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Rio de Janeiro nightlife

It's the end of all strain,
It's the joy in your heart.
- Antonio Carlos Jobim

$1 - 1.0BRL
75 °
Nights out in Santa Teresa.

Astor Bar

  • Ipanema, Bar, $$$$ $$$
  • 110 Avenida Vieira Souto
  • Rio de Janeiro, 22431
  • +55-21-2523-0085
  • Website

A terrific oceanfront bar and restaurant with a 1920s art deco vibe. Spacious outdoor seating makes for an excellent pit stop after a day on the beach with friends or a destination after sunset.


  • Santa Teresa, Bar, $$$$ $
  • 121 Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno
  • Rio de Janeiro, 20240
  • +55-21-2221-9439
  • Website | Email

A casual restaurant and bar in a garden setting on the second and third floor of an old colonial building. Nightlife in Santa Teresa is lively and casual, centered around a few bars on this street, some with live music. The party tends to spill out into the street and is easy to join.


  • Leblon, Bar, $$$$ $
  • 1166 Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva
  • Rio de Janeiro, 22440
  • +55-21-2274-0547
  • Website

A local institution since 1956 for drinks and classic Brazilian dishes like carne seca and picanha steak. The clientele is relaxed and happy, and the open-air setting lends the dining room a street party feel.

Rio Scenarium

  • Santa Teresa, Club, $$$$ $$$
  • 20 Rua do Lavradio
  • Rio de Janeiro, 20241
  • 55-21-3147-9000
  • Website | Email

When in Rio...hit a samba club. At this one, locals sing along with the band and the tourists, who blend right in. Don't be intimidated by the dancers; just get going. Best after 10 p.m. 

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