Synonyms for Tavern:

n.

cocktail lounge, hotel, dive, bistro, honky-tonk, club, beer garden, the House. business establishment for serving drink, food (noun)
saloon, roadhouse, alehouse, inn, dive, bar, hotel.
hotel (noun)
inn, roadhouse.
taproom (noun)
bar, saloon, roadhouse, alehouse, inn.
tavern (noun)
tap house.

Other synonyms:

bar, dive. saloon. inn
hotel.
Other relevant words:
club, inn, cocktail lounge, hotel, saloon, alehouse, dive, roadhouse, bar, bistro, beer garden, honky-tonk.

Usage examples for tavern

  1. On the occasion to which I now refer, he walked straight to the nearest tavern and ordered a couple of mutton- chops for his dinner. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  2. The tavern keeper beckoned the engineer; and when Zureda had come near, looked fixedly into his eyes and said: " You and I have got to have a few words." – Their Son; The Necklace by Eduardo Zamacois
  3. The man next demanded of Rip what he wanted and why he was there, to which Rip humbly made answer that he had come in search of some of his neighbours who had been used to meet him at the tavern – The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Andrew Lang