Cafeteria (noun)

  1. A restaurant in which customers serve themselves from a counter and pay before eating.
  2. A self-service restaurant where customers pay before eating.


From american spanish, from spanish cafetería, from café ("coffee") + -tería (from tienda ("shop")).


  1. He ate lunch in the cafeteria.
  2. She bought her lunch at the school cafeteria.
  3. The cafeteria had a variety of food options.
  4. The cafeteria was crowded during lunch hour.
  5. The cafeteria had a salad bar.
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