Nightlife

Cafe in Flamengo & Around

Café Secreto

This excellent little coffee shop, hidden down an alleyway off bustling Largo do Machado, is well worth searching out. The expert staff – including a veteran from São Paulo’s legendary Coffee Lab – offers a range of…
Bar in Flamengo & Around

Herr Brauer

Dedicated to the great beers of the world, this cozy drinking den serves some 80 labels: Belgian beers, such as Duvel and Deus; German labels, including Erdinger and Warsteiner; English brews Abbot Ale and Newcastle…
Boteco in Flamengo & Around

Belmonte

One of the classic botecos in Rio, Belmonte is a vision of Rio from the '50s. Globe lights hang overhead as patrons down ice-cold drafts from the narrow bar. Meanwhile, hurried waiters make their way across the tile…
Bar in Flamengo & Around

Adega Portugália

Overlooking leafy Largo do Machado, Adega Portugália has an ideal location for enjoying a bit of open-air drinking and eating in an untouristy corner of Rio. In addition to a garrulous crowd and ice-cold chope (draf…
Bar in Flamengo & Around

Bar do Zé

Hidden down a narrow cobblestone side street off Rua do Catete, Bar do Zé has bohemian charm and remains little known to most cariocas (Rio residents). You'll find just a few tables inside among the old bottle-lined…
Bar in Flamengo & Around

Armazém do Chopp

On a bar-sprinkled stretch of Flamengo, this wooden, barn-like bar has outdoor seating on the raised veranda in front, and cooler (air-conditioned) seating inside. It's a lively local meeting spot, particularly in t…
Bar in Flamengo & Around

Bar do Serafim

On a lively stretch of Rua Alice, the Bar do Serafim is a simple, convivial boteco serving tasty Portuguese appetizers and plenty of chope (draft beer). It’s been around since 1944, and remains an institution and a …