Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick: [CLOSE]–Give a concept, a posture or just show up and be noticed. In the intention to get that close only in an environment that provides the atmosphere for your Sunday. Get [CLOSE] on the dance floor this Sunday at Café Del Mar.
[CLOSE]–Give a concept, a posture or just show up and be noticed. In the intention to get that close only in an environment that provides the atmosphere for your Sunday. Get [CLOSE] on the dance floor this Sunday at Café Del Mar.
Café Del Mar
Av Atlântica 1910 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3649-9658
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$35 without
ANESTIA ROCK CONVIDA (Barra da Tijuca)
Several bands are invited by ANESTIS ROCK band to perform live and expect your vote to win the grand prize of the night! DJ George Salguett commands the track in between playing the best of rock, from classics to current hits!
Av. das Américas, 700 Bloco 08 Loja 316, Barra – Tel: (21) 3153-9472
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 without
Feijoada com Pagode do Pacinho (Botafogo)
Feijoada, futebol, cold beer, and samba: the perfect hangover cure. A cozy atmosphere with nice TVs and pool tables upstairs.
Boteco Salvação – 1PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes, 55, Botafogo – (21) 2226-9691 / 2539-0216
Entrance: R$18.90 (cover with fejoada meal), R$10 (cover only)
Far Up (Botafogo)
If tonight is your night to be carefree, then Far Up is the place you should venture out to. With Karaoke all night, Far Up will have everyone laughing and enjoying the night with good times and good people.
Rua Voluntários da Pátria, 446, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3239-8000
Entrance: Not available at time of press
Bip Bip (Copacabana)
Bip Bip owes its fame to an outstanding musical program. Sunday nights are the best evenings to catch some great samba or pagode. It’s not unusual to see some Brazilian greats such as Beth Carvalho, Nelson Sargento, Walter Alfaiate, and others come out to sing and play.
Rua Alm Gonçalves, 50 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-9696
PUBS & BARS:
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
NFL Football is currently in regular season, so catch almost any game on the large screen TV with a good mix of locals and tourists and the best chicken wings in Rio.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: Check for nightly prices
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Mexican bar and restaurant with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. Has the best margaritas in Ipanema, and also ask them about the new spot in Copacabana that just opened.
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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.
Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials, live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials and free hors d’oeuvres for paying customers everyday at 5PM.
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
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