Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A place where meals are served to the public.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An establishment for the sale of refreshments, both food and drink; a place where meals are served; an eating-house.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An eating house.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An eating establishment in which diners are served food at their tables.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a building where people go to eat

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, restorative soup, restaurant, from present participle of restaurer, to restore, from Old French restorer; see restore.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Borrowing from French restaurant, from the verb restaurer, from Latin restaurans, present participle of restauro ("I restore"), from the name of the 'restorative' soup served in the first establishments.

Examples

  • Preliminary plans for the project, dubbed Ocoee Town Shops, include 16,358 square feet of commercial space, 4,500 square feet for financial services, commercial or drive-through restaurant uses and another 9,585 square feet of ­restaurant space.

    Philadelphia Business News - Local Philadelphia News | The Philadelphia Business Journal

  • Preliminary plans for the project, dubbed Ocoee Town Shops, include 16,358 square feet of commercial space, 4,500 square feet for financial services, commercial or drive-through restaurant uses and another 9,585 square feet of ­restaurant space.

    Philadelphia Business News - Local Philadelphia News | The Philadelphia Business Journal

  • Preliminary plans for the project, dubbed Ocoee Town Shops, include 16,358 square feet of commercial space, 4,500 square feet for financial services, commercial or drive-through restaurant uses and another 9,585 square feet of ­restaurant space.

    San Antonio Business News - Local San Antonio News | The San Antonio Business Journal

  • Preliminary plans for the project, dubbed Ocoee Town Shops, include 16,358 square feet of commercial space, 4,500 square feet for financial services, commercial or drive-through restaurant uses and another 9,585 square feet of ­restaurant space.

    Jacksonville Business News - Local Jacksonville News | Jacksonville Business Journal

  • Preliminary plans for the project, dubbed Ocoee Town Shops, include 16,358 square feet of commercial space, 4,500 square feet for financial services, commercial or drive-through restaurant uses and another 9,585 square feet of ­restaurant space.

    National Business News - Local Business News | bizjournals

  • I've even heard others on other discussion boards talk about knowing that a certain restaurant is favored by local criminal bosses and, thus, to keep away.

    Safety in Michoacan

  • I've even heard others on other discussion boards talk about knowing that a certain restaurant is favored by local criminal bosses and, thus, to keep away.

    Safety in Michoacan

  • I've even heard others on other discussion boards talk about knowing that a certain restaurant is favored by local criminal bosses and, thus, to keep away.

    Safety in Michoacan

  • I've even heard others on other discussion boards talk about knowing that a certain restaurant is favored by local criminal bosses and, thus, to keep away.

    Safety in Michoacan

  • I've even heard others on other discussion boards talk about knowing that a certain restaurant is favored by local criminal bosses and, thus, to keep away.

    Safety in Michoacan

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