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Surprised by the number of local people in the bar

We piled in here after a terrible experience at the tourist trap known as Rio Scenarium where the... read more

Reviewed today
brucestalker1
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Nice place for foreigners

Nice place to drink several types of beer and drinks. Very good atmosphere and background music. I... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
romandp05
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Ituzaingo, Argentina
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“Surprised by the number of local people in the bar”
22 Jul 2018
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Rua Paula Freitas, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22040-010, Brazil
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We piled in here after a terrible experience at the tourist trap known as Rio Scenarium where the service was absolutely diabolical. Thirsty and hungry, we were expecting a very "American" sports bar but thought at least we would get a drink. Very surprised to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Evrytime I’m on vacations in Rio I make sure to visit this pub. The best customer service in Rio. Waitress are friendly and polite. Our waiter was a brazilian American from Texas. The food is delicious. Must try their authentic pizza and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robertadamian
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Nice place to drink several types of beer and drinks. Very good atmosphere and background music. I do not think it's a place to eat, it's more like a bar. Like several places of this type in rio de janeiro, one pays nothing of what...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

A pub with nice music,big tv etc. serves a wide variety of liquors, beer etc. a nice place to hangout.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

So! After a great time at the other mug bug in Copacabana we had, we thought we give this mug bug a try! Well... Firstly: when you walk in the girls sits by the door will ask for an id, then give you a temporary...More

Date of experience: November 2015
4  Thank Jules_denOudsten
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Having seen this place in the Lonely Planet Brazil book, and being that there was a very important football match that night, me and some friends decided to come to this bar after visiting Churrascaria Palace which is basically next door. Well, how I wish...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank 873AmyB873
Reviewed 10 May 2015

American type of bar with various sports-channels on the tvs. Waitresses rarely smiles and seems bored with their jobs. Had several cognacs on the menu but only had a local one with lime-flavor. Went on a quiet evening but had a loud, drunk group next...More

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank KarlXII
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

This pub has a crowd in their 20's. If you are in your 30's, 40's, etc, you may want to pick a different bar. It is really loud in there and the waitresses are not very knowledgable about beer. Also, many of the beers on...More

1  Thank ccap77
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Beware! There is a cover charge R $ 10 and R $ 20 minimum per person. Neither are told to the victim until you leave.

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank PA1_11
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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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