coffee shop


: a small restaurant

Examples of coffee shop in a Sentence

We bought a muffin at the hotel's coffee shop.
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Word History

First Known Use

1812, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coffee shop was in 1812

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“Coffee shop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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