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Address: Rua Vinicius de Moraes 39 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-010, Brazil
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(55 21) 2287-1497
12:00 - 02:00
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Vinicius de Moreas wrote the lyrics to The Girl From Ipanema, so we came here for the memorabilia and the bossa nova music. The first performer was quite good and performed... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Vinicius de Moreas wrote the lyrics to The Girl From Ipanema, so we came here for the memorabilia and the bossa nova music. The first performer was quite good and performed mainly bossa nova. Then an older woman performed. She seemed to have a following. We enjoyed her performance but she did not have the style of the first performer.... More 

Thank MissMem
kuala lumpur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had late lunch here without knowing that this is a highly sort after restaurant. Ordered grilled fish and a steak. Servings were huge but very salty. The saltiness was overpowering. Could not taste the fish or the steak. We noticed many ordered the meat platter served on small portable grill. Service was good and pricing is on the high... More 

Thank merc8989
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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We were told this place was a MUST for tourists in Rio so we went with high expectations of a great night. The food was good and the place was ok but I expected more in terms of the night

Thank Eduardo S
Portland, Oregon
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60 reviews
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Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

The clientele is older, but the music is still fresh. Didn't have any food, so no comment there. Just bossanova til close.

Thank Nick N
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Good place, mostly visited during lunch. Ambient is old fashioned, the wood furniture around the bar area seems to have lot of years and history on it. Theme on Bossa Nova and Jazz music and Honoring the great Brazilian musician Vinicius de Moraes. Food is good and price is reasonable. Had lunch specials during my visit. Advertise live music, but... More 

Thank G. G
Fort Worth, Texas
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2014 via mobile

We had several recommendations to visit this club during our stay in Rio. We arrived a bit early for the first show any got to hear the sound check for the 2nd show. The 2nd show is apparently the better act, however after a long day of touring we couldn't stay to hear it. There is a very musty smell... More 

Thank CometFrogs_11
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83 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2013

a super night out listening to local Brazilian music very well performed by excellent musicians, The food and wine were very good contrary to what we had heard... the place did have a musty smell, however after a couple of glasses of wine we stopped noticing it. The Pizza and Steak can be recommended.

Thank CliveNoble
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2013 via mobile

fab bossanova, got the right atmosphere and the place takes you to the jazzy roots. only minus is the un invting smell. but hey, after a while you kind of dont notice... music spot on.. we did not eat, so no comments to that.... big minus is they put a surcharge on the entrance... surely thats not right....

Thank Bent H
Ossining, NY
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2013

This place felt very special, like we were in the birthplace of the music, similar to hearing jazz in New Orleans or Greenwich Village. Saw two singers, both excellent. We did not eat so can't comment on the food and we did not notice any smell on the 2nd floor as others have mentioned. Prices seemed reasonable for this type... More 

Thank Steve W
Des Moines, Iowa
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 30 April 2013

When we asked the locals where to go for good music and food, this is one they suggested. We ate on the street level and we all enjoyed our food. We enjoyed the atmosphere and the wait staff. We went upstairs after dinner for the music. This was our first experience with Bosa Nova, but we enjoyed it and the... More 

Thank ShellyPB

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Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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