Finding the Five Best Botecos in Rio de Janeiro’s Zona Sul

Somewhere between a pub, a bar, a café and a restaurant, a good boteco is a staple of daily life in Rio de Janeiro.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Cidade Maravilhosa arguably has has some of the best bars, street parties and nightclubs in the world. However, there is another establishment that often passes under the nose of many visitors to the city: the humble boteco.

Less flashy than a bar, less noisy than a nightclub, a good boteco is similar to a favorite spot on the beach: it is an extension of the . . .

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