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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.

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

Starting from 7:30 PM, the samba invites group Samba du Black to perform at the venue tonight. DJ Cícero will be playing the best of Brazilian music during the breaks.

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

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Baile do Pala (Gávea) – Tonight, Palaphita Gávea will be hosting the “Baile do Pala” party, starting from 9PM.

The great MC Marcinho will be gracing the stage with the best of funk music, while DJs K-Lu and Lohan will spin funk hits on the floor until the late hours.

Palaphita Gávea – Avenida Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gávea

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Nas Asas da Canção de Ivone Lara (Madureira) – This Saturday, the “Afro Brazilian sanctuary” Casa do Jongo, at Morro da Serrinha, in Madureira, reopens after three months in style, with live samba music.

Apart from the tribute to composer Dona Ivone Lara by the “roda de samba”, Casa do Jongo will also host diverse attractions such as Afoxé Filhos de Gandhi, Teresa Cristina, Pretinho da Serrinha, Rio Maracatu, Paulão Sete Cordas, and Cordão do Boi Tatá in the Casa do Jongo.

Casa do Jongo – Rua Silas de Oliveira, 101 – Serrinha, Madureira

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Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold 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 – 1AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: FREE

Delirium Tap House (Ipanema)
This tap house is run by Delirium, a 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 – 5PM
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 – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (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 – 9PM
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 – 6PM
Rua Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321 – Leblon – Tel: (21) 3083-6486
Entrance: FREE

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