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Buenos Aires Bar
El Alamo is an ex-pat owned American sports bar in Recoleta that is to some a beloved refuge for the young and homesick and to others, a loud, drunken expat nightmare. Shoeless Joe’s El Alamo (as it’s officially called) was once known as the mecca of American-style hedonism in Buenos Aires, reminiscent of the dive […]
*Editor’s note: CasaBar mysteriously closed in April 2016. The owners have opened a new business, Central Sojo at Gurruchaga 1776. Casabar in Recoleta lives up to its name, proving to be a home away from home for many foreigners and locals alike. To start with, the bar is actually located in an old French-style house. […]
Las del Barco is a buoyant addition to an otherwise dark and sleepy block of ‘San Telmo Brooklyn.’ The little storefront bar could easily be passed by without a glance if it weren’t for the colorful lights in the window proudly announcing its presence. Las de Barco aims to deliver more than the usual alcohol-drenched […]
In San Telmo a thirst for home is quenched at Gibraltar. The reigning champion for Buenos Aires’ most authentic British pub, it’s a gathering place for travelers, foreign settlers and neighborhood regulars. Here you’ll find good booze, decent music at a reasonable volume, an interesting mix of characters, and a few different environments to mingle. […]
If you’re a rockabilly whose found yourself in Buenos Aires you’ll want to head to Palermo bar, Mundo Bizzaro.
Among the mythical dive bars of Buenos Aires is San Telmo’s enduring Bar Británico. The corner bar facing Parque Lezama first opened in 1928 as ‘La Cosechera’ (The Harvester). From the beginning it was a gathering place for English World War I veterans and railroad workers who lived in the area. It wasn’t long before […]