Tell your story, share what sets you apart, let people discover your restaurant.
You have a great new restaurant. You have spent lots of time of money and hard work making sure everything is perfect, from the menu, the tables, the lighting, the decor to match your aesthetic concept to build the proper ambience. You have an image for your restaurant, you have a color scheme, a proper custom logo. Now it’s time to build your ultimate resource in today’s world, your website. Your website needs to match the image you created for your restaurant. Why settle, after all, most customers will visit your website before they ever decide to come in for that special dish or craft cocktail you make. Time to create a website that suits your aesthetic brand, and customer’s needs. Where do you start? The options seem overwhelming and endless. Here at Show Up Web Design, we take your vision and make it a reality. Here are some of our latest picks for standout restaurant, bar, cafe, etc themes.
Creating the best bar, lounge, coffee shop or restaurant website is no easy task. WordPress themes aren’t easy to sort through and there are many important factors that are part of designing and developing a WordPress website for a restaurant or any other type of retail website, below is some theme analysis and reviews by Show Up Web Design local web designer.
- To find features that restaurant owners would like in a theme, for example OpenTable applications, SEO (Search Engine Optimized), mobile ready and responsive.
- We looked for additional tools such as custom social widgets lets us add your Twitter feed or Facebook like box to your site.
- We also selected WordPress themes which have a quick setup including: Demo content files included, child theme included, export/import prior settings and many more factors.
When you have a local business like a bar, restaurant, coffee shop or store having a smart website design and using the best Santa Barbara SEO strategies in addition to a fully built and developed WordPress service industry theme is the right choice, your next decision is to pick a theme and then pick a web developer like Show Up Web Design. Check out our selections below and contact us for more info and to start creating your ultimate restaurant website today!
Show Up Selections:
OSHINE | V18 PREMIUM WP THEME
We love Oshine. Oshine is a powerhouse, packed with hundreds of features to let you build any kind of website. It will literally dance to your tunes.
FOUNDRY Restaurant- Multipurpose WordPress Theme
FOUNDRY is a premium, multipurpose and multi-concept WordPress theme. It boasts a clean, modern design, rich with full-width visuals and photos to showcase your menu, food and ambience of your location. It offers a beautiful ajax homepage, where you can have your menu, bookings, and even incorporate your Instagram feed, reviews, and contact info, all easy to navigate while looking super sleek, modern and hip without being too cluttered or busy. FOUNDRY also comes with a winery option, which is also effortlessly cool.
ROSA- An Exquisite Restaurant Premium WordPress Theme
ROSA is purely a theme designed for restaurants, cafes and the like. It is a beautiful theme with a flowing, visual layout. The homepage is all about sharing the story of the restaurant, what makes it special, why dine there etc. It is an elegant theme with modern finishes. Have your customers discover you with ROSA.
Dining Restaurant – WordPress Theme For
Dining Restaurant is a premium WordPress Theme for any kind of restaurant, chefs and similar businesses in food & drink industry. It is very easy to setup and use. Dining Restaurant WP Theme includes many different page layouts, all customizable via administration:
- Front Page layout
- Blog Layout
- Single Blogpost
- Search Results
- Contact Us
- Book online
Chicago – Restaurant, Cafe, Bar and Bistro Theme
Chicago theme is a complete website solutions for your Restaurant, Bar, Bistro and Cafe business. However it’s so versatile that you can use it for everything you want (corporate website, portfolio) The layout looks beautiful at any size, be it a laptop screen, iPad, iPhone, Android Mobile or tablet
- Clean HTML5 / CSS3 tabless design.
- Onepage Website supported
- Visual Composer Included (28$ Value Saved)
- Slider Revolution Included (18$ Value Saved)
- One Click demo data importer
- Reservation Form
- Custom OpenTable reservation form.
- Event Manager
- Advanded Theme Options
- Compatible Browsers: IE8+, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome
- Included demo data files.
- Included documentation.
What ever you are using the device your site will run as it should be. Chicago theme is fully responsive layout for all type of devices.
