coffee bar


: an establishment or counter where coffee and usually light refreshments are served

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This won’t be a food hall on the scale of High Street Place or Boston Public Market, but there’s room for about five food stalls, a coffee bar, seating, and some small retail kiosks. Scott Kirsner,, 13 Nov. 2022 Amenities include an in-house residents’-only club, which includes a wine and champagne lounge, whisky and cigar room, private dining space, spa, coffee bar, library and business meeting areas. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 14 Oct. 2022 After going dark in the pandemic, the 133,000-square-foot Norton now touts a 210-seat auditorium, a great hall and coffee bar, event lawn and impressive outdoor sculpture garden. Ben Crandell, Sun Sentinel, 2 Oct. 2022 Opening this month inside the five-story manse are a coffee bar, a champagne bar, a VIP lounge, even a jukebox. Marshall Heyman, Town & Country, 2 Oct. 2022 Green is the chief executive of L’Oréal USA, the cosmetics company whose West Coast headquarters in El Segundo actually have a fitness center, juice cafe, concierge service and coffee bar (which sometimes serves alcohol as well). Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times, 15 Nov. 2022 Even sustenance is taken care of; the office sports a gym, restaurant, juice cafe, and coffee bar that occasionally serves alcohol. Jane Thier, Fortune, 10 Nov. 2022 In the back of the house, where Sessions’ household staff once prepared his dinners, is a small coffee bar equipped with an espresso machine and a kegerator used to make nitro brews. Talia Soglin, Chicago Tribune, 2 Sep. 2022 In front of the house was an upscale coffee bar whose ceiling had collapsed. New York Times, 20 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coffee bar was in 1886

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Cite this Entry

“Coffee bar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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