The Five Best Bars in Rio de Janeiro’s Zona Norte

From a cozy, family-run bar specializing in Afro-Brazilian cuisine, to a legendary Portuguese-inspired hangout, these are the five best bars in Rio’s Zona Norte (North Zone).

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio’s Zona Norte (North Zone) is often less explored by foreigners, however, many Cariocas believe that the less white-washed, down-to-earth heart of the city offers a much more authentic experience. Where better to find this out than in the five best bars in of Zona Norte, so here is a list.

Dida Bar, Praca de Bandeira
Famed for its cozy atmosphere and personal touch, Dida Bar has been run by Dida and her children in its current incarnation since 2015. With a proud . . .

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