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Rio Scenarium

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Address: Rua do Lavradio, 20 | Centro Antigo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 3147-9000
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7:30 pm - 3:00 am
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Tue - Wed 7:30 pm - 2:30 am
Thu 7:30 pm - 3:00 am
Fri 7:30 pm - 4:30 am
Sat 8:00 pm - 4:30 am
Activities: Nightlife, Drinking
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I can't samba but

Wow, what an atmosphere, add fabulous and interesting decoration makes this the place to party and samba (or in my case, try to samba) in Rio. It is a great night out. Worth... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Wow, what an atmosphere, add fabulous and interesting decoration makes this the place to party and samba (or in my case, try to samba) in Rio. It is a great night out. Worth noting you need ID as you have drinks on credit and pay at the end of the night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Live samba music and other Brazilian music from 8pm to 5am. Dance floor gets rolling at 10pm and doesn't stop. Just imagine. 3 full floors of unique, never before seen art deco and breathtaking decorations throughout the ENTIRE place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Gorgeous and interesting location. This is a nice after dinner spot, but is definitely not the vibrant nightlife people speak of when they discuss going out in Lapa. A nice place to start, grab a drink, and listen to some music. Definitely save your real dancing shoes and going out for the Arcos de Lapa area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a nice place! The food is good too! It's nice to see the people doing the samba dance! There's a room where it's played all kind of music.... The problem is that it gets too crowed and the a/c is not enough for everybody! Adding the fact that rio has a terrible humidity specially those days... This fact... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

15 seconds of music in one room when we arrived at 10am then 15 minutes in another then nothing for 55 minutes so we left this cash machine that pretends to have live music with 4 bands but does make sure none of them plays for that long. There was more atmosphere outside than with the hi fi system inside.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Went with no real expectations but was pleasantly surprised. Entertainment is in keeping with local culture and drink/food options are well priced and high quality. Would recommend.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We arrived at 11:30pm Live band in the ground floor (local Brazilian music) sounded great. On the 3rd floor there was a DJ although all the way until 1:30am there was only local Brazilian music non stop. The crow is mainly local cool fun people Drinks are cheap (Real$15-25 each). The cover to enter is real$45.00/person.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a very unique place where you can enjoy really Brazilian artists and enjoy their samba/carioca sounds! You'll get into the mood of dancing with caipirinhas! Get there after 10pm! Enjoy the night out Carioca Style!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Worth the visit for a couple of drinks . Not much people during the week though . Prices on the higher side . I would go there once for sure but probably not as a hangout

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Brilliant night out. The walls are covered in antiques and random objects, and the place is full of a hugely diverse crowd. 100% worth a visit. Seems to be a cafe during the day too, so it caters to everyone. Highlight was taking the old-school lift and live music on the ground floor. Great place if you want to party... More 

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