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Nightclubs in Rio de Janeiro

Nightclubs in Rio de Janeiro

In this post we will present the best nightclubs in Rio de Janeiro, so you can choose which party has your style and then enjoy your nights in the Wonderful city!

To let the post even more special we will split the nightclubs by districts and styles, from there you only choose and go! Haha. 

NIGHTCLUBS IN LAPA

One of the nightclub options in Lapa cannot be other than samba, right? 

 

CLUBS WITH SAMBA 

1- SACRILÉGIO 

In this space works one of the most traditional bars of Lapa, in addition to one of the best clubs in Rio de Janeiro with live samba. The house offers exotic drinks created by the barman Rodrigo, such as the famous Sacrilege Kir, which is served with petals and rose liquor, and the famous caipivodkas. The events held here help spread the art in the wonderful city. 

Address: Avenida Mem de Sá, 81. Lapa. 

Phone: (21) 3970-1461. 

Opening hours: from Tuesday to Friday from 7pm; Saturday from 8pm. 

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Are you visiting the wonderful city and enjoyed this live samba option ? Would you like to see other places that are very lively, spending little and still meeting people from different countries? Come to join us and enjoy the Pub Crawl Lapa 

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ALTERNATIVE CLUBS 

1- TEATRO ODISSEIA 

Housed in a three-storey 19th century mansion, the nightclub attracts young, lively people who are willing to enjoy it all night long. The diversity of events is one of the characteristics of the place, with crazy and hot parties, intense live performances and indie, rock and electronic nights, and of course samba and MPB. It has space for 700 people, and the house is always crowded with those who are looking for a good night out in Rio. 

Address: Avenida Mem de Sá, 66. Lapa. 

Phone: (21) 2507-8432. 

Opening hours: varied weekly schedule. 

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Do want to know more options of cool bars in Lapa?  In this post we selected the best bars in Lapa where you choose which one you want to visit! 

CLUBS IN ZONA SUL

 

ALTERNATIVE CLUBS 

1- NEW MARIUZINN 

The space has existed since 1962, being one of the most well-known and traditional nightclubs in Rio de Janeiro. It is currently installed in a gallery in the Copacabana neighbourhood. 

Address: Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 435. Copacabana. 

Phone: (21) 2545-7672 

Opening Hours: Monday and Tuesday from 11pm; Wednesday and Thursday from 10pm; Friday and Saturday from 11pm. 

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2- FOSFOBOX 

The Fosfobox is a very informal nightclub, which presents itself as an alternative. It is a place of electronic music, rock and roll, pop and hip hop. Attended by a young and relaxed audience. Also, on display are theater plays, films and other kinds of artistic manifestations and movements. 

Address: Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 Ij.  22 s/s. Copacabana. 

Phone: (21) 2548-7498 

Opening hours: from Wednesday to Saturday from 11pm. 

Fosfobox

The Zona Sul is very famous, right? Want more location options? Guide to the best bars in Copacabana 

Another lively neighbourhood is Ipanema. The neighbourhood very frequented by tourists and cariocas. Want to know the best points, enter the best party in the neighbourhood and all that spending little? Book your place in our Pub Crawl Ipanema 

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Interested to know other places in Ipanema? Our guide to the best bars in Ipanema 

3- CASA DA MATRIZ 

Casa da Matriz is one of the best entertainment options in the neighbourhood of Botafogo, and has a schedule based on fixed parties, such as Veneno, Paradiso and Brazooka among others. There are various kinds of imported beers at the place and offers typical ballad drinks. The music of the dance floors is very varied. 

Address: Rua Henrique de Novais, 107. Botafogo. 

Phone: (21) 2266-1014 

Opening hours: Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11pm. 

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4- PALAPHITA 

Space located in the traditional Brazilian Jockey Club, founded since 1926. The Palaphita brings a super rustic climate betting on Brazilian and international options. 

Address: Avenida Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314. Jockey Club of Gávea. 

Phone: (21) 3114-0853 

Opening hours: Monday, from 6pm to 12am; Thursday, from 8pm to 4pmFriday, from 6pm to 4pm; Saturday from 6pm to 4pm; Sunday from 5pm to 12am. 

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CLUBS WITH ROCK N’ROLL

 

1- JACK DANIEL’S ROCK BAR 

Jack Daniel’s Rock Bar is in the multicultural space located inside the Jockey Club in the Botanical Garden. The agenda of events are dedicated to live music and rock n’roll, with tribute to the great rock bands. While in charge of the pick-ups the DJ’s are responsible for shaking the night. 

