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Rio Scenarium

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Centro
Brazilian, Bar, Pub, South American
As featured in How to smile in Rio
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Rua Do Lavradio 20, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-070, Brazil
+55 21-3147-9000
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7:30 pm - 3:00 am
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Brazilian rhythms

great place to see how "cariocas" enjoy its own culture by dancing, generations listening to the same variety of music and have fun socializing

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Leticia L
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

great place to see how "cariocas" enjoy its own culture by dancing, generations listening to the same variety of music and have fun socializing

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Redwood City, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We were in Rio to few days and wanted to check out this place, after all its so hyped. We checked online for the hours & decided to go on a weekday night to grab some drinks. The access road was blocked & our taxi driver had to make few rounds to get us closest to this place. The area... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Perhaps I'm just accustomed to a different environment when I think of a club, but to me this place was more of a huge, almost 70's speakeasy vibe maze more than a club. They ID'd me when I went in but this place was like an all age after hours restaurant. Ages 8 to about 80! It also had this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

If you want to experience Samba with the RIO incrowd, this is the place to go. Dit down, have dinner, drink and then join the crowd and dance. Reservation is helpful, so is Portuguese!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Good dishes and drinks, stilish interior, very good brazilian live music, vibrant neighborhood Lapa!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Love Love Love!!! Love the music, waitors are very attendive, and the vibe is just amazing. I decided to come here on my trip to Rio de Janeiro and I am so glad I did! One of the best times ive had in this city!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I read a lot about Rio Scenarium on the Internet and just had to give the place a try. I am VERY glad I did. I'm a big lover of jazz music and this place is THE perfect place for such music. Food: We went straight to Entres. They have a little bit of everything, seafood, steak, and pasta. My... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Sometimes the wait to get in is annoying but once you're inside the vibes and the music are a great time! Definitely worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great place for some classy fun. The music was great. The drinks were amazing. Learned how to samba dance while I was there. The people were very friendly. All around good time. 3 different floors of fun. Definitely recommend going if you visit Rio

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A unique live music club. Several stages and several floors. Samba. The whole house is one club and the interior is a collector's paradise. In a safe neighborhood, attended by locals and few tourists, open and charming atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Do Lavradio 20, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-070, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +55 21-3147-9000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Brazilian, Bar, Pub, South American
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 2:30 am
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 2:30 am
Thursday
7:30 pm - 3:00 am
Friday
7:30 pm - 4:30 am
Saturday
8:00 pm - 4:30 am

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