Best nightclubs in Rio de Janeiro

Check out the top nightclubs in Rio de Janeiro, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Lapa 40º
1. Lapa 40º
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14 local reviews
97 R. Riachuelo, Centro
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+55 21 3970-1334
Night clubPoint of interestEstablishment
 Murilo
It's a three floor nightclub owned by a famous Brazilian samba choreographer (Carlinhos de Jesus), plays pop b…
Paulo
It's a three floor nightclub owned by a famous Brazilian samba choreographer (Carlinhos de Jesus), plays pop B…
Aline
Reputedly the largest snooker hall in the country. Lapa 40 graus puts on regular shows of well-known Brazilia…
1. Lapa 40º
1. Lapa 40º
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14 local reviews
97 R. Riachuelo, Centro
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+55 21 3970-1334
 Murilo
Murilo
It's a three floor nightclub owned by a famous Brazilian samba choreographer (Carlinhos de Jesus), plays pop brazillian music and has pool.
Paulo
Paulo
It's a three floor nightclub owned by a famous Brazilian samba choreographer (Carlinhos de Jesus), plays pop Brazilian music and has pool. L…
Aline
Aline
Reputedly the largest snooker hall in the country. Lapa 40 graus puts on regular shows of well-known Brazilian musicians.
2. Lapa
2. Lapa
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48 local reviews
Lapa, Santa Teresa
NeighborhoodPolitical
Irene
Most bohemian neighborhood in Rio ! Many Bars, Restaraunts, Nightclubs, live music, Brazilian Food, drinks and…
Dália
The popular night life of Rio! Full of nightclubs, with live music, good retaurants , and the old houses of …
Paulo
Lapa is a traditional neighborhood in Rio, with lot of life and energy. Nowadays it is a very touristic place,…
2. Lapa
2. Lapa
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48 local reviews
Lapa, Santa Teresa
Irene
Irene
Most bohemian neighborhood in Rio ! Many Bars, Restaraunts, Nightclubs, live music, Brazilian Food, drinks and plenty of caipirinha!
Dália
Dália
The popular night life of Rio! Full of nightclubs, with live music, good retaurants , and the old houses of Rio restored by this iniciativ…
Paulo
Paulo
Lapa is a traditional neighborhood in Rio, with lot of life and energy. Nowadays it is a very touristic place, although you can find locals …
3. Bar Bukowski
3. Bar Bukowski
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13 local reviews
270 R. Álvaro Ramos, Botafogo
Closed · Opens Friday 6:30 PM
+55 21 2244-7303
BarNight clubPoint of interest
Guilherme
Bar/Nightclub, crazy and packed nights to dance pop and rock classics until sunrise.
Renata
Bar/nightclub. Rock music.
Tupiniquim Hostel
It is a fantastic blend of a bar and nightclub in a colonial style house near our hostel
3. Bar Bukowski
3. Bar Bukowski
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13 local reviews
270 R. Álvaro Ramos, Botafogo
Closed · Opens Friday 6:30 PM
+55 21 2244-7303
Guilherme
Guilherme
Bar/Nightclub, crazy and packed nights to dance pop and rock classics until sunrise.
Renata
Renata
Bar/nightclub. Rock music.
Tupiniquim Hostel
Tupiniquim Hostel
It is a fantastic blend of a bar and nightclub in a colonial style house near our hostel
4. Galeria Café
4. Galeria Café
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7 local reviews
31 R. Teixeira de Melo, Ipanema
Open · Closes in 17 minutes
+55 21 2523-8250
Night clubBarPoint of interest
claudio
Boate Gay em Ipanema.........Gay nightclub in Ipanema
Bruno
Fun nearby nightclub. Gay/Mixed nights on weekends. Check their site or call ahead for specific info on event…
Marcelo
GLBT nightclub & Art Gallery
4. Galeria Café
4. Galeria Café
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7 local reviews
31 R. Teixeira de Melo, Ipanema
Open · Closes in 17 minutes
+55 21 2523-8250
claudio
claudio
Boate Gay em Ipanema.........Gay nightclub in Ipanema
Bruno
Bruno
Fun nearby nightclub. Gay/Mixed nights on weekends. Check their site or call ahead for specific info on events for each night.
