The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

We have the top three picks for this Saturday, and below there is a list of bars and pubs that are always a good option.

Sambachaça (Centro) – Sambachaça will bring their “roda de samba” to A Garagem this Saturday.

Composed of sixteen musicians, this samba group will perform with a special guest tonight, the great Gabriel Cavalcante.

A Garagem – Rua da Carioca, Centro (corner of Rua do Paraguai)

Check the event for further details.

Samba dos Guimarães (Santa Teresa) – The “Samba dos Guimarães” project is back to Santa Teresa.

Starting from 7:30 PM, this eight-year-old event invites tonight group Samba do Xoxó to perform at Mercado das Pulgas until 1:30 AM.

DJ Cícero will be playing the best of Brazilian music during the breaks.

Mercado das Pulgas – Rua Almirante Alexandrino, 501, Santa Teresa

La Pachanga (Centro) – A party to enjoy the best of Latin rhythms, La Pachanga happens tonight at Pier Mauá, in Zona Portuária.

There will be Latin live music with group Negro Mendes (Afro-Peruvian music), Carnival bloc Besame Mucho, and others. DJs Victor Tau Torres and Cavalcanti will be running the party in the breaks. There will also be a lively salsa casino performance.

Pier Mauá – Avenida Rodrigues Alvez, 139, Centro

Check the event for further details.

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Boteco Cabidinho (Botafogo)
This twenty-four-hour bar specializes in stacked sandwiches, excellent pasteis, and ice-cold draft beer served throughout the night and into the morning to a lively and mixed crowd.
Boteco Cabidinho – Open 24h
R. Paulo Barreto, 65 – Botafogo – Tel.: (21) 2527-2942
Entrance: Free

Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its icy beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM – 1 AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – Tel.:  (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: Free

Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Located just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave in Ipanema is well known for great Mexican food, drinks, and for broadcasting live sports. Additionally, most of the wait staff and crowd speak English.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1 PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel.: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free
Food and drink prices vary.

Delirium Tap House (Ipanema)
Run by Delirium, prestigious Belgium label that has already been awarded as the best beer in the world, the bar offers twenty different beer taps.
Delirium Tap House – 5 PM
Rua Nascimento Silva, 51 – Ipanema – Tel.: (21) 3795-4594
Entrance: See venue for details.

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a wide choice of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its trendy atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM – 1 AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – Tel.: (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details

Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
For all things cachaça go here; it’s their specialty. They offer great caipifrutas and caipirinhas in a relaxed, trendy setting.
Academia da Cachaça – 9 PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – Tel.: (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Free

Yndú Lounge (Leblon)
With chilled out vibes during the week and a selection of top DJs playing shows at the weekends, the newly-opened Yndú Lounge in Ipanema is a great option to kick back. With a selection of drinks and tapas, the bar is quickly becoming one of Leblon’s best watering holes.
Yndú Lounge – 6 PM
Rua Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321 – Leblon – Tel.: (21) 3083-6486
Entrance: Free

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