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(in Spain and Portugal) a tavern or bar, especially one serving food.
- ‘When the day is done, check into your rural guesthouse, then check out again to visit a traditional tasca for shellfish, pork with clams or dogfish soup.’
- ‘Despite its modest size, its contemporary interpretation of the traditional Lisbon tasca, it's inspiring and poetic.’
Spanish and Portuguese.
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