[Talk-us] Bar vs Pub vs Restaurant in the US?

Andrew Wiseman awiseman at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 08:54:39 UTC 2016

On Thursday, September 29, 2016, Jeffrey Ollie <jeff at ocjtech.us> wrote:

> I think that you're all overthinking it, and trying to fit a European
> square into a US circle. First of all, the US doesn't have pubs, unless the
> owner is specifically trying to recreate the atmosphere of a European pub
> (or at least what an Americans think a European pub is). Doesn't matter if
> a European visiting the US would think of the establishment as such, they
> just don't really exist around here.

If that's the case then the majority of places we call bars in the US
should actually be tagged as "restaurant", no? Because a "bar" in OSM is a
place without food. But I don't think that's right.



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