Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – This Friday Fosofobox starts the weekend off with Me Gusta including DJs such as Danny Daze, Mauricio Lopes and Sassah. Expect a night of non-stop techno, electro and house.
Agnostic Front + H20 (Lapa)
Circo Voador brings back Agnostic Front + H20 to celebrate thirty years of hardcore rock.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue
Me Gusta (Copacabana)
Me Gusta returns to Fosfobox, Rio’s number one party for mashups and pop hits. Special guest Danny Daze ..
Fosfobox – 11;30PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Nuth (Barra da Tijuca)
The biggest thing to hit the streets of Barra & Lagoa. Two locations with the same game plan to make sure the night never ends for those who attend. A mixture of house, hip hop, and pop, this nightclub is sure to light up the night.
Nuth – 11PM
Av. Armando Lombardi 999, Barra de Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3153-8595/2495-6008
Entrance: Check with venue
Singer Luiza Dionizio returns to Carioca da Gema bringing the Brazilian beats to Friday night.
Carioca da Gema – 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
PUBS & BARS:
Expand Wine Bar (Ipanema)
For a more laid back night with your significant other, Expand Wine Bar is the place to go if you insist on the best wine selection. Sample top-quality and boutique wines, accompanied by pleasant music and small wine dishes.
Expand Wine Bar
Rua Barão da Torre 358, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523 2747
Entrance: Not available at time of press
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good choice, with live music, all the sports games and all sorts of pub games such as darts and the only pool table in Ipanema.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$25 after 8PM
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have their new second location in Copacabana.
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Mud Bug (Copacabana)
With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug providing a great selection of beers and a menu as well. There isn’t much missing from this American style staple. Also expect to hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock from time to time.
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Si Senor (Leblon)
This new Mexican restaurant and bar has finally opened its doors in Rio. With an exciting menu of classic Tex-Mex dishes and drinks, Si Senor may put the picante back your life. With success already in Sao Paulo, the new Leblon location is already started a buzz throughout Rio.
Si Senor – 5PM
Rua General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel:(21) 2249-2161
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