Pub

Pub & Brewery

  1. Hop Haven
  2. Barrel & Hops Brewing Co.
  3. Pintopia
  4. Hopster
  5. Crafted Crest Brewing
  6. The Hopsmiths
  7. BrewVibe
  8. NanoBrew Nexus
  9. BrewCrafted Creations
  10. Frothy Fox
  11. Ale Artisans
  12. The Brew Brigade
  13. Lush Leaf Brewery
  14. Bubbling Brews Boutique
  15. Alescape
  16. Pint Prodigy Brewing
  17. Maltopia
  18. SipWise
  19. The Crafted Cask Collective
  20. Fermenter’s Forge
  21. Brewisphere
  22. Whisk & Wort Microbrews
  23. Brewsmith’s Barrelhouse
  24. Brew Bloom
  25. Brewsy Bee
  26. The Brewful Bungalow


  1. Mixology Mirage Lounge
  2. Quenchify
  3. Bartender’s Choice
  4. Fizzology
  5. Cocktail Chronicles
  6. Spirited Sips & Stories
  7. Bitters & Bliss Bar
  8. Fizzology
  9. Garnish & Goblet
  10. Mojito Magic
  11. Crafted and Curated Cocktails
  12. Sip & Style
  13. The Cocktail Carousel
  14. SipSociety
  15. Tincture & Toast Tavern
  16. Citrus & Spice Sips
  17. Swizzle & Savor Bar
  18. Cocktales
  19. Zest & Zestfulness
  20. Bubbles & Brio Bar
  21. The Crafted Concoction
  22. Stem & Spirit Soiree
  23. Cocktail Canvas Club
  24. The Zesty Zestology
  25. Frothy & Fragrant
  26. Symphony of Spirits


  1. Agave Fiesta
  2. Tequila Traditions
  3. Cerveza Cantina
  4. Mariachi Mezcal
  5. Salsa y Sabor
  6. Taco Tequilera
  7. Ranchero Rhythms
  8. Margarita Mansion
  9. Sombrero Spirits
  10. Fiesta Fuego
  11. Puebla Pub
  12. Tortilla Tavern
  13. Sabor Mexicano
  14. Jalapeño Junction
  15. Aztec Alehouse
  16. Cinco de Mayo Cantina
  17. El Grito Bar
  18. Tamales y Tequila
  19. Guacamole Grove
  20. Sangria Sol

Irish Pub

  1. Shamrock Tavern
  2. Celtic Hearth
  3. Emerald Whiskey House
  4. Dublin Dugout
  5. Leprechaun’s Lair
  6. Galway Gathering
  7. Finnegan’s Forge
  8. Kilkenny Corner
  9. Cork & Cask
  10. O’Malley’s Oasis
  11. Clover Clubhouse
  12. Sláinte Saloon
  13. Banshee’s Bar
  14. Donegal Draught
  15. Tipperary Taproom
  16. Molly Malone’s
  17. Connemara Corner
  18. Ballyhoo Pub
  19. Whiskey River Inn
  20. The Pint & Piper

English Pub

  1. The Merry Scholar
  2. The Crimson Crown
  3. The Noble Goblet
  4. The Whimsical Whistle
  5. The Dapper Drake
  6. The Golden Griffin
  7. The Velvet Tankard
  8. The Rustic Rose
  9. The Plaid Parlor
  10. The Silver Stag
  11. The Waggish Wench
  12. The Quaint Quill
  13. The Jolly Jester
  14. The Posh Piper
  15. The Royal Raven
  16. The Charming Chalice

Beach Bar

  1. Sandsplash
  2. Seaside Sips
  3. AquaLounge
  4. Beach Breeze Bar
  5. Tropical Tide Tavern
  6. Sunset Sippers
  7. Shoreline Spirits
  8. Wavefront Wharf
  9. Sandbar Oasis
  10. Island Imbibes
  11. Coastal Cabana
  12. Surfside Sips
  13. Oceanfront Oasis
  14. Palm Paradise Pub
  15. Seashell Sips
  16. Sunset Serenade
  17. Beachcomber’s Brew
  18. Lagoon Libations
  19. Seaglass Sippers

