Guide To Botafogo Bars
Here you can check out our selection of the 5 best bars in the neighborhood, well recommended places and wine bars. After all, not only for the beach lives the carioca …. Whatl? You didn’t read wrong, we love a good bar, cold beer, and meet friends to get things up. HAHA!
SELECTION OF 5 BEST BARS OF BOTAFOGO
1- BAR BUKOWSKI – WITH LIVE MUSIC!
Bukowski bar is one of the oldest rock houses in the city, in a two-story house, with an area in front, a backyard full of trees in the bottom where the tables are, with space for a pool, area with narghile where they can be tried and tested, two bars with double-drink all night and dance floor. This is one of the bars in Botafogo that is worth seeing.
Address: Álvaro Ramos Street, 270. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2244-7303.
Opening Time: Friday, Saturday and Holiday eve at 09:00 p.m.
2- FUSKA – WITH LIVE MUSIC!
Fuska is a corner bar with attentive service, cold beer and good samba, jazz and choro wheels, in this space the musicians pass the hat, to receive the contribution of the regulars. The program begins on Wednesday with the Portuguese samba singer Inês Carreira. Quinta has samba wheel (Samba do Bilhetinho ou Sarau de Alma); friday with jazz (drummer Wilson Meirelles); Saturday is the day of forró (Patuá) and samba (Samba da Irene or Flor Samba ); and Sunday has Choro (Grapiúna). Drinks available are Heineken and Original Bottle Beers. Among the appetizers, rib cake and skewers.
Address: Capitão Salomão Street, 52. Botafogo
Telephone: +55 (21) 2266-3621.
Opening Time: From Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 02:00 a.m.
Co.lab is a space dedicated to the culture of craft productions. A mix of cafeteria with its own roasting, collaborative kitchen, handcrafted microbrewery and a special food and drink bar. Besides all this space works as a network of contacts and supply among producers, brands, establishments and customers. Very interesting.
Address: Fernandes Guimarães Street, 66. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3592-0470.
Opening Time: Tuesday and Wednesday from 09:30 a.m. to 07:30 p.m ; Thursday to Saturday from 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.; Sunday from 09.30 a.m. to 04:30 p.m
With a yellow decoration of plastic crates, the Comuna is an alternative space is highly praised by the burgers and cultural programming it promotes. Many of the regulars often spread along the sidewalk and delight in the trash humpers, brioche of cacao, processed meat with bacon, mayonnaise, cacciocavalo cheese and American lettuce. And that’s just one of the options available. To follow, you can opt for Original or Serramalte beer or the section of drinks that win new versions in the house.
Address: Sorocaba Street, 585. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3579-6175.
Opening Time: Monday to Friday from 12 p.m to 01h30 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 06:30 p.m. to 01:30 a.m.
“What about changing the neighborhood and meeting many bars in just one night and also getting shots for free and courtesy at the entrance of the locals? The Free Walker offers a Pub Crawl in Ipanema on Tuesdays and a Pub Crawl in Lapa on weekends. With an international group the fun is guaranteed! “
5- HOCUS POCUS DNA
Hocus Pocus DNA is a gastrobar that works in a garage in Botafogo, with a well psychedelic environment, decorated with rustic bricks, exposed beams, countertops and hardwood tables, with progressive rock soundtrack. With brewed beers on seven of the fourteen taps of beer, served locally, such as “Magic Trap” and “APA Cadabra”. The menu has options of breaded olives and strips of chicken breaded in panko and cornmeal flour, accompanied by curry mayonnaise, vegan hamburger that takes faláfel with onion, eggplant and tomato, as well as tahine mayonnaise with mint.
Address: Dezenove de Fevereiro Street, 186 – Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2542-9959.
Opening Time: Monday and Tuesday from 11:45 p.m. to 03:00 p.m. and from 06:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Wednesday from 11:45 a.m. to 03:00 p.m. and from 06:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11:45 a.m. to 03:00 p.m. and 06:00 PM to 02:00 a.m.
