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A counter service restaurant is defined as a food service location where customers order and pay for their food at a counter, and then pick up their food from that same counter when it is ready. Meals may be prepared on-site or delivered from another location. Counter service restaurants are often found in fast food establishments, cafeterias, and coffee shops.
What are some examples of a counter service restaurant?
- Panera Bread
- Dunkin’ Donuts
- Chipotle Mexican Grill
- Moe’s Southwest Grill
- Five Guys
- Dairy Queen