Dance Club/ Discos in Rio de Janeiro

THE 10 BEST Dance Clubs & Discos in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Dance Clubs & Discos in Rio de Janeiro

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What travelers are saying

  • Julia Plieva
    Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine531 contributions
    This place is gorgeous from the atmosphere point of view! This is the only place that truly made me dance during the last 10 years! The music and Brazilian dance is something outstanding! The club is multi-level with incredible design which is different in each zone.
    The meal are great!
    This place has some magnetic very light atmosphere where you really relax, getting fun and feel happy!
    Written March 4, 2020
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  • Amrita J
    Panama City, Panama552 contributions
    Such a fun fun area to be in. Papa is full of life, great music, great bars, all ages and sizes and all full of good cheer.
    Written December 21, 2018
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  • Patricia M
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ7 contributions
    I love this place!!! The best in Rio! Good music, good vibration, nice people and the music is the best of Rio!!!!
    Written February 27, 2019
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  • Pearl_Yellow_Star
    Brisbane, Australia95 contributions
    Came here with some family and friends. There was a large stage area that you could view from an upstairs balcony, where they played local Brazilian music.

    There was another area upstairs that played western styled music but as we had got there at about 2 A.M. the crowd had started to thin out considerably.

    Will have good memories from our night out here.
    Written March 26, 2017
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  • Lucas Wolfson
    Dublin, Ireland59 contributions
    Nice place, not overly cheap but with nice music and good crowd, the only thing is that it's usually very packed, and that night be a bit uncomfortable, don't forget to take your ID otherwise you won't get in.
    Written May 26, 2016
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  • Chris M
    San Jose, California, United States36 contributions
    The entrance was expensive and I wasn't used to the system of being given a card that I charge all my purchases on. My friend and I got there relatively early, as people were walking the street outside, drinking from bottles of vodka, etc. to avoid paying the high prices of the drinks inside.

    The patio was cool and the atmosphere was comfortable. I liked the exotic setup of the ponds and foliage. We ordered a couple of very expensive drinks and went into the inner room where the dance floor was located. The place was not busy yet so we decided to get a table and a bottle before it got packed.

    The venue filled up and the dance floor came alive. I was surprised how many beautiful women there were. Unfortunately, my friend and I did not speak a lick of Portuguese so we had some trouble communicating with girls over the pounding electro beats.

    I've partied all over the world and I can say two things about Nuth, it's one of the more expensive clubs/lounges I've been to and it also had one of the best looking crowds I've ever seen.

    If you're on a budget, pre-drink and study up on your Portuguese!
    Written March 23, 2013
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  • Vicky P
    Tallinn, Estonia1,595 contributions
    Well, at least the gin tonics I bought from the two normal bar counters. The kind of special gin and tonic place is all the way in the back and up, which can turn to be a mission impossible to reach, if the place is crowded. No need to queue at the entrance to pay for your drinks, as outside on the veranda there are waitors carrying the machines, also, there's a cash register right by the gin and tonic bar at the far end and up. And the crowd is quite mixed, from 45+ wearing pants, to 30+ wearing bermudas. The place has also tables outside away from the noise (kind of on the way out), where you can quietly sip your cocktail while sitting down.
    Written January 19, 2020
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  • Patricia O
    Munich, Germany146 contributions
    Gafieira Elite is a nice nightclub with good music and a great atmosphere!! They play a lot of funk and hip hop... You will mostly meet Cariocas there. I can absolutly recommand this place, if you are looking for a "real Rio expereance"!!
    Written July 27, 2016
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  • Navigator434000
    1 contribution
    They don't tell you the correct prices for drinks until you are ready to pay at the end. they told me the drinks cost $35 each but they were $140 each.The girls order Drinks that are expensive even though there there is little to no alcohol in it. They then lock you in the venue until you pay the tab they con you in too or threaten to call the police on you. I would not recommend this place to any one as it is a tourist trap. I should have known something was wrong as there were only about 7 other customers in the venue.
    Written July 21, 2019
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  • Giuseppe F
    3 contributions
    Very nice place if you want to experience the Samba close to Gloria and the airport. Very good music and friendly people. Strongly recommend, a lifetime experience if it's your first Samba.
    Written September 3, 2016
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  • Smilelaughread
    42 contributions
    It's a rather dirty nightclub that charges a lot of money for alcohol and for the entrance fee. Definitely would not go back.

    It caters towards LGBT community and has good music but definitely not worth a visit
    Written April 9, 2017
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