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Merchant Accounts

for Restaurants, Bars, Nightclubs




  • Vantiv Review

    Credit Card Processing

    Vantiv offers full service credit card processing and merchant accounts to the hospitality industry and specializes in restaurant, tavern, bar, cafe, and nightclub merchant service card processing....

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  • Cayan Review

    Credit Card Processing

    Cayan is an industry leader in bar and restaurant merchant accounts and integrates with some of the largest and most popular point of sale software companies giving you the advantages of complete....

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About Merchant Accounts

for Restaurants, Bars, Nightclubs




What are Merchant Accounts? Merchant accounts are used to process credit cards through a point of sale system or as a stand-alone application when using a simple cash register setup in your restaurant, bar, or nightclub. Many merchant account providers will integrate directly into POS software making transactions easy for your business. Deciding what merchant account company to use in your nightclub, bar, tavern, or restaurant may depend on what point of sale software you decide to use, as not all merchants will work with every software choice. If you are using a cash register, then that will not be a problem, as the credit card processing will not be integrated so you have the ability to use any processor you want. If you will be using a POS system, then you should first choose the software and then find out what credit card processors options you have.  Then use the quick contact form on merchant account listings to get no-obligation rate quotes.



Restaurant Merchant Accounts - To keep a restaurant running smoothly it requires a reliable merchant account if you will be processing credit cards. If you are a new restaurant, you might get overwhelmed with all of the different merchant account options you will have and how to find the right ones. Bar Cop makes it easy for you to search, find, and research merchant account providers for restaurant credit card processing and everything else you might need to run a successful establishment. Merchant accounts have on-going costs like credit card processing fees, so take this into account when searching for your merchant processor.


Bar Merchant Accounts - Like restaurants, bar owners need to have a merchant account that is dependable and allows them to accept credit cards with little hassle. Bars and taverns rely on merchant accounts to insure that they can process credit cards from their customers and add to their profit margin with higher average checks. When you need to find the right credit card processor for your tavern or bar, make sure to research your options and contact each potential merchant account with any questions you have.  To make it easy, use the quick contact form located on each merchant account listing to receive no-obligation rate information.


Nightclub Merchant Accounts - Merchant accounts for nightclubs are an important part of the business, and because nightclubs typically have high volume of sales it is extremely important that credit card processing fees are factored in to your decision when choosing a merchant account. A nightclub owner also needs to factor in the higher risk of unknowingly accepting stolen credit cards and look into options for processing EMV cards (chips cards). Take the time to find the merchant account for your nightclub, by researching the available options and choosing the best partner to do business with for your establishment.




Selecting the right merchant account for your restaurant, bar, or nightclub is a vital part when opening a new or continuing to operate a successful establishment. Whether you are a new business just starting out or have been in business for a decade, choosing a good and reliable credit card processor for your business should a priority. You can use the quick contact forms on our merchant account provider listings to get free no-obligation rate quotes and to find our more information on how they can help your business.  Having the right credit card processing partnership for your restaurant, bar, or nightclub is key to long-term success.