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Rio Scenarium

$$ - $$$, Latin,
Rua do Lavradio 20 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-070, Brazil
+55 21-3147-9000
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brazilian music” (40 reviews)
“three floors” (29 reviews)
“first floor” (31 reviews)
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Brazilian, Latin, Bar, South American
$$ - $$$
Rua do Lavradio 20 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-070, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fabulous must visit in Rio. Live music superb interior filled with curiosities and eccentricities. Reasonably priced. Entry fee and ID required. I ate the steak and it was superb. Huge interior. You can go to just drink and dance. Wonderful.

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Real samba, great music, amazing atmosphere. Get there early to avoid the long queue. The experience is unbelievable.

Thank Shaniel S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Housed in a historic 3 level antique gallery in the Lapa area of Rio. Came here with a local friend to experience the live samba and jazz . I would explain this venue as a dinner /dance club where you can truely enjoy watching and...More

Thank Ozboyz22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most famous Samba and popular folk Brasilian music will play your heart at this place. We suggest reservations if possible or wait for later shows when locals come in bunches. Good wine and liquor list, great beer selection.

Thank Traveling1971
Reviewed 1 week ago

Deep Dive into Brazilian Music Culture and night life, located in Lapa neighborhood the Rio Scenarium is a excellent club for foreigners that enjoy na imersion into the local culture. This club plays Samba, chorinho and other brazilians rithimics, for sure you will have a...More

Thank Fernando T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my husband. It is very a safe and nice place. The band played nicely and the singer was great. The style of the restaurant is unique and the food is good.

Thank Manal G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was nothing special but drinks were great, and the place is really funky. 3 floors, full of people from all walks of life. Just go, dance like no one is watching and have a good time. The live music bands were fantastic!

Thank Franziska B
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I've been here many times and keep bringing people to Rio Scenarium. It is a very nice samba house, with good food, good service, good music in a very nice environment. People ask me whether it is a place for tourists, yes it is! But...More

Thank carolinafzs d
Reviewed 14 November 2017

My wife and I visited Rio Scenarium during our honeymoon trip to Rio. Despite the failure of the hotel concierge to register the VIP status he promised when we asked him to book us a table the staff at Rio Scenarium could not have been...More

Thank chrisw1952
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We had a really nice night at Rio S. The place, the food and especially the brazilien music were Great. I can highly recommend this place.

Thank Erwin H
Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical
buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living
proof that the old and the new can live together
harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where
all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Latin, Bar, South American
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
7:00 PM - 5:00 AM
8:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Lavradio 20 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-070, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +55 21-3147-9000
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