hole-in-the-wall


hole–in–the–wall

noun

: a small place (such as a bar or restaurant) that is not fancy or expensive

plural holes–in–the–wall

Full Definition of HOLE-IN-THE-WALL

:  a small and often unpretentious out-of-the-way place (as a restaurant)

First Known Use of HOLE-IN-THE-WALL

1856

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