Definition of "bistro" []

  • A small bar, tavern, or nightclub. (noun)
  • A small, informal restaurant serving wine. (noun)
  • A small restaurant (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "bistro" in a sentence
  • "But just because I am annoyed by the ubiquity of restaurant reviews doesn't mean there is anything actually wrong with the word bistro."
  • "Well, OK, I threw in "bistro" because it sounded good but this is really about some of the stuff Bubba does besides BBQ, fried chicken and other Texas "high" cuisine."
  • "Eat dinner at Chartier, an authentic Paris bistro from the turn of the century."