piz·​ze·​ria | \ ˌpēt-sə-ˈrē-ə How to pronounce pizzeria (audio) \

Definition of pizzeria

: an establishment where pizzas are made or sold

Examples of pizzeria in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Across the lot, the mood was somber at 188 South, the pizzeria and small-plates trattoria started this summer by the owners of Krause’s. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, "Review: 188 South gives New Braunfels restaurant fans a strong place for pizza, cocktails and small plates," 28 Nov. 2019 Popular Pearl district pizzeria and cocktail bar Oven & Shaker will open a second location in Beaverton’s Cedar Hills Crossing development next year, the restaurant announced. oregonlive, "Oven & Shaker will open a second location in Beaverton," 10 Oct. 2019 Two other restaurants opening at Hub Hall are APIZZA, a New Haven-style pizzeria, and Lily P’s, which will serve up fried chicken. BostonGlobe.com, "Hub Hall will be inside The Hub on Causeway at 80 Causeway St., a 1.8-million-square-foot office, restaurant, and retail space opening late this year near TD Garden, the group said. The Hub on Causeway is run by Delaware North and Boston Properties.," 18 Sep. 2019 All are in homage to long-running icons, such as Di Fara and Joe’s, and stand in stark contrast to the full-service pizzerias specializing in Neapolitan-style pies that proliferated the decade prior. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, "Paulie Gee’s, F&F Pizzeria, and New York City’s Slice Renaissance," 15 Nov. 2019 Ti West’s film also was shot at a pizzeria in Winsted, an apartment in Torrington, Central Connecticut State University in New Britain and a cemetery in Salisbury. Susan Dunne, courant.com, "Horror movie ’House of the Devil’ to be shown in house where it was filmed," 27 Oct. 2019 Lucky for Beddia, the new pizzeria is about so much more than pizza. Fortune, "Philadelphia’s Pizzeria Beddia Wants to Be More Than Just the ‘Best Pizza in America’," 22 Sep. 2019 Sanford’s first day of campaigning in New Hampshire called for the diner visit in Manchester, a lunchtime stop at the popular Puritan Backroom restaurant and a speech to the Concord GOP at a pizzeria Thursday night. Hunter Woodall, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Sanford takes his first 2020 campaign trip to New Hampshire," 19 Sep. 2019 Retail and restaurants are almost non-existent — the sole pizzeria is open for just three hours a day from 11. Randy Diamond, ExpressNews.com, "Port San Antonio experiencing growth spurt," 6 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of pizzeria

circa 1912, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pizzeria

Italian, from pizza

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The first known use of pizzeria was circa 1912

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7 Dec 2019

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“Pizzeria.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pizzeria. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of pizzeria

: a restaurant where mainly pizzas are served

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