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Definitions of restaurant

  1. a building where people go to eat
  2. An eating house.
  3. A house where meals or refreshments are served to the public.
  4. A house for the sale of refreshments.
  5. A place where refreshments are provided.
  6. An establishment for the provision of refreshments. See Restore.
  7. An eating- house; a place for the sale of refreshments.
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Quotes of restaurant

  1. A few years ago no hotel or restaurant in Boston refused Negro guests; now several hotels, restaurants, and especially confectionary stores, will not serve Negroes, even the best of them. – Ray Stannard Baker
  2. Today's restaurant is theater on a grand scale. – Marian Burros
  3. It's a very, very difficult space to operate in, the restaurant business -it requires a lot of human beings to intersect at just the right place to make it all work out. – Rocco DiSpirito
  4. Some of the things I think I learned from that were very educational as far as just paying bills- the basics in dealing with a restaurant like that. It was just life- the education involved in running the organization, even on a small level. – Todd English
  5. Well, I got people that help me with the restaurant I don't have to be at the restaurant 24 hours a day. – Mickey Gilley
  6. In college I had a weekend gig at a restaurant a solo thing that was the best practice I could have ever had. That's where I learned to coordinate my singing and my piano playing. – Norah Jones
  7. Hopefully, imparting what's important to me, respect for the food and that information about the purveyors, people will realize that for a restaurant to be good, so many pieces have to come together. – Thomas Keller
  8. We began building this incredible new foundation in this restaurant and that's what began giving me the left -hand side of tradition and the right -hand side, my new palate. – Emeril Lagasse
  9. Together, we can help make sure that every family that walks into a restaurant can make an easy, healthy choice. – Michelle Obama
  10. Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food. – Robert M. Pirsig
  11. I would work as a cook, get a little money, then open another restaurant – Paul Prudhomme
  12. If you can play guitar and sing, you can probably get a gig down the road playing at a restaurant but don't throw your life away chasing something that is so elusive it will only lead you to regret and may turn you bitter. – Cliff Richard
  13. The restaurant chefs in Spain are breaking ground, but in terms of the everyday cooking in Spain I still hear people coming back and saying they were disappointed. I think it's because they're expecting the chef stuff. – Sally Schneider
  14. Playwrights are like men who have been dining for a month in an Indian restaurant After eating curry night after night, they deny the existence of asparagus. – Peter Ustinov
  15. Fortunately, many people also enjoy a stand -alone as a sample of something new, like trying the special at a favourite restaurant one night instead of going for the usual. – Sarah Zettel

Usage examples for restaurant

  1. He pointed at a cheap restaurant across the street. – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  2. But he was consoled by the lunch which he had with Westover at a restaurant where it was served in courses. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  3. Slavovitch's restaurant has most of them. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  4. The unlucky manager had eaten so many meals on credit at his restaurant that he dared not go there again. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  5. The way he lingered outside the restaurant the way he looked at her. – Know Thy Neighbor by Elisabeth R. Lewis
  6. We saw her once coming into the restaurant smoking a big cigar, and heard that she drank. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  7. His voice had been loud enough for all in the restaurant to hear. – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  8. So they asked some friends and had a supper- party at a restaurant instead, because the theatre money must be somehow spent. – The Furnace by Rose Macaulay
  9. At the restaurant he forced himself upon a grave- looking gentleman across the table. – Black Jack by Max Brand
  10. He's hospitable if his restaurant is still open. – Marjorie Dean College Freshman by Pauline Lester
  11. Is there a restaurant near by? – The Other Fellow by F. Hopkinson Smith
  12. He was proud to have met by accident an acquaintance in a restaurant – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  13. Near the terrace is a small restaurant – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  14. I have an apartment in the Restaurant Gianuzzi. – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  15. Before the time specified by Bill had elapsed, Dan suddenly turned into a German restaurant walked the length of the lower floor, and led the way upstairs. – An Amateur Fireman by James Otis
  16. " Thank you," said Pietro, and he left the restaurant with his suspicions confirmed. – Phil the Fiddler by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  17. A little man in a white apron was sweeping the doorway of a tiny restaurant yawning and pausing at intervals to gaze curiously toward the approaching travellers. – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  18. To tell the truth, I've come to open a restaurant – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  19. I'll meet you at the Good Earth restaurant at seven- fifteen. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  20. I heard a shot as I entered the restaurant – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt