Definition of luncheonette
: a small restaurant serving light lunches
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The restaurant originally opened around 1970 down the street, replacing a luncheonette called Luxor.
Little Pete's will surely be missed, if for no other reason because neighborhoods like Rittenhouse Square have upscaled their way out of the affordable luncheonettes that were once essential neighborhood institutions.
Also, a Woolworth’s luncheonette could not plausibly have claimed that serving a plate of hash browns was a form of expression protected by the First Amendment.
Within seconds this quicksilver star sets forth a complex character—a salesman who is quirky, charmingly goofy and maybe a little screwy, yet fiercely determined to sell a five-spindle milkshake mixer to a luncheonette owner.
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Definition of luncheonette for English Language Learners
: a small restaurant where lunches are served
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