Security Cameras for Restaurants & Bars

Security Camera Installation For Dining Rooms, Kitchens, Bars, And Drive-Thrus Nationwide

Per the National Restaurant Association, and prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020, there were over one million restaurants in the United States. Their projected sales for 2020 were close to one trillion dollars. The restaurant and bar industry employed 15.6 million people with the number of middle-class jobs ($45K-$75K) in the restaurant industry growing 84% between 2010 and 2018, more than 3 times faster than in the overall economy., along with the rest of the country, appreciates the amazing service and dedication these owners and employees have shown during these trying times. As they have been a constant reminder of normalcy throughout the nearly nationwide Coronavirus shutdown. Keeping their drive thru and carry out services open has helped feed those in essential industries such as healthcare and transportation and kept a hungry nation going.

These trying times however do not lessen the need for security at America’s bars, restaurants, and even drive-through windows. If anything, they make the need for security cameras even greater. That’s why is always glad to discuss ways to help restaurateurs protect and manage their essential business, as security cameras are a natural tool to help monitor internal shrinkage, robberies, and even waste. Our affordable security camera systems for bars and restaurants also give management the ability to monitor and enforce their operational standards remotely, as our live remote security camera views of restaurants, bars, kitchens, dining areas, or drive-thrus can alert management of operational issues as they occur, even when the management team cannot be onsite.

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Featured Products for Restaurants & Bars

Tri-Guard Camera Rentals
Uniview TriGuard Camera

The Tri-Guard Security Camera is integrated with the Smart Intrusion Prevention, ColorHunter, Active Deterrence and instant feedback once there is movement, even in low-light conditions. This camera is featured with a High Quality image with 8MP, 1/2.8" CMOS sensor, IP67 Protection, Supports 9:16 Corridor, and more! If you are interested, please contact us today!

Axis Communications 4MP Camera

Capable of recording 4MP / Quad HD 1440p video footage at up to 60 frames per second (fps), this camera is more than capable of getting you the details you need. With an OptimizedIR with a range of up to 262ft, you'll not only be able to read license plates, but you'll clearly be able to make out the expiration date of the license plate tags. Such a camera is perfect for any restuarant or bar, especially those with drive-throughs as any incident that might occur can be clearly recorded, day or night.

Dell PowerEdge T440 Tower Server

Drive a wide variety of workloads with flexible performance and capacity in a worry-free infrastructure. High quality security cameras require a top-notch server to run them all and store the video recorded. That's why a Dell tower server is perfect, with a storage capacity of up to 4 Terabytes camera recordings can be store din high defnition for long periods of time.

Frequently Asked Questions For Restaurant & Bar Security Systems

Can Cameras Help When Prosecuting
Can camera footage help me when prosecuting?

If your restaurant or bar finds itself as the victim of a crime camera footage can absolutely help you when prosecuting. The main focus of security cameras is to capture and record a crime, should one occur, so that way the footage could be used as evidence in court.

Do All Cameras Constantly Record
Do all cameras record 24/7?

No. Certain cameras that are battery-powered only activate when the camera senses motion. However, non-battery powered cameras can record 24/7 because they have a continuous source of power to keep them on and recording.

Are Indoor Cameras Suited For Outdoor Use
Are indoor cameras strictly for indoor use?

Yes. If you are ever in need of an outdoor camera get a camera equiped to handle it. Indoor cameras are not built to withstand the elements and would be harmed in an outdoor environment. If you're looking for a camera specifically to watch the exterior of your bar or restaurant our specialists at Camera Security Now are happy to help.

Free Remote Lifetime System Health Check

To help keep our clients safe and protected, all security camera systems sold by Camera Security Now come with a free, remote, monthly system health checkup for the lifespan of the camera system (restrictions may apply). Our goal is to help make sure the cameras in your bar or restaurant will be online when you need them the most. With our Free System Health Check, a qualified technician will:

  • Perform an NVR hard drive health check
  • Ensure cameras are recording per their schedule
  • Ensure that the correct time and date stamp is set

  • Verify camera lenses are focused and adjusted properly
  • Verify cameras are aligned and have not been knocked off their proper view
  • Verify any pan, tilt, and zoom functions are working correctly

A thorough report outlining any problems detected will be provided to our clients at no cost.
Issues can be resolved by our clients or by a qualified technician from CameraSecurityNow (standard labor rates will apply).

Ask your sales representative about our Pro System Health Check Plans for even more protection.

Restaurant & Bar


Security camera systems in bars and restaurants are typically placed monitoring the cash registers, the bar, and other key points of the establishment. Having a point of sales security (POS) camera not only helps keep your staff honest, but it can also help you nail down exactly what it is that is costing you money. If something seems to be awry in your business, the investigative abilities of point-of-sales security cameras cannot be overstated. Point of sales cameras can provide businesses with an overhead view of all cashflows in a location, and are also useful for keeping track of exchanged goods, allowing businesses to see if inventory is getting into the right hands.

New camera technologies, like high-capacity NVRs and DVRs, IP cameras, and HD cameras are really changing the restaurant and bar business. With the ability to remotely view your camera feeds and footage from your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or computer you can ensure that everything is copacetic in your business and is your best option! If you need a POS security camera for your restaurant or bar, call us today at 800-440-1662 or click the button below to request a quote!

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Learn More About Security Camera Systems For Retail Applications

Security Cameras for Retail Applications

Learn more about the uses of security cameras for restaurants and bars along with other retail businesses. Areas of improvement can include, information to aid management with in-depth analysis of operations, general safety, and security, as well as process improvement for your restuarant or bar.

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Fisheye Camera View
Fisheye Cameras for Restuarants and Bars

Fisheye cameras are a great choice for restuarant and bar owners to keep an eye on their entire establishment with very few cameras. Fisheye cameras are unique in that a singular camera can monitor anywhere from a 180 degree to 360 degree field of view, allowing just one camera to monitor an entire dining area or kitchen. Along with that the fisheye camera's usual distorted view can easily be converted in a convetional camera format of four standard camera images.

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Helpful Information For Restuarant And Bar Security Systems

Are 4K Security Cameras Right For My Business

As 4K TVs and monitors have bceom more and more afordable over the years, it is starting to overtake 1080p as the most commonly known and requested high resolution for cameras as well. With advantages and disadvantages, how do you make the right choice for your business? Read more to find out if 4K cameras are right for your business!

"Dining And Dashing" And Restuarant Security Camera Systems

Restuarants and bars can make for very successful businesses, but with success comes many opportunities for crime. One of the most obvious sources of illegal activity would be for your employees to steal from the cash register. but there are many other ways for your employees or customers to commit illegal activity. Read more to find out how to prevent theft at your restaurant or bar!

Access Your Security Cameras From Anywhere

A high-quality security camera system is only as good as your ability to access and view your footage. Instead of being stuck watching a camera feed with nothing happening, our remote access options allow you to view your cameras on-demand, while saving footage of any incident. Read more to find out how remote access options can benefit your restuarant or bar!

Nationwide Restuarant & Bar Security Services

Our corporate office is located in Middletown, Ohio between Dayton and Cincinnati. Camera Security Now offers a network of technicians across the United States and have performed camera security installations and services at restuarants, bars, and diners in all 50 states.

All of our security camera installations are backed with the same customer satisfaction guarantee that we extend to local clients, regardless of where your restuarant may be located. With service represenatives at the ready to answer any question or handle any problem, we put the customer first, evey time.

For a restuarant or bar security camera estimate, we require a site visit, which typically requires a fee. We offer free onsite estimates for customers local to us in the following areas: