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“44 años cultivando amistad”
Review of Bip Bip

Bip Bip
Ranked #10 of 139 Nightlife in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence
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Monterrey, Mexico
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“44 años cultivando amistad”
Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

44 años cultivando amistad, this is the theme that Alfredo (owner) has on the entrance, the music is absolute wonderfull, even I dont speak portuguese, i felt like Im whit my BFF at home having a great time. the way tat you take the beer from the refrogerator, and tell your friend alfredo to write ir in the paper... Really a gem near the beach from copacabana.. try to get early

Visited July 2013
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Los Angeles, California, United States
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Hear Samba music at the BIP BIP Bar”
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Ok it was not what I expected but it was enjoyable. The music was pretty good and there was a good crowd there. First it is very small in fact you have to sit at on the sidewalk in tables and chairs. The owner is a character but is nice.
The music volume is kind of low since I was on the sidewalk a bit far from the bar and there is not amplification at all. When they played some samba music that I loved, I walk into the bar and it was great. The place is nothing fancy but very interesting.

Visited June 2013
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Very nice atmosphere”
Reviewed 1 June 2013 via mobile

We had a chilled evening there. Nice Brazilian live musik and nice people. Good prizes. I don't know, if it every night the same, but it was not a party atmosphere...

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Essex UK
Level 6 Contributor
601 reviews
170 attraction reviews
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“Authentic local samba”
Reviewed 11 April 2013

My husband and I like to find authentic, non-touristy places when we are on holiday and the Bip Bip bar certainly fits the bill. We went on a Sunday when the music starts at 7.30pm. It is a very informal place where locals come and play and listen. You help yourself to drinks from the fridge and the slightly scary owner keeps tabs of what you have taken and you pay before you leave.
We had a great evening.

Visited April 2013
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2 Thank Angel57
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Seoul, South Korea
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Funky little gem”
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We spent our last evening in Brazil at this little neighborhood bar, where tourists and locals naturally mix. Local artists come and go, play any kind of music whenever they want. You have to sit at a table outside the bar (rain or shine) and take out a beer from the refrigerator yourself, but it's all very fun. The owner, Alfredo, keeps a tally of what you've taken (if you try to pay him right away, he impatiently waves away your money). The atmosphere here is very casual: a guy selling peanuts stops by and sells you peanuts, a guy who collects cans stops by and takes your empty beer cans. Alfredo, despite his unfriendly appearance and attitude is a well-meaning guy who takes care of his neighbors and is a good friend to local artists. He accepts donations to help locals in need and tells you in detail how he used the money to help. It's a feel-good place without artificially trying. Everything here is natural and easy going. A great place to wind down the day.

Visited March 2013
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