Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – House music and amazing drink combos all within an incredibly charming venue with great lighting and even better staff. Sounds good right? See for yourself in Humaita at Doiz, where the weekly party Mini Menos goes down.
Mini Menos (Humaitá)
Doiz is now playing host to the Tuesday night party Mini Menos, produced by barmaster Sandra Mendes, with local favorites DJ Gustavo Tata and Rafael RM2. The best in house, disco and funk and all the wonderful charm that is Doiz.
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55 – Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
Matriz Sessions (Botafogo)
Casa Matriz has revitalized their classic original house program and brought back Live Sessions, featuring local and out of town bands to perform at this popular carioca location.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
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
Bip Bip (Copacabana)
Bip Bip owes its fame to an outstanding musical program. 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.
Bip Bip – 8PM
Rua Alm Gonçalves, 50, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-9696
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Si Senor (Ipanema)
This new mexican restaurant and bar has finally opened its doors in Rio. With an exciting menu of classic mexican dishes and drinks, Si Senor may put the picante back your life. With success already in Sao Paulo, the new Leblon location is already started a buzz throughout Rio.
Si Senor – 5PM
Rua General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel:(21) 2249-2161
Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
The oldest pub in Rio in its newest guise and a great local crowd. Known for its live music and happy hour.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Not available at time of press
Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have the original location in Ipanema.
Blue Agave – 12PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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