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Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

Carioca da Gema

  • Rua Mem de Sá 79 Map It
  • Lapa
  • Music Clubs

Fodor's Review

A favorite among local sambistas, Carioca da Gema is one of Lapa's liