Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Today is a special day in the United States, a day to give thanks. If only there were a place to celebrate it properly here in Rio. Wait there is! Look no further than the Gringo Cafe in Ipanema.
Come celebrate Thanksgiving in true American form as this popular gringo hot spot recreates a classic American feast to celebrate the special holiday. Get your appetite ready for real roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Wash it down with some special American beers or classic drinks. If you are away from home or just want to try this classic American dinner, there is no better place than the Gringo Cafe.
Icaro dos Santos and Saulo Laudares bring their funky house style to Doiz for their weekly venture Hi-Fi at the charming venue Doiz in Humaitá. This week, the duo welcome s DJ Daniela Labra. Arrive early to enjoy drink specials and happy hour deals!
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55 – Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
D-Date continues this week with resident Bernardo Campos and guests. Arrive early for dinner with the fixed price menu chosen specifically for D-Date attendees.
00 – 7PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$25 with guest list, R$40 without
Veneno + Rockzone (Botafogo)
For 7 years Veneno anticipates the start of your weekend in 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 drops pop and rock for all ages.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16 with guest list until midnight, R$20 with guest list after midnight and R$28 without guest list at any time.
Mari Blue (Lapa)
Mari Blue returns to Lapa Cafe to present her interpretations of various musical styles and genres. This show promises to blend the styles of Lenine with Ray Charles, a beautiful blend of blues and mpb.
Lapa Café – 10PM
Av. Gomes Freire, 457 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3971-6812
Forró do Mercado e Mano a Mano + Dj Chicote (Lapa)
Thursday nights at Leviano are strictly for those who want to dance to quality music! The night will feature the best of salsa, forrogroovejazz, samba and more!
Leviano – 10PM
Mem de Sá, 47- Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$30 without
PUBS & BARS:
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. Watch all your favorite NFL programming on one of the many flatscreens available.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$25 after 8PM
Mud Bug (Copacabana)
With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug providing a great selection of beers and a menu as well. There isn’t much missing from this American style staple. Also expect to hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock from time to time.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
Come get your U.S.A. on at the Gringo Cafe, featuring all things great about America, including beers, food and atmosphere. Tonight the Gringo Cafe is celebrating Thanksgiving with a traditional, homemade complete turkey dinner, with real roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Call early to make reservations!
Gringo Cafe -
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A – Ipanema
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