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Estrelas da Babilônia

In the uppermost reaches of the Babilônia favela, Estrelas da Babilônia has a picturesque open-air setting with an unrivaled view of the mountains and sea, with the cityscape of Copacabana wedged between the two. It…
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Sofá Café

You'll find Copacabana's best coffee inside this roomy and atmospheric coffeehouse – part of a chain. You select your beans and your preferred method of preparation (syphon, Chemex, French press, AeroPress etc), and…
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Bodega

A hip little spot with furniture and fixtures made of recycled products, Bodega stocks an impressive array of craft beer from near and far (including Rio labels like Hocus Pocus and world-class Chimay from Belgium).…
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Pavão Azul

A Copacabana classic, Pavão Azul is a simple open-sided bar where huge crowds gather on the sidewalk out front to drink ice-cold chope (draft beer) and chat late into the night. It's been so successful in fact that …
Cafe in Copacabana & Leme

Cafe 18 do Forte

The best place for a coffee or a microbrew in the Forte de Copacabana, this outdoor cafe serves a fine array of craft beers from Rio (Hocus Pocus, Three Monkeys, Três Cariocas), including Praya on draft (R$18). The …
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As Melhores Cervejas do Mundo

More bottle shop than bar, this friendly space is nevertheless a must-visit for any self-respecting beer lover. You'll find an impressive selection of brews from around the globe (including Belgian Trappist ales lik…
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Ponto da Bossa Nova

On a lively street sprinkled with bars, this boxy, wood-lined space has a tiny outdoor patio that makes a peaceful spot for sampling appetizers such as carne seca com aipim (jerked beef with fried cassava) and well-…
Bar in Copacabana & Leme

Escondido

One of the top beer bars in Copacabana, Escondido has a rotating selection of microbrews such as American pale ales (IPAs), stouts and ciders, including about two dozen on draft at any one time. It's a laid-back spo…
Bar in Copacabana & Leme

Boteco Belmonte

With a peaceful beachfront location, this casual, breezy bar is a relaxing and largely local spot to enjoy a draft or a filling meal. Like the other Belmontes in town, there's a huge selection of appetizers, grilled…
Bar in Copacabana & Leme

Mud Bug

Mud Bug is a buzzing, warmly lit sports bar that has a rustic, all-wood interior where cariocas and foreigners mingle over football games, bar bites and a broad beer selection. There's also live music – typically cl…