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50 Wicked Restaurant Designs

From Beaver Dam Ceilings to Beer-Friendly Furnishings

— March 12, 2012 — Art & Design
The geniuses behind remarkable restaurant designs have reached the next level. Interior design in this realm is no longer about meeting financial or customer demands, but is rather about creating a one-of-a-kind experience. With distinct blueprints involving sea-level eateries, sustainable sets and medieval themes, the food industry has arguably expanded the public’s perception of dining.

The influx of restaurant designs suggests that consumer demands are shifting. And indeed, the act of eating out has taken on a whole new meaning with the advent of customized bistros. All over the world, patrons are flocking to ornate atmospheres with heightened dining expectations. In addition to an appetizing menu, ambiance and theme are now considered to be most critical.  If restaurant design is any indication of satisfaction however, these hot spots will not disappoint.
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Ever-Changing Eateries
Ever-Changing Eateries
The Electrolux Cube Pop Up Restaurant is a Traveling Wonder
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Fast Food Television
Fast Food Television
McDonald's McTV Set to Launch in California Restaurants
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Neat Netherlandish Eateries
Neat Netherlandish Eateries
'Pure C' Restaurant Favors Contemporary Style & a Casual Atmosphere
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Exotic Elevated Eateries
Exotic Elevated Eateries
Get a Bird's-Eye View at the Rock Restaurant in Zanzibar
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Medieval-Era Eateries
Medieval-Era Eateries
Crossbar in New York City Serves Food Fit for a King
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Urban Double-Level Eateries
Urban Double-Level Eateries
The Twister Restaurant Features a Swirly Maze of Seating
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Brightly Hued Sushi Bars
Brightly Hued Sushi Bars
The Tori Tori Restaurant is Comfy and Classy
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Blood-Bathed Bistros
Blood-Bathed Bistros
The 'Meat Liquor' by Shed and I Love Dust is Inspired by Butchers
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Grim Reaper Restaurants
Grim Reaper Restaurants
The McDonald's 'Come as You Are' Campaign Draws Even the Dead
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Wedding Planner Restaurants
Wedding Planner Restaurants
The Wedding Cafe & Lounge Lets You Plan Your Wedding While You Party
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Lamp Overload Bistros
Lamp Overload Bistros
London's The Corner Room Features a New Menu Every Week
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Surrealist Bar Rooms
Surrealist Bar Rooms
The Yucca Lounge is Beautifully Vibrant and Crazy
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Vaulted Fabric Rooms
Vaulted Fabric Rooms
Paul Kaloustian Designs an Innovative Interior for MYU Restaurant
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Forest Canopy Eateries
Forest Canopy Eateries
Koichi Takada Architects' TREE Restaurant is Like the Hometree in 'Avatar'
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Restroom-Obsessed Eateries
Restroom-Obsessed Eateries
Modern Toilet Restaurant Features Lavatory-Themed Seats & Plates
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Intimate Pizzerias
Intimate Pizzerias
The Pizza Express Concept Restaurant Improves the Dining Experience
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Home-Like Eateries
Home-Like Eateries
The Il Buco Italian Restaurant in Athens is Perfectly Personal
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Upscale Border Town Restaurants
Upscale Border Town Restaurants
Chef Javier Plascencia Brings Fine Dining to Tijuana, Mexico
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Ravishing Luxury Retreats
Ravishing Luxury Retreats
The W Retreat Koh Sumai Turns up the Volume on Extravgance
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Ever-Changing Eateries
Ever-Changing Eateries
The 'What Happens When' Restaurant Installation is Undeniabl Unique
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Spine-Chilling Caged Diners
Spine-Chilling Caged Diners
The Alcatraz Medical Prison Restaurant is a Spooky Caged Bar
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Sleek Wilderness-Inspired Interiors
