luncheonette

[luhn-chuh-net]
noun
a small restaurant or lunchroom where light meals are served.

Origin:
1920–25, Americanism; luncheon + -ette

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luncheonette (ˌlʌntʃəˈnɛt)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) a café or small informal restaurant where light meals and snacks are served

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luncheonette
type of restaurant, 1924, Amer.Eng., from luncheon + dim. ending -ette.
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Extra revenue came in from a luncheonette and curio shop on either side of the entrance.
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