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The Ultimate Guide to Leblon Bars – Everything you Need To Know

The Ultimate Guide to Leblon Bars – Everything you Need To Know

To complete our little golden list – and very useful by the way – of the best bars in the city of Rio de Janeiro, we arrived at Leblon.



Well! Did you think we’d forgotten one of the darlings of the city? No way. The street of the Belmonte is often crowded with people drinking on the street. This bar is famous for well-made and affordable snacks. Beyond the chop in the right measure and beers always well chilled. The service of the place is also the differential, the waiters are well attentive. The house also offers lunch options, well-served.


Address: Dias Ferreira Street, 521. Leblon.

Telephone: +55 21 2294-2849

Opening time: Monday to Sunday from 09pm to 03am.



Garoa Bar Lounge reproduces the mood of the Spanish matrix, which draws attention to the cobogó dividing the place, as well as elegant and charming lighting with decorative lamps. The bar bets on the gin and tonics that made the house famous. With more than 10 brands of the drink on the fixed bar chart and mixes like cigana (gypsy) , served in a thick glass of wine and with ice, take Tanqueray, cashew, saffron, ginger syrup, tonic and rosemary. In the part of the special creations are nine options with cachaça, Aperol, vodka and Bourbon. The house also invests in a menu without fries. Among the options are the white fish ceviche of the day and the salmon tartare seasoned with dill, aroeira, lemon zest and chilli pepper, in addition to the sandwiches as the Catedral (Cathedral) is served in the ciabatta and takes pastrami, arugula pesto, tomato and gouda cheese.


Address: Dias Ferreira Street, 50. Leblon.

Telephone: +55 21 3591-7617.

Openig Time: Tuesday to Sunday from 07:00 p.m to 02:00 a.m.



The house seeks to bring the bar in a most gourmet way. The place is perfect for who want’s to make friends. The house’s menu offers traditional options for starters, sandwiches and desserts, with snacks for those who can not consume gluten, for those who prefer organic things, and for vegetarians as well. Drinks can range from the traditional and best-known beers, the handmade ones that harmonize with the menu options of the house, wines and champagnes, cachaças and other drinks. Have you ever imagined a gourmet bar? HAHA.


Address: General Urquiza Street, 188 A. Leblon.

Opening time: daily from 08:00 p.m to 01:00 a.m.



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Place that the people meet at the end of the night. The address is traded, traditionally for the tables lined with checkered tablecloths and a huge panel of Nilton Bravo, painter who earned the nickname of “Michelangelo of the bars”. HAHA, it’s verry cool. The Jobi offers the traditional Brahma draft beer, well served.

For snacks, there are the options of chicken patties, shrimp and hearts of palm and also the traditional cod cakes (bolinho de bacalhau). Grilled sardines, with onions, peppers and parsley and the white bean double are very successful among customers.


Address: Ataulfo de Paiva Avenue, 1166 – Store B, Leblon

Telephone: +55 21 2274-0547

Opening Time: from Sunday to Thursday from 11:00 a.m to 04:00 a.m; Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m to 06:00 a.m.



This is a kiosk at Posto 12 beach, with tables, puffs and day beds, which leaves the atmosphere super cozy and relaxed, as well as the DJ that animates the space, with varied music. The space offers a light menu and refreshing drinks that combine well with the Carioca climate and enchant the locals and tourists. In the menu, among the light options is the “Octopus”, portion of octopus with vinaigrette with guacamole and root chips or the classic Steak Tartar, with quail egg and alcaparrones, as well as the sandwiches that make up the menu.


Address: Delfim Moreira Avenue, 08. Leblon.

Telephone: +55 21 97923-3761



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In that place 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, very good by the way, soups, sandwiches and burgers and desserts. For those who do not like beer or prefer to have another drink, there are other options, like: wine, sparkling wine, the traditional caipirinhas…


Address: Dias Ferreira Street, 420 store E, Leblon.