Sleek Wilderness-Inspired Interiors
Vue de monde Flagship by Elenberg Fraser
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Vertical Gardening
Vertical Gardening
This Aeroponic Garden is Food for Thought
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Luxury Royal Restaurants
Luxury Royal Restaurants
The Exquisite L'Opera Restaurant in Paris is Designed by Odile Decq
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Dynamic Geometry Discos
Dynamic Geometry Discos
Club Octagon Features an Astonishing and Modern Interior
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Loopy Lumber Interiors
Loopy Lumber Interiors
The Nautilus Project is Organically Sophisticated and Elegant
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Bamboo-Separated Dining
Bamboo-Separated Dining
HAMA Restaurant Features Traditional Japanese House Aesthetic
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Cartoon Cat Cuisine
Cartoon Cat Cuisine
The Hello Kitty Dreams Restaurant Opens in Beijing
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Jenga-Inspired Architecture
Jenga-Inspired Architecture
The Cafe Kureon by Kengo Kuma and Associates is Multi-Dimensional
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Sustainable Noodle Huts
Sustainable Noodle Huts
The Japanese Noodle Restaurant is an Eco Architectural Stunner
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Child's Play Restaurants
Child's Play Restaurants
The 'Tokyo Baby Cafe' is a Perfect Place for the Little Ones
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Rolling Bamboo Interiors
Rolling Bamboo Interiors
Atelier FCJZ Designs the Tang Palace Restaurant in Hangzhou China
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Beaver Dam Ceilings
Beaver Dam Ceilings
Silver Restaurant by DarkDesignGroup Feature Beautiful Wood Accents
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Vibrantly Striped Eateries
Vibrantly Striped Eateries
Xing Restaurant Features a Cool Layered Acrylic Ceiling
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Dining Car-Inspired Restaurants
Dining Car-Inspired Restaurants
The Fabbrica Bergen Pizzeria is Warm and Intimate
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Unravelling Roadside Restaurants
Unravelling Roadside Restaurants
The Mobile Mozzerella Bar Expands in Shreds Like Pizza Cheese
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Hello Kitty Restaurants
Hello Kitty Restaurants
Makittii Hawaii Japanese Seafood Buffet is One Cutesy Eatery
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Charming Illustrated Walls
Charming Illustrated Walls
Glamora Creative Wallcoverings Enliven the Mordi e Fuggi Restaurant
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Liquid Floor Tiles
Liquid Floor Tiles
LiquiFloor by Cafe Interiors Creates a Kinetic Experience Indoors
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Crafty Sustainable Cafe Accents
Crafty Sustainable Cafe Accents
Artisan Coffee by Liquidesign Features Eco-Friendly Decor
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Bee-Friendly Furniture
Bee-Friendly Furniture
Ryan Frank Designs Fragrant Outdoor Pieces for London's National Thea
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Curvy Pristine Restaurants
Curvy Pristine Restaurants
Busride Design Studio Creates Interior for The Smokehouse Room
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Rustic Baking-Inspired Restaurant Décor
Rustic Baking-Inspired Restaurant Décor
Pizza Farro Adorns The Ceilings With Vintage Rolling
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Funky Cut-Out Walls
Funky Cut-Out Walls
Lah! Restaurant by IlmioDesign Features Fun & Quirky Accents
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Trippy Fairy-Tale Restaurants
Trippy Fairy-Tale Restaurants
Alice of Magic World in Tokyo is for Discerning Disney-Loving Diners
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Earthy DIY Eateries
Earthy DIY Eateries
Viet Hoa Mess Offers Patrons an Underground Dining Experience
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Gridlike Bar Interiors
Gridlike Bar Interiors
The Fat Cow Restaurant Features a Cool Wooden Ceiling Installation
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Coral Reef Restaurants
Coral Reef Restaurants
Entering Urban Interiorites is Like Setting Foot in a Whale's Mouth
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Rustic Industrial Restaurants
Rustic Industrial Restaurants
Cocotte Presents a Gritty Interior Design
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