An establishment which poses as a typical 'neighborhood' cafe/bistro but is actually the impliment and extention of a vast corporate entity, the creation of which paradoxically threatens the actual independant cafes they were modeled on.
Usually found in bookstores, malls, and natual supermarkets.
See also: Starbucks, Au Bon Pain, Panera Bread, Seattle's Best
A) When she walked in, Sarah could tell by the rows and rows of vaccuum-sealed sandwiches that she had entered a cafake.
B) I always thought the Starbucks down the street was pretty legit, but then I went to Europe.