Complete Guide to Barra da Tijuca Bars
Guys, look at Free Walker here again presenting the best bars in Barra da Tijuca, because anyway, how can someone go to Rio de Janeiro and not take a break in Barra? Impossible.
As for Barra, it is our Carioca Miami. And of course the night in Barra is also very lively, with lots of great bars and restaurants to enjoy with super delicious drinks.
STARTING WITH A SMALL SELECTION OF THE 7 BEST BARS IN BARRA DA TIJUCA THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW. ARE YOU READY?
1- BAR DO OSWALDO
Oswaldo is a place known for offering delicious “batidas” (kind of a drink) , with several options for those who like this drink, always very cold. And the fame is so much that even Brazilian personalities, usually go to the place. In addition to the special drinks, the house offers many other options for its guests like draft beer and beers, as well as non-alcoholic drinks. Also the menu of the house counts on appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pasteis, the traditional açaí, desserts, executive dishes from Monday to Friday and on Saturdays the delicious feijoada.
Address: Joá Road, 3896. Barra da Tijuca
Telephone: +55 (21) 2493-1840.
Opening Time: Monday to Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 03:00 a.m.; Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 01:30 a.m.
2- BANANA JACK
This space is present in Rio nights to meet friends. The Banana Jack is super fun, with a very varied menu and has options of snacks, burgers, dishes for the family and options for those healthier. The drinks of the most traditional to the famous CHOPP DE BANANA (banana flavored Draft beer) of the house! Yeah, you didn’t read wrong. HAHA. On top of all this, the house’s schedule is varied and has nights that are offered varied games. Here the fun is guaranteed. The bar also has a unit in Ipanema.
Address: Olegário Maciel Avenue, 539. Barra da Tijuca
Telephone: +55 (21) 2491-1717.
Opening Time: Sunday 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.
VIVA MEXICO! UHUUU. Si, señor! This is a Mexican restaurant with mariachis and tequileiros. The decor of the place is amazing, super characterful and lively. The menu is WONDERFUL! With typical Mexican cuisine with tacos, flutes, nachos, quesadillas, burritos and much more. Besides the tasty drinks to enjoy the themed night in style in addition to the promotions offered. Are you going to have a margarita? Guacamole is definitely worth a visit. Do you like thematic places? This is one of the coolest bars in Barra da Tijuca.
Address: Olegário Maciel Avenue, 108 – Barra da Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 99199-2102.
Opening Time: daily from 07:00 p.m.
In Brewteco what commands is the variety in the options of beers, so they enter the site a luminous panel describes the names, type, alcoholic contents and prices. The menu of the house includes snacks, , that are very good by the way, as well as soups, bolinhos, sandwiches and burgers, the desserts. For those who don’t like or prefer to have another drink, there are other drinks, like: sparkling wine and traditional caipirinhas.
Address: Olegário Maciel Avenue, 231 – store J and K – Barra de Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3986-1012.
Opening Time: Monday to Wednesday from 05:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Thursday and Friday from 05:30 p.m. to 02:00 a.m. Saturday from 03:30 p.m. to 02:00 a.m. Sunday from 03:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
5- BAR & CO
This place is an experience of the best cocktail shop on the beach. With rustic decoration, the kiosk has swings and nets for the spaces, which leaves everything very charming and pleasant for the clients. We don’t need to tell you which are the stars in Bar & Co. Of course, the drinks are a show, among the options, to refresh the “Queen Swizzle Park” or “Angostura”, if you want something more fruity you have the “Grasshopper”. The house also offers options for those who do not consume alcohol, such as the iced teas, Apple Iced Tea or Pina Iced Tea, which do not disappoint the public. To liven up the space, from Friday to Sunday the place receives a DJ that makes it the perfect place to enjoy good drinks and enjoy the sunset on the spot, one of the most requested bars in Barra da Tijuca.
Address: Lúcio Costa Avenue, posto 2. Barra da Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 97154-0841.
Opening Time: Tuesday to Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to midnight; Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.
