an assortment of salad ingredients, condiments, and dressings displayed on a serving table or counter, as at a restaurant, so that one can choose and combine ingredients freely.
Origin of salad bar
First recorded in 1970–75
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a counter in a restaurant or other place where food is sold at which a range of salads is displayed, often for self-service
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