We have three top picks for Saturday’s Rio Nightlife, and below a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

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Bebete Vambora (Centro) – Another edition of the “Bebete Vãobora” party happens in Centro tonight, bringing the best of musica brasileira to Gafieira Elite.

Starting at 11PM, the party includes promotions of catuaba until 1AM and of cuba libre all night long. DJs DU Jorge ans Caio Guimarães will be spinning throughout the night.

Gafieira Elite – Rua Frei Caneca, 4 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-3217

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Moça Prosa (Centro)– The women-only group Moça Prosa brings to Morro da Conceição, in Centro, one of the most beautiful “roda de samba” this Saturday’s afternoon.

Taking place at the Imaculada Bar, the show will be accompanied by a delicious feijoada. Moça Prosa will invite singer and composer Marcelo Amaro to perform with them.

Bar Imaculada – Ladeira João Homem, 7 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2253-3999

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Rebola (Centro) – Get ready to shake it tonight, as the Rebola party takes place at Instituto Ruínas, in Centro, at 11PM.

DJs Farofys and Galo Preto will bring the most amazing mash ups of electronic and Afro Brazilian music. Artist Noporn will be in charge of the live performance.

Instituto Ruínas – Praça Tiradentes, 75 – Centro – Tel: (21) 97423-3883

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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

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Thursdays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs) – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
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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