With an industry valued at more than $130 billion dollars a year and annual growth rate of 1.6% over the past five years, it’s no surprise burger restaurants are big business. There are more than 50,000 burger joints in the United States. California boasts more than 6,000 burger shops, the highest number of any state in the country. And not all of them are McDonalds, though an estimated 85% are a part of a restaurant chain.

Opening your own burger shop is a proven idea and one of the most popular restaurant opportunities in the country today. If you’re thinking about opening up a burger joint for yourself, check out this unmatched list of suggestions no matter what style of hamburger you plan to serve.

Burger Shop Name Ideas

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While an estimated 50,000 burger shops are already in business, not all the best names are taken yet. You can identify a compelling and unique name in this list that has yet to be claimed. Here are some of the top ideas we came up with.

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  • Anytime Burgers
  • Backyard Burgers
  • Bayside Burgers
  • Beefcakes Burgers
  • Better Burger
  • Bold Burger
  • Braves Burgers
  • Bruce’s Burgers
  • Bugout Burgers
  • Buns Galore
  • Burger Bites
  • Burger Boys
  • Burger Buddies
  • Burger Plaza
  • Burger Stand
  • City Burger
  • Delico Burgers
  • Dungeon Burgers
  • Furious Burgers
  • Happy Burgers
  • Mister Burgers
  • Pit Master Burgers
  • PitStop Burgers
  • Riley’s Smiley Burgers
  • Roadside Burgers
  • Royal Burger
  • Sin City Burgers
  • Smokin’ Burger
  • Stacked Burgers
  • Stuffed Buns
  • The Crispy Bun
  • Buffalo Burgers
  • Bullhorn Burgers
  • Bullseye Burgers
  • Burgers and Brews
  • Organic Burger Company

Burger Restaurant Name Ideas

Burger Restaurants offer a wider choice of burgers and other items

Burger restaurants offer a wide selection of burgers and fries.

Burger restaurants are no less common than burger shops that mainly sell meals curbside or a drive-thru window. In fact, the drive-thru contributes a staggering 70% of daily sales for some fast food restaurants.

  • Virgo Burgers
  • The Burger Awakening
  • Parallel Burgers
  • Burger Wizard
  • Sassy Burgers
  • Cozy Burgers
  • Burger Hunters
  • Jazz Burgers
  • Picky Burgers
  • Mister Burger
  • Healthy Buns
  • Burger Magic
  • Cosmo Burgers
  • Kickass Burgers
  • Golden Burgers
  • Jungle Burgers
  • Spice Burgers
  • Cannon Burgers
  • Big City Burgers
  • Bill’s All-American Burgers
  • Bitchin Burgers
  • Bob’s Burger Barn
  • Bravo Burgers
  • Brick House Burgers
  • Bunrise Burgers
  • Burger Basement
  • Burger Bistro
  • Burger Bonanza
  • Burger Boulevard
  • Burger Place
  • Burger Smokehouse
  • Burger Time
  • Burgers on 22nd Street
  • Hang 10 Burgers
  • Pounders
  • The Bigger Better Burger Joint
  • The Burger Bank
  • The Burger Bros
  • The Burger Experts
  • The Burger Grill
  • The Burger House
  • The Burger Hub
  • The Burger Joint
  • The Burger Pit
  • The Burgery
  • The Golden Grill
  • The Impossible Burger
  • The Smokin’ Grill
  • The Smokin’ Patty
  • We Know Burgers

Fish Burger Name Ideas

Tasty Fish Burgers are becoming increasingly popular

Fish burger are becoming increasingly popular menu option.

Fish burgers aren’t as common as their beefy cousins, but they are delicious and are growing in popularity. Fish burgers have long been seasonal menu items during the Christian holiday of Lent. They can also be positioned as a healthy alternative with less fat. Check out these name ideas listed below.

  • Cap’n Jack’s
  • Anchor Fish Burgers
  • Breaded Fish Burgers
  • Burger Ocean
  • Burgers Ahoy!
  • Burgers of the Sea
  • Crabby’s Burgers
  • Crispy Fish Burgers
  • Davy Jones Burgers
  • Fillet-O-Fish
  • Fin Burgers
  • Fish Burger heaven
  • Fish Ina Bun
  • Fishburger Docks
  • Furgers
  • King Fish Burgers
  • Neptune’s Burgers
  • Ocean Wave Burgers
  • Octoburgers
  • Pitate Burgers
  • Poseidon’s Patties
  • Saltine Sandwiches
  • Seaburger Station
  • Taste of the Deep
  • The Burger Port
  • The Cod of Burgers
  • The Little Burgermaid
  • The Plaice for Burgers
  • Tilapia Patties
  • Whale’s Burgers

Italian Burger Name Ideas

Italian burgers add that delicious Italian flavor to this American classic food

Italian burgers add that delicious flavor to this American classic food.

