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


Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Duo is on again tonight at 00 (Zero Zero), the perfect way to wind down your weekend activities. The party starts early at 5PM, but goes until 5AM and is fueled by some of the most acclaimed DJs of the electronic scene in Rio.

This Sunday, the party begins outside on the patio deck with DJs Fabiano Pax and Marcia Bertonni playing, followed by resident DJ Mor Rafael Calvente and DJ Dri Toscano. Projections and gorgeous visuals paint the walls of the restaurant and deck, surrounded by a variety of men and women who love the electronic scene.

Duo has been holding it down on Sundays for the past few years, with a handful of guest DJs from the nightlife, both nationally and internationally known. Some names to mention would be Ana Paula, Hector Fonseca, Mauricio Lopez, Paula Pedroza, Dri.k, Felipe Lira, Nando Jablonski, Diego Valente, Steven Redant (Barcelona), Gustav Tata, Aron (Israel), Romullo Azaro, Robix, Andre Heron, Ille (San Francisco), Bruno Pacheco, Chris Bekker (Germany), Ana Flor, and many more.


Duo (Gávea)
End your weekends right with Duo at 00 (Zero Zero). This long-standing party rocks house music until the morning hours so you can wind down in true form before returning to the daily grind.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea, Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30

Café Del Mar (Copacabana)
This lounge-like venue sits on one of the most famous beaches in the world while serving tapas in a gorgeous ambiance overlooking the ocean. Café Del Mar is known for keeping the beaches of Copa alive, even on a Sunday.
Café Del Mar – 5PM
Av Atlântica, 1910, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3649-9658
Entrance: Free

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


Rogê (Lapa)
His main inspiration for both writing and performing, is the city of Rio de Janeiro, expressing the natural warmth of the city, and specifically the warmth of the people.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$20

Roda de Forró Lapa)
Anyone who likes reggae and forró do not want to miss the next “Roda de Forró,” which continues this month at the Centro Cultural Carioca.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 10PM
Rua do Teatro, 37, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252-6468
Entrance: R$20


Bar Urca (Urca)
If you have never have been to Bar Urca on a Sunday afternoon to drink beers and eat salgados while watching the sunset, you are missing a big part of what it means to be a Carioca. This establishment has been a hit since 1939.
Bar Urca – 11AM
Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good choice, with live music, all the sports games and all sorts of pub games such as darts and the only pool table in Ipanema.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM

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

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