piz·​ze·​ria | \ˌpēt-sə-ˈrē-ə \

Definition of pizzeria 

: an establishment where pizzas are made or sold

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For the 25-some sleuths, some of whom traveled from as far as upstate New York and Fairfield County, the Windsor Locks pizzeria is an oasis in an incredulous world. Matthew Ormseth, courant.com, "Sleuths Track UFO Sightings Across Connecticut," 12 Mar. 2018 Explore the Italian enclaves in New England and the evolution of Italian-American cuisine through profiles of the people, places, and communities and interviews with local chefs, pizzeria owners, butchers, and specialty shop purveyors. Courant Community, "Community News For The Valley Edition," 5 June 2018 Last November mother and daughter opened Astoria in a pizzeria across the street from her former employers. Mike Sula, Chicago Reader, "Astoria Café is home to some heroic buns," 26 Apr. 2018 The walls at Echo's, a new Mid-City pizzeria, are light colored and largely bare. Todd A. Price, NOLA.com, "Echo's Pizza in Mid-City delivers delicious simplicity: First look review," 24 Apr. 2018 Caregnato says his restaurant, open just four months, is the first-such gaucho-style pizzeria outside of Brazil. Anna Caplan, star-telegram, "The pizza version of a churrascaria exists — so wear your stretchy pants," 11 July 2018 Next door, Mia Cucina, a new pizzeria with a Disney-style vibe, caters to families. Lizette Alvarez, New York Times, "The Cheeca Lodge Is Back, Tiki Bar and All," 23 June 2018 Parallel Pizza, a new pizzeria off Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point, is now open. Jenn Harris, latimes.com, "Restaurateur Bill Chait (the guy who brought you Bestia) to open his first L.A. restaurant in over 2 years," 12 June 2018 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

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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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English Language Learners Definition of pizzeria

: a restaurant where mainly pizzas are served

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