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Check out this Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) guide on how to make an outdoor cafe! Get cafe design ideas, including cafe furniture, kitchen items, and signs!!

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How To Make A Cafe

Good Items To Have

Number And Type Is Up To You

As with every island design project, the scale of your endeavor is up to you. The size you choose will determine how many items you need, so make sure to plan accordingly! Remember that if you involve the Island Designer tool or other existing infrastructure on the island, the entire project will be a bit more time-consuming to complete.

Prepare A Plot Of Land

Cafe Spot

First, choose where your cafe will go. The scale of your cafe will change drastically depending on if you choose to have two floors and what you make the walls out of! It's also possible to renovate your house and turn it into a cafe as well.

Pave The Floor

Laying down the floor

Lay down the floor for your cafe before placing furniture! This will make the entire process much easier, as you can see exactly how much space you're dealing with. It's also easier to partition the area into sections this way!

Make a Kitchen/Counter


In order to serve food and beverages in your establishment, it's going to need a kitchen! The exact items you place will depend on what cafe you're going for, but you can't go wrong with basics like a sink, stove, and coffee machine! Don't forget to partition the area off away from the main area.

Plan Your Table & Chair Layout

Customer Tables

Once your backroom employee space is finished, set up the tables and chairs for customers! Don't be content only with tables and chairs - try adding a shelf of spices and seasoning, or a place for customers to drop off their dishes to make your cafe even more real!

Make A Sign


Any good cafe must have a fancy sign to draw customers in - use Custom Designs to draw your own logo or use an existing one online!

Sign Ideas
Sign 1Sign 2
Check Out Our List Of Custom Signs + QR Codes

Useful Furniture For A Cafe

Kitchen Items

Coffee GrinderCoffee Grinder Espresso MakerEspresso maker Espresso MachineEspresso machine
Analog kitchen scaleAnalog kitchen scale Knife standKnife stand Frying panFrying pan
FridgeFridge Double door refrigeratorDouble door refrigerator Mini fridgeMini fridge
MicrowaveMicrowave Cutting boardCutting board System kitchenSystem kitchen
Open frame kitchenOpen frame kitchen Kitchen islandKitchen island Ironwood KitchenetteIronwood Kitchenette
Ironwood cupboardIronwood cupboard Ironwood low tableIronwood low table Wooden mini tableWooden mini table

Customer Seat Area

Natural square tableNatural square table Natural garden chairNatural garden chair Iron garden tableIron garden table
Iron garden chairIron garden chair Wooden bookshelfWooden bookshelf Iron shelfIron shelf
Sign boardSign board Sugar & MilkSugar & Milk Coffee cupCoffee cup
Mug cupMug cup Tea setTea set Cypress plantCypress plant

Recommended Fences

Simple wooden fenceSimple wooden fence Vertical board fenceVertical board fence Brick fenceBrick fence

Our Cafe -Showcase

Our Writer's Cafe

WriterWriter GI was going for a realistic cafe here. I made a second floor and made it an exclusive dine-in area. This particular design required a huge amount of wood, which was tough. I hope you can use even a part of my cafe to help inspire your own designs!

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Jules 2

I LOVE the way that you did a second floor! I hadn't even thought about that!

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I’m making a second house just to make an indoor cafe lol

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