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BARS WITH ARTISANAL BEER
1- 3 CARIOCAS
This is a space dedicated to those who like beer. A mix of ideas and architectural creations with an atmosphere that shows the lightness of the brewery with very special products.
Address: Voluntários da Pátria Street, 31. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3269-6447.
Opening Time: Sunday to Wednesday from 06:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m. Thursday from 06:00 p.m. to 02:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday from 06:00 p.m. to 03:00 a.m.
2- BOTTO BAR – with live music
The house has a few draft beer taps that range from brands such as Laberinto, Mohave, Three Monkeys, Hocus Pocus, Oceânica and Heineken. To go with it, there are options like frikaburger, sandwich version of the classic frikadellen (kind of German meatball), topped with melted gorgonzola and red cabbage salad with apple, on black bread, accompanied by rustic fries, dark sweet mustard and blue cheese. Some days the program counts on two nights dedicated to the live music of jazz, blues and rock.
Address: Henrique de Novaes Street, 55. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2537-9112.
Opening Time: Sunday to Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.; Friday from 12 p.m. to 02:00 a.m. Saturday from 03:00 p.m. to 02:00 a.m.
This is the bar for fans of heavy metal, everything in the place, from the decoration to the menu, makes reference to the metal universe. The suggestion is to try the own breweries, another option are the local drinks, which has a lot of personality, like the siberian kiss or kong. Meat burger recipes change weekly, as well as snacks like salmon tartare with baroa potato chips and wasabi peas. Sundays are the days that happen shows and exhibitions always divulged in social media.
Address: Assis Bueno Street, 26 – Botafogo
Telephone: +55 (21) 3507-5600
Opening Time: Sunday, from 06:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Monday is closed, returning to operation from Tuesday to Wednesday, also from 06:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Thursday and Friday from 06:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m. and Sunday from 07:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
4– DOWN JONES MARKET BEER
A bar inspired by the Stock Exchange, where near the taps, an electronic panel displays the price of draft beer and its exchange variation in the last half hour. With labels from Backer, such as the Imperial Red Ale, Las Mafiosas, Corleone and the double IPA Tommie Gun, with a self-service system, activated by prepaid card. The menu has Minas Gerais recipes with The Best Ribs in the World, as well as other options.
Address: Nelson Mandela Street, 100. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2137-7512.
Opening Time: Monday to Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Sunday from 04:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
5- MADRE CERVEJA DE CAPOTÁ
The house stands out for offer about 120 labels of special beers, but the store prioritizes national examples, such as Spiritus wit IPA from Verve, combination of lightness and bitterness of two styles, offering even harder brands to find here , such as São Paulo’s Synergy, with its new england IPA Hop It Up, and Milky Way, recipe of theThree Monkeys, same style, with added lactose and vanilla. The place has space for those who want to drink at the counter or outside on benches, in addition to the communal table. For snack the house has only one option that is homemade pickles, served with fried pastel’s pasta.
Address: Farani Street, 3 – Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2179-9666.
Opening Time: Monday to Thursday from 04:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Friday from 04:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
6- TETO SOLAR – with live music!
With a more urban-industrial feeling and a cool part of a fusca used in decoration, the place becomes very interesting for those who enjoy draft beer, the house offers twelve taps with one reserved for ginger beer, used as a base for one of the most popular drinks, the Moscow Mule. For snacks the house offers the “bolinho de queijo” (cheese curd ) with rosemary and mustard with honey. In the most robust options, has the Paris Burger, with 180 grams of angus beef, mix of fresh mushrooms and brie cheese, served with fries and mayonnaise. The music program is made by live jazz on Thursday, and the Open Track party on Saturday.
Address: Paulo Barreto Street, 110 – Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2541-1941.
Opening Time: Thursday from 06:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.; Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Saturday from 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
WELL KNOWN BARS IN BOTAFOGO
1- COORDENADAS BAR
Project from a party’s producer, this bar is a multifunctional space that offer customers a varied menu and special drinks, as well as presentations, shows and parties.
Address: Passagem Street, 19. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3593-5003.
