a restaurant, bakery, or the like, where pizzas are made and sold.

Origin of pizzeria

1940–45; < Italian, equivalent to pizz(a) pizza + -eria -ery
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a place where pizzas are made, sold, or eaten

Word Origin for pizzeria

C20: from Italian, from pizza + -eria -ery
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Word Origin and History for pizzeria

1943, likely in use in American English in restaurant names by 1930, from pizza with ending as in cafeteria.

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