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Trapiche Gamboa

Rua Sacadura Cabral 155, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20081-261, Brazil
21 2516 0868
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Wonderfully authentic

This interesting historic building hosts fantastic live music accompanied by delicious food... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
DEH65
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Dundee, United Kingdom
traditional samba place with great atmosphere

several floors overlooking the scene where musicians play wonderful roda de samba and where people... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
EszterFILI
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Budapest, Hungary
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5 Sep 2016
“Wonderfully authentic”
23 Mar 2016
“traditional samba place with great atmosphere”
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Rua Sacadura Cabral 155, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20081-261, Brazil
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This interesting historic building hosts fantastic live music accompanied by delicious food (shrimps with cheese sauce; yum!) and drinks. Waitresses can help you learn the basic Samba dance step but you'll be amazed at how difficult it is to make it look easy.. Get practising!

Thank DEH65
Reviewed 24 March 2016

several floors overlooking the scene where musicians play wonderful roda de samba and where people of all ages dance until late night. They also serve food and drinks, which is k but it is not for the food that you come here!

Thank EszterFILI
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Brought here by a local relative, I was enchanted by both the music and fellow attendees. I would have never known of this place if it was not for the invite by a local. There were at least two other birthday celebrations going on, one...More

Thank Marcus M
Reviewed 25 November 2013

This reminds me of sitting around at a friends house (in Brazil) when someone breaks out the musical instruments. Very authentic, true samba, in a casual atmosphere. The appetizers and drinks were good, the crowd enjoyable, a few of the gringo's stood-out a little, and...More

3  Thank CRinVegas
Reviewed 4 April 2013

This is an excellent place to listen to live samba music. There are not many tourists around. It's very authentic. The appetizers are very good, the staff friendly and the music is just great. After a few minutes everyone starts to dance in the bar...More

4  Thank Aline58
Reviewed 26 March 2013

With a very interesting decor, this is the place for authentic Brazilian music. Unknown to many tourists, the artists who perform there are carefully chosen: quality standards are very high. I recommend a visit to this restaurant/bar in the evening, but make sure it will...More

4  Thank JohnFromBrazil
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