raw bar


Definition of raw bar

: a counter (as in a restaurant) that serves raw shellfish

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The interior features a three-sided bar, a raw bar, an open kitchen, and a private dining room available for special events and parties. Travel Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Where to find the best outdoor dining with a waterfront view in Wisconsin," 14 July 2019 For a higher-end atmosphere, visit Orchard Bar & Table in Catawba Island, which features many seafood options including a raw bar, Lake Erie perch tacos and lobster roll. Kellie Hwang, Indianapolis Star, "You can get to these 10 unique road trip destinations from Indy in 5 hours or less," 3 July 2019 On the menu were Tito’s Lemon Smash cocktails (delightful), summer lettuce wraps, and a raw bar. Danielle Naer, Vogue, "God’s Love We Deliver Hosted a Cocktail Party in the Hamptons," 17 June 2019 Atlas continues to operate Loch Bar, a raw bar seafood restaurant that opened last year at Mizner. Michael Mayo, sun-sentinel.com, "Upscale Greek seafood restaurant Ouzo Bay closes at Mizner Park in Boca Raton after two years," 27 June 2019 The raw bar recently featured eight different oysters. Birmingham Magazine, al.com, "Food News: new cafes, a healthy food pop-up, and more," 11 June 2019 Past the raw bar and the cocktail bar serving up Mod Sélection Champagne, glittering guests congregated by a punchbowl, spiked with Svedka vodka. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "Candy Boys and Girls Got #CottonCampy at the Annual Pre-Met Party," 6 May 2019 On a black-and-white letterboard behind the raw bar, Connie and Ted’s lists the oysters available that day—usually between 18 and 24 varieties, chosen by executive chef Sam Baxter. Garrett Snyder, Los Angeles Magazine, "How a Guatemalan Kid from South L.A. Became the City’s Most Talented Oyster Whiz," 9 Feb. 2018 For cocktail hour, there were big harvest tables with Antipasto, crudites, and cheese boards as well as a raw bar with local oysters, local little neck clams, and shrimp cocktail. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, "A Beach Wedding in the Rain: Celia Rowlson-Hall and Mia Lidofsky’s Magical North Fork Ceremony," 16 Jan. 2019

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1914, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of raw bar

US : an area in a restaurant where uncooked shellfish is served

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