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

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick: You can put your money on Nuth on a Friday night. One of the few joints in Rio with a spacious venue, nice jungle theme, three floors and a pool table. There is also another location in Lagoa so be sure to check them both out.

CLUBS:

Nuth (Barra da Tijuca)
One of the few joints in Rio with a spacious venue, nice jungle theme, three floors and a pool table. There is also another location in Lagoa so be sure to check them both out.
Nuth – 11PM
Av. Armando Lombardi 999, Barra de Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3153-8595/2495-6008
Entrance: Not available at time of press

00 – Zero Zero (Gávea)
Kick off your Saturday night with a dose of relaxation at 00. This lounge like setting has a mixture of genres from electronic, house, and hiphop
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Wake up! (Copacabana)
Goodbye old year, happy 2012! Is the world over? If you want to make sure 2011 totally paid off then there’s nothing better than to close the year (even if there’s still a month or so left) with a golden key! The best of 2011 awaits…
Fosfobox
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 with Lista Amiga, R$35 without

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Orquestra Republicana (Lapa)
The only joint in Lapa to give a whole night forró on this Saturday! Orquestra Republicana is the best of the Gau forro, Xote Maracatú and other sounds of the Northern Brazilian culture.
Democráticos – 10:30PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 91, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252-4611
Entrance: R$25

Boteco A Festa (Lapa)
The band K2 Beat will be rockin’ up Gabinete at this hoppin’ joint in Lapa.
Gabinete – 10PM
Rua do Senado, 53, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224.0822
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga, R$25 without

Ponto da Bossa Nova (Copacabana)
On a lively street sprinkled with bars, Ponto da Bossa Nova is a cozy wood-lined space with a small outdoor patio that makes a peaceful spot during the day, and the jumpin’ scene you’re looking for at night. True to its name, there’s live bossa nova on Tuesday and Saturday nights.
Ponto da Bossa Nova
Rua Domingos Ferreira, 215, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2235-4616
Entrance: Not available at time of press

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

PUBS & BARS:

Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Mexican bar and restaurant with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. Has the best margaritas in Ipanema, and also ask them about the new spot in Copacabana that just opened.
Blue Agave
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

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.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
This classic American-Irish bar has live music every night as well a pool table, sports on the large screen TV and a good mix of locals and tourists. Expat joint, so leave the dictionary at home!
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 9:30PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: Check for nightly prices


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