A beer hall or restaurant in a basement.
More example sentences
- I was there prowling for pierogies last week, and that's how we ended up in a rathskeller of a place called the Polish Village Café.
early 20th century: from obsolete German (now Ratskeller), from Rathaus 'town hall' + Keller 'cellar', denoting the place where beer and wine were sold.
Definition of rathskeller in:
- The US English dictionary