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Address: Wilhelminastraat 63, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 582 3677
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Nice laid back bar

Came here on a Thursday night after dinner. Place was dead. The female bartender was very pleasant and the cocktail list was extensive. We had a couple martinis and beers and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 March 2013
TravelinKind
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Austin, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

We were told this bar closed its doors a month ago. There really is not much else around this area except Gauchos.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2013

Came here on a Thursday night after dinner. Place was dead. The female bartender was very pleasant and the cocktail list was extensive. We had a couple martinis and beers and listened to great music that had music videos on the wall. Would return.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2013

Great list of martinis. Cool laid back vibe. Live music when we went on Friday. Wish we could have gone more than once.

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Thank Vicsie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2012 via mobile

Love the dirty bloody Mary's here! My husband and I love visiting here prior to El Gaucho for martinis and he always gets a cigar. The ventilation is very good in here so if cigar smoke is bothersome to you, it is pretty unnoticeable. The live entertainment is fun and so our the folks who come in to have drinks... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2012

Went to El Gaucho restaurant situated across the road for a meal. Had to wait 30 minutes for a table so came here for a drink to wait. Extensive cocktail menu and a happy, smiling barmaid. It was pretty quiet at that time, barmaid informed us when our table was ready at El Gaucho. Following our meal came back again... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2012

We came here while waiting for a table at El Gaucho - great place for drinks and dancing. We had a great time talking and dancing with the bartenders there. I would definitely come back.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2011

My wife and I were back in Aruba Dec 2011 for the 4th time. We go to Garufa every time we visit the island. Its a nice upscale lounge with a fairly good selection of scotches and a good selection of martinis. Some may find the drink prices a bit high, but coming from NYC we dont find Garufa unreasonable.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2011

I went with my husband on saturday night and it was fun. Much better than coffesions.. it is a bar lounge. They had a local band names "Tsunami". They played Afro-Caribbean music. The people at Garufa were between the ages of :24 to 35. We met a lot of locals and they were very nice and polite with us. When... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2011

When we arrived, we were greeted immediatly, and given a drink menu! We were with another couple, and we were all impressed withe the variety of martinis. The guys had a good cuban cigar and a couple of gin martinis, while our wives tried a couple different "designer" martinis! All were great, and we all had a great time. The... More 

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2011

After a fun and busy day (7/28/11) the 6 of us ( 3 couples) decided to go to Garufa for a relaxing and fun night out.. Upon our arrival the waiter was at our table in a few seconds. Took our order and asked me from where I was from. Decent music, dim lights. My wife excused herself and went... More 

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