Marcelo
Marcelo
GLBT nightclub & Art Gallery
5. Studio RJ
5. Studio RJ
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5 local reviews
110 Avenida Vieira Souto, Rio de Janeiro
(21) 2523-1204
BarEstablishment
Claudia
Upstairs is Studio RJ - nightclub with live music. Downstairs is Astor - very good bar and restaurant. All t…
Alastair
Live music and nightclub
Renata
Very nice bar for beer and appettizers
5. Studio RJ
5. Studio RJ
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5 local reviews
110 Avenida Vieira Souto, Rio de Janeiro
(21) 2523-1204
Claudia
Claudia
Upstairs is Studio RJ - nightclub with live music. Downstairs is Astor - very good bar and restaurant. All the appetizers are very good an…
Alastair
Alastair
Live music and nightclub
Renata
Renata
Very nice bar for beer and appettizers
6. Casa da Matriz
6. Casa da Matriz
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5 local reviews
107 R. Henrique de Novais, Botafogo
Open · Closes in 17 minutes
+55 21 2226-9691
Night clubPoint of interestEstablishment
Alessandra
A traditional Indie nightclub.
Monalisa
Alternative nightclub
Renato
Another great place to hang out.
6. Casa da Matriz
6. Casa da Matriz
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5 local reviews
107 R. Henrique de Novais, Botafogo
Open · Closes in 17 minutes
+55 21 2226-9691
Alessandra
Alessandra
A traditional Indie nightclub.
Monalisa
Monalisa
Alternative nightclub
Renato
Renato
Another great place to hang out.
7. Rio Scenarium
7. Rio Scenarium
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70 local reviews
20 R. do Lavradio, Centro
Closed · Opens 7:00 PM
+55 21 3147-9000
RestaurantBarFood
Sâmara
One of the 10 best nightclubs in the World Um dos 10 melhores clubes noturnos do Mundo
Gustavo
One of the top nightclubs in the world. Live brazilian music inside a curious/interesting historic building.
Carina
Coolest place in town. It's a restaurant, bar and nightclub. With great decoration and great music.
7. Rio Scenarium
7. Rio Scenarium
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70 local reviews
20 R. do Lavradio, Centro
Closed · Opens 7:00 PM
+55 21 3147-9000
Sâmara
Sâmara
One of the 10 best nightclubs in the World Um dos 10 melhores clubes noturnos do Mundo
Gustavo
Gustavo
One of the top nightclubs in the world. Live brazilian music inside a curious/interesting historic building.
Carina
Carina
Coolest place in town. It's a restaurant, bar and nightclub. With great decoration and great music.
8. Nuth
8. Nuth
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6 local reviews
999 Av. Armando Lombardi, Barra da Tijuca
+55 62 98478-6488
Night clubPoint of interestEstablishment
Silvia
This is one of the few nightclubs in Rio de Janeiro which is spacious. Nice jungle theme, three floors and a …
Ana
It is one of the best nightclubs in town. Moreover, it is located in a recreation spot that has many restauran…
Alex
Nightclub
8. Nuth
8. Nuth
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6 local reviews
999 Av. Armando Lombardi, Barra da Tijuca
+55 62 98478-6488
Silvia
Silvia
This is one of the few nightclubs in Rio de Janeiro which is spacious. Nice jungle theme, three floors and a pool table. This is where the …
Ana
Ana
It is one of the best nightclubs in town. Moreover, it is located in a recreation spot that has many restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
Alex
Alex
Nightclub
9. Boate Box
9. Boate Box
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7 local reviews
143 Rua Siqueira Campos, Rio de Janeiro
Open · Closes 8:00 AM
(21) 2548-7498
Night clubEstablishment
Flavia
Nightclub 11pm onwards
Leandra
Nightclub, check the program online.
Bernardo
It's a cool nightclub. Young people, very mixed with gay and straight people. They play rock, pop and altern…
9. Boate Box
9. Boate Box
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7 local reviews
143 Rua Siqueira Campos, Rio de Janeiro
Open · Closes 8:00 AM
(21) 2548-7498
Flavia
Flavia
Nightclub 11pm onwards
Leandra
Leandra
Nightclub, check the program online.
Bernardo
Bernardo
It's a cool nightclub. Young people, very mixed with gay and straight people. They play rock, pop and alternative, but not a lot of Brazil…