Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick: Shenanigan’s in Ipanema is the #1 place for a typical NFL Sunday. NFL Football season is finally back, so catch almost any game on the large screen TV with a good mix of locals and tourists and the best chicken wings in Rio. Don’t leave your jersey at home, so they know what game you want to watch!
Café Del Mar (Copacabana)
A concept, a posture or just show up and be noticed while DJ Adriano Suares, Ron Deville and Dudu Marquez spin House music.
Café Del Mar – 6PM
Av. Atlantica, 1.910– Tel: (21) 7857-8681
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, $25 without Lista Amiga.
Casa da Matriz (Botafogo)
Frozen Please! DJ Slim and DJ Victor Medina spin electronic music while a female and male striptease show takes place.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes, 107 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2286-5257
Entrance: $20 until 1 am on the list, $25 after 1am on the list and $30 with no name on the list
Feijoada com Pagode do Pacinho (Botafogo)
Feijoada, futebol, cold beer, and samba: the perfect hangover cure. A cozy atmosphere with nice TVs and pool tables upstairs.
Boteco Salvação – 1PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes, 55, Botafogo – (21) 2226-9691 / 2539-0216
Entrance: R$18.90 (cover with fejoada meal), R$10 (cover only)
Far Up (Botafogo)
If tonight is your night to be carefree, then Far Up is the place you should venture out to. With Karaoke all night, Far Up will have everyone laughing and enjoying the night with good times and good people.
Rua Voluntários da Pátria, 446, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3239-8000
Entrance: Not available at time of press
Bip Bip (Copacabana)
Bip Bip owes its fame to an outstanding musical program. Sunday nights are the best evenings to catch some great samba or pagode. It’s not unusual to see some Brazilian greats such as Beth Carvalho, Nelson Sargento, Walter Alfaiate, and others come out to sing and play.
Rua Alm Gonçalves, 50 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-9696
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Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
NFL Football is finally back, so catch almost any game on the large screen TV with a good mix of locals and tourists and the best chicken wings in Rio.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 9:30PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: Check for nightly prices
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.
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
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
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