Starting an Indian restaurant, takeout place or even a food truck? We’ve got you covered with a huge list of brand name suggestions you can use to create a profitable food service business.

This resource is organized by theme below. If you already know the menu you plan to serve then jump straight to the category that’s most appropriate to you. If you don’t have a menu set in stone yet, grab a pen and pad of paper or open up a Google Doc to start brain storming ideas. Let’s go!

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Indian restaurant name ideas

This is a list of all-purpose name suggestions that could be applied to almost any Indian restaurant’s menu. Be sure to complete your due diligence before moving forward with any ideas by checking Google for other businesses operating under the name and confirming your selection isn’t already trademarked.

  • The Indian Pressure Cooker
  • Lentils Lately
  • Rolling Pot Lentils
  • Curry Cooker
  • The Kabab Pot
  • Indian Frying Pan
  • Hot Naan
  • The Indian Spoon
  • Bengaluru Bites
  • The Hot Hindi
  • Mumbai Tummy
  • Cross Roads Butter Chicken
  • Butter Chicken Bites
  • Idly Rice Company
  • Eaten Rice Restaurant
  • Raw Rice Indian Cuisine
  • Indian Momma Takeout
  • Long Grain Rice Emporium
  • Sambar Spice
  • Culinary Cumin
  • Ginger & Garlic
  • Fennel Seed Kitchen
  • Red Chilli Indian
  • Rock and Roll Indian
  • Heavy Metal Indian Gourmet
  • Spicy Indian Eatery
  • Butter Chicken Buffet
  • Killer Kabab House
  • Scrumptious Kabab
  • Tremendous Tandoori
  • Tandoori House of Yum
  • Tickling Chicken Curry Shop
  • Laughing Man Indian Food
  • Indian Roasters
  • Spare the Cow
  • Indian Peppercorn
  • Passport to India
  • Delicious Darshini
  • Dang Good Darshini
  • Indian Provisions
  • The Holy Cow
  • The Indian Plate

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Vegetarian Indian restaurants

indian spices

Indian spices can create robust vegetarian flavors.

Indian cuisine has all sorts of vegetarian meals that are packed with flavor. Even if you’re not a full-time vegetarian these dishes can be enjoyed by part-time meat eaters too or adapted slightly to include a protein. Based on the consumer trends, adding more plant-based menu options is smart business approach.

  • Veggie Balls – This could work well for a restaurant focused on Malai Kofta dishes.
  • Tofu Indian
  • The Curry Leaf
  • Chickpea Curryhouse
  • Plant kabab company
  • Potato Table
  • Seek vegetarian
  • Oasis Vegetarian
  • The Vegan Elephant
  • No Meat Naan
  • Meatless Indian Bowl Company
  • Mutter Paneer Pioneer
  • Growing Indian
  • The Green Indian
  • Nature’s Samosa
  • No Violence Vegan
  • Grass Grazer Indian
  • Garden Gobbler Indian Food
  • Veg Head Indian

Quick serve and delivery names

If you plant to open a restaurant, be ready for your bread and butter sales to come through take out, pickup, and delivery. According to a report from the industry research company Statista, food delivery already accounted for $30 billion in annual sales for restaurant in 2015. It doesn’t take an advanced degree in statistics to estimate this number is much higher now given the current environment.

Due to the growth of food delivery apps in recent years and due to more people staying at home for safety reasons, this revenue is expected to grow steady for the next decade. Here are some brand names that articulate contactless food delivery for guests.

  • Pickup an Indian
  • The Speedy Indian
  • Quick Serve Indian
  • Fast and Fresh Paneer
  • Quick Curry
  • Curry Right Now
  • The Kabob Dash
  • Indian Meals Delivered
  • AAA Indian
  • Neighborhood Indian Cuisine
  • Drive Thru Masala
  • 11 Spices Indian Kitchen
  • Paneer Home Delivery
  • The Indian Caterer

Indian Fusion Restaurant name ideas

Indian Chinese fusion

An Indian / Chinese Fusion Restaurant.

Some of the most creative food come to fruition when two unexpected cultures collide. Fortunately, Indian food works really well as a fusion menu concept. Here are a few ideas to help you bridge the gap between cultures and create a menu that’s exciting to guests.

  • Samosa Loco: Good Mexican / Indian fusion theme.
  • The Greek Indian
  • Indian Fusion Shop
  • Spicy Potato Indian Food
  • The Asian Indian
  • American Indian Cuisine
  • Indian of the Sea
  • The Indian Taco Shop
  • The Fancy Indian
  • The Italian and Indian Wedding
  • VietIndian
  • The Indian Wok
  • Tropical Tandoori
  • An Indian from Portugal

Fast food shop names

indian peppercorn

Indian peppercorns.

Indian food has adapted to be considered as fast food. One reason for this is the popularity of the meals served food courts or booths around the world. Even in Bangalore, Darshini’s will serve food out in the open in markets or road side stands that is prepared in a fast manner. But just because Indian food is fast doesn’t mean it should be associated with cheap or unhealthy. Think of it as food flexibility instead.

  • Darshini Delicacy
  • Convenient Indian Food
  • The Indian Counter
  • Butter Chicken Counter
  • Naan Marketplace
  • Naan Delivery
  • Busy Lifestyle Indian Food
  • Simple Meals Indian
  • Refreshing Indian
  • Entrees of India

Samosa shop names