Opening Time: Tuesday and Wednesday from 06:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m. Thursday from 06:00 p.m. to 02:00 a.m. Friday from 06:00 p.m. to 04:00 a.m. Saturday from 07:00 p.m. to 04:00 a.m.
In this place work five containers: 1- Da Roberta, with burgers, fries, chocolate cake and once a month the SudDog; 2- Zatar, with Arabic food; 3- Junta Local, with options of desserts; 4- Barba Ruiva, with the guys from the Colab; 5- drinks container, with some different drinks. The program has presentations and exhibitions.
Address: da Matriz, 54. Botafogo.
Opening Time: Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to midnight.
3- MURETA BAR – with live music!
The space has a rustic decor, with a nice balcony occupied by pallet banks and wood reel tables that receive jazz, blues and rock concerts almost daily. With a mureta (low wall), a community table welcomes customers on the sidewalk. The house offers five draft beer taps and a drink menu, such as the traditional aperol spritz that receives a variation with tangerine and rosemary juice and the charles martini, a version of the classic on the rocks created for Prince Charles. On the menu appetizers like the spicy Thai chicken croquette with spicy and tasty burgers.
Address: Paulo Barreto Street, 64. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3439-9842.
Opening Time: Tuesday to Saturday from 05:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
4- THE BOUA KITCHEN BAR – with live music!
An innovative pub with a more cosmopolitan atmosphere, with the sounds of Rock, Soul, Blues and Jazz, industrial and for lovers of draft beer, with options of imported products and award-winning crafts. The house has seventeen taps for the most diverse palates. The house offers a menu with snacks, dishes that are more elaborate and sandwiches. In addition to the draft beer, they also offer wines and drinks.
Address: Nelson Mandela Street, 100 – Store 108. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3083-7420.
Opening Time: daily from 12:00 a.m. to 02:00 a.m.
5- ALICE BAR
The inspiration of the bar is in the character of Alice in Wonderland and the decoration is characteristic with beautiful panels graffiti in the three spaces of the house. The drink menu follows the magic style with the “Alice tônic ” that takes gin, cucumber shrub, lemon oils, orange flower water, cardamom bitter and tonic, the “Rainha de Copas” with cachaça aged in amburana, strawberry puree, hibiscus syrup, basil leaves, cranberry bitter and glair. They also offer options for Original and Serramalte beers, as well as Colorado Indica. The menu offers snacks such as shrimp breaded with tapioca with cheese curd which accompanies pineapple and pepper jelly or more elaborate dishes such as ceviche of fish and shrimp, which in this case is made with tangerine juice, onion-purple , coriander, pepper and ginger. It’s Worth traveling in this place.
Address: Sorocaba Street, 594. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3079-6484
Opening Time: daily from 06:30 p.m. to 03:30 a.m.
6- BIG BEN PUB
This is an English-style Pub with games, cultural play, karaoke and live music, plus two dart tracks, backgammon boards, chess, dominoes, rooks, decks and files. This is one of the bars in Botafogo with guaranteed fun!
Address: Muniz Barreto Street, 374. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2286-8120.
Opening Time: from Monday to Saturday at 06:00 p.m.
The place has a very pleasant space for those seeking tranquility, with a balcony and green corridor decorated with ferns and other plants. In the days of Wednesday to Saturday they roll parties in the internal hall commanded by a DJ. The drinks menu features creations from the house, such as the “érotique” that features marinaded strawberries in rose water, pink-pepper and tonic, as well as the re-readings of the most traditional and famous drinks, with weekly drink promotions as well. For the beers, the house won a brand-name blonde ale, the Jungle Beer, in addition to the well-known options like Heineken, Stella Artois, Budweiser and Eisenbahn Pilsen. For the menu the ceviches, such as the nikkey with pieces of salmon are marinated with Japanese garlic ponzu, attached to roasted sesame and served with noodles salad like harusame, or the fried squid with sumac, very common spice in the Middle East, flanked by cane molasses with ginger and shoyu sauce.
