prix fixe


: a complete meal offered at a fixed price
also : the price charged

Examples of prix fixe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Once there, you’re treated to a four-course prix fixe menu featuring whatever is fresh that week. Monica Mendal, Vogue, 3 Aug. 2023 The prix fixe menu is $78 per person, while alcoholic drinks cost extra. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, 11 June 2023 The family friendly event features a four-course prix fixe menu, including beer and cocktail specials, as well as a pop-up flower shop. oregonlive, 12 May 2023 La Neta Cocina y Lounge A Mother’s Day brunch features a prix fixe menu and complimentary bottomless mimosas and Chandon rosé for moms. Erin Booke, Dallas News, 28 Apr. 2023 Nina Compton, a James Beard Award-winning chef, lets her St. Lucian roots inform her four-course, prix fixe NYE dinner. Dwight Brown, Essence, 30 Dec. 2022 Caviar Bar gears up a four-course prix fixe menu or five-course prix fixe menu with two seatings ($180-$280), while Carversteak will showcase dual dining time options and menus, ranging from $195 to $295. Melinda Sheckells, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 Dec. 2022 Inns of Aurora Resort & Spa The outfit operates a few dining venues, the most formal of which is 1833 Kitchen & Bar, which offers prix fixe dinners and decadent brunches. Paul Brady, Travel + Leisure, 22 Aug. 2023 More than 70 restaurants throughout the city are offering prix fixe dinner specials for $25, $35 or $45 through Aug. 27. Chris Kelly, Washington Post, 17 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History


French, fixed price

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prix fixe was in 1851

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Cite this Entry

“Prix fixe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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