VOID is interesting, a mixture of shop and bar very cool, sells very stylish clothes and beers. Who likes the vibe are constantly present. It’s a nice place to taste good beer, but be careful to don’t get too excited about shopping, HAHA! The drinks offered are Heineken and ten craft beer options, still has two frozen drink machines with flavors that vary every night. To eat does not have many options since it is not the main purpose of the house, more offer a hamburger than it is worth a try. That’s the tip.
Address: Olegário Maciel Avenue, 130 – Barra da Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3507-9107.
Opening Time: Sunday to Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to 02:00 a.m.; from Wednesday to Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 04:00 a.m.
7- YNDÚ BEACH LOUNGE
The idea of Yndú Beach Lounge is to offer a fun and pleasant space for the regulars. With a varied program on weekends, the place offers sunsets, yoga, electronic music, meditation, brunch and other events. Very cool to meet friends and relax. The Yndú Beach Lounge offers drinks, an extensive wine menu and beer selection, seeking to harmonize the flavors with the dishes offered by the house. This is one of the most refined bars in Barra da Tijuca.
Address: Pepê Avenue in front of Belisário Leite de Andrade Neto Avenue, 930. Barra de Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3083-6486.
Opening Time: daily from 10:00 a.m. to 01:00 a.m.
Still not convinced if you should go to Barra? First you will find all info you need not to have a bad time on our RIO DE JANEIRO NIGHLIFE GUIDE. Also, have a look on the selection of the best bars in the following neighborhoods, besides Barra da Tijuca:
IN THE CONTINUATION WE HAVE OTHER PLACES THAT ARE ALSO VERY NICE AND WORTH IT TO KNOW:
1- BOM SUJEITO
This is an option for those who want to escape the crowded places and seek a calm samba place, without giving up the animation. The house has a musical program that values good Brazilian music, with a good samba, that goes from the high party to the “samba de raiz” (traditional samba), besides the chorinho and the maxixe, always live. The success of the place also has to do with the quality of the cuisine of the place, again prizing for the Brazilian culture, with traditional snacks offered by the bars, with options from lighter dishes, sandwiches and soups. The drinks follow the same style, and what is the sweetheart of the cariocas? That cold beer or a good draft beer, besides the most famous drinks like the caipirinhas and options of cocktails, Whiskey and cachaças.
Address: Barra da Tijuca Road 18. Barra da Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2491-8955.
Opening Time: Thursday to Saturday from 09:30 p.m. to 04:00 a.m. Sunday from 08:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m.
Look, this bakery has the coldest beer ever. The place is a meeting point of friends for the begging of the night, since it has the most affordable prices in the neighborhood, however, if the conversation is good, you can stretch by the dawn, cause the place is 24 hours. The bakery also offers good snacks to accompany the beer. The place is simple, but with a very relaxed vibe.
Address: Olegário Maciel Avenue, 263. Barra da Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2494-4431.
Opening Time: 24 hours
3- BAR 399
The place is the bohemian spot with tables, chairs scattered across the porch, and sidewalk, the lounge inside has five freezers. The tip is to get there early because after 9pm it is difficult to get a seat. Very popular for the “after beach”, the house offers a varied menu from snack to more elaborated dishes, such as Fillet Appetizer with Madeira Sauce and Breaded Shrimp with Tartar Sauce. The drinks follow the same style, from the most traditional orders such as Brahma draft beer or caipirinhas, to non-alcoholic drinks. This is one of the most famous bars in Barra da Tijuca.
Address: Olegário Maciel Avenue, 231. Barra da Tijuca
Telephone: +55 (21) 3495-0690.
Opening Time: Monday to Friday, from 02:00 p.m. to 02:00 a.m. Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 04:00 a.m.; Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 02:00 a.m.
4- BAR DO ADÃO
The place is super known for the well-seasoned and tasty pasteis, with promotions on Mondays and Tuesdays. There are more than 50 options of flavors; among the most requested are the brie cheese with apricot and the shrimp with cream cheese. The menu has pasta options and varied buffet for all tastes. The drinks menu there are traditional options, as well as the wine options. One of our darling bars in Barra da Tijuca.
Address: Olegário Maciel Avenue, 130, store H – Barra da Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2498-3744.
