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Borges y Alvarez Libro-Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

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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
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Bar, Pub, Argentinean
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

No idea how this place has TA certificates or is recommended in the Lonely Planet guidebook. We probably had the worst meal in our entire trip in South America and it was expensive too!! Our main gripe was with the food. I ordered a soup....More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was surprised about this place because all the culture and books that you can find there... I was able to enjoy the best coffee and read a good bookd. People working there is super friendly and nice and they will help you if you...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jos_rogeliod
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their empanadas are quite good, however, tried their lamb stew also which was beyond bad. It was definitely not home made, felt like it was taken from a can and heated up. The meat was industrialised cut and there was no taste to it. Doubt...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JeLundgren
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ended up at the Libro-bar all three days of my stay in El Calafate. I haven't tried the dishes, but the bar has a very good selection of spirits and the bartender/manager is a master cocktail maker. Plus a very likeable fellow. It also...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 133ig
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Great setting with outdoor seating overlooking the street. We had the burgers - worst meal we’ve had in the country. Very very low quality. Avoid food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Critique_DN
Reviewed November 8, 2018

My wife & I had a great dinner at this place. The pizza and burgers were delicious, and we also enjoyed the empanadas! They have a cool upstairs patio and Its a really cool place to sit and watch people walk past on the sidewalk...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice space with indoor and outdoor dining in the middle of town. The beer was fine, but there’s other places in town with better selection. The burger I got was kind of bland and actually a bit cold, like a like warm sandwich....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank jwakamd
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 4 people and we ordered drinks and empanadas. The drinks arrived fairly quickly but the food never got to our table. The staff was very rude when we complained that we had been waiting for over an hour. They just...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Victoria F
Reviewed February 19, 2018

This is a great venue, inside and out. Great service, ambience, music, food, location, and fantastic wifi. Better than you get at home.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank SeanKennaway
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Don’t expect haute cuisine but food that is easily worth the money. Take the upstairs terrace and enjoy the view across Calafate Main Street. Live music completes the experience.

Date of visit: February 2018
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