Time Out Rio de Janeiro

Bars

The best of Rio's bars, pubs & botecos

  • Rio's best bars

    From post-beach to ultra-chic, where to go and what to drink

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  • Comuna

    Boutique style, exhibitions and a great happy hour in Botafogo

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  • Barzinho

    Botafogo's bar masters open up a lively new Lapa hot-spot

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  • Bar dos Descasados

    Could this Santa Teresa spot be the most romantic bar in Rio?

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  • CADEG

    A slice of carioca drinking culture gets the weekend going early

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Classic botecos

Bar do Mineiro

Bar do Mineiro

Unmissable homemade cachaças and ice-cold beer

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Bracarense

Bracarense

The sandy-toed drinker is more than welcome

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Bar Urca

Bar Urca

Take advantage of the bay's cooling breeze

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More botecos

Gastrobars

Astor

Astor

São Paulo favourite hits Ipanema beach

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Stuzzi

Stuzzi

Cocktails and Italian snackery, Leblon style

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Q Bar

Q Bar

Serious establishment for cocktail lovers

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Estrelas Da Babilônia

Estrelas Da Babilônia

Hidden bar with splendid views

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Best for caipirinhas

Ambre

Ambre

Wine, cocktails and deejays set the tone

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Bar dos Descasados

Bar dos Descasados

Cocktail heaven on an elegant outdoor terrace

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Academia da Cachaça

Academia da Cachaça

Caipirinha kings with a cachaça shot for all tastes

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Round ups

Late night drinking

Late night drinking

The concept of staying open 'until the last customer' might sound like a challenge being thrown down, but the scattering of genuine early-morning bars make for a great end to a night out

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Cocktail hour

Cocktail hour

Mixologists are springing up all over town, with new bars having to get creative to keep up with some snazzy signature drinks that are leaving the humble caipirinha trailing in their wake

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Copacabana kiosk culture

Copacabana kiosk culture

The neighbourhood's beach kiosks offer a unique location to grab lunch, a post-beach beer, or warm up for the night with a barmy cocktail

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The Barhoppers' Guide: Lapa

The Barhoppers' Guide: Lapa

From the classics to the newcomers, Time Out brings you the barhoppers' guide to that essential weekend roadblock, Lapa

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