Definitions for taphouseˈtæpˌhaʊs; -ˌhaʊ zɪz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
tap•houseˈtæpˌhaʊs; -ˌhaʊ zɪz(n.)(pl.)-hous•es
Brit. a tavern.
Origin of taphouse:
public house, pub, saloon, pothouse, gin mill, taphouse(noun)
tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
a house where liquors are retailed