Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Wednesday nights heat up as the Latin Party at Guimos Pub kicks off yet another edition, focused on backpackers, exchange students and beer lovers alike. The unique party celebrates all things Latino, with music, drink specials and of course beautiful people. Situated in the heart of Copacabana, the party offers free beer until midnight, unlimited caipifrutas until 11PM plus lots of shots and drinking games to fuel the fun.
The Latin Party always attracts a variety of international and local party people in Rio de Janeiro. Every week it welcomes foreign students, hostel dwellers, locals and ‘cariocas’ (Rio locals) to form a lively and cosmopolitan party crowd. DJs play house, reggaeton, hip hop, funk and Latin music.
Latin Party (Copacabana)
Latin Party at Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana happens every Wednesday with a Latin fused night of music, dancing and socializing.
Guimos Pub – 9PM
Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 7727-0609
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without
Quarta Black (Ipanema)
Ipanema has a new hip hop night at the funky upstairs club lounge of Barzin. The third floor space, known as Laje, will play host to hip hop DJs every Wednesday.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2522-1809
Entrance: R$20- R$50
Marina Iris (Lapa)
Marina Iris is known for her classic samba done right at Bar Carioca da Gema, featuring a variety of favorite Brazilian hits from João Nogueira, Pedro Caetano and much more.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Quarta Democrática (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio providing you with your weekly dose of forró and accordion-fueled country tunes. With artists such as Marcia Guzzo and Band, Edson Duarte, & DJ Sergio Feijó.
Clube dos Democráticos – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo 91/93, Lapa – Tel: (21) 8848-8889
Entrance: Women R$10 until 11PM / Men R$13 until 11PM / R$16 until midnight
PUBS & BARS:
The Asian fusion restaurant hosts an early evening party featuring tasty food, flashy drinks, and tunes from the likes of DJ Mary Byker.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. On Wednesdays you can loosen up by singing some rock ‘n’ roll tunes as it’s Karaoke night.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers and a great environment. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
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