Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – 00 is the spot for some Thursday night antics with the party Mood. Local hero DJ Pedro Piu will take command of the dance floor, along with fellow DJ’s Saulo Ferraro and Lara Brittes.
Veneno anticipates the start of your weekend the best possible way: lots of good music and beautiful people gathered at Casa da Matriz. The first track is the responsibility of the resident DJs Tulio and Newton, who have much to see in pop and rock trucks of all ages and slopes, and sound that always surprises may arise throughout the night depending on the weather and inspiration.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16 with Lista Amiga (before midnight, R$20 after), R$28 without
Mood party keeps it going at 00, one of the nicest venues in Rio de Janeiro. Local hero DJ Pedro Piu from D-Edge agency takes command of the floor along with DJs Saulo Ferraro and Lara Brittes.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$15 with guest list, R$30 without
Vinicius Bar (Ipanema)
Looking for a low key romantic place for your Thursday night? Many of artists have performed at this very well known joint in Ipanema.
Vinícius Bar – 8PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 39, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 2523-4757
Entrance: Check venue
Grupo Semente (Lapa)
For the best samba on Thursday night, go to Centro Cultural Carioca and join the cariocas while shaking their hips and ‘bum-bum.’
Centro Cultural Carioca – 8PM
Rua do Teatro, 37, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252-6468
PUBS & BARS:
Banana Jack (Ipanema)
This bar specializes in entertainment, attractions and drink specials all night. Call nightly to check entertainment.
Banana Jack – 9PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 06 – Praça General Osório – Ipanema – (21) 2521-9055
Entrance: Check venue
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have their new second location in Copacabana.
Blue Agave – 12PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials; Great lunch specials. Check their website for latest promotion.
Balcony Bar – 5:30 PM
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381
Expand Wine Bar (Ipanema)
For a more laid back night with your significant other, Expand Wine Bar is the place to go if you insist on the best wine selection. Sample top-quality and boutique wines, accompanied by pleasant music and small wine dishes.
Expand Wine Bar – 9AM
Rua Barão da Torre 358, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-2747
Entrance: Contact venue
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