30 Best Restaurant Website Design Examples to Inspire You

30 Best Restaurant Website Design Examples to Inspire You
January 13, 2020 Levi Olmstead

A company’s brand is the image it presents to the world, which means that it’s one of the most important considerations when opening a business. 

Particularly in the restaurant business, a restaurant’s brand is what tells a consumer they’ll enjoy eating there before they even look at the menu. A restaurant’s brand can tell consumers how casual or fancy a restaurant is, what type of food it serves, and even how pricey it is. 

Brand includes everything from the name, logo, objective, aesthetic, and even website design of a company. 

In today’s market, more often than not, a restaurant’s website is the first thing a consumer sees when deciding whether or not they want to dine there. It’s where customers go to check out the restaurant’s vibe, read your restaurant reviews, or place orders through online ordering systems.

Therefore, it’s essential to have a website design that accurately represents your restaurant and entices consumers.

30 Best Restaurant Website Design Examples

Below lists 30 best restaurant website designs to inspire you when opening a new own restaurant and launching a restaurant website to match. Use these examples, as well as these popular restaurant WordPress themes, to create a stunning website for your restaurant.


1. Temporis

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Temporis prides itself on being an intimate, unconventional dining experience, and uses its website to help define what that means for the restaurant. With unique, dramatic photos on a simplistic background, the website hints at the simple, yet unique experience restaurant goers will have at Temporis.


2. Covina

Location: New York City, New York

Covina is a cozy restaurant created by a husband and wife who wanted to build an eating establishment where everyone feels welcome and comfortable. Covina’s website exhibits the restaurant’s select food and drinks to give a glimpse at the distinguished, yet down-to-earth menu Covina serves its consumers.


3. The Ivy Asia

Location: London, UK

The Ivy Asia located in the heart of London is trendy dining experience and late night bar filled with Asia-inspired food and decor. The restaurant offers an upscale dining experience with a fun social environment, and the opening video on its website shows just that – with a montage of food, drinks, and fun.


4. Penny Red’s

Location: Detroit, Michigan

Fitting the restaurant’s light-hearted vibe and trendy, comfort food menu, Penny Red’s website uses bold colors and simple, retro-looking patterns and fonts to draw consumers. It shows restaurant goers exactly what they’ll get in both taste and aesthetic in this funky Detroit fried chicken joint.


5. Happy Camper

Location(s): Chicago, Illinois; Denver, Colorado

Happy Camper is a beloved pizza restaurant with three locations: Old Town, Chicago; Wrigleyville, Chicago; and Denver, Colorado. Happy Camper is known as a fun environment where consumers can come to eat good food, drink good drinks, and have a good time, and its website show that with its tagline showing on the homepage saying, “Don’t worry, eat happy.”


6. Miss Lily’s

Location(s): New York City, New York; Negril, Jamaica; Dubai, UAE 

Miss Lily’s is a caribbean themed restaurant from start to finish. Not only is the restaurant’s food filled with authentic caribbean spices and traditional recipes, but the restaurant itself transports you to paradise. The website accentuates this vibe with it’s bright colors and quirky artwork.


7. The Spaniard

Location: New York City, New York 

The Spaniard is a classy bar and restaurant with a mysterious vibe for restaurant goers to enjoy a not-so-average night out at. With the dark coloring, and secretive-looking artwork on The Spaniard’s website, the brand offers a virtual look into the experience the restaurant gives its consumers.


8. Maple & Ash

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Maple & Ash is a modern, trendy steakhouse that takes a twist on the stereotypical, traditional steakhouse. The website keeps the class and tradition of a fancy steakhouse through its decor and class, while adding a trendy take on website structure, font, and logo.


9. Lupa

Location: New York City, New York

Lupa is a casual, moderately-priced Italian restaurant that feels like a fine-dining experience. Lupa’s website exhibits this aura through it’s classy, yet down-to-earth color palette and transparency into the restaurant’s sustainability techniques and team members.


10. Pastaria

Location(s): Clayton, Missouri; Nashville, Tennessee

Pastaria is a friendly, casual Italian dining experience that can’t help but show it on its website. The homepage showcases a smiling chef, while offering calls-to-action to order online, purchase gift cards, look for employment, or check out the menu and hours – everything the brand’s target market could ever want is just one click away.


11. Kostali by NAHA

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Kostali is a vibrant, casual, and elegant dining experience with inspiration from the Mediterranean. The restaurant features that famous mediterranean blue color throughout its interior and decor, as does the website. Giving a coastal, mediteranean ambiance, Kostali’s website directly compliments the restaurant’s brand.


12. The American

Location: Kansas City, Missouri

The American prides itself on being a grand restaurant that is, in itself, a work of art. The restaurant website exhibits this grand architecture on his homepage with a slideshow of artistic photography of the venue. This classy vibe shows consumers the ambiance and dining experience they will get at The American without question.


13. Block 16

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Block 16 tells it like it is from the moment you click onto its website. The homepage shows a video of hands grabbing delicious-looking comfort food with the tagline, “Farm to table street food” front and center. From looking at the homepage for only a few seconds, a consumer can tell exactly what type of food and experience they will have at Block 16 – and who wouldn’t want yummy comfort food to share with friends and family?


14. Quay

Location: Sydney, Australia

Quay is recognized as one of the best restaurant website designs in the world for it’s stunning structure and impeccable graphic art. Quay takes pride in its rarity and uses that rarity throughout its website that is unlike any other restaurants. 


