eating place

Definitions of eating place
  1. noun
    a building where people go to eat
    synonyms: eatery, eating house, restaurant
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    bistro
    a small informal restaurant; serves wine
    brasserie
    a small restaurant serving beer and wine as well as food; usually cheap
    brewpub
    a combination brewery and restaurant; beer is brewed for consumption on the premises and served along with food
    cafe, coffee bar, coffee shop, coffeehouse
    a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
    cafeteria
    a restaurant where you serve yourself and pay a cashier
    canteen
    restaurant in a factory; where workers can eat
    canteen, mobile canteen
    a restaurant outside; often for soldiers or policemen
    diner
    a restaurant that resembles a dining car
    greasy spoon
    a small restaurant specializing in short-order fried foods
    grill, grillroom
    a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill
    hash house
    an inexpensive restaurant
    lunchroom
    a restaurant (in a facility) where lunch can be purchased
    rotisserie
    a restaurant that specializes in roasted and barbecued meats
    chophouse, steakhouse
    a restaurant that specializes in steaks
    tea parlor, tea parlour, teahouse, tearoom, teashop
    a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
    automat
    a cafeteria where food is served from machines
    buttery
    a teashop where students in British universities can purchase light meals
    caff
    informal British term for a cafe
    cybercafe
    a cafe whose customers sit at computer terminals and log on to the internet while they eat and drink
    espresso shop
    a cafe where espresso is served
    estaminet
    a small (and usually shabby) cafe selling wine and beer and coffee
    pull-in, pull-up
    a roadside cafe especially for lorry drivers
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    building, edifice
    a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
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