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“Beer & good music at a reasonable price...” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Borges y Alvarez Libro-Bar

Borges y Alvarez Libro-Bar
Ranked #40 of 119 Restaurants in El Calafate
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Argentinean
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Drinks, Brunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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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“Beer & good music at a reasonable price...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

Visited this bar 3 times while in El Calafate and it is a great place with a good selection of locals beer (no draught unfortunately), however the staff were very welcoming and friendly. There is a wall of books inside that customers are free read for free, there was always chilled easy listening background music and on one occasion a live performer. Would certainly recommend it and if I get a chance to go back I'll be sure go pop in for a beer or two!

P.s. for the anti-beerists out there, my wife included, there was an ample array of other beverages.

Visited March 2013
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“Great bar, with superb decor and atmosphere, and great local beer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in El Calafate during our honeymoon, and frequented the bar on a number of occasions. It's laidback feel, excellent decor and great locally produced beer, made for a perfect place to relax. We only had bar snacks, rather than a full meal, but they were very good. Another plus, free popcorn with your first drink. Good music and friendly staff too.

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“Great pub atmosphere. Awful food and poor beer choice”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

Despite the pubs atmosphere, the rest is average. I had a steak with salad that was awful and my wife wok vegetables that was drowned in sit sauce to a level that made u gag. Very bad food, even for a pub. There was hardly any beer to choose from either and the service was without a smile. Very disappointing

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Melbourne, Australia
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“Great bar!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2013

great bar - lots of character, feels like you're in a ski town bar. Huge selection of wines and drinks, plus a decent food menu too

Visited February 2013
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“Great beer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

This place does a great range of coffee, cocktails and beer. Do bear in mind that this is set at very tourist prices so you will pay a lot but its worth a treat every now and again.

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