Hookah Bar

  1. Inhale, Exhale
  2. Sigh of Relief
  3. Aromatica
  4. Shisha Serenity Lounge
  5. Cloud 9 Hookah Haven
  6. Arabian Nights Oasis
  7. Exhale Euphoria
  8. Smoke & Sip
  9. EpicClouds
  10. The Hookah Hideout
  11. Sultana’s Shisha Lounge
  12. Mystical Mist Hub
  13. Oasis Odyssey Hookah Lounge
  14. Puff & Ponder Parlor
  15. Breezy Bazaar Bar
  16. The Hubble Bubble Lounge
  17. Smokey Serenade Soiree
  18. Hookah Harmony Haven
  19. Shisha Siren’s Cove
  20. The Hookah Hacienda
  21. Lush Lattice Lounge
  22. Vapor Vortex
  23. Whispers & Waterpipes
  24. The Shisha Shangri-La

Biker Bar

  1. Piston
  2. Wrench and Waddle Pub
  3. SteelHorse Saloon
  4. WrenchWorks
  5. Rebel
  6. Badlands Biker Ba
  7. Chopper Cheers
  8. ChromeChapel
  9. Sprocket
  10. Gasoline Grotto
  11. RevVault
  12. Burnout Bunker
  13. Blaze
  14. Rider’s Refuge
  15. Axle
  16. MotoMarauder’s Pub
  17. Cruiser’s Cove
  18. Bolt & Barrel Bar
  19. Motorcycle Mayhem
  20. IronHide
  21. RumbleRoadhouse
  22. Gearhead Galore
  23. Iron Horse Inn
  24. V-Twin Venue
  25. Outlaw Oasis
  26. ThunderFuel
  27. RevvedRider Rest
  28. RumbleZone
  29. Grit & Gears Tavern
  30. Two-Wheel Oasis
  31. SaddleUp Tavern


  1. SoberSips Lounge
  2. RefreshRendezvous
  3. ClearElixir Tavern
  4. ZeroProof Social
  5. PureSpirit Pub
  6. MindfulMixer
  7. Oasis Onyx Bar
  8. Crystal Clear Tavern
  9. SansSpirit Lounge
  10. ClearCraze Corner
  11. BlissfulBar
  12. Temperance Taproom
  13. ZenZero Hub
  14. Tranquil Tipples
  15. PurePlunge Pub
  16. No Proof Nook
  17. Refreshment Retreat
  18. Clean Slate Saloon


  1. Brew Ha-Ha
  2. Gin and Grin
  3. Chuckles & Chardonnay
  4. Comedy Keg House
  5. Laugh & Lager Lounge
  6. Pint of Puns Pub
  7. Tipsy Titters Taproom
  8. On the Rocks Tavern
  9. Wine Down & Relax
  10. Hopportunity Knocks
  11. Sake to Me Lounge
  12. The Ale’s Well
  13. Haha Hops House
  14. Wine Not Whine
  15. Hops and Dreams
  16. Shots ‘n’ Giggles
  17. Pint of No Return
  18. Gin and Bear It
  19. Tequila Mockingbird
  20. Whiskey Business
  21. The Rum Diary
  22. Booze Clues
  23. The Mule Mile

How to Choose a Name for Your Bar

Here are some key factors to consider when choosing your bar’s business name.

1. Check Name Availability

When you come up with name options, you’ll want to make sure that they’re available and that they stand out from competitor names. You don’t want to copy competitors by choosing a name similar to theirs.

You’ll need to do a business name search on your state’s Secretary of State’s website to see if the name is available. The search will also show similar names, so you can ensure that your name is unique in your state.

Also, check the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s website to confirm that the name is not trademarked.

2. Check Your State’s Business Name Regulations

Each state has rules regarding business names, often restricting words such as “bank” or “university.” Some states have stricter rules than others; for example, Michigan has a long list of prohibited words. You should be able to find your state’s rules on the Secretary of State’s website.

