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Flux Bar

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Address: M T de Alvear 980, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number:
+54 11 5252-0258
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19:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Thu 19:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 03:00
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Flux bar, Buenos Aires' only early gay bar has delicious cocktails, great...

Flux bar, Buenos Aires' only early gay bar has delicious cocktails, great music and a comfortable space to meet people and be with your friends. It is the only gay bar in Buenos Aires with a happy hour - everyday from 7 'till 10pm - with two for one drinks. We also have a range of more interesting cocktails for those who want to try something more exotic.Buenos Aires' gay scene can be tricky to navigate. In Flux you will always find someone who speaks English and they will be about to point you in the right direction regarding the other gay bars, gay clubs and gay saunas in Buenos Aires. We're just 20 metres from avenue 9 de Julio in Retiro neighbourhood.

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Nice place for happy hour and conversation

FLUX opens earlier than most bars, and also gets a fair amount of travelers mixed with locals. Their happy hour prices are also a lot less than other places, so it becomes a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 January 2017
kk617
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Great cellar bar in downtown Buenos Aires. It opens every night at around 7:30 pm up till 3am. It can be quite intimate during the early hours (empty that is), so it's great to go with your date/hook up/wtvr and just cuddle on the dimly-lit sofas. It does get more crowded as the night progresses, though. The cocktail menu is... More 

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Thank Mariano G
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

FLUX opens earlier than most bars, and also gets a fair amount of travelers mixed with locals. Their happy hour prices are also a lot less than other places, so it becomes a bargain also. There is also always a local artist diplaying paintings. And there is always a list of drink specials. And also empenadas are available.

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Thank kk617
sydney
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

If this bar explains the BA LGBTQI scene it's not terribly encouraging. The drinks during happy hour were inexpensive but I couldn't talk about atmosphere. Spotted a couple of uni students type but couldn't talk about ambience. Asked the bar tender whether there were wine or piano bars for the community particularly for the mature clientele but he said No.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

My favorite bar lounge in Retiro section of Buenos Aires. Down in the basement of offices. Great drinks, friendly crowd. I have been here many times since they opened.

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Thank viajerodenoche
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Very nice and cool place to take a drink and meet new people The barman are very friendly and they do real good mojitos for less than 6.50 us dollars.... I guess it 's the owner he's english and very kind

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Thank Miamiwally
Greater London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

I arrived and ordered a drink immediately. I had ordered a orange juice and waited for my drink. I waited and waited and waited. Everyone else at the bar was getting their drinks, I hoped that the bar man would notice that I was the only person without a drink. Some patrons even had refills, I eventually told the bar... More 

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Thank corsam41
Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

It's gone down hill, the owners are jaded, and at times can be snappy not the vibrant bar it was when it first opened.

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Thank slightly1
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

Make sure you make a note of the address if you want to go here as it's hard to find just walking along. The colourful door doesn't really stand out that much. Inside you make your way down the stairs into a dimly, moodily-lid cellar bar. First impressions are everything and this place is borderline retro/needs-a-little-care-and-attention. The bar was EMPTY... More 

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Thank Jamie A
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2014

Basement ambience was friendly Very simple sofa and couches but the best experience was for the cocktails which were 5 out of five not to be missed

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Thank 999PeterA
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2014

Nice, a bit hidden place close to Av. 9 de Julio. Went there twice during recent visit in BA. Bar prices are cheap and really liked the photos on the wall. I guess the owner must have an eye for a bit of art. It gets busy after 11 pm and it is a mixed crowds. I met some nice... More 

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