piz·ze·ria | \ˌpēt-sə-ˈrē-ə \

Definition of pizzeria 

: an establishment where pizzas are made or sold

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With locations in Boston and elsewhere, this pizzeria is heading to the Upper East Side with pies that are seared and grilled in avocado oil and topped with variations, like the Reuben with pastrami and sauerkraut. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Kings Co Imperial Extends Its Reach to Manhattan," 26 June 2018 Spuntino The Northern Liberties pizzeria uses the Italian word for snack. Michael Klein, Philly.com, "What's in a restaurant name? History and sometimes bird poo," 16 Apr. 2018 Participating pizzerias will be Angelo's, Marco's, Italian Creations, Peppers, Sartini's, Donato's, Papa John's, Nunzio's, Pizza Hut, Roman Fountain, Upper Crust and Dewey's. Carol Kovach, cleveland.com, "Pizza lovers can feast, vote, win a TV at events in Lakewood, West Park: A Place in the Sun," 16 Jan. 2018 Opt for pizzeria-style dough from the supermarket or a local pizza shop. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Deep-Dish Veggie Supreme Pizza," 29 May 2015 Rather than taking a multiyear apprenticeship under a master, Imai started developing his methods while working as the pizzaiolo at Enboca, a pizzeria with three locations in Japan. Tom Downey, WSJ, "Explore Kyoto With the Chefs Who Are Turning Culinary Tradition on Its Head," 28 May 2018 Marc Malnati is the eldest son of Lou Malnati, who opened his first pizzeria in 1971 in Lincolnwood. Mike Nolan, Daily Southtown, "Lou Malnati's in Tinley Park expanding," 13 July 2018 Brown, who runs Pizzology pizzeria in Carmel and Libertine Liquor Bar on Mass Ave., recently opened Ukiyo Japanese restaurant in SoBro. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Daredevil Brewing to bring restaurant/taproom to Ironworks Hotel," 20 June 2018 Houston police are searching for three men who robbed a Little Caesars pizzeria on Dec. 6 in the 3600 block of Old Spanish Trail. William Axford, Houston Chronicle, "HPD seeks trio in robbery at Little Caesars on Old Spanish Trial," 30 Mar. 2018

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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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: a restaurant where mainly pizzas are served

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