As an establishment that serves alcohol, you’ll naturally need the appropriate license from the local authorities. While you’re applying, be sure to check if your area has additional mandatory rules about including words like “bar” in your name, or distinguishing the types of alcohol you serve.

Upon creating an LLC, it’s mandatory to have either ‘LLC’, ‘limited liability company’, or ‘limited liability’ as part of its official name. This ensures clarity and compliance with naming conventions for such entities.

3. Choose a Name with Relevance

Your name should be relevant to your bar. It should also reflect your business mission and your brand’s identity. Often, if you write down a description of your brand identity, you’ll come up with words that have the potential to be used in your business name.

4. Keep It Simple

Your name should be easy to say so that it’s more memorable. After all, your customers might be a bit more forgetful after a few drinks! 

It should also be easy to spell so that people can search for your bar business online. 

5. Short and Unique

Short, unique, and catchy names tend to stand out. Think Google, which is so catchy and unique that it’s become a verb!

6. Get Feedback

Family and friends can give you an outside perspective on your bar’s business name. They can offer suggestions and give you feedback on the names you have in mind.

7. Allow for Expansion

As your business grows, you may expand into new alcohol or food offerings, or offer additional recreational activities, such as games in your bar, so you don’t want a business name that’s too narrow.  For example, “Tim’s Bar” would be more inclusive than “Tim’s Hard Spirits.” 

The name should also have timeless appeal. Don’t try to capture a trend — trends continuously change, and you don’t want a name that could become outdated. 

8. .com is Best

You’ll want to check to make sure that the .com domain name is available for your chosen name. Domain names ending in .com generally reflect more credibility than alternatives. Use our Domain Name Search Tool to find an available website name and get the perfect domain name for your business.

9. Use Keywords to Boost SEO

You’ll want your name to be SEO-friendly to boost your organic search engine rankings. Having the word “bar,” “tavern,” or “pub” in the full name of your business will help you appear in searches, especially if your business name is quite unique.

10. How Does it Sound?

Say the name out loud to see how it rolls off the tongue. Is it pleasant? Does it evoke positivity? You’d be surprised how different a name sounds when you say it compared to when you think it. 

11. Appeal to Emotions

Names that evoke positive emotions can create a connection with your target customers. You want them to feel good about your bar. Think of names that evoke a sense of fun, relaxation, or a good time.


How can I make my bar business name stand out?

Historically, taverns used to have quite unusual and colorful names so that people who couldn’t read could still identify the bar by its logo — think of names like Bunch of Carrots or The Lion’s Maw.

Having an equally imaginative bar name would all be in good spirit of the drink, and would certainly help your tipsy patrons remember your name in the morning.

What should I consider when choosing a name for my bar?

Consider uniqueness, memorability, and relevance when selecting a name for your bar. Your bar’s name should be easy to remember, reflect the ambiance or theme you want to convey and stand out from competitors. To avoid confusion, it’s also essential to ensure that nobody in your area uses the same or similar name.

Can I use my name or location in my bar business name?

Absolutely! In fact, if you’re going for a cozy local bar, using your own name (“Jimmy’s Bar”) or the neighborhood name (“South Cove Spirits”) would be an excellent way to market your bar as a gathering place for the local community.

How can I make my bar’s name reflect its theme or atmosphere?

To make your bar’s name reflect its theme or atmosphere, brainstorm words, phrases, or imagery associated with the vibe you want to create. For example, if you’re going for a rustic, country-themed bar, words like “barn,” “western,” or “rustic” could be incorporated into the name. Ensure that the name conveys the mood and experience patrons can expect when visiting your bar.

Are there any legal considerations for naming my new bar?

Yes, there are legal considerations when naming your bar. Checking for trademarks and copyrights is essential to ensure your chosen name is not already protected. Consult with a legal expert or trademark attorney to help you navigate these issues and avoid potential legal disputes down the road.

509 Bar Name Ideas