Part of speech: noun
Origin: French, unknown
A small cafe in France that sells alcoholic drinks.
Examples of Estaminet in a sentence
"I plan to visit every estaminet I find on my trip to Paris"
"The artist enjoyed visiting the estaminet for a glass of wine while sketching."
Popularity Over Time
An estaminet is a small French cafe, specifically one that serves alcoholic drinks.
Did you Know?
Plan a visit to an estaminet during a trip to France, and know that you're the latest in a long line of folks who love the atmosphere of a cozy French cafe. F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Picasso were all patrons of estaminets in their day.