Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick: Mekong, the Asian-fusion restaurant, hosts an early evening party featuring tasty grub, flashy drinks, and tunes from the likes of the Botafogo Social Club DJs.
Quarta Executiva (Centro)
Club Mix Bar, the lounge for couples at night and singles during the day. Open and available for Happy Hour with music, through the night. This Wednesday, Club Mix Bar will be hosting a Liberal Party with all sorts of political surprises.
Club Mix Bar
Rua do Mercado, 25 – Praça XV – Centro – Tel: (21) 2222-4694
Veneno + Gotta Move (Botafogo)
For seven years, Veneno (Poison) has helped you start the early weekend the best possible way: a combination of lots of good music and beautiful people.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: Men R$16 before midnight on Lista Amiga, R$20 after midnight on LIsta Amiga, R$28 without; Women R$16 before midnight on Lista Amiga, R$20 after midnight on Lista Amiga, R$24 without.
Democratic Wednesday, Day Forró (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio with your weekly dose of forró, accordion-fueled country tunes. Quarteto Forrozando celebrates one year together and Trio Juriti releases their new CD while performing with Mariana Mello.
Clube dos Democráticos – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo 91/93, Lapa – Tel: (21) 8848-8889
Entrance: (With Lista Amiga) Women R$10 until 11PM / R$13 until midnight, Men R$13 until 11PM / R$16 until midnight
Samba do Lapa (Lapa)
The traditional famous Wednesday samba. Unmissable.
Lapa 40º – 8PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
PUBS & BARS:
Som da Bola (Lapa)
Happy hour with friends, futebol, cold beer, and cool Brazilian music at Lapa’s most relaxed and spacious bar.
Choperia Brazooka – 6PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 70, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224-3236
The Asian fusion restaurant hosts an early evening party featuring tasty grub, flashy drinks, and tunes from the likes of the Botafogo Social Club DJs.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza, 188a, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
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
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