a counter, as in a store or restaurant, where light meals and snacks are served or are sold to be taken out.
The lunch counter serves up such fare as hamburgers, po-boys and steak hoagies.
As the lunch hour approaches, the stools lining the well-worn linoleum lunch counter fill with regulars.
Patrons spend time between outdoor excursions with snacks at the first-floor lunch counter and trips to the hotel gift shop.
They sat down at the whites-only lunch counter and refused to get up.
She and her sister, she said, used to go there as children and eat at the lunch counter.
The lunch counter serves sandwiches, soups and salads.
The building housed a trading post and lunch counter but had no water or electricity.
They opened a lunch counter and small grocery store in the house they had moved to the site.
We can't even relate to not being able to sit in somebody's lunch counter.