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    It's a shop that makes food but does not serve it

    There is this kind of shop that makes food (for meals like lunch and dinner) but it does not serve it as a restaurant does. We go there and say we want 5 dishes of rice and stew then they deliver it in packages, they do not serve it like a restaurant. Therefore we need to take it home. What can I call it?

    (I found canteen in my dictionary but it is not what I mentioned.)

    My friend needs it to name their shop, so I would be grateful if you helped.

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    #2

    Re: It's a shop that makes food but does not serve it

    Food caterer or take away food outlet.

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    #3

    Re: It's a shop that makes food but does not serve it

    It's a takeout place. Or takeaway in BrE.

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    Re: It's a shop that makes food but does not serve it

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    It's a takeout place. Or takeaway in BrE.
    I think that could be a little bit far from the common sense to write 'takeout' OR 'takeaway' on the shop window. Do you agree?
    Could you please suggest a word for on the shop window?

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    Re: It's a shop that makes food but does not serve it

    Among the ideas that all friends here suggested I think it would be understandable for the customers to see
    "take away food outlet"
    on the window. Is it a correct option for the window?

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    Re: It's a shop that makes food but does not serve it

    Quote Originally Posted by atabitaraf View Post
    I think that could be a little bit far from the common sense to write 'takeout' OR 'takeaway' on the shop window. Do you agree?
    Could you please suggest a word for on the shop window?
    I don't think it's a problem.

    "Burgers to Go" would make a good sign.

    "Take out Mexican" etc.

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    #7

    Re: It's a shop that makes food but does not serve it

    I wouldn't use outlet on the window.

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