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.

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Johnson, who was a member of a rap group called Self Scientific and worked in the music industry for several years, also hosts free panel discussions and forums with entertainers and influencers at the coffee shop. Kailyn Brown, Los Angeles Times, "Four Hours: Celebrating African American culture in Leimert Park," 23 Aug. 2019 An Eagan man is accused of drunkenly driving his SUV into the side of a Starbucks Monday night, seriously injuring two of the coffee shop’s customers. Nick Woltman, Twin Cities, "Eagan man drove SUV into Starbucks after consuming ‘one bottle of Fireball,’ charges say," 21 Aug. 2019 That museum, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, where Sklar is CEO and co-owner with Novak, finally opened in February this year, above a coffee shop in a former brick foundry building on the edge of the Walker's Point neighborhood. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian, "Visit the World’s Only Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum," 15 Aug. 2019 So in March, Brex opened a private lounge, the Oval Room, directly above the coffee shop. Erin Griffith, New York Times, "Bad Times in Tech? Not if You’re a Start-Up Serving Other Start-Ups," 2 Aug. 2019 Applegate ordered life-sized statutes of Hobo Joe placed outside the coffee shops., "Don Bolles files: Were the popular Hobo Joe's coffee shops connected to the Mafia?," 30 July 2019 There will be no competing with you at the coffee shop or at office meetings. Chris Welch, The Verge, "LG Gram 17 review: as ultra-portable as 17 inches can get," 11 July 2019 The coffee chain was founded in 1963 and opened its first coffee shop in L.A.'s Brentwood neighborhood in 1968. Los Angeles Times, "Jollibee buys Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf," 25 July 2019 After an armed robbery and three break-ins, Madisonville rallies around its coffee shop. Cameron Knight,, "Police: Corryville Kroger and CVS robbed by same man on same night," 24 July 2019

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First Known Use of coffee shop

1812, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of coffee shop

: a small restaurant that serves coffee and other drinks as well as simple foods

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