Opening Time: daily from 12:00 a.m. to 02:00 a.m.
5- RESENHA BAR E GRILL
Simple place, but with super relaxed and cheerful atmosphere. The house serves lunch with many choices of meats, risottos and pastas, plus traditional and more elaborate snacks, sandwiches and burgers, salads and desserts. The local drinks menu includes draft beer, beers and drinks, as well as sparkling wine and non-alcoholic options.
Address: Olegário Maciel Avenue, 130, store C – Barra de Tijuca
Telephone: +55 (21) 3088-7774.
Opening Time: daily from 11:00 a.m. to midnight.
This is one of the most interesting places to visit without a doubt. Can you imagine the reason? This place is a mix of butcher and bar, where customers can buy the meat and bake it in the same place, as it has a barbecue right at the entrance of the house. However, bad news, there are no options for those who don’t eat meat, only garlic bread and curd cheese, but we will agree that it is not so bad. What is the best accompaniment to a beautiful barbecue? A very cold beer! In this case, the house does not have waiters for drinks, it is necessary to choose your drink and pay before consuming, but the good news is that the house still has samba wheels always.
Address: Olegário Maciel Avenue, 120 – Barra de Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3647 0316.
Opening Time: Monday to Wednesday, from 06:00 p.m. to midnight; Thursday to Sunday, from 01:00 p.m. to 02:00 a.m.
7- BAR DO ELIAS
A local with Arabian cuisine. With a menu of forty beer labels, plus the draft beer taps with options that always vary, In addition to wines and drinks. The delights to accompany this variety of drinks can be the lamb caftas or a portion of faláfel with pita bread. The house from Tuesday to Saturday, from 12h to 16h, offers a service of food per kilo. For those who enjoy this type of cuisine. This is, also, one of the best bars in Barra da Tijuca.
Address: : Olegário Maciel Avenue, 162 – Barra da Tijuca
Telephone: +55 (21) 3435-4977.
Opening Time: Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. from Wednesday to Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.; Sunday from 12 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
8- SEU BAR
This is the place for those who enjoy a cold beer and good dishes. The place is very cool and with a very lively vibe. The tip is to try the caipirinha of cashew and Persian lime. The dishes are generally very tasty and the portion of picanha (beef) is highly praised. The prices are not so low, but customers quite enjoy the place. This is one of the bars in Barra da Tijuca, worth knowing.
Address: Olegário Maciel Avenue, 175 – Barra da Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 3495-7761.
Opening Time: Monday to Thursday, from 12:00 p.m. to 02:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday goes until 04:00 a.m.
A bar and tobacconist on the edge of the beach, cool isn’t it? For those who like hookah and cigar, this is the perfect place. The place is not the cheapest and most accessible, but has the positive point of welcoming smokers.
Address: Pepê Avenue, 760 – Barra de Tijuca.
Opening Time: Tuesday and Wednesday from 02:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. from Thursday to Saturday from 02:00 p.m. to 03:00 a.m. Sunday from 02:00 p.m. to midnight.
12:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m.
10- PADANO SERTANEJO E BAR
This is a bar dedicated to the Brazilian country music. With characteristic décor, the wooden walls covered by horseshoes, gaudy and fittings, saloon-style doors with oak barrels, all so rustic that reminds one of the old ranches. In addition, what is the dominant rhythm? Of course, the country songs or “sertanejo”, as we call in Brazil, is what prevails and attracts the lovers of the musical style. The house promotes presentations of sertanejo live from Wednesday to Sunday. Drinks offered on site are beers like Heineken and special labels, as well as drinks such as Aperol spritz. For food, the most requested options are pig sandwich with crackers and cheese or the portion of fish gurjão with wassabi mayonnaise, in addition to many other delicious options.
Address: Érico Verissimo Avenue, 821. Barra da Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 96947-0018.
Opening Time: Wednesday to Saturday from 06:00 p.m. to 02:00 a.m. Sunday from 03:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m.
11- BAR DO CÍCERO
This bar is in a very interesting location, on a small island. So going there already counts as an interesting experience. The place is rustic and has the contact with nature. With a varied menu, offers seafood snacks such as bolinho of codfish and breaded shrimps, pasteis, soups and accompaniments. For the drinks, the most traditional options of caipirinhas, beers, stronger drinks and varied juices. It’s a good program for the weekend.