Cherry – Cafe & Restaurant WordPress Theme
Cherry is a restaurant WordPress theme that created by Haintheme. It is an ultimate, clean-coded and well-designed website template which suits best for restaurants, bakeries, and any food business. Apart from the most requisite features of any professional theme such as retina-ready, fully responsive layout, cross-browser compatibility and one click demo install.
Cherry Cafe & Restaurant also comes loaded with many other powerful and easy-to use functions of a typical food site. Those could not exclude are Event Extension, Smooth scroll, Menu Grid, Menu masonry and a lot more. Besides, this super flexible template includes built-in Page Builder extension which helps you set up a page by simply dragging & dropping proper shortcodes to the content without touching a line of code!
Built with passion and put a lot of love and effort into, we take a great deal of pride in Cherry and recommend you to check out the demo and full features.
Platonic – Restaurant & Event WordPress Theme
Platonic is a fully responsive premium WordPress theme that suits for every restaurant & event websites. It is built with Bootstrap 3.x and includes lots of awesome features. It includes Premium Visual Composer page builder, Premium Revolution Slider, which make it truly powerful and customizable. There are no limits to what can be achieved.
Fresh and modern design as well as its customization capabilities makes Platonic truly restaurant & event WordPress theme.
Platonic wants your website to be beautiful, powerful and easy to use.
Tavern | Pub, Restaurant & Brewery
Tavern is fully Responsive WordPress theme that looks and works great on mobile devices, tablets and computers. Tavern is a premium wordpress theme crafted both for Bar, Brew Pub, Restaurant & Brewery.
- Built with HTML5 and CSS3
- One-Click demo install
- 3 Homepage Layouts
- Events Calendar
- Booking System
- Slider Options
- Plugins Compatibility
- Unique Shortcodes
- SEO Ready
- All images/illustrations are for preview purposes only and are not included in the download files.
Nosh – Restaurant and Bar WordPress Theme
Nosh is an exciting and sophisticated restaurant & bar theme for WordPress. Smart, modern, robust and amazingly customizable. A beautifully designed and considered multi-purpose restaurant WordPress theme, Nosh can be crafted to suit any size restaurant, bar or food outlet. Clean and minimal, amazingly versatile and user focused, Nosh provides all the necessary elements and functions to have a successful restaurant website.
Bar & Restaurant WordPress Theme Search
Show Up in Searches! Santa Barbara SEO
Show Up Web Design is a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) website design firm and in Santa Barbara we’re the leading online creative and marketing agency. In Santa Barbara it can be difficult to find the right SEO firm to direct your strategies to show up for your keywords. Our tip for a small business in Santa Barbara trying to rank higher in search engine results is READ! There are so many blogs, videos and case studies with examples of remarkable SEO strategies.
You have to remember google does not want a website to artificially rank, you must earn your google ranking through, honest, clear white hat SEO. Three of our favorite blogs are Moz (formerly SEOmoz), Search Engine Journal, seo book and of course the King of SEO’ Matt Cutts bolg.
Show Up In Google
You should have the complete package to show up in the search results, Show Up Web Design is local company specializing in Santa Barbara SEO, website design and web development. Content/Article/Page/Post development and editing is a very important part of what we do, as well as SEO implementation and strategy. We also do freelance writing, PR writing. Having strong Local SEO is vital for your local customers/ clients. We know how vital it is to found locally and easily by future clients and customers.
Content is everything, and your website needs the proper content, linkage, and tools in order to be on the first page of search results locally. If you are a company, individual or new restaurant/ retailer around town, let us craft the perfect press release, announcement, ad, and PR plan to get you known and have customers showing up.
Quick SEO Strategies
- Content Marketing research & tips
- Conversion optimization tests
- Case studies
- Consulting strategies
You need to find a SEO solution that works for you, whatever your business needs may be. Show Up Web Design will figure out a combination of white hat, on-site, and off-site tactics that will best comprise your total SEO strategy, and help you show up in the search results.
