Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – While many venues, clubs, restaurants and pubs will be closed tonight to celebrate Christmas, in Gávea the chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) will host the XXXmas party.
Organizers promise the party will be a holiday event for friends similar to a Valentine’s Day party for those who don’t date.
DJs Rapha Lima, Gigga, Mary Lou and JR Mahr will spin throughout the night until dawn on Christmas morning.
XXXmas Party (Gávea)
Tonight 00 (Zero Zero) will host the XXXmas party with DJs Rapha Lima, Gigga, Mary Lou and JR Mahr will spin throughout the night until dawn on Christmas morning.
00 (Zero Zero) –11:55 PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See the venue for more information.
PUBS & BARS:
Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
Known for bringing all things great about America to Ipanema, the Gringo Café will be open today from 8:30AM to 3PM. Go here for some great holiday cookies, cakes, and sweets.
Gringo Cafe – 8:30 AM to 3PM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3813-3972
OMG Lounge (Leblon)
The OMG Lounge known for its intimate atmosphere and new varieties of food and drinks, will be open for special hours today from 8AM to 6PM.
OMG Lounge – 8AM-6PM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub and Sports Bar (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good choice, with live music, all the sports games on TV, darts and the only pool table in Ipanema.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 (Sun-Wed), R$25 (Thurs to Sat) after 8PM
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Under the arches in Lapa is a pub haven from the samba storm with live rock music and Guinness to make a world traveler feel at home.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-7236
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food – and the best margaritas – in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have their new second location in Copacabana.
Blue Agave – Noon
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271