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having a better understanding of the way something should have been done after it has already occurred

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Word List: Restaurants


Word List: Restaurants

a restaurant where you get to serve yourself as much food as you want, choosing from a large variety of entrées and side dishes

We love going to the Mirage Buffet when we're in Vegas.  We always go back for seconds and sometimes even more!


Word List: Restaurants

the main part of the food of a meal

Our entrée was absolutely delicious, and I loved the side dishes, too.


Word List: Restaurants

a small place to eat that is not usually fancy but has great food

There’s a little hole-in-the-wall downtown that has the best beef and pork ribs.  We love to eat there!

maître d’

Word List: Restaurants

the headwaiter of a restaurant

The maître d’ at Georgio’s is absolutely superb.  I would recommend this restaurant anytime!

party (2)

Word List: Restaurants

a certain number of people


Waiter: How many are in your party?

Mrs. Perez: We're a party of four.

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restroom (vs. bathroom)

Word List: Restaurants

what the bathroom is called in public places


Bernadette:  Can you please tell me where the restrooms are?  

Restaurant employee:  Sure ... they're around the corner to your right.

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Word List: Restaurants

when the customer leaves an expected amount of money for the service received – many people leave even more money after getting superb service

I left the server a big tip because he was so good!