Telephone: +55 21 2512-3114

Opening Time: Monday from 06:30 a.m. to 03:00 p.m.; Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 06:30 a.m to 12:00 a.m.; from Thursday to Saturday from 06:30 a.m. to 03:00 p.m.; Sunday from 06:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.



Located on the ground floor of Hotel Marina Palace, this is a bet for food lovers lighter and healthier. The house drinks menu has refreshing options that can be sweetened with stevia, molasses or honey replacing the sugar, in a very interesting proposal. The tip is “a praia” (the beach), a combination of sparkling, jabuticaba, limoncello and mint or pineapple, rum, coconut water, ginger, mint and honey. If you are with friends, to share the tip is the clericot, blend of sparkling wine and fruit. In addition to the drinks the house offers craft beers. For the menu, the options range from poke (typical Hawaiian dish), in addition to temakis, sandwiches and snacks for all tastes.


Address: João Lira Street, 5 – Marina Palace Hotel – Leblon

Telephone: +55 21 2529-5100

Opening time: Sunday to Tuesday from 12:00 a.m to 01:00 a.m; Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 02:00 p.m. to 04:00 a.m.



The decor has spaces with shades of blue to match the look of the beach. The bar works on the first floor of the Marina All Suites. The house menu features many oriental choices and recipes such as tuna tartare with roe and quail egg yolk, panko-flour prawns are escorted by coconut milk sauce, red curry and Thai seasonings. The drink menu also has Asian influence, the tips are laos which is a mixture of gin, cucumber, homemade violet and lemon-sicilian syrup and tokyo, which carries sake, lemon grass, ginger, grapefruit and lemon-sicilian.


Address: Delfin Moreira Avenue, 710 – 696 – Marina All Suites Hotel, Leblon

Telephone +55 21 2172-1100

Opening Time: Monday to Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday from 4:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday from 4:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.



The name already tells us, Cachaça Academy is a more than specialized place that shelters on glass shelves about 1800 specimens, grouped by themes, that tell more than 130 years of history of the “Aguardente” (Cachaça). The place has also become famous as a reference of gastronomy of the city, for preserving both Brazilian culture translated into drinks and food of excellent quality and unparalleled taste, such as caipirinhas and feijoada. Has it a better combination? The menu of the house has a variety of very nice dishes of Brazilian cuisine and drinks are highly recommended.


Address: Conde Bernadotte Street, 26 Lojas E, F e G , Leblon

Telephone: +55 21 2529-2680

Opening Time: Sunday to Wednesday from 10pm to 1am; Thursday to Saturday from 10pm to 2am.



Desacato has a spacious balcony and is well known. With a good wine list, like the white Italian Pieno Sud and the Chilean carmenère Portal del Alto, in addition to the South African Niel Joubert, an aromatic sauvignon blanc that is a good request to accompany the thin-crust pizzas. One of the flavors that takes the name of the house has mozzarella, onion, champignon, boiled egg and smoked sausage, on Sundays, from 6pm, two are offered for the price of one. Another option of the house are the minicoxinhas with catupiry that earn extra portion of the creamy cheese. The draft Brahma can be ordered on zero grade mug, “caldeireta” and “tulipa”. Another option is the Original, Bohemia and Serramalte beers. The house still has a varied schedule, with jazz on Tuesdays, voice and guitar on Thursdays and a DJ animating the house on Fridays.


Address: Conde Bernadottr, 26, Sore A, Leblon

Telephone: +55 21 2512-7373

Opening Time: Monday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Tuesday to Thursday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 12p.m. to 02 p.m. ; Sunday from 12 a.m. to 1 p.m.



Botequim Bate-Papo is well known and is always full. With cold beer and good snacks, it pleases the people who like to meet friends and enjoy live music from Thursday to Saturday.


Address: Gilberto Cardoso Stree, 104. Leblon

Telephone: +55 21 2529-2110

Opening Time: Monday to Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.



