Crazy Store Names: A-C

The roadside is littered with ordinary places bearing odd names, sometimes very odd. Here some of the best head scratchers, many contributed by public-spirited readers of Interesting Ideas. You too can nominate weird store names for the Grog & Groc Hall of Fame.

A&K Lick-A-Chick, Nova Scotia (guest photo)AmishaAboutLiquorsalsfuninthebun2



Blenders in the Grass, State Street, Santa Barbara, California. Commercial obscurantism   Brotherhood   Cafe Bong, Clark Street at Edgewater, Chicago

P1010167Cock & Bottle, York, UK   Covert   Cuephoria

666 Lounge
A Happy Store
A Lee Inn
A-Ford-O Motel
A-Furniture Store
A&K Lick-A-Chick
About Liquors
Addictions To Go
AH WA GA barbershop
Airline Collision Center
Al-O-Wishes Flowers
Al’s Fun in the Bun
Albert’s Mofongo House
Alisha Boutique
The Angry Chair salon
Ards Cricket Ranch bait
  Carpet Cleaners
As the Wheel Turns
Atlasta Motel
The Autotorium
B-Back Again
B Square Salon
Babies and Brats
The Bare Trapp
Bark Side of the Moon
The Barking Lot
Barrel O’ Fun
Bates Motel
Bathe Electric
Beef People
Beefway Subs
Beer World
Belly Acres RV Park
Bender Chiropractic
Best Way Inn Motel
Big Bone Lick State Park
Big Buns and Pita
The Big Time Dallas
Big Wiener Hot Dogs
Big Willard Café
Big Wong
Blake’s Lota Burger
Bob-a-Lous Supermarket
Bong Recreation Area
Booze & Bait
Brake-O Brake Center
Bringer Inn
Brotherhood Rules Place
Budget Smog
Café Bong
Café Muppet
Chance Aviation
Chi Wa Ga Ga
Chubby & Tubby
  Department Store
Cock and Bottle
Come As You Are and
  Eat in Your Car
Cool Noggins
Corner Barkery
Covert Motel

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3 thoughts on “Crazy Store Names: A-C

  1. Anne says:

    There used to be a store in Closter, NJ called the Card ‘N All.

  2. Anne says:

    Cafe Bong (closed)
    5706 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60660

  3. Anne Weitze says:

    Carz-a-Poppin Car Wash, Houston and Broadway.

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