Burgers are distinctly American even though there is controversy on who actually invented them. Suffice to say, while they did not come from Italy, adding a little Italian flavor offers an exciting twist to the meal. Check out our Romanesque list of Italian-inspired burger shop names for your own version of Italian burgers below.

  • A Taste of Italy
  • Baresi Buns
  • Benedetti Burgers
  • Bergamaschi’s Burgers
  • Bolognese Burgers
  • Boot Burger
  • Bonacina Burgers
  • Borroni’s Burgers
  • Burgers all’arrabbiata
  • Calabrese Burgers
  • Ciabatta Burgers
  • Ciriola Burgers
  • Cremonesi Burgers
  • D’Amiano Burgers
  • D’Agostino’s
  • D’Alessandro’s
  • Fiorentino’s Burgers
  • Italian Buns
  • Italian Meatball Burgers
  • Locatelli Burgers
  • Lucchese Burgers
  • Manzo Pane Classico
  • Margherita Burgers
  • Milanesi Burgers
  • Mozzarella Burgers
  • Napolitano Burgers
  • Nebbiolo and Burgers
  • Roman Patties
  • Romano Burgers
  • Sangiovese Burgers
  • Spaghetti Burgers
  • Taste of Venice
  • Trevisano Burgers
  • Tuscan burgers

Funny Burger Name Ideas

Some funnier names can help make you more memorable

Burgatory is a clever name ideas.

While there are many seriously-named burger shops, there are surprisingly few funny names for these casual eateries. However, those that do exist are memorable enough to make them locally popular and this can be an advantage when starting a new burger brand. This list shows some of the funnier options that are still available to use.

  • Euphoria Burger
  • Bachelor’s Burger
  • Burger Dungeon
  • Hangry Burger
  • Fire N’ Burger
  • Burger Supernova
  • Patty Planet
  • Burger Soul
  • Burger Thief
  • Burma Burger
  • Wacky Burger
  • Pika N’ Burger
  • Eager Burger
  • Monsieur Burger
  • Burger Wonderland
  • Doc Burger
  • The Burger State
  • Mythical Burgers
  • Burger Monk
  • Utopia Burgers
  • Infinity Burger
  • Burger Syndrome
  • Burger Academy
  • The Burger Edge
  • Burger O’clock
  • Burger Mayor
  • Patriot Burgers
  • Quirky Burger
  • Twerk Burger
  • Beef Buddies
  • Beefy Bros.
  • Between Two Buns
  • Bleeding Burgers
  • Brown Buns
  • Bun Buddies
  • Burger Bus
  • Burger Delight
  • Burger Me
  • Burger Obsession
  • Burgers on the Brain
  • Burgers-a-Billion
  • Cheeky Buns
  • Electric Burgers
  • Emperor Burger
  • Golden Buns
  • Juicy Lucy’s
  • Knuckle Burgers
  • Meat and Greet
  • Meaty Made
  • New Heights Burgers
  • Patty Buns Burgers
  • Plenty of Grease
  • Queen Bee Burgers
  • The Burger Builders
  • The Buzz About Burgers
  • The Grill Goddess
  • The Grounded Cow
  • The Meat Mentor
  • Thrill of the Grill
  • Warm Buns
  • Weird Burgers
  • You got Beef

Chicken Burger Name Ideas

Chicken burgers are a popular menu item in the United States, with Americans consuming more than 1.7 billion chicken sandwiches per year. These sandwiches are typically made from ground or diced chicken that is seasoned and then grilled or fried. The toppings vary depending on the region, but common ones include lettuce, tomato, onion, cheese and mayonnaise.

  • Grinder Grub
  • Chicken Chat
  • Chick Burgers
  • Chicken Hut
  • Darla’s Chicken
  • Chick And Joy
  • The Chicken Burger Hub
  • Mr. Chicken
  • Chick And Buns
  • Chicken Crib
  • Hot Chix
  • Chicko Burgers
  • Poultry Bites
  • Winged Burgers
  • Boneless Chick
  • Chickenhearted
  • Chikin’
  • Big C Burger
  • Bite Burger
  • Bonkers Chicken
  • Sub Wing
  • The Chuck Wagon
  • Local Chick
  • Chuckster
  • The Chicken House
  • Chick Chili
  • The Chicken Shack
  • The Crumbles
  • Jerry Chicken
  • Chicken Burger Express
  • Chicken Bob
  • The Chicken Box
  • Chicken By Design
  • Original Chicken