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Cultural Note: bares

Bars in Spain sell hot and cold drinks, snacks such as tapas and ración, sandwiches and pastries. They often provide full meals at lunchtime. Bares are usually less smart than cafeterías cafetería and concentrate on drinks and snacks. They open from early in the morning until late at night.
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  • El bar Barriles le ofrece bebidas nacionales e internacionales.
  • Hoy, el dueño del bar es el señor Augusto Duffó.
  • Shia Labeouf se involucró en una disputa al interior de un bar.

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