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Borges y Alvarez Libro-Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , Argentinian
Avenida del Libertador 1015, local 27 | Aldea de Los Gnomos, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“home brew” (2 reviews)
“great beer” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Argentinian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Avenida del Libertador 1015, local 27 | Aldea de Los Gnomos, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Books music coffee good staff, reasonable food, this place worked completely for us, travelling through for a couple of days. Very relaxed and intelligent

Thank eastbrookfarm
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This "librobar" comfortably combines books and beers in a warm, wooden atmosphere. You will never lack things to look at and comment upon in this eclectically decorated pub (even the toilet walls are plasters in antiquated news articles!) The artesanal draught beers (90 ARS per...More

Thank Sacha55
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We came here on our first day and loved the music and ambience so much we came back each day. Really friendly staff and great menu - although we didn't get past their empanadas or fries with scallion sauce (wow!). Over the 3 days we...More

Thank gerifc
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I was absolutely fooled by this place and the "bohemian ambience" with the books, and the quotes written in chalk all over the place. First, bad food, cold fries, warm beer, disgusting beer, tasted like hell. Second, expensive!!!!!!!! Third, waiters were more distracted trying to...More

Thank Erikusland
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We went here one afternoon as it looked like a cosy place to read a quiet book and have a cup of coffee. However, we were dissappointed when we learned that loud rock music was playing constantly in the bar making it all but a...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I particularly enjoy the idea of books and coffee. The decoration is really nice with books and quotes by different authors all over the place. The prices are rather high, but most every place in Calafate is over-priced. The empanadas are good, the coffee is...More

Thank chrismig23
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place while walking around the Main Street one of our afternoons. The decor is really cool and they have quotes of books and people everywhere. We planned to come in at night for some downtime and to read our books. We...More

Thank PLC42515
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The biggest rip-off south of the equator. 2 bottles of beer, 230 pesos. 2 (bad) pisco sours, 360 pesos.

Thank dynamo64
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This place looks fun with it's high balcony - but beware it may become a wasted afternoon. The service is really really slow, in fact, I never even got my lunch! Both my meal mates finished their meal and mine still had not arrived. I...More

Thank roseHouston
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We wound up at this fun, cozy upstairs bar three (3) nights in a row. Great beer and great service. The folks were so friendly to us and we felt like we were at some rich guys lodge. Go check it out, but don't order...More

Thank Robert S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Argentinian
Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida del Libertador 1015, local 27 | Aldea de Los Gnomos, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: 491464
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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