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

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – MiniLuv is back at Doiz tonight for another Wednesday night love session, with DJ Pachu, Nic Nandes and guest DJ Rapha Lima playing a special birthday set. The night has proven to be filled with good tunes, friends and drinks that go above and beyond by bar master Sandra Mendes. Come get some love at a truly unique venue and atmosphere.


Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yoursel at Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. A weekly ritual for those who attend so know that its no joke, bring your game face!
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$25 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

MiniLuv (Humaitá)
Funk and soul playing on the dance floor with amazingly perfect drinks, delicious food, friends, loved ones and family equals love, or MiniLuv. This new Wednesday night heater has landed at Doiz in Humaitá. Come enjoy the night with DJ Rapha Lima and decks master DJ Pachu.
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55 – Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
Entrance: R$10

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


Beer Tasting (Lapa)
The Lapa Café brings master German brewer Susanne Hecht to Brazil for a night of harmony with beer with food.
The evening program was prepared by Susanne Hecht and Andreia Calmon (Beer Sommelier and Master brewer with international training). Enjoy 5 top tasty brews paired with perfection to some delicious dishes. Afterwards enjoy the show as local bands provide musical support.
Lapa Cafe – 7PM
Av. Gomes Freire, 457 – Centro – Tel: (21) 3971-6812
Entrance: R$75

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


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. This week Mary welcomes guest DJ Leonardo Torha (Diamond Clash).
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza, 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have their new second location in Copacabana.
Blue Agave
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug providing a great selection of beers and a menu as well. There isn’t much missing from this American style staple. Also expect to hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock from time to time.
Mud Bug
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: Free

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