The definition of a cafe is a coffee shop, small restaurant or bar.(noun)
An example of cafe is where someone would pick up a cappuccino and a pastry.
See cafe in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr, coffee, coffeehouse < It caffè, coffee
See cafe in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French, coffee, café
Origin: , from Italian caffè, coffee
Origin: , from Ottoman Turkish qahveh; see coffee.
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