eatery

[ ee-tuh-ree ]
/ ˈi tə ri /

noun, plural eat·er·ies.Informal.

a restaurant or other commercial establishment serving food.

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Origin of eatery

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; eat + -ery
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eatery

eaterie

/ (ˈiːtərɪ) /

noun plural -eries (-ərɪz)

informal a restaurant or eating house
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