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Bar Arriba

Bar Arriba

Destination: Samara

As the sky fades to dark, Bar Arriba lights up. Vivid red lights, four plasma screen TVs and energy radiating from within, this bar is a hotspot for silly nights out with friends, letting loose after work, or just pure partying during a weekend in Samara.

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Live music blasting; the well-known Samara bar is as alluring from the inside as it is from the street below. Get into the groove with a frozen mojito, $5, blended with mint, lime, rum and sugar, rushes with sweetness that livens the night ahead. Catch them on a special night, like Girls Night on Mondays, for great deals like two-for-one drinks for all ladies.

Recently updated to include lunch and dinner choices like you'd expect to find in a sports bar in the U.S., Bar Arriba is more than just a drinking bar.

Towering with mouthwatering design, a Thai chicken salad, $5, topped with mango, crunchy bell peppers, scallions and minced peanuts, big enough to share with friends. In between cocktails and conversation, a saucy order of chicken wings, $7, fit the energy of the bar — especially if a soccer game is on TV.


Restaurant by day, borderline dance club by night. A great place to have bar food and mingle with Samara locals or fellow spirited vacationers.


Accustomed to more spontaneous crowd, servers give plenty of space, taking orders slowly without rushing.


Appetizers $2.50-$7; Entrees $5-$10


11 a.m. – 1 a.m.

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