Address: Martins Ferreira Street, 48 – Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2537-2191
Opening Time: Wednesday to Friday from 06:00 p.m. to 02:00 a.m. Saturday from 07:00 p.m. to 02:00 a.m. Sunday from 06:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
BARS WITH SPECIAL DRINKS, WINES OR SPARKLES IN BOTAFOGO
1- CRU NATURAL WINE BAR
Place dedicated to natural wines. The space has a bold décor, with exposed brick walls, burnt cement floor and a charming winter garden. There is a mezzanine that allows tastings and talks with producers, with about of 100 labels of wine, made with the minimum of intervention, between organic, biodynamic and those produced by means of spontaneous fermentation, like the German sauvignon Blanc of Von Winning and the Chilean red Cacique Maravilla Pipeño. The menu has international recipes such as Scotch egg, kind of bolovo breaded in pork and sourdough farofa, one of the house specials.
Address: Arnaldo Quintela Street, 94. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3496-9656.
Opening Time: Tuesday to Saturday from 06:00 p.m. to midnight.
With a wine list that gathers around 64 national labels and imported at attractive values. Customers can order on the sidewalk on the hottest days, the tip is the white that takes the name of the house, made in the Dom Pedrito winery, in the Gaucho Campaign, with chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and gewürztraminer grapes or the French red Bourgueil Les Hautes Pierres Cabernet Franc. In the happy hour between the hours of 17h to 20h, the bowls gain a discount of up to 40%. Another drink option is the “Porto Tonic”, drink with dry white port wine, tonic and lemon-sicilian. The menu offers options of marinated olives with grissini of parmesan and portion of Jamón Serrano.
Address: Paulo Barreto Street, 25. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3264-4101.
Opening Time: Monday to Wednesday from 05:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 05:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m.
3- CHAMPANHARIA OVELHA NEGRA
Do you like sparkling wines? This is the place to go! Created in 2003, it was inspired by the houses of Barcelona and was a pioneer in Brazil for the exclusive sale of national or international sparkling wines, that is, it specializes in the area, offers good products and a pleasant place for those who wish to enjoy the drink.
Address: Bambina Street, 120. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2226-1064.
Opening Time: Monday to Friday from 06:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday only closed events.
In the Spanish way, home with a clean and pleasant decoration, bet on tapas and wines. Among the options are inlaid, mushrooms, octopus with vinaigrette and punheta de bacalhau (cod fish). The house wines has good prices. Bottle as the Spanish white Liderato Rioja, in addition to the sangrias win three versions in the 1.2 liter jar, one of them is the “Estreito de Dreik” , with cava, lime-tree, soda and mint.
Address: Nelson Mandela Street, 100. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3795-2786.
Opening Time: Tuesday to Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 02:00 a.m.; Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m.
5- ETTA BAR
The place runs during lunch, but from 5 pm the tables and the small lounge outside are the most sought after, and the space offers a whimsical snack menu and drinks menu. The Japêtta appetizer, is the most seeked that consists of shrimp in creamed herbs and cream cheese wrapped in strips of smoked salmon. While the drinks like the “ÊÊÊÊttaaa” are a refreshing blend of Absolut Vanilla vodka, sparkling, strawberry puree, citrus mix and cucumber, in addition to beers and wines. Thursday is live jazz day.
Address: Real Grandeza Street, 193. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2530-4156.
Opening Time: Monday and Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 03:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.; Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 01:00 a.m. Saturday from 05:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to midnight.
6- SOUTH FERRO
The bar goes far beyond the natural fermentation pizzas, the house offers oriental dishes such as the “Quase Caviar” which is a pastel cooked with mushrooms, zucchini and pesto of watercress and the buttermilk. To drink, there are options of drinks like “Sexo ao Sul” with gin, tangerine, strawberry, spicy honey, tonic and lemon-Sicilian.
Address: Arnaldo Quintela Street, 23. Botafogo.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3986-4323.
Opening Time: Tuesday to Saturday from 06:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Did you like our list? Which ones did you choose? So do not waste time and enjoy these lively nights, which only Rio de Janeiro offers!