Synonyms and Antonyms of café

  1. 1 a bar or restaurant offering special nighttime entertainment (as music, dancing, or comedy acts) <the café presents nationally known jazz performers in an intimate setting> Synonyms bistro, boîte, cabaret, nightclub (also cafe), club, nightspot, nitery (also niterie), roadhouse, supper clubRelated Words a-go-go, disco, discotheque (or discothéque); barroom, pub [chiefly British], public house [chiefly British], saloon, tavern; clip joint [slang], dive, honky-tonk, key club, speakeasy; canteen, watering hole, watering place

  2. 2 a place of business where alcoholic beverages are sold to be consumed on the premises <a speakeasy that became a fashionable café with the repeal of prohibition> Synonyms bar, barroom (also cafe), cantina [Southwest], dramshop, gin mill, grogshop [chiefly British], pub, public house [chiefly British], saloon, taproom, tavern, watering hole, watering placeRelated Words alehouse, barrelhouse, bistro, bottle club, brewpub, cabaret, dive, joint, nightclub, roadhouse, speakeasy, sports bar, wineshop; package store

  3. 3 a public establishment where meals are served to paying customers for consumption on the premises <they met at a little café in Paris> Synonyms beanery, restaurant (also cafe), caff [British], diner, eatery, grillRelated Words cafeteria, lunch counter, luncheonette, lunchroom, snack bar; greasy spoon, hash house; chophouse, steak house; pizzeria; coffeehouse, coffee shop, estaminet, teahouse, tearoom, tea shop [chiefly British]; bar, barroom, inn, tavern

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