The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

We have top three picks for this Friday, and below a list of bars that are always a good option.

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Havana (Centro) – Tonight, the Havana party will bring the hottest Caribbean rhythms to Gafieira Elite, in Centro.

DJs Thjago Cortes and Junior Alvez will be spinning the greatest hits from reggaeton and dancehall, but also some Brazilian funk, hip hop and trap.

Gafieira Elite – Rua Frei Caneca, 4 – Centro

Check the event for further details.

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Funk’In (Centro) – Espaço XV, in Centro, will be hosting tonight the “Funk’In” party from 11PM.

DJs Flash and Consciência will run the pickups, making everyone move with the beat of Brazilian funk music.

Espaço XV – Travessa do Comércio, 113-191 – Centro

Check the event for further details.

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Trio Rapina (Lapa) – Trio Rapina will be starring at La Carmelita tonight, at 11PM.

The trio, composed of sax and traditional Brazilian instruments, will make everyone dance in Lapa with the classics from forró music.

La Carmelita – Rua do Rezende, 4 – Lapa

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Winehouse (Botafogo)
Winehouse is a wine bar run by a British expat that has brought an eclectic range of wines to Rio including a mix of fabulous national wines and international favorites. There is also a great selection of nibbles and cheese boards. For those that aren’t too keen on wine, there is plenty of beer and cocktail options too. Happy hour begins at 5PM and finishes at 8PM.
Winehouse – 5PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
Entrance: FREE

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
Mud Bug in Copacabana provides a great selection of food and drinks, including more than thirty types of international and national beers
Mud Bug – 5PM until 3AM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16 – Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: See venue for details

Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: FREE

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a great selection of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its nice atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.

Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is always a great place for Mexican food, drinks and for watching live sport streams and broadcasts. Just around the corner from Posto 9, the bar is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the mostly English-speaking crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Rua Vinicus de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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