counter-style

adjective coun·ter-style \ ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈstī(-ə)l \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of counter-style

1 : having, relating to, or being a system of restaurant service in which customers order food at a counter or register
  • … has counter-style ordering, so patrons order at the register and are given a number to display at their seats before the food arrives.
  • —Alisa Hauser
2 : having, relating to, or being a style of restaurant seating in which customers sit at a counter rather than at tables
  • casual counter-style seating

First Known Use of counter-style

1920


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