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Charlie's Bar

Main Street | San Nicolas, San Nicolas, Aruba
(297) 584-5086
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Ranked #5 of 11 attractions in San Nicolas
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Activities: Dining
Owner description: This popular bar, which is located in the ghost town of San Nicolas, features a unique decorative touch: hundreds of artifacts hang from the ceiling,... more » Owner description: This popular bar, which is located in the ghost town of San Nicolas, features a unique decorative touch: hundreds of artifacts hang from the ceiling, high above the heads of the patrons. « less
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Chicago
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75 reviews 75 reviews
17 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My wife and I went by ourselves to this institution in San Nicholas. For those who have had trouble finding it, if you take the bus to SN, it drops you off right in front of the bar. We went during the day, went inside and ordered some Polar beer and some of their shrimp scampi which was delicious. Possibly... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Charlie's is truly an experience and their "honeymoon sauce" is wonderful. They do not have a large menu, but they do have a lot of personality!

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North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

Great local spot to visit. Friendly people, excellent food and service. Honeymoon sauce was excellent. You must seek it out if you are in Aruba. Took us a bit to find it but well worth it.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

Great place with excellent service far away from crowded hotels shores... In the town of San Nicholas, real Carribean...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

if you spend the day at baby´s beach you must stop for a beer in this bar. The atmosphere and service is excellent, is one of the oldest bar´s in the island. the location is not the best but that´s part of the history of the place. definitely a place to stop by.

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Great place to have a beer or other beverage. If you are visiting Baby Beach, you need to stop by here on the way back. It's a tourist trap for sure, but in a good way.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

We - 2 adults with two kids (9 and 7 y) - have visited the place during the weekly local festival in the mainstreet of san nicolas. The area was save due to the presence of the local Police and the local traders. The bar is as described before a good place to drink a beer and a soft Drink... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Bar has been around for quite a while. The waitstaff is very knowledgeable about the history of the island due to its three generations of ownership. Make sure to bring something to add to their collection of knick nacks: people have old college ID's memorabilia from their town etc.

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Tampa, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We visited the bar as a recommendation. The food was very good and the drinks were cold. The atmosphere was also great, although the food was pricey. But it seemed like every place was pricey in Aruba compared to the other ABC Islands. There is plenty of street parking but prepare to pay someone that watched your car with a... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Just like the song, you will have fun fun fun, i believe it's a guarantee. Lively with great personell and a fun place. It can really buzz.

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