coffee shop

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n coffee shop a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
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Usage

In literature:

The keepers of coffee houses and brandy shops are here, as in Lima, chiefly Italians from Genoa.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
She and Quest had a late sandwich in the coffee shop.
"The Jupiter Weapon" by Charles Louis Fontenay
They paused before a dairy restaurant that advertised its "Surpassing Coffee" in white-enamel letters on its shop-front windows.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908" by Various
The shops are open, for then the servants make their purchases and the coffee-houses are crowded.
"Holland, v. 1 (of 2)" by Edmondo de Amicis
Let us go to a coffee shop by all means.
"Aladdin of London" by Sir Max Pemberton
Pascal's first Paris coffee shop served other drinks as well as coffee; and Procope's cafe began as a lemonade shop.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
The shops at Glasgow are large, and like London shops, and we passed by the largest coffee-room I ever saw.
"Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland A.D. 1803" by Dorothy Wordsworth
I dodged them in a cab, saw her come out, and as fast as they could they went to a low coffee-shop where there were beds.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
He went into the one coffee-shop in Salonika which served drinkable tea.
"The Invaders" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The coffee shops which we saw while passing through the streets were as numerous in Algiers as beer saloons in an American city.
"A Trip to the Orient" by Robert Urie Jacob
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In news:

The coffee shop has work from local artists hanging on the walls and hosts evenings where musicians can take the stage.
Charleston raises money to save coffee shop .
Peppermill Coffee Shop & Lounge.
The smoking ban was probably the right idea—but while I don't smoke or have much of a desire to smell like cigarettes any longer, there is one thing I miss, and that's smoking in coffee shop s.
Readers chose the DC area's best coffee shop .
Red's coffee shop in Stockton is small on space, but big on charm.
Woman pepper sprays coffee shop , smashes counter.
A 24-year-old woman unleashed a can of pepper spray in a popular downtown Riverside coffee shop , resulting in minor injuries to her and five customers, officials say.
Combination coffee shop and cocktail lounge coming to Tulsa soon.
Opstelten said he still wants only Dutch residents allowed into coffee shop s, but is leaving it up to local authorities to enforce the ban.
"We are happy with the plans presented by Minister Opstelten because he is focused on trying to decrease criminality around coffee shop s," said Amsterdam municipality spokeswoman Ta...
Occasionally, I set up at a table in a coffee shop and interview people who stop in.
Today, I set up at the SugaRush Coffee Shop on University Avenue in St Paul.
Wagonmaster Coffee Shop is no longer open.
Crew's Court- Stop Going To the Coffee Shop .
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In science:

So she spends her time reading novels and hanging out in coffee shops with her friends. A couple of months later, however, she receives an unpleasant shock in the form of an email from a colleague which is phrased in consolatory language, but does not contain any clue as to why such language might be in order.
Compression Rate Method for Empirical Science and Application to Computer Vision
From winter to the early part of summer of 2011, I was at the American Institute of Mathematics in Palo Alto and would visit Jon in Los Angeles every few months. I remember fondly going to coffee shops or to his home to discuss my new ideas as he shared his own.
The Functional Equation and Beyond Endoscopy
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