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eat·er·y

 (ē′tə-rē)
n. pl. eat·er·ies Informal
A restaurant.

eatery

(ˈiːtərɪ) or

eaterie

n, pl -eries (-ərɪz)
informal a restaurant or eating house

eat•er•y

(ˈi tə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies. Informal.
a restaurant or other commercial establishment serving food.
[1900–05, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eatery - a building where people go to eateatery - 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
Translations

eatery

[ˈiːtərɪ] N (US) → restaurante m

eatery

[ˈiːtəri] nrestaurant meating apple n (= dessert apple) → pomme f à couteaueating disorder ntroubles mpl de l'alimentation, troubles mpl alimentaireseating habits nplhabitudes fpl alimentaires

eatery

n (hum inf: = restaurant etc) → Esslokal nt, → Fresslokal nt (hum inf)

eatery

[ˈiːtərɪ] n (fam) → posto per mangiare
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The Sabah Department of Health has targeted to have all eateries in the state display signages prohibiting smoking in the premises by December this year.
MULTAN -- Punjab Food Authority (PFA) sealed three eateries during checking of various shops in south Punjab, on Friday.
OKARA -- On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Maryam Khan, Special Magistrate Qamar Mehmood Khan Manj and his staff cracked down on eateries in different areas for desecrating the sanctity of Ramazan.
HYDERABAD -- The Sindh High Court has rejected 356 more petitions filed by eateries seeking exemption from the Ehtram-e-Ramzan Ordinance, 1981, following the dismissal of 262 identical petitions last week.
KARACHI -- The Sindh High Court has rejected some 262 petitions filed by the eateries seeking exemption from Ehtram-e-Ramzan Ordinance, 1981.
The three-day food festival includes live international Chef Demonstration, food eateries, Kids arena, premium food eateries and artist line.
HYDERABAD -- Sindh Food Authority (SFA) on Tuesday raided several eateries and dairy farms in Hyderabad and found sale of substandard food.
Santhosh Chandran Doha The beachfront eateries at Souq Al Wakra hummed with intense activity throughout the Spring Festival, which concluded on Friday, with their outdoor spaces completely occupied by visitors.
Newk's reach is strong, with eateries in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
The concerned authorities should take notice of such eateries which are spreading like mushrooms.
The Central Municipal Council (CMC) has urged for stricter standards for granting licences to mobile cafes and eateries.