Examples of tavern in a Sentence
a seedy section of the city's waterfront that was rife with cheap taverns, tattoo parlors, and run-down flophouses
a colonial-era tavern that has been serving weary travelers for two and a half centuries
Recent Examples of tavern from the Web
The half-timbered tavern is a hard find in modernist-loving Zurich, known more for its architectural austerity than its coziness.
The tavern had been owned by Archibald Gaines, who died in 1871.
The tavern is a Top 20 contender in Cleveland's Best Burger contest.
Harp & Crown The Michael Schulson destination bar-restaurant on Sansom Street in Rittenhouse was named after a colonial-era Philadelphia tavern.
Spaces like Donna’s Lounge or Millie’s Place decidedly lean more toward a tavern or pub than sports bar.
Kate Williams's Corktown tavern feels like a midwestern twin of Chez Ma Tante, down to their coolly modern dark-wood interiors.
Gutilla’s restaurant and tavern career began in 1974 with the opening of Little Green Bag, the Milwaukee Avenue bar Gutilla owned with partner Keith Maring.
Decor: The place was an old, run-down tavern when the family bought it from an aunt and uncle, Jacobs said.
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TAVERN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tavern for English Language Learners
: a place where alcoholic drinks are served
: a building that provides lodging and food for people who are traveling
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