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

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Cinco de Mayo at the Blue Agave (Ipanema) – On this Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) holiday, the biggest party is bound to be at the Mexican bar and restaurant Blue Agave, in Ipanema.

With a festive mix of foreigners and Cariocas, the local favorite will be livin’ la vida loca with tequila, margaritas and all things Mexican, including tasty nachos, tacos and burritos.

The bar opens at Noon and will get heaving by 9PM, and only closes when the party stops tonight.

Blue Agave – Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema

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Pacito Pacito (Gávea) – The best of Latin music is about to dominate Gávea tonight, as Palaphita Gávea hosts the “Pacito Pacito” party.

Starting at 9PM, “Pacito Pacito” will make everyone dance late into the night to the rhythm of reggaeton.

Palaphita Gávea – Avenida Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gávea

Check the event for further details.

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Guinga convida Thiago Amud & Jean Charnaux (Copacabana) – Tonight, musicians Guinga, Thiago Amug and Jean Charnaux will be gracing the stage of Sala Baden Powell, in Copacabana, at 9PM.

Until 10:30 PM, the musicians will enchant the audiences with a refined repertoire of contemporary music and bossa nova.

Sala Baden Powell – Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 360 – Copacabana

Check the event for further details.

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Pra Ser Feliz (Barra) – As the name suggests, the “Pra Ser Feliz” party promises to make everyone happy tonight at the All In club.

Residents and guest DJs will be spinning the hottest Brazilian and international hits. There will also be a food truck by Bubbas Burger and a Brahma draught beer stalld at the venue.

All In – Avenida Armando Lombardi, 483 – Barra da Tijuca

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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)
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 – 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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