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Rio Scenarium

Rua Do Lavradio 20, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-070, Brazil (Centro)
+55 21-3147-9000
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Ranked #6 of 8,500 restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Brazilian, Bar
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro
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Haifa, Israel
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

That's no ordinary restaurant... This place is a museum of antiques is is certainly worth a visit just to see the exhibit. We came in in the early evening hours, and enjoyed live Jazz performance. We tried several appetizers which were good but fairly generic. A bit pricey as a restaurant but overall, again, worth a visit.

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Seoul, South Korea
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Tried the food while listening to the performers: menu is limited and more bar style than restaurant. Not bad, not awesome as well... If you are hungry while listening to the music it will not harm you to have a bite

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Marche
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

The place is amazing - beautifully decorated, huge but cozy at the same time. Music is just fantastic and you will find yourself dancing Samba, no matter if you have never had any clue of how that is supposed to be done! It's a fun place, with any kind of people (lots of tourists but most are locals) of any... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I read a few reviews about the never-ending lines to get in... We were also there during the World Cup (the day Brazil tied Mexico, no less, so we were expecting long lines also) but everyone may have been partying elsewhere, for the line was no more than 20-30 people! It was closer to midnight, so that may have played... More

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

In the old centre of down town Rio. Having booked in advance on a Saturday evening our party was well advised as the queue went around several blocks. The restaurant and nightclub areas are tardis (Dr Who) like which not only is a five storey building from the frontal aspect but inside the nightclub area occupies a reach into several... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We visited during the world cup and it was one of the highlights of our trip. We booked a table, easy to do through TripAdvisor and were sat right next to dance floor. We were very lucky to see a local couple dancing brilliantly together. It was like a show. We had great food, drinks and music. Throughly recommend

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The way it is positioned is that of a Cultural Center. It is in effect a huge bar, spilled over three levels. The music is Portuguese. The food above average and so are the prices for the drinks.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I visited Scenarium during the world cup.. the line to enter this club/bar/restaurant was approximately 200m-300 + (no I'm not joking) which stretched a number of blocks. As we had VIP entry we were straight in and seated at a table on the second floor. The fit out is beautiful with lots of dark woods and eclectic things hanging from... More

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Charleston, SC
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I have never been to a restaurant/bar with more cultural and authentic character and culture!! This place has an amazing energy and is best after 10pm!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

So in between gawking at the hot women, we navigate here thanks to the great map app. The ambience and music is entoxicating and the food is suited for a regular meat masticator but I had a veggie with me and they were amply supplied. Definitely recommended.

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