Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

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    A cafe on Ipanema Beach
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    Skylab bar view of Copacabana
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  • 1. Discoteca Help

    guys, ive been to HELP and let me tell you dont waste your time i went when i was 20 in 2006, the club is for ugly old men who pay to have sex with local working girls from rio its a brothel pretty...

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  • 2. Plataforma

    If you do not visit Rio in carnival season then you should attend this spectacular samba extravaganza show of Plataforma for the experince. With more than thirty performers it is first of all for...

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  • 3. Nuth in Barra da Tijuca

    Last night in Rio so i decided to go here after reading reviews and it seemed like I place I could maybe have fun, nothing too crazy because im not really into the whole night club thing but i wanted...

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  • 4. Lapa

    Lapa was the old bohemian quarter, and now serves as the hub for bars, clubs and unwinding. Kick back and sink some beers in the happening clubs, there's always something happening here amongst...

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  • 5. Casa da Matriz

    I went here on a Thursday night and they played drum & bass in the upper room and rock in teh lower room. Also went on a Monday night and it was not that good but you're options are limited on a...

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  • 6. Melt in Leblon

    May 2009: If you are looking for a place to go with a group of friends, I would recommend it. They have the lounge downstairs and upstairs is the dancing. People are dressed up....the only bad thing...

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  • 7. Baronetti

    Good option for having a drink, talking, listen to some music, dancing and hanging out. There are 2 floors, first floor, you got the dancing floor with DJs that play all kinds of music, including...

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  • 8. Avenida Atlantica

    Avenida Atlantica. This seaside avenue was the best place to stroll in the evenings. Every part of this street had a diffrent feeling. And at every stand there where all kinds of things to eat and...

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  • 9. Emporio

    My favourite nightlife spot turned out to be a place called Empório! It is another busy, small and FULL place that has the cheapest drinks (at least that we found) in Ipanema... not to mention some of...

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  • 10. Hard Rock Cafe

    My first party in an american franchise company and in a shopping mall, but this place was really happening on Saturday night. A better mix of people than in most other places (not just upperclass,...

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  • 11. Bombar

    Bombar is a small bar in Leblon. It's popular among younger crowd and perfect for a first place to visit and drink before hopping into nightclubs. The entire second floor is a dance floor with dj...

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  • 12. Arcos da Lapa

    One of the best places for young people to hang out in Rio is the Lapa neighborhood. At night, the locals gather around Arcos da Lapa aqueduct. There are a lot of bars and clubs in the area, but most...

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  • 13. Zero Zero

    When the cab dropped us off in front, I was a little bit worried about where we were. It's seemed to be in the middle of nowhere and I finally notice a 00 in the distance. The atmosphere inside was...

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  • 14. Lord Jim Pub

    Tuesday nights in Lord Jims an english pub in Ipanema. Excellent live band doing a variety of covers of old and new rock music, Brasilian and foreign. Really packed, locals mainly. Music starts at...

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  • 15. Guapo Loco

    For some reason..........another mexican place. And also............another small mexican place, but gets busy and has a good crowd. For if you want to go out to somewhere that you haven't yet been,...

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  • 16. Feira do Nordeste

    This is the place where you can see everything you would expect to see in Brazil, a Brazil made for brazilians and a Brazil made by brazilians....THIS IS WHAT I COULD CONSIDER A REAL BRAZIL because...

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  • 17. Centro Cultural Carioca

    Thank you - I bought some! :-) Just wanted to share with fellow travelers out there that couples dancing here is a big deal. It's where friends get together for socializing and having fun. The...

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  • 18. Emporio 37

    We also met up with a girl from Sao Paulo at Emporio who was full of energy and typical Brazilian enthusiasm for life. We enjoyed discussing the differences between Soa Paulo and Rio as well as...

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  • 19. Bunker 94

    Uma das poucas boates dedicadas a musica eletronica no Rio, todo fim de semana, noites com Drum´n´Bass, Trance e techno One of the few night clubs in Rio totally dedicated to electronic music, on the...

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  • 20. Cafe Cultural Sacrilegio

    Good music, casual atmosphere, good service, fair prices and a chance to dance. The music program varies daily. When we went on a Saturaday they had Samba, choro, MPB and forro. People were very...

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  • 21. Cozumel

    For those of you who will emerge at the other end of the weekend still itching to go out, Monday nights can be the real challenge. Most places are at their slowest this time of the week. This is a...

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  • 22. Canecão

    On the South Side, Canecão, in Botafogo, is probably your best bet to catch a performance of some major local artist or group.Near Rio Sul Shopping Tel.: 2543-1241 (2000 seats) (check the...

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  • 23. Several bars: Bars all over the city

    We checked out a few bars, here's where:-Skylab, Copacabana-recommended in lonely planet for it's view from the 30th floor, which is nice but the bar seriously...

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  • 24. A Botequins by the Ocean

    It is hard to know what to call these. We might call them cafes. Maybe botequins or botecos? All I know is that if you want to sit in the night air, listen to...

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  • 25. The Bip Bip: A Delightful Boteco with Samba Music

    This was one of my favourite nighttime spots in Rio. The Bip Bip is a highly informal and unpretentious place to catch some Samba music. It is sort of a music...

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