Casa da Cultura Laura Alvim
Across from the beach in Ipanema, this small center stages plays and hosts art exhibitions; the atrium cafe is a pleasant spot for a bite.
This tiny new cafe doles out small plates of caranguejo (crab meat), vatapá (a puree of manioc, dried shrimp, coconut and dendê oil)...
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Lonely Planet review
This bar with a very mixed crowd has lovely decor.