Definition of beanery in US English:



North American
  • A cheap restaurant.

    • ‘It's probably the heavy proliferation of this fine beanery that makes Second Cup so popular.’
    • ‘A hospital cafeteria's mission statement, however, can put that of the most foppish of five-star beaneries to shame.’
    • ‘Across from the diesel shop, the Roundhouse Deli serves rail workers, taking the place of the old railroad beanery.’
    • ‘The Car Department building in the Here Yard was demolished along with the tiny beanery located between it and the yard office when Toronto Yard opened.’
    • ‘More than one fellow rubbernecker judged it fortunate the truck overturned before having a chance to careen across the gravel parking lot and through the beanery's front windows.’