Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Cafe Del Mar is one of the few beachside venues that plays host to not only just a restaurant, but also a very chic upstairs dance club. Enjoy a nice meal, then enjoy DJ sets upstairs with incredible ocean and beach views.
Café Del Mar (Copacabana)
This lounge-like setting at one of the most famous beaches in the world serves tapas while in a laid back ambiance overlooking the ocean. Café Del Mar is known for keeping the beaches of Copa alive, even on a Sunday.
Café Del Mar – 7PM
Av Atlântica 1910 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3649-9658
Entrance: Not available at time of press
Sunday Tracks (Botafogo)
Casa Matriz is willing and able to help you wind down your weekend with DJ Melvin and guests laying down your favorite pop and rock hits on Sunday evening. Enjoy two for one drinks at this new Sunday night special.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15 with guestlist, R$28 without
Samba di Buteco (Lapa)
The union of three great friends who had the samba idea to hold an event without leaving their respective groups led the result of Samba di Buteco, with typical Brazilian rhythm.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 without
His main inspiration for both writing, and to perform, is the city of Rio de Janeiro, expressing, in addition to the natural warmth of our country, especially the warmth of our people.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Roda de Forró Lapa)
Anyone who likes reggae and forro do not want to miss the next “Forro Wheel,” which opens this month at the Centro Cultural Carioca.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 10PM
Rua do Teatro, 37 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252.6468
PUBS & BARS:
Bar Urca (Urca)
If you have never have been to Bar Urca on a Sunday afternoon to drink beers and eat salgados while watching the sunset, you are missing a big part of what it means to be a Carioca. This establishment has been a hit since 1939.
Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good choice, with live music, all the sports games and all sorts of pub games such as darts and the only pool table in Ipanema.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM
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