Zagat’s 10 worst restaurant names

What do many of these eateries have in common? Double entendre. Wonder what that’s meant for business.

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For restaurants, a name can make or break it. And then there are the outliers — those restaurants that exist despite their

My least favorite restaurant name was Dena’s Diner, a greasy spoon that used to exist near my hometown. Sure, there’s no inherent double entendre or clever play on words, but if you had ever seen the diner’s eponymous owner—gargantuan, bearded, pock marked Dena—you would think it was the worst name for a restaurant, too.

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