Herr Pfeffer bets on German specialties, enhanced by a vast list of beers, with almost 200 brands, plus eight draft beer taps. Frequent choices of draft beer are from the house a pilsen and the wheat version of the Paulaner. On the menu choices like the great currywurst, a “salsichão” (big sausage) topped with ketchup seasoned with paprika and curry and the “linguiça da diretoria” (sausage of the boss), processed with pepper-greens.


Address: Conde Bernadotte Street, 26. Leblon.

Telephone: +55 21 2239-9673

Opening Time: Sunday to Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 12:00 p.m.  to 2:00 a.m.



In  Jeffrey the concept store of the brand that works in Leblon, it’s possible to know the process of production of gourmet beer. The recipe is from Rio de Janeiro, with inputs from America, Belgian yeast and lemons from Spain, developed by a brewery laboratory with extensive experience in the art of brewing special beers. The products have already won the heart of everyone in the wonderful city. The space also has varied events and schedules, always in search of innovation. Well worth a visit and try it.


Address: Tubira Street, 8 – Loja C. Leblon

Telephone: +55 21 2274-0000

Opening Time: Monday to Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m; Saturday from 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


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The house offers ten taps of special beers, seven are of own manufacture. It is possible to do a tasting of the seven options, in a row of cups, HAHA. With Amara options an imperial full bodied IPA, the Avena belgian pale ale that carries malt, hops and oat flakes in the composition, a more basic option is the Bionda. A novelty is that the malt is used in the delicacies of the menu too, as the case of the “pastel” (kind of an empanada) that can be stuffed with meat, cheese, rib or shrimp. The house also offers masses of its own manufacture.


Address: Conde Bermadotte, 26 – Store 1 and J, leblon

Telephone: +55 21 2259-4561

Opening Time: Sunday to Wednesday from 12:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m; Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.; Friday and Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.



Tropeço  (which means stumbling) is a nice little bar with interesting decoration, photos that show people in situations that lead to the name of the bar: stunts, bumps and the like, making fun of the name of the house “stumbling”. The menu with very traditional options of appetizers like “pasteis” stuffed with cheese crayons with onion ore shrimp with catupiry, as well as the stuffing of filet-mignon with cheddar. The famous, bohemian shrimp brings the crustacean tempura pasta with beer, served with tartar sauce. The most requested of the drinks is the draft Brahma or bottles long neck of the brands Stella Artois and Budweiser.


Address: Ataulfo de Paiva Avenue, 517 store B.Leblon

Telephone: +55 21 2239-3121

Opening Time: Sunday to Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to midnight; Friday and Saturday from 11:00 am to 01:00 a.m.



Veloso is very relaxed, with decoration graffiti and acoustic treatment. The house’s menu offers pizzas, hamburgers and meat on toothpick with farofa and sauce, as well as the delicious parmesan or sausage crostini. Drinks can be draft beer Brahma, Original beer, sparkling clericot that leads Cointreau, Persian lime, green apple and peach. Always sought after post beach and by the guys who enjoy the night too.


Address: Aristides Espínola, 44. Leblon

Telephone: +55 21 2274-4996

Opening Time: Sunday to Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.



Small bar, customers usually sit at the tables in the lounge or on the sidewalk. The place offers its own draft beer with twelve taps, the types and prices of the draft beer are written on the side walls: pilsen, red ale, IPA Table and Tripel. One of the most requested options on the Antuérpia Bar menu is camembert cheese in the oven, covered with spicy molasses. Another option is the German sausage mix, as well as the gouda cheese sandwich with a pineapple sauce.


Address: Ataulfo de Paiva Avenue, 1079 – stor F, Leblon

Openig Time: Monday to Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday from 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Sunday from 04:00 p.m. to  12:00 a.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!

If you want to know more about Rio nightlife check our Ultimate Guide To Rio’s nightlife.

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