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.

Dobradinha @ Fosfobox (Copacabana) – This is the last Dobradinha club night for the summer season. After seven pumping evenings with plenty of guest DJs, the team are presenting an evening with the classic lineup that has been going on for almost nine years. Expect a great night of music and dancing at one of Rio’s most exciting clubs.

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 enjoying the summer season with a big smile on their face!

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.

Cria @ Manouche Club (Jardim Botanico) – “Cria” is the name of the monthly meeting in which Leonardo Lichote, a music journalist for O Globo newspaper, talks to an artist about their creative endeavours, on-stage at Manouche, the intimate club in the basement of Casa Camolese.

The conversation is interspersed with songs from the invited artist’s back catalogue. This month it is the turn of João Bosco, MPB legend. In the conversation of “Cria”, he will open up about his methods of composition, his background and influences – all illustrated with songs, in an evening which is bound to delight both fans and newcomers alike.

The evening begins at 9PM and tickets are between R$30-R$60.

Cria – Rua Jardim Botanico, 983 – Jardim Botanico

For more information, check out the event page.

Festa Bem Brasil @ Barzin (Ipanema) – The most traditional ‘carioca’ party on a Tuesday brings live samba with the biggest hits from around the world in a party for those who still want to live up the weekend.

Marcelo Cebukin will be playing live saxophone, while DJ Haron Dufau will be spinning an eclectic set of hip hop, house, reggaeton and funk.

Tickets are between R$20-R$50 and there are double caipirinhas on offer until 1AM. The evening begins 11PM and won’t finish until 4:30 AM. This is the perfect place to keep the weekend spirit going well into the week.

Festa Bem Brasil – Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 75 – Ipanema

For information, go to 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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