Building a Comprehensive SEO Plan
- DESIGN. You need a skilled web designer to create a site that captivates, informs and motivates customers to the actions that will best help your business, service or idea.
- DEVELOP. Develop a brand with a smart content publishing plan detailing specific steps to success. This has to not only be visually appealing but work for your business.
- EXECUTE. You need to make sure you’re implementing your SEO plan with a professional company or firm with with a strong track record for success.
Santa Barbara Logo Design
Show Up Web Design offers a some of the best logo designs in Santa Barbara, you can find our logo package on our menu. In Santa Barbara, a local logo concept is very important as Santa Barbara is very “local-centric.” A local Santa Barbara logo designer should have experience in the community and an idea of what aesthetically pleases and interests local people and businesses.. A local designer should have a good idea of the community, community brands and have a general understanding of how locals will perceive a logo.
A good logo and web presence is the ultimate resource for any professional business in Santa Barbara. Most Santa Barbara businesses stay up to date with the newest technologies, fashions and logo designs.
Having a smart logo deign with marked up data like “Antioch University Logo” or “Adelle Davis Foundation Logo” for SEO is important, theses image markups help your logo show up in the image and search results.
Google is constantly changing their ranking system and smart Santa Barbara SEO is essential to maintaining a strong web presence in the local Santa Barbara website community.
Regardless of how small or new your business is, creating a logo is essential to making you look professional—a key ingredient to earning business. You’ll need one for your website header, online profiles, business cards, stationary, and any other marketing presence or collateral you create.
logo design generators are a fun tool to use, we made one from hipsterlogogenerator.com, It’s Hip, It’s Current, It’s Stylish, It’s Hipster…
Some downsides to free generators logos are that the version you can download (free) are pretty bad in terms of size, format, and pixilation and often you can’t edit your logo later without making a purchase, even if you sign up for an account.
Most local business’ want a custom business logo design from a company like Show Up Web Design which an experienced custom business logo designer, offering some of the best logo designs. If you want to have a clear and consistent brand you need a logo design for your website, business cards, advertising, promotional materials and even car wraps.
What We Do Differently
We create a custom logo design that best represents your clear and consistent brand and marketing. Our logo designs are formatted properly and there are no hidden costs as there are with logo generators. Once we make your logo, that is your logo that you can then use for your website, business cards, signs etc. A purchaser can expect a premium and well edited high resolution custom logo in vector for their website, letter head and business cards. We are here to work with you and make sure you are satisfied with the end result, a logo is something that should always grow with your business and make your business stand out, and Show Up.
We always offer a free consultation, as we want to fully understand your needs and vision. Please contact us today and let’s get your logo and your business to Show Up!
Have you ever noticed that every company trying to sell you a search engine optimization (SEO) package ranks very poorly in search results?
It is shocking for me to see how many people can write about strategies, best practices, and go on preaching about local SEO without showing exactly how it’s done or without an ability to prove that their SEO strategies work – even on their own website.
We always get asked, how well does Show Up Web Design rank in Google? Below are some of our rankings for common search queries, local seo, top pages and desirable keywords.
Show Up in a Big Way! Get your Name Right!
SEO is a complicated thing with hundreds of different things ranking your local business. Most business owners don’t know where to start and are often intimidated by SEO because it feels like a marketing activity that only large companies (with unlimited budgets and staff) dominate, which is not true if you optimize your own name and have impressive site links.
Show Up on the Map!
Verify your local business on Google, Bing and Yahoo. Once you’ve verified your business information, updates you make to your local business – such as contact details, description, photos, business hours – are eligible to show up on Google Maps and other Google properties. Which can give
Before you add a local business, make sure that your business:
- Meets the google guidelines.
- Has a mailing address or serves customers at its location(s).
- If you’d like to promote a brand, product, organization, or any other entity without an address, create a brand page in stead.
Show Up for your Search Queries & Keywords on the Map.
Not only should you show up on the map for you name and categories, you should also be seen in the search results, your business needs to compete for the very specific things your business sells or does. For example we show up for best website design company & web design company. These are great keywords that are searched alot.