Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick : Festa Dona Domingo should provide you with that Sunday night wind down you need before heading back to work the next day. Located at Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana, you can check out some great music, while putting down some top notch elixirs.
Festa Dona Domingo (Copacabana)
The Feast Dona Dominga is the best option on Sundays, a place for beautiful people and good music. Festa Dona Domingo should provide you with that Sunday night wind down you need before heading back to work the next day. Located at Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana, you can check out some great music, while putting down some top notch elixirs.
Guimo’s Pub – 6PM
Av. N. Sra de Copacabana, 1.077
Café Del Mar (Copacabana)
This lounge-like setting at one of the most famous beaches in the world serves tapas in a laid back ambiance overlooking the ocean. Café Del Mar is known for keeping the beaches of Copa alive, even on a Sunday.
Café Del Mar
Av Atlântica 1910 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3649-9658
Entrance: Contact Venue
Roda de Forró Lapa)
Anyone who likes reggae and forro do not want to miss the next “Forro Wheel,” which opens this month at the Centro Cultural Carioca.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 10PM
Rua do Teatro, 37 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252.6468
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Bar Urca (Urca)
If you have never 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.
Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good spot to check out on the weekends, with live music and all sorts of pub games such as darts and pool. It is a local expat joint, so no need to bring your dictionary!
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 9:30 PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: Check for nightly prices
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials and live music starting at 5:30PM every day. Make sure to check the web site for a feel of the place.
Balcony Bar – Open 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381
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