- an unpretentious restaurant, tavern, or the like, that serves drinks, especially beer, and simple or hearty food.
Origin of brasserie
Examples from the Web for brasserie
Lastly, we taste a smooth Volcelest Triple from Brasserie de la Vallée de Chevreuse, about 40 minutes outside Île-de-France.
Many of them take a page out of the brasserie history books and maintain small, local operations.
That's what law professor Paul Campos told me, sitting at a table in Brasserie Beck after a Cato panel on law schools.Law School Enrollments are Plummeting. What Happens Next?
January 18, 2013
The weather was oppressive and he had talked too much to the young men at the brasserie.Melomaniacs
I am not going to allow you to take an engagement in a brasserie!The Belovd Vagabond
William J. Locke
In revenge, the Germans killed every man, woman, and child in the brasserie.The Romance of the Red Triangle
Arthur Keysall Yapp
He paid the coachman and the interpreter, and lunched at the Brasserie de Vienne nearby.The Secret of the Night
At the Brasserie Lutetia there was a telephone in the private room where he asked to have lunch served.The Eight Strokes of the Clock
Maurice Le Blanc
- a bar in which drinks and often food are served
- a small and usually cheap restaurant
Word Origin and History for brasserie
1864, "brewery," from French brasserie, from Middle French brasser "to brew," from Latin brace "grain used to prepare malt," said by Pliny to be a Celtic word (cf. Welsh brag "malt").