(pronounced "bar" "aunt")
This term is applicable to any of the dozens of interchangeable bar + unspecific cuisine establishments that now pepper the American landscape: Applebee's, Bennigan's, Chili's, Houlihan's, TGI Friday's, etc. Note that a true baurant ends in "'s".
"I could really go for a chicken sandwich with honey mustard, bacon, and cheese."
"Baurant it is."