We have the top three picks for this Wednesday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.
Batucada Delas @ Samba do Teles (Centro) – Come to the city center tonight for free samba on the street courtesy of one of the best all-female ‘rodas da samba’ (samba circles), Moça Prosa.
DJ Nicolle Neumann from the ‘Festa Mistério do Planeta’ will also be playing, so this is going to be a party that goes on until the small hours.
This free event starts at 7PM.
Batucada Delas – Travessa do Comérico, 18 – Centro
For more information, try the event page.
Tributo a Bob Marley @ Lapa Café (Lapa) – On this Wednesday, February 6th, the Lapa Café will host a lively evening in honor of Bob Marley, with Red Stripe Jamaican beer on offer for only R$9.90.
There will also be a free live show featuring Gordon Daniels who will play a selection of Bob Marley’s greatest hits.
This free event starts at 7PM.
Tributo a Bob Marley – Avenida Gomes Freire, 453/457 – Lapa
For more information, check the event page.
Karaokê Indie @ Casa da Matriz (Botafogo) – You Only Live Once! This Wednesday the vibe is to celebrate life with a thousand free Jelloshots and the always lively spectacle of the indie karaoke.
Drinks offers also include a two-for-one deal on caipirinhas.
Tickets are between R$10 – R$20 and the night gets going at 10PM.
Karaokê Indie – Rua Henrique de Novaes 107 – Botafogo
For more information, head to the event page.
LOUNGES, BARS & PUBS:
Casa Momus (Lapa)
Run by two Italian expats, Momus’ interior design is already worth the experience. Among Momus’ highlights are its carefully prepared classic drinks, like the bloody mary (R$27), the pisco sour (R$28) and the negroni (R$28).
Casa Momus – 11:30 AM
Rua do Lavradio, 11 – Lapa – Tel (21) 3852-8250
Mama Shelter (Santa Teresa)
Originally inaugurated in Paris, the boutique hostel and bar offers the perfect environment for enjoying a drink and a snack in style – specially on Fridays and Saturdays, when DJs spin on the house.
Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno, 5 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 3980-0300
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
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)
Blue Agave in Ipanema is a great place for Mexican food, strong drinks and watching the latest domestic and international sports. They have English-speaking staff and is a popular expat hangout in Ipanema. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 2PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Flashback is a high-end restaurant with plenty of classical music and photos decorating the walls. Tonight, between 7PM and 9PM the restaurant will serve a happy hour with two for one on caipivodkas and Stella Artois. The caipivodkas are made fresh with either lime, strawberry or passionfruit as well as additional herbs added in for a taste explosion.
Flashback – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 33 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2274-7657
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