eating place

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Noun1.eating place - a building where people go to eateating place - a building where people go to eat  
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
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
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
mobile canteen, 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
restaurant chain - a chain of restaurants
References in classic literature ?
No meals are served in these houses, but generally a public eating place adjoins them.
Kantos Kan led me to one of these gorgeous eating places where we were served entirely by mechanical apparatus.
Contract notice: Concession for a new eating place management service - bar inside the hospital of bollate territorial presidio.
It's a small, cosy, attractive deli and eating place, decorated in pale greys and natural wood, with friendly people and delicious food.
THE Eating Place cafe at Coventry City Mission has a new cooker thanks to a cash donation.
The music playing helps to visualize a wonderful eating place in Mexico.
CHILDREN: To be honest, it's more of a grown-up eating place.
The popular eating place in Cowpen Road opened more than two years ago and the original application was for a hot food takeaway and restaurant.
But this is the kind of eating place that welcomes you for snacks as well.
Incognico in London is a stylish eating place for the stars.
As a result, we are unable to give you the weekly BiteBack to Tam's words of wisdom by the owner of this particular eating place.
We don't need another eating place, the town centre has six eating places already and we have a good filling station nearby.