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


Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – ‘Rattle’ takes off yet again tonight at the always chic and posh nightclub, lounge and restaurant Zero Zero (00) in Gávea. After a successful first edition, the new Saturday night program brings together the slamming sounds of hip hop, electro, rock and trap, with a crowd every bit as eclectic.

Zero Zero (00) is a venue where you can arrive early and eat from the broad dinner menu soundtracked by great sounds provided by live DJs. The venue then transforms into a nightclub, which features indoor and outdoor dancefloors. The inside room hosts an intense sound system with beautiful lighting and great decor. The outside patio is a popular hangout with its own bar and an array of seating.


RapRJ com Cone Crew (Lapa)
Rap music in Rio de Janeiro is represented tonight by the popular Cone Crew. Tonight the crew and special guests throw down at Fundição Progresso.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$30 for half tickets, R$60 for whole


Festa Trip (Glória)
The ultimate combination of drinking and dancing can be found tonight at Festa Trip. A handful of DJs playing top comercial hits will light up the dancefloor while drinking games and shots light up the patrons.
Espaco Marun – 11PM
Rua do Catete 124, Glória – Tel: (21) 2558-3431
Entrance: R$10 with guest list, R$20 without

Rattle (Gávea)
Rattle is the new gig at 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea, featuring DJs playing hip hop, rock, trap and more. The first edition was a huge success and tonight is expected to be just as hot. Arrive early for drinks and tasty bites off the house menu.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Club


Samba de Mofos (Lapa)
Samba music is the heart of the bohemian neighborhood of Lapa and tonight its represented best at Mofos.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 94, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$12 with Lista Amiga, R$15 without

Banda Signus + V-Trix (Lapa)
Banda Signus + V-Trix provide some of the best Brazilian music to dance to on Saturday nights at Lapa 40º in the heart of the bohemian neighborhood of Lapa.
Lapa 40º – 10PM
Rua do Riachuelo 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R$30


Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
This bar specializes in the local booze cachaça and the different fruit drinks caipifrutas and caipirinhas. For those summer days.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
Rua Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Free

Meza Bar (Humaitá)
Meza bar serves excellent tapas-style plates along with a classy menu of quality drinks and shots. A very unique atmosphere and hip menu makes this one of Rio’s favorite nighttime locations.
Meza Bar – 9PM
R. Capitão Salomão 69, Humaitá – Tel: (21) 3239-1951
Entrance: R$15

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks to kick off the night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlântica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers London Pride and Heineken on draft.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$20

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