Definitions

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

  • noun The area beside or around a table, especially in a restaurant.

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  • adjective Near a table, especially at a restaurant.

Etymologies

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table +‎ -side.

Examples

  • My companions both wanted beef so they opted for the Chateaubriand for Two, carved tableside, which is a nice touch.

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  • You want to have someone with a great "tableside" manner, good animal handling skills and someone that you like and trust with your pet.

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  • Before our Caesar Salads are prepared tableside, the waiter gives us each a warm croissant.

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  • Before our Caesar Salads are prepared tableside, the waiter gives us each a warm croissant.

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  • Before our Caesar Salads are prepared tableside, the waiter gives us each a warm croissant.

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  • Roberta Allen/Alamy Melt in San Francisco Locals are in love with the convivial atmosphere—and signature cheddar ale fondue, prepared tableside—at this popular restaurant just steps from Cape Fear.

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  • Flush with linear-minimalist elements like vertically slatted wooden walls and horizontal rows of suspended glass lights, BSF filled their space with sparkling black blocks functioning as sit-or-stand tables, then opted against actually having a bar, an uncommon layout that has galvanized the cocktail team to finish cart-delivered drinks tableside a la 1800s Pullman rail cars, while taking care to not duplicate authentic spillage.

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  • Before our Caesar Salads are prepared tableside, the waiter gives us each a warm croissant.

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  • Stein Kruse, the chief executive of Holland America Lines, says the company's Pinnacle Grill, a small restaurant on each ship that is based on Le Cirque in New York, features flambé-style, tableside cooking.

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  • Before our Caesar Salads are prepared tableside, the waiter gives us each a warm croissant.

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