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Trapiche Gamboa

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Great night

We were taken there by Brazilian friends who heard about it from a friend of theirs who lives in... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2018
East Anglia
Wonderfully authentic

This interesting historic building hosts fantastic live music accompanied by delicious food... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2016
Dundee, United Kingdom
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Feb 15, 2018
“Great night”
Sep 5, 2016
“Wonderfully authentic”
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

We were taken there by Brazilian friends who heard about it from a friend of theirs who lives in Rio. We would not have stayed in the area after dark without the local knowledge, because it looked quite earthy. We travelled to and from our...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank wht1
Reviewed September 5, 2016

This interesting historic building hosts fantastic live music accompanied by delicious food (shrimps with cheese sauce; yum!) and drinks. Waitresses can help you learn the basic Samba dance step but you'll be amazed at how difficult it is to make it look easy.. Get practising!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank DEH65
Reviewed March 23, 2016

several floors overlooking the scene where musicians play wonderful roda de samba and where people of all ages dance until late night. They also serve food and drinks, which is k but it is not for the food that you come here!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank EszterFILI
Reviewed December 9, 2015

Brought here by a local relative, I was enchanted by both the music and fellow attendees. I would have never known of this place if it was not for the invite by a local. There were at least two other birthday celebrations going on, one...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Marcus M
Reviewed November 24, 2013

This reminds me of sitting around at a friends house (in Brazil) when someone breaks out the musical instruments. Very authentic, true samba, in a casual atmosphere. The appetizers and drinks were good, the crowd enjoyable, a few of the gringo's stood-out a little, and...More

Date of experience: November 2013
3  Thank CRinVegas
Reviewed April 4, 2013

This is an excellent place to listen to live samba music. There are not many tourists around. It's very authentic. The appetizers are very good, the staff friendly and the music is just great. After a few minutes everyone starts to dance in the bar...More

Date of experience: March 2013
4  Thank Aline58
Reviewed March 25, 2013

With a very interesting decor, this is the place for authentic Brazilian music. Unknown to many tourists, the artists who perform there are carefully chosen: quality standards are very high. I recommend a visit to this restaurant/bar in the evening, but make sure it will...More

Date of experience: July 2012
4  Thank JohnFromBrazil
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