Carioca da Gema
Next door to Carioca da Gema, Sacrilégio is another major spot for catching live bands in an intimate setting. The outdoor garden makes...
According to legend, this German restaurant went by the name Bar Adolf until WWII. Although the name has been Brazilianized, the cuisine...
Carioca da Gema information
Lonely Planet review
Although it's now surrounded by clubs, Carioca da Gema was one of Lapa's pioneers when it opened in 2000. This small, warmly lit club still attracts some of the city's best samba bands, and you'll find a festive, mixed crowd filling the dance floor most nights.