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“Watch out - working girl place”
Review of Balcony Bar - CLOSED

Balcony Bar
Cuisines: American, Brazilian, Italian, Mexican, Seafood, Cafe
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Neighbourhood: Copacabana
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Was walking by one day and decided to pop in for a cold drink on a sunny late afternoon. Soon after ordering at the bar, I looked around and was like "hey, wait a minute, there's something strange going on in here....." Yep, it's not only a bar but a place where countless working girls hang out. If that's your thing, have a look. Well situated on Avenida Atlantica close to Copacabana Palace. Even if it's not your thing and you're in the area, not a bad place to stop in for a cold drink with nice view of the beach across the street. While it is full of working girls, they won't really bother you unless you show interest in them......

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4  Thank Worldtravelguy
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

Good food but mainly it is a meeting point for guys who are looking for girls. Rightr on copacabana beach. It is also very near another meeting point and club called "La Dolce Vita"

1  Thank Tourguidegus
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

This has probaly become the no 1 spot for prostitutes in Rio that goes after tourists. It has a fantastic location on Atlantica. The ols nu 1 for this clientele was Help disco that was closed 3 years ago

3  Thank stig l
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Reviewed 28 June 2013

Balcony Bar is the evening chill out spot in Rio. It's up on the Leme end of the Copacabana beach. After you eat dinner head up here for the late night chill action. Getting a table can be tricky sometime, my advice is to tip the hostess good the first visit and he/she will always find you a table. Best deal is the big beer tower ~$25. Pizza is good too.

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3  Thank BigTJ
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Reviewed 24 June 2013

Best word for this place is interesting...

Watched the brazil Mexico match here which was an incredible spectacle as the bar was full of Mexicans.

For families this place isn't the best as its crawling with prostitutes. This was no real problem as they stick to the wealthy looking tourists, but could be a bit off putting for families.

Food was surprisingly good with a wide selection.

1  Thank 673K1235
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