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!
Festival Garage (Lapa)
Slow Death, Hicsos, Unmasked Brains, and Hatefullmurder are part of the heavy metal fest that takes over the Teatro on a Sunday.
Teatro Odisseia – 5PM
Avenida Mem de Sa 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224-6367
Entrance: R$10 in advance, R$15 at the door
Palco Nuth (Barra)
Funk and Brazilian rhythms to enjoy on a Sunday.
Nuth – 7PM
Av. Armando Lombardi 999, Barra da Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3575-6850
Entrance: R$50 Men, R$20 Women
Starts early but goes late at this GLS-friendly weekend house wrap-up — it won’t affect the start of your work week…only if you don’t want it to.
00 (Zero Zero) – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca, 240, Gávea – (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Free until 8PM, R$15 until 9PM, R$25 until 11PM with lista amiga, R$40 otherwise
Feijoada do Projeto Raízes (Laranjeiras)
Another afternoon feast of music and feijoada on the terrace. With Roots Project: DNA Samba Black and Sandro.
Casa Rosa – 5PM
Rua Alice 550, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 2557-2562
Entrance: R$28 (with feijoada until 9PM), R$15 (without feijoada before 7PM), R$20 (without feijoada after 7PM)
Influenced by top names in national and international music such as Bob Marley and Stevie Wonder, Rogê brings the diversity of musical styles, ranging from reggae to samba.
Carioca da Gema – 10:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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)
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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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