Address: Rua Jardim Botânico, 1011. ExC – Inside the Jockey Club. 

Phone: (21) 97577-2525 

Opening hours: Tuesday and Wednesday from 11pm to 12am; from Thursday to Saturday, from 8pm to 6am and Sunday from 11pm to 12am. 

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2- BUKOWSKI 

The Bukowski club is housed in an old Botafogo townhouse. The place is informal and fun, frequented by people of various ages. 

Address: Rua Álvaro Ramos, 270. Botafogo. 

Phone: (21) 2244-7303 / (21) 7892-8680 

Opening hours: Friday from 6h30pm; Saturday, from 9pm and Sunday from 4h15pm. 

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Botafogo is a neighbourhood full of cool places to meet, want to know more? Our list of best bars in Botafogo 

If you want to meet bars in other neighbourhoods, we introduce you to Leblon, in our post about the best bars in Leblon

 

CLUBS WITH SAMBA AND BOSSA NOVA 

1- BECO DAS GARRAFAS 

This place is a set of nightclubs formed by the nightclubs Bottle’s Bar and Little Club. The name of the place refers to a dead-end street, on the beach block. Since the late 1950s, musicians have been meeting weekly to sing and drink in the crowded concert halls of this place. The space has undergone changes, but the goal of giving new talent opportunities to perform daily is still present, with some shows by big names in Brazilian music, highlighting the presentations the main rhythm of the space: the Bossa nova. 

Address: Rua Duvivier, 37 – Copacabana. 

Phone: (21) 96800-8683. 

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 7pm; Saturday and Sunday from 6h30pm. 

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CLUBS IN THE CENTRAL REGION OF RIO DE JANEIRO

ALTERNATIVE BOATE 

1- KALESA LOUNGE 

The venue features Brazilian music and DJs. The programming and style of the house is irreverent and frequented by young audiences. 

Address: Rua Sacadura Cabral, 61. Praça Mauá – Central Region of Rio de Janeiro. 

Phone: (21) 2516-8332 

Opening hours: Friday and Saturday, from 11pm. 

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CLUBS GLS 

1- THE WEEK 

This nightclub is a GLS house. It is a branch of São Paulo, which operates in an old house in the neighbourhood named Saúde, in Rio de Janeiro. 

Address: Rua Sacadura Cabral, 150.  Saúde – Central Region of Rio de Janeiro. 

Phone: (21) 2253-1020 

Opening hours: Friday and Saturday, from 11pm. 

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CLUBS IN BARRA DA TIJUCA 

 

ALTERNATIVE CLUBS 

1- ZAX CLUB 

Modern nightclub that plays house, hip hop, funk and more, on three floors with multiple lanes, cabins and lounge. Located in one of the most frequented areas in Rio nights, in Barra da Tijuca. 

Address: Avenida Armando Lombardi, 483. Barra da Tijuca. 

Phone: (21) 2491-0697 

Opening hours: varied according to the weekly schedule. 

Zax-club

2- VITRINNI LOUNGE BEER 

The space counts on different rhythms, including electronics and sertanejo (Brazilian country music), high standard with decoration. 

Address: Avenida Armando Lombardi, 421. Barra da Tijuca. 

Phone: (21) 2492-1954 

Opening hours: varied according to the weekly schedule. 

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3- TAJ LOUNGE 

Located in Barra da Tijuca, the Taj Lounge is a nightclub with Indian décor and architecture. The place tells the history and traditions of India, as the mysteries of their gods, reproducing an Indian palace. In addition, there is high-definition projection on the facade glass, which can be seen by  the outside and the inside. 

The three cabins and three lounges offer electronic music, hip hop, flash back (60’s to 90’s) and Indian parties, with a lighting composed of ten lasers and six moving heads. 

Address: Avenida Armando Lombardi, 949. Barra da Tijuca. 

Phone: (21) 2494-6456 

Opening Hours: Wednesday at 9pm; Thursday at 10pm; Friday and Saturday at 9pm and Sunday at 8pm. 

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Visiting Rio de Janeiro and not knowing Barra da Tijuca is a mistake. Want to know more options for places to visit in Barra? Guide to the best bars in Barra da Tijuca 

Impossible not to have fun in this city, right? It has an option for everybody!

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