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Borges y Alvarez Libro-Bar

Avenida del Libertador 1015, local 27, El Calafate, Argentina
491464
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Ranked #13 of 77 Restaurants in El Calafate
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Argentinean
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This is a really great bar in the center of town that serves microbrewery beers, whiskeys, hot chocolate and coffee drinks. It is also a book store fillefilland there

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Venezia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Excellent place to meet people and to relax a bit. The staff is great and funny too. A good mix of clients and great choice of beers!

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

As a drinking establishment (coffee as well as alcohol) this place is great - the best in town. As an eating establishment, however, the food needs a little attention as it looks nicer than it is. But this seems to be a theme in El Calafate. It's a shame that you pay the highest prices in Argentina (more expensive even... More

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Sydney, Australia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This may well be a decent bar in a touristy area, artesanal stout beer was OK but nothing special. Food was lousy though and bite sized, the hamburger was comparable to a junior burger at McDonald's and quesadillas were actually Empanadas. Most surprising was that they refused to show us a bill and just gave us a total amount verbally.... More

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cambridge
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I came here both nights I was in El calafate and felt like a home from home! Cosy bar and great staff who go above and beyond to make you feel at home.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A really great bar well worth a visit. Lovely staff (topped up a cocktail with some extra rum for us!) and funky surroundings. We had a sharing platter of cold meats and cheese. Tortilla was a bit heavy on potatoes. Best thing is the range of craft beers and cocktails.

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Vienna, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

after traveling all over Buenos Aires,Iguazu, Salta province, Meddozza etc. this was one of the best bars we saw. Most importantly, it had many alcohol and didnt have the typical terrible absolute void and johnny walker choices most of Argentina seems to have. Secondly, it was cozy and so nice. The bartender spoke English and I didnt have to use... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Adorable decor, with wooden booths and a library theme. We came for coffee, of which there is an extensive selection including very unusual flavoured varieties. There is also a large tea selection. On the night we visited there was a roaming magician, who dazzled our table for an unforgettable ten minutes - really topped off the experience.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It's a bar that looks like a library, with book pages in the tables. It's beautiful! Great food and an excellent drink selection. Perfect for a post-glacier whisky.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

B&A is pretty informal as it wants to give the impression of a library. We went there at mid afternoon and had a couple of bottles of wine and had "tapas". Food was very good as well as service in a very relax environment. We really liked it!

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London, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I really loved this cute bar, it was truly charming. The inside is decorated beautifully, its like a library. I found it very quirky, service great, staff warm and friendly. Food and drinks were lovely and worth what they were charging. I went back here a few times, once for lunch with my friend, once on my own for a... More

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Address: Avenida del Libertador 1015, local 27, El Calafate, Argentina
Phone Number: 491464
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
Cuisine: Argentinean

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