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

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

Ressaca de Ano Novo @ Casa da Matriz (Botafogo) – Casa da Matriz are holding their very own recovery party for all those with a New Year’s-sized hangover, complete with free sweets distributed for anyone feeling low blood sugar.

For all those looking to get some ‘hair of the dog’ both gin and tonics and caipirinhas will be on offer at two-for-one until 2AM. Artisan choppe beer will be on offer for R$6 and there will also be ping-pong, plus some sparkling wine left over from the big New Year’s toasts. Prepare for lots of rock, hip-hop, latin hits and carioca funk from DJs Ian Garcez, Gabriel Velmont, and Sté Mograbi.

Tickets are available from R$20 and the night gets going at 11PM.

Ressaca de Ano Novo – Rua Henrique de Novaes 107 – Botafogo

For more information, head to the event page.

Galocantô @ Beco do Rato (Lapa) – On this Tuesday of the new year, Beco do Rato are inviting the samba group Galocantô to form a traditional ‘Roda da Samba’ (samba circle) and regale the customers with some top-quality traditional Brazilian music.

Tickets are R$20 and the live music should begin at around 6PM.

Galocantô – Rua Joaquim Silva, 11 – Lapa

For more information, try the event page.

Dobradinha @ Fosfobox (Copacabana) – For a fun start to 2019, why not head down to one of Rio’s best-loved dancefloors? This Tuesday, Fosfobox are inviting DJ Marlboro, who they are calling ‘the King of Carioca Funk.’

There will, of course, be all the usual deals, such as free pizza, two-for-one on Jagermeister, promotions on caipirinha and Heineken, and plenty of hits courtesy of the Dobradinha team that are sure to get everyone greeting 2019 with a big smile!

Tickets are between R$20-R$50 and the night should get going at 11:30PM.

Dobradinha – Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana

For more information, check out the event page.

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


Comuna (Botafogo)
Botafogo’s favorite bar for undergrad students and hispters. Comuna is famous for its homemade burgers and variety of beer labels.
Comuna – 7PM
Rua Sorocaba, 582 – Tel: (21) 3579-6175
Entrance: FREE

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

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 – 1PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Dida Bar e Restaurante (Tijuca)
Specialized in Afro-Brazilian and African food, Bar da Dida is a great option for authentic, soulful food one cannot find in any corner. Make sure to try one of its finger food that have already participated in the “Comida di Boteco” contest.
Bar da Dida – 12PM
Rua Barão de Iguatemi, 408 – Tijuca – Tel: (21) 2504-0841
Entrance: Free

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