Exploring the Kiosks of Rio de Janeiro’s Beaches

From hosting live music, to offering sophisticated cuisine, to simply serving an ice-cold beer or ‘água de coco’ (fresh coconut water), kiosks are a staple of Carioca beach life.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Somewhere between the restaurants and bars on the streets and the food and drink-sellers on the sand lie the ‘quiosques’ (kiosks). These informal bars and restaurants often serve excellent cocktails, something delicious to eat, and even put on live music and broadcast the latest football (soccer) game. Here are a few of the best kiosks in Rio de Janeiro.

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