A table at a greasy spoon.
greasy spoon definition by Webster's New World
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a small, dingy restaurant that serves cheap food
greasy spoon definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun SlangThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A small, inexpensive, often unsanitary restaurant.
greasy spoon - Phrases/Idioms
A cheap restaurant, especially one serving short-order fried foods. For example, College students short of cash tend to eat a lot in that greasy spoon. This expression also implies that the restaurant is not very clean. [c. 1900]