coffee shop


Definition of coffee shop

: a small restaurant

Examples of coffee shop in a Sentence

We bought a muffin at the hotel's coffee shop.
Recent Examples on the Web In fact, more often than not these days, I'm disappointed by coffee shop offerings. Laurie Jennings, Good Housekeeping, 28 June 2022 The coffee shop model would be meant for areas where companies have smaller workforces, complementing its major office hubs. Washington Post, 21 June 2022 Workers at a Central Florida Starbucks have voted to join a union, the latest in a national wave of organizing efforts at the coffee shop chain. Austin Fuller, Orlando Sentinel, 10 June 2022 Over six weeks, the trial turned into a vulgar popularity contest tallied via coffee shop tip jars and celebrity Instagram likes. Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times, 3 June 2022 Midtown coffee shop worker Lex Blom, 28, who supported the union organizing effort, said the permanent closure is upsetting, but will not stop workers' efforts to unionize the remaining five Great Lakes Coffee locations. Jc Reindl, Detroit Free Press, 24 May 2022 The Bill Dana Show — which like The Andy Griffith Show was a spinoff from Danny Thomas’ Make Room for Daddy — as Susie the coffee shop waitress for that sitcom’s second and final season. Mike Barnes, The Hollywood Reporter, 16 May 2022 Baristas at a West Hartford Starbucks will soon begin voting on whether to be represented by a union, joining co-workers in scores of other stores in the coffee shop chain taking the first step to negotiate wages and other conditions of employment. Stephen Singer, Hartford Courant, 13 May 2022 Palo Alto is getting the newest outpost of Manresa Bread, the popular South Bay bakery, while popular San Jose coffee shop Nirvana Soul is opening another location in Cupertino. Gwendolyn Wu, San Francisco Chronicle, 29 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of coffee shop

1812, in the meaning defined above

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2 Jul 2022

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“Coffee shop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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