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


Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Sunsets in Rio are a serious sight for sore eyes. Especially when you can enjoy it to the fullest from on top of the Vidigal mountain with DJs, drinks and food. Casa Alto Vidigal introduces a new event to its program of musical and visual bliss. After a nice day at the beach or a hard day of work, relax to the sounds of deep house while enjoying an exclusive bar and freshly made Mexican food.

Located in the Community of Vidigal, the event provides one of the most beautiful views of Rio de Janeiro. Casa Alto Vidigal is known by tourists and Brazilians alike, with views of the beaches of Ipanema, Leblon, Lagoa and even Niteroi. DJs Thiago Lemmer and Second System will be playing deep and tech house.


Sunset (Vidigal)
Come enjoy the amazing sunset of Rio from one of the best possible views in town, on top of the Vidigal mountain at Casa Alto Vidigal. DJs Thiago Lemmer and Second Sound system will be throwing down deep house. Bar and mexican food available as well.
Casa Alto Vidigal – 3PM
Rua Armando de Almeida Lima, 2, Vidigal – Tel:(21)3322-3034
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$30 without

X-Tudo (Ipanema)
The term X-Tudo is a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil. This GLB-friendly venue features everything Brazil, including current remixes, B-sides, vintage hits, mashups, Latin music, and mpb.
Galeria Café– 9PM
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without

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


Quarta Democrática (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio with your weekly dose of forró, accordion-fueled country tunes. With artists such as Marcia Guzzo and Band, Edson Duarte, & DJ Sergio Feijó.
Clube dos Democráticos – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo 91/93, Lapa – Tel: (21) 8848-8889
Entrance: Women R$10 until 11PM / Men R$13 until 11PM / R$16 until midnight

Gafieira Lound (Lapa)
One of Rio’s most famous and original venues, Rio Scenarium welcomes Gafiera Lound this week, featuring musicians Wilson Meirelles, Josias Pedrosa and Danilo Andrade playing classic Brazilian music.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25


Mekong (Leblon)
The Asian fusion restaurant hosts an early evening party featuring tasty food, flashy drinks, and tunes from the likes of DJ Mary Byker.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza, 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

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.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica, 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. On Wednesdays you can loosen up by singing some rock ‘n’ roll tunes as it’s Karaoke night.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$15

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