Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Cafe Del Mar in Copacabana offers an incredible menu of food and drink and DJs in the upstairs. This lounge-like setting at one of the most famous beaches in the world serves tapas while in a laid back ambiance overlooking the ocean. Café Del Mar is a perfect way to start the week.
The best in disco, eighties, and nineties pop with DJ Bernard de Casteja.
Nuth – 9PM
Av. Armando Lombardi 999, Barra da Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3575-6850
Entrance: R$40 Men, R$30 Women
Café Del Mar (Copacabana)
This lounge-like setting at one of the most famous beaches in the world serves tapas while in a laid back ambiance overlooking the ocean. Café Del Mar is a perfect way to start the week.
Café Del Mar – 10PM
Av Atlântica 1910 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3649-9658
Pedra do Sal (Gamboa)
Classic roda de samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots. One of the best in the city performs every Monday night in the Gamboa area of Centro.
Pedra do Sal – 6PM
Rua Argemiro Bulcão, 38, Gamboa – (21) 9528-5060
Segunda Gospel com Vem Comigo Dando Gloria (Lapa)
In for some gospel? Check Segunda Gospel com Vem Comigo Dando Gloria in Sublime Relicário. Pastor Ana Lucia will participate.
Sublime Relicário– 6PM
Rua Gomes Freire, 773 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224-9824
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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.
Blue Agave– 12PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials and live music starting at 5:30 PM every day. Make sure to check the web site for a feel of the place.
Balcony Bar – Open 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good spot to check out on the weekends, with live music and all sorts of pub games such as darts and pool. Monday is also half-price steak night until 9PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM
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