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Lapa 40 Graus

Rua do Riachuelo, 97 | Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Santa Teresa)
3970-1338
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Ranked #4 of 82 Nightlife in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Dance Club/ Discos
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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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New York City, New York
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90 reviews 90 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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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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London, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Lapa 40 Graus its another 3 floor bar that mixes dancefloors with a bar lounge and pool tables. The club is focus in adults above 25 rather than 18 years old specially on weekends. On Fridays and Saturdays, the place is packed with locals than enjoy the occasional band and the typical brazilian funky music. As every place in Lapa,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

Just wanted to let everyone know that they card here so make sure not to forget your passport! Me and my friend went and couldnt get in. Also, the dress is nice but nothing super fancy or you will look out of place. In general, i found Lapa to be pretty relaxed in dress compared to some other clubs/neighborhoods i... More

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

hi Mary, yes! all clubs in Rio now card! 18 and over only! cheers! cristiano rio for partiers More

Milano
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

This place in the heart of Lapa is perfect if you want dance samba or sertanejo.. with 3 floors you can select the music you like the most and enjoy your night. Usually ground floor is live music and upper floor is more like disco music with a dj. In any case an emotional and funny experience that cannot be... More

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Hyderabad, India
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Brazil is the liveliest country I have ever visited till date. Its beautiful city Rio de Janerio captured my heart the first time I visited. Since my first visit I often go there with my husband or my best friend. And of all the trips to Rio de Janerio the last one tops the lists because I had a lot... More

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Broadbeach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

if you want to see the locals truly strutting their stuff dancing and having a good time, this is a must, full of fun people having a great time, its worth the wait in queue to check this place out :D

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