Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The New Mariuzinn Copacabana will host the Welcome to Rio! party tonight. As always, there will also be a four-hour open bar from 11PM to 3AM with Smirnoff Vodka and a range of cocktails on offer.
Tonight, there will also be free buffet of pasta and pizza all night. DJs Guga Fernandes and DLuccio will spin the best of house, hip hop, reggaeton, cumbia, funk and deep house throughout the night.
Sergio Mendes (Lagoa)
It`s time for bossa nova and Brazilian jazz tonight, as legendary Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes performs at Blue Note Rio.
Blue Note Rio – 9PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros, 1424 – Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3577-4477
Entrance: see venue for details
Eu Quero o Mundo Inteiro ou Nada (Botafogo)
Tonight, Bar Bukowski will host the party Eu Quero o Mundo Inteiro ou Nada (I want the entire world or nothing). There will be live band JackStone paying tribute to the Rolling Stones from 10:30 PM. Bar Bukowski is the hottest rock bar in Rio, attracting people from all over the city to enjoy the best of rock.
Bar Bukowski – 9PM
R. Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2244-7303
Entrance: R$40 – R$50. Free for workers in the public sector.
We Love Rio! (Copacabana)
The New Mariuzinn Copacabana will host the We Love RJ! party again tonight. As always, there will also be a four-hour open bar from 11PM to 3AM with Smirnoff Vodka, tropical drinks, caipirinhas, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, Antarctica beer, mineral water, and sodas. Tonight, there will also be free buffet of pasta and pizza all night. DJs Guga Fernandes and DLuccio will spin the best of house, hip hop, reggaeton, cumbia, funk and deep house throughout the night.
New Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30 – R$100
Pacito Pacito (Gavea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host thePacito Pacito party, returning to bring the best of Latin reggaeton music. DJs Luckas, Jonny Green, Haron Dufau and Silvio Rio will be spinning throughout the night. This venue is a place to get dressed-up for and wearing flip flops could prevent guests from entering.
Palaphita Gávea – 9PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: See venue for details
Luiza Dionisio (Lapa)
Luiza Dionisio will be starring tonight at Carioca da Gema, bringing the best of samba including her own personal music and versions of the greats such as Luiz Carlos da Vila Toninho Geraes, Clara Nunes, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Samba do Beco (Centro)
Tonight, the trendy Bar do Nanam hosts the Samba do Beco, with Fabao Rocha and group Sambanana performing the best of the Brazilian genre. DJ Dagema will be playing in the intervals.
Bar do Nanam – 10PM
Rua Imperatriz Leopoldina, 55 – Centro
PUBS & BARS:
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Thursdays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs) – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a wide choice of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its trendy atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details
Blue Agave Ipanema (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 crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
For all things cachaça go here; it’s their specialty. They offer great caipifrutas and caipirinhas in a relaxed, trendy setting.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2239-1542
Yndú Lounge (Leblon)
With chilled out vibes during the week and a selection of top DJs playing shows at the weekends, the newly-opened Yndú Lounge in Ipanema is a great option to kick back. With a selection of drinks and tapas, the bar is quickly becoming one of Leblon’s best watering holes.
Yndú Lounge – 6PM
Rua Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321 – Leblon – Tel: (21) 3083-6486
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