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“A surprise gem in RIo”

Shenanigan's Irish Pub Sports Bar
Ranked #506 of 14,076 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Ipanema
Description: Since 2001, Shenanigan's has caused a major shift in Rio de Janeiro's nightlife, offering in a single place, a taste of being in a real Irish pub, along with the ginga carioca. Once entering in one of the Pubs, either in Ipanema or the in the USA, it is possible to see the sign that represents the true feeling of being in Shenanigan's "Here there are no strangers, only friends who haven't met yet". At Shenanigan's, besides listening to good music and keeping up with your favorite sports, you can enjoy a wide variety of draft beers, many national and imported beers, as well as plenty of drinks and shots to cheer up your evening with friends. To help preventing hangover with all this beer, we have an extensive menu that offers appetizers, steaks, sandwiches, salads and desserts such as our wonderful brownie. While sipping, you can not only chat with your friends and flirt but also play some games to have fun such as pool and darts. Keep an eye on our website once we always have promotions and events to make your evening more enjoyable. Come and meet your friends at Shenanigan's!
Reviewed November 27, 2013

I will be honest, I avoided this place for years since it has a reputation as being a gringo place. Last thing I wanted to do is be in awesome Rio but in a cheesy bar surrounded by gringos......

But then I checked it out and much to my surprise, it is a great place. Super friendly bartenders and waitresses (not common in Rio), excellent live music on most nights, good selection of beer, etc. And yes there are a good percentage of gringos there but surprisingly there are lots of locals too. And they tend to be gringo friendly.

So my thoughts of this place have changed and now I go there quite frequently. So good for you to check it out and see what you think..... you may just like ti!

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Reviewed July 4, 2013

It's more a gringo bar than anything else. Reasonable food, expensive drinks, but can be lots of fun with the pool table and some concerts! Nice experience overall

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Reviewed June 5, 2013

Stopped in here one night for a few beers and was met with a cover charge and a bar order sheet by which all drinks are charged against. There were no prices listed on sheet itself, but before you leave you pay your tab and give your stamped card to the doorman. The shenanigans name suits them well since their drinks are crazy expensive and you won't realize it until you settle up before leaving.

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Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

Had to pay to get in 10 real each not worth it the door charge was more than the drink bill. There was no atmosphere no music
Awful

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
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