15. Ciccio Mio

Location: Chicago Illinois

Ciccio Mio is straight-forward on what it is: “A nice Italian restaurant.” It’s simplistic, yet upscale website showcases this vibe with dozens of vintage-looking photographs to give consumers a glimpse at the experience they will have dining at this fancy, yet affordable establishment.


16. Bogart’s Doughnut Co.

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Bogart’s Doughnut Co. knows that people don’t come for the establishment; they come for the delicious donuts. Therefore, the slide-show on the restaurant’s website homepage showing the steps to creating these mouth-watering donuts is all Bogart’s needs to bring consumers in, and they know it.


17. Reign

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Reign offers high quality, upscale dining to make its consumers feel like royalty for the night. Reign’s website accentuates the restaurant’s royal influence through the gold and green colors used on every page.


18. El Burro

Location: Oslo, Norway

El Burro is an authentic mexican restaurant in Oslo, Norway. Not only will the food at El Burro transport you to Mexico, but the vibrant colors used both in the restaurant and on the website show the fun, lighthearted atmosphere El Burro brings to the table.


19. Michi Ramen

Location: Austin, Texas

Michi Ramen gives restaurant goers an authentic ramen experience with every bite. The restaurant website focuses on the food with a basic wooden background to let the food photographs do most of the talking.


20. Moxhe Restaurant

Location: New South Wales, Australia

Moxhe Restaurant uses its website to entice consumers not just with incredibly fresh food and a clean atmosphere, but by sharing the restaurant’s story. The website shares Moxhe’s sustainability plans, alongside summaries on the menu and wine list, and the restaurant owners’ stories.


21. Paradise Park

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Paradise Park, similar to Happy Camper, is another casual pizza restaurant located in Chicago. However, instead of a camper theme, Paradise Park transports restaurant goers to paradise with its decor, music, and exquisite patio. The website showcases all the restaurant’s defining traits in a simple, fun manner.


22. Bar Crenn

Location: San Francisco, California

Bar Crenn prides itself on its pairing of traditional French cuisines and organic wines. The restaurant uses influence from old-style, upscale dining in France, and the website impressively accentuates this theme through its dark, mysterious, elegant, sexy photography and structure.


23. Proxi

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Proxi is a restaurant where the cuisine is diverse and you can find inspiration from all around the world. From street food to fine dining cuisine, Proxi takes typical dishes and adds a twist to them. The website does well explaining Proxi’s story through imagery and storytelling tactics.


24. Quince

Location: San Francisco, California

Quince is a take on contemporary Californian cuisine that has nightly menu changes, offering new and exciting dishes from farm fresh ingredients. Quince’s website exhibits this modern take on an elegant restaurant through its simple, yet colorful website.


25. Maialino

Location: New York City, New York 

Maialino is a unique restaurant that combines the cultures of Rome and New York to create an Italian restaurant with a twist. The restaurant combines the tradition of Italy with the upbeat atmosphere of a New York restaurant, and uses the website to exemplify this traditional, yet modern ambiance.


26. Bresca

Location: Washington, DC

Bresca uses freshly grown herbs and spices to complement the freshest of ingredients it uses in every meal. The restaurant demonstrates this earthy/natural priority through the green-filled walls featured in the establishment, while the website features both the fresh food and ode to nature.


27. Porto

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Porto is a Portuguese/Spanish inspired restaurant that offers consumers an authentic dining experience in the heart of Chicago. The website exhibits this authenticity with photos of Portuguese and Spanish cuisine in addition to local photographs and videos from those countries.


28. The Dunlavy

Location: Houston, Texas

The Dunlavy is an elegant establishment for the ultimate intimate dining experience. At the Dunlavy, consumers can enjoy a quiet, upscale meal in a bright, classy environment. By offering imagery of the venue itself and food on its homepage, The Dunlavy shows restaurant goers exactly what to expect in taste and experience.


29. Surcheros

Location(s): Multiple Across Georgia

Surcheros is a Mexican restaurant chain throughout Georgia. The restaurant is a casual establishment where family and friends can get together for shareables and tasty Mexican meals. The website showcases this through its homepage with videos of a table featuring Surcheros’ food being shared among friends.


30. Fox in the Snow

Location(s): New York City, New York; Columbus, Ohio

Fox in the Snow is a bakery and coffee show that uses a rustic feel to fill the ambiance in all three of its locations. The restaurant’s website utilizes this rustic ambiance to give consumers a good idea of the type of bakery Fox in the Snow is.


31. Hopewell Brewing

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Hopewell Brewing is a Chicago-based craft brewery and taproom, and the only brewery on this list. The brewery uses a clean and space-y layout that matches the design aesthetic of the physical taproom, as well as business’s overall branding and brewery and beer logo.


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Get Designing Your Brewery, Bar, or Restaurant Website

Now that you’ve seen 30 best restaurant website designs, you can get an idea of how to start building your restaurant website and bringing in more customers. 

Consider your restaurants ambiance and what you want customers to know about your brand, then use your website to portray your brand to the world. 

If you needed anymore of a reason to spend resources designing an aesthetically pleasing and easy-to-use website for your restaurant, consider these compelling online ordering statistics:

  • 60% of U.S. consumers order delivery or takeout once a week.
  • 34% of consumers spend at least $50 per order when ordering food online.
  • 20% of consumers say they spend more on off-premise orders compared to a regular dine-in experience.
  • Digital ordering and delivery has grown 300% faster than dine-in traffic since 2014.
  • 70% of consumers say they’d rather order directly from a restaurant, preferring that their money goes straight to the restaurant and not a third party.