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 This is a serious pizzeria that doesn’t need a gimmick to get attention. Chuck Blount, ExpressNews.com, "52 Weeks of Pizza: San Antonio’s best pizza, pizzerias and specialty pies," 27 Dec. 2020 Santonicola’s restaurant, Partenope, is a traditional Italian pizzeria that specializes in Neapolitan wood fire pizzas. Claire Ballor, Dallas News, "Struggling restaurants and chefs lobby to end ‘insane’ European food and wine tariffs," 23 Dec. 2020 Soon, Keller partnered with 1000 Figs proprietors Theresa Galli and Gavin Cady to open Echo's, an excellent wood-fire pizzeria in Mid-City. Ian Mcnulty, NOLA.com, "Seafood Sally’s, Leo’s Bread, coming in 2021," 2 Dec. 2020 The incident happened April 30, 2018, at Nunzio’s pizzeria on Lorain Avenue. Adam Ferrise, cleveland, "Off-duty Cleveland police officer suspended for calling Black man racial slurs while drunk outside pizzeria," 29 Oct. 2020 Lou Malnati’s Chicago-style pizzeria hits the Indianapolis area on Monday. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, "Lou Malnati's is finally in the Indianapolis area. Here's the deep dish on the pizzeria.," 19 Oct. 2020 Genry, who works at a Pennsylvania pizzeria, can't petition for his daughter to come to the U.S. because he is undocumented. Camilo Montoya-galvez, CBS News, "A girl came to the U.S. border with reports of sexual abuse. ICE expelled her, citing COVID-19," 3 Dec. 2020 Many spots like Paulie Gee’s pizzeria in Brooklyn have become almost entirely contactless: Its in-house customers order and pay via smartphones; all the masked staff has to do is drop off drinks and pies and wipe down tables. Matthew Kitchen, WSJ, "20 Ways 2020 Changed How We Use Technology Forever," 23 Oct. 2020 The owners hope to open the pizzeria before Halloween. cleveland, "Two new restaurants coming in familiar locations: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville," 10 Oct. 2020

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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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19 Jan 2021

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“Pizzeria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pizzeria. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of pizzeria

: a restaurant where mainly pizzas are served

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