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39 Deliciously Innovative Restaurant Ideas

— January 27, 2009 — Unique
What does it take to be a successful restaurateur? Jennifer Aniston says she’s always dreamed of opening her own restaurant, according to China Daily, but is star status enough for a hopping eatery?

Trend Hunter has covered a lot of innovative restaurants, from war and prison-themed to underwater restaurants, and even a posthumous restaurant opened under Heath Ledger’s name.

If Jennifer Aniston really wants to spice it up, this cluster might be a great source of inspiration for her!
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Rock'n'Roll Breakfast Establishments
Rock'n'Roll Breakfast Establishments
Denny's New Allnighter Rockstar Menu
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Breakfast in the Sky
Breakfast in the Sky
Summerlicious Meals 35 Metres Above Toronto
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Dark Dining Projects: Sensory Feasts for Blindfolded Guests
Dark Dining Projects: Sensory Feasts for Blindfolded Guests
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Being Served by Robots
Being Served by Robots
This Radio-Controlled Table Replaces Restaurant Waitstaff
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Dining In The Dark
Dining In The Dark
Legally Blind Servers At O. Noir
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Drug-Themed Eateries
Drug-Themed Eateries
'Marihuana' Restaurant in Taiwan Uses Smokin' Branding
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Waterfront Sports Restaurants
Waterfront Sports Restaurants
CBS Scene
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Crowdsourced Restaurants
Crowdsourced Restaurants
The Instructables Restaurant
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Heath Ledger Lives On
Heath Ledger Lives On
'Five Leaves' Restaurant Will Open Anyway
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World of Warcraft-Themed Restaurants
World of Warcraft-Themed Restaurants
Extreme Gamers Find MMORPG Heaven in China
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Monkeys As Waiters
Monkeys As Waiters
Primate Restaurant in Japan
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Dinner in the Sky
Dinner in the Sky
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Customized Taste Lab Restaurants
Customized Taste Lab Restaurants
'Geschmackslabor' in Germany
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Alternative Dining in a Bus
Alternative Dining in a Bus
Root Master Restaurant
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Pop-Up Pet Restaurants
Pop-Up Pet Restaurants
Alpo Doggie Eatery
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Picnic Table Pyramids
Picnic Table Pyramids
The 'Rest' Air Restaurant in the Netherlands
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Pay-What-You-Want Restaurants
Pay-What-You-Want Restaurants
Zebrano Leaves Price Up To You
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Serving Human Dairy
Serving Human Dairy
Swiss Restaurant Offers Breast Milk
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Oxymoronic Restaurant Names
Oxymoronic Restaurant Names
Japan's Chubby Maid Cafe Serves Up Comfort Food
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Coffin Restaurants
Coffin Restaurants
The Eternity
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Hill and Valley Inspired Ceilings
Hill and Valley Inspired Ceilings
Rosso Restaurant Decor
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Cable Car Cuisine
Cable Car Cuisine
Dining in the Singapore Sky
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Fantasy Themed Restaurants
Fantasy Themed Restaurants
Alice in Wonderland and The Vampire Cafe
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Prison-Themed Restaurants
Prison-Themed Restaurants
Alcatraz in Tokyo
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Treetop Restaurants
Treetop Restaurants
The Yellow Treehouse
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Suspended Dining
Suspended Dining
The Liong Lie Architects Restaurant Design Lets You Hang Out
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Fake Jungle Dining
Fake Jungle Dining
New Restaurant Tropical Rain Forest Theme
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Clinical Restaurants
Clinical Restaurants
Hospitalis in Latvia
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Culinary Church Conversions
Culinary Church Conversions
The White Rabbit Restaurant
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Motorcycle-Themed Restaurants
Motorcycle-Themed Restaurants
The Ducati Caffe Exudes Italian Sophistication
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Touchscreen Dining
Touchscreen Dining
Inamo Restaurant in London
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Toilet-Themed Restaurants (Update)
Toilet-Themed Restaurants (Update)
Now in China, Expanding Globally
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Arboreal Restaurants
Arboreal Restaurants
Okinawa Tree House
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War-Themed Restaurants
War-Themed Restaurants
"Buns and Guns" in Beirut
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Transformer Restaurants
Transformer Restaurants
3SIX0 Fold-Up Tables Make Way For Dance Floors
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Pink Retro Restaurants
Pink Retro Restaurants
Kurve by Karim Rashid
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Naked Dining
Naked Dining
Get A Bun To Bare Your Buns
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Floating Restaurant Tables
Floating Restaurant Tables
BBQ-Donut
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Waiterless Restaurant
Waiterless Restaurant
Fully Automated Dining At Bagger's
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