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

    Read more

  • Mais Que Nada

    A more authentic taste of tapas finally hits Copacabana

    Read more

  • Bip Bip

    The cult samba and chorinho bar is a stone cold Copacabana classic

    Read more

  • CADEG

    A slice of carioca drinking culture gets the weekend going early

    Read more

  • Comuna

    Boutique style, exhibitions and a great happy hour in Botafogo

    Read more

Classic botecos

Bar do Mineiro

Bar do Mineiro

Unmissable homemade cachaças and ice-cold beer

Read more

Boteco Salvação

Boteco Salvação

Laidback pub in the heart of Humaitá

Read more

Bracarense

Bracarense

The sandy-toed drinker is more than welcome

Read more

More botecos

Gastrobars

Meza

Meza

Dragging Botafogo's bar scene into the 21st Century

Read more

Q Bar

Q Bar

Serious establishment for cocktail lovers

Read more

Estrelas Da Babilônia

Estrelas Da Babilônia

Hidden bar with splendid views

Read more

Stuzzi

Stuzzi

Cocktails and Italian snackery, Leblon style

Read more

Best for caipirinhas

Ambre

Ambre

Wine, cocktails and deejays set the tone

Read more

Bar dos Descasados

Bar dos Descasados

Cocktail heaven on an elegant outdoor terrace

Read more

Academia da Cachaça

Academia da Cachaça

Caipirinha kings with a cachaça shot for all tastes

Read more

Round ups

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

Read more

The Rio food and drink 50 - cocktails

The Rio food and drink 50 - cocktails

As part of the Rio food and drink 50, Time Out heads to the bar to pick the best cocktails on offer across the city

Read more

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

Read more

Rio's top sports bars

Rio's top sports bars

Football may take top billing as most bars' on-screen entertainment of choice, but there are plenty of places to catch everything from the NFL to Formula One if you know where to look

Read more