Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick: Are you a woman and love free caipirinhas? Are you a man with a date this Monday and would love to not have to pay for her drinks until after midnight? Then Barril 8000 Praia’s samba party featuring Grupo Molejo is your ticket.
The best in disco, 80s, and 90s 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
Baile da Graça (Centro)
The best in partner dancing from just after work until after the clock strikes midnight.
Passeio Dance – 6PM
Av. Rio Branco, 277, Centro – Tel: (21) 2220-1298
La Girl (Copacabana)
Ladies start the week off with a bang at this female-oriented GLBT club. Mondays feature the laughter show with Karina Karão and two-for-one beers until 1AM.
La Girl – 9PM
Rua Raul Pompéia, 102 (Galeria), Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2247-8342
Entrance: R$10 until midnight, R$15 after
Roda de Samba at Pedra do Sal (Gamboa)
Classic samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots. One of the best in the city.
Pedra do Sal – 6PM
Rua Argemiro Bulcão, 38, Gamboa – (21) 9528-5060
Grupo Molejo (Barra da Tijuca)
Samba for your Monday night with free caipirinhas for ladies until midnight. Samba do Bom and Tokito DJ open.
Barril 8000 Praia – 10PM
Av. Sernambetiba, 8000, Barra da Tijuca – (21) 2433-1730
Entrance: Women free until midnight, men R$10 until midnight
Roda de Samba com Richahs (Lapa)
Four hour samba marathon, the best bet for your MPB Monday.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Zé Paulo Becker (Lapa)
The quartet led by the guitarist of Trio Madeira Brazil plays a repertoire of popular songs with sophisticated arrangements in the style of Choro.
Bar Semente – 9:30PM
Rua Joaquim Silva, 138, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5188
PUBS & BARS:
There isn’t a better way to cure the Monday blues than with a large selection of boutique, imported beers.
Delirium Cafe – 6PM
Rua Barão da Torre de Novaes, 183, Ipanema – (21) 7897-9250
Boteco Salvação (Botafogo)
Traditional boteco style with some extra finishing touches. A cozy atmosphere with nice TVs and pool tables upstairs.
Boteco Salvação – 6PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes, 55, Botafogo – (21) 2226-9691 / 2539-0216
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials, live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials and free hors d’oeuvres for paying customers everyday at 5PM.
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
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