Here's a list of the 134 local business categories supported by Google, Bing, Yandex and Yahoo! An unedited version of this list can be found at Schema.org, a collaboration of the major search providers for providing a standardized schema of structured data within websites.

Google Places uses a much more extensive list with over 1,800 local business categories.

This list is available as a downloadable CSV file (2KB).

  • Animal Shelter
  • Automotive Business
    • Auto Body Shop
    • Auto Dealer
    • Auto Parts Store
    • Auto Rental
    • Auto Repair
    • Auto Wash
    • Gas Station
    • Motorcycle Dealer
    • Motorcycle Repair
  • Child Care
  • Dry Cleaning Or Laundry
  • Emergency Service
    • Fire Station
    • Hospital
    • Police Station
  • Employment Agency
  • Entertainment Business
    • Adult Entertainment
    • Amusement Park
    • Art Gallery
    • Casino
    • Comedy Club
    • Movie Theater
    • Night Club
  • Financial Service
    • Accounting Service
    • Automated Teller
    • Bank Or Credit Union
    • Insurance Agency
  • Food Establishment
    • Bakery
    • Bar Or Pub
    • Brewery
    • Cafe Or Coffee Shop
    • Fast Food Restaurant
    • Ice Cream Shop
    • Restaurant
    • Winery
  • Government Office
    • Post Office
  • Health And Beauty Business
    • Beauty Salon
    • Day Spa
    • Hair Salon
    • Health Club
    • Nail Salon
    • Tattoo Parlor
  • Home And Construction Business
    • Electrician
    • General Contractor
    • HVAC Business
    • House Painter
    • Locksmith
    • Moving Company
    • Plumber
    • Roofing Contractor
  • Internet Cafe
  • Library
  • Lodging Business
    • Bed And Breakfast
    • Hostel
    • Hotel
    • Motel
  • Medical Organization
    • Dentist
    • Diagnostic Lab
    • Hospital
    • Medical Clinic
    • Optician
    • Pharmacy
    • Physician
    • Veterinary Care
  • Professional Service
    • Accounting Service
    • Attorney
    • Dentist
    • Electrician
    • General Contractor
    • House Painter
    • Locksmith
    • Notary
    • Plumber
    • Roofing Contractor
  • Radio Station
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Recycling Center
  • Self Storage
  • Shopping Center
  • Sports Activity Location
    • Bowling Alley
    • Exercise Gym
    • Golf Course
    • Health Club
    • Public Swimming Pool
    • Ski Resort
    • Sports Club
    • Stadium Or Arena
    • Tennis Complex
  • Store
    • Auto Parts Store
    • Bike Store
    • Book Store
    • Clothing Store
    • Computer Store
    • Convenience Store
    • Department Store
    • Electronics Store
    • Florist
    • Furniture Store
    • Garden Store
    • Grocery Store
    • Hardware Store
    • Hobby Shop
    • Home Goods Store
    • Jewelry Store
    • Liquor Store
    • Mens Clothing Store
    • Mobile Phone Store
    • Movie Rental Store
    • Music Store
    • Office Equipment Store
    • Outlet Store
    • Pawn Shop
    • Pet Store
    • Shoe Store
    • Sporting Goods Store
    • Tire Shop
    • Toy Store
    • Wholesale Store
  • Television Station
  • Tourist Information Center
  • Travel Agency

Johan Johansson is a web developer at Pixelmade, a Vancouver web design + internet marketing firm.You can find him on Twitter and Google+.