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Lapa 40 Graus

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Address: Rua do Riachuelo, 97 | Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: 3970-1338
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Very nice place, it has different floors and a live music place in the top, where you can dance and stay. Well recommend for tourists.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We went on wednesday and the place was horrible. Arrogant staff, the fruitcoctail was with soja milk and discusting. Lapa is a great place to go out but don't go to this place. We spend over 75 reals for 2 cocktails and to enter and leave in 15 minutes. The second and thirth floor was empty! Look for other places... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Very nice place, it has different floors and a live music place in the top, where you can dance and stay. Well recommend for tourists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you are searching a place to meet people, dance and play snooker .. there is the place! Ah, they also have a menu with great snacks

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We enjoyed our night out in Lapa 40 Graus. If you come around 10pm there will be a local band playing nice chilled out music on the ground floor. After 1pm the party kicks off upstairs with a DJ and maybe more of a younger crowd. Would recommend going here for one night when in Rio. There is also food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Nice place. A good mix between different music styles and Dj and band! Thursday and Saterday were great .

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Walked here to watch a world cup game. Food selection wasn't all that large but I got the fried shrimp and enjoyed it. Expensive. My friend got the steak, close to an hour wait and it was prepared wrong. Refused a refund and made us wait another hour for a substitute which by then we were ready to leave but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I liked the tours as it was very informative and interesting too.I was able to make new friends too.It sure made my RIO visit an experience to remember

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Good music, but without the heavy samba beats (which is more to my liking a matter of taste I guess) Quick entry but B$40 for cover with no drinks was steep Couple of floors with the 1st floor being relaxed music, the 2nd being a bar and pool table, the real excitement is on the 3rd floor with what I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Lapa district is the place to be for nightlife in Rio. Lapa 40 graus is a three floor building with pool tables and one main dancing floor on the last floor.If you wanna enjoy Rio go there espcially on weekends.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Hands down the worst place i have ever been. Reading the reviews it sounded like we were set for an awesome night full of sweaty samba dancing locals, loud bands and great atmosphere. We went on a SATURDAY night, at about midnight and paid 70 reis (40 male 30 female) the ground floor lacked energy and people. There was DJ... More 

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Rio_For_Partiers, Public Relations Manager at Lapa 40 Graus, responded to this review

hi SparklyEyes, it seems you arrived late. That causes the guest to be out of sync with the party. Saturdays we have brazilian rock until midnight, then we switch to live samba dancing. This is when Carlinho's(the old man you mentioned, coincidentally Brazils most famous samba dancer) samba show starts: he gets 5 of his best dancers to lead the... More 

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