Address: Primeira Island Itanhangá, Barra da Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2493-8053.
Opening Time: Monday from 11:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.; from Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 a.m to 11:00 p.m; Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 07:00 p.m.
12- ESPETTO CARIOCA
Part of a network of bars and restaurants specializing in snacks on the skewer, with a variety of products for customers. The menu of the bar offers the chefs of the house in the traditional, vegetarian, premium, fried and exotic options, in addition to accompanying sauces. Tábuas de carnes (Boards of meet) that are several options of varied meats and skewers, lunch options, salads and other portions and the dessert. The options of drinks, include draft beer, national beers, premium beers, soft drinks, caipirinhas, spirits and other drinks, as well as wines and sparkling wines
Address: Olegario Maciel Avenue, 135. Barra da Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2146-3076.
Opening Time: Monday from 05:00 p.m.; from Tuesday to Sunday from 12:00 p.m.
This is well known by Cariocas and highly recommended to tourists, and what is the classic of the house? The ham sandwich with cheese and pineapple on the milk loaf. With other options on the menu like the breaded steak flanked with French garnish or smoked kassler and potato salad. The best idea of drink to join this meal is the Brahma draft beer. If you are seeking for something more traditional you will also find some different options of snacks and drinks.
Address: Américas Avenue, 5777 ‒ store 112. Barra da Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2438-1458.
Opening Time: Monday to Thursday and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m. Friday, Saturday and holidays from 12:00 p.m. to 03:00 a.m.
14- BAR E BOTEQUIM CAMACHA
This bar has a very pleasant atmosphere and a variety of options on the menu. With meats, fish, pasta, salads, snacks, sandwiches and desserts. Well-serviced portions and affordable prices, it’s a good choice for more robust meals. They offer a drink menu with drinks, beers, spirits, wines and assorted fruit juices, for all audiences.
Address: Barra da Tijuca Road, 18 store A – Barra da Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 2493-0776.
15- CLÁSSICO BEACH DOWNWIND
Do you want good food, music and culture? This is the place to go. Starting with the delicacies of the menu, the “Spinach Dip”, a spinach cream with cheese duo, served with crunchy corn tortillas or the Cavaquinha Hot Ceviche, that is a Peruvian recipe of grilled cavaquinhas with a “tiger milk base” (fake aji amarillo), special seasonings and cubes of sweet potatoes. The place is famous for hamburgers such as” Du Chef”, “Roma” or “Mushroom”, in addition to the “brochettes” such as octopus, fish or mignon, served with green grape vinaigrette and bacon farofa. The drinks options are beers and special cocktails from Therezópolis brand, as well as drinks, champagnes, Proseccos, wines and sparkling wines. The house also has a weekly musical program varied with rock concerts, surf band, electro jazz and bossa nova lounge.
Address: Lúcio Costa Avenue, 5200 – In front to the Golden Green (Posto 7). Barra da Tijuca
Telephone: +55 (21) 98181-7282.
Opening Time: daily from 10:00 a.m. to 09:00 p.m.
16- HOUSE OF WINE
The store was born of the passion of the partners for the gastronomy and wines. The wine menu has more than 250 labels that vary from countries like Italy, France, Spain, Uruguay, South Africa, Chile, Argentina, Portugal. The difference of the “House of Wine” is that the owners serve the customers, making the environment even more pleasant and intimate. To accompany the wines, they offer snacks such as cold cuts, grana padano with truffled honey, a portion of Portuguese olives made with cognac, pâté of foie gras, among others.
Address: Armando Lombardi Avenue, 350. Barra da Tijuca.
Telephone: +55 (21) 98611-0990.
Opening Time: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sunday from 02:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
That’s it!!! You know where you’re going in Barra? With so many options, lacking time doesn’t it? HAHA. We hope you can enjoy this and the other posts of our blog. In addition, feel free to look at our Free Walking Tours through the wonderful city. I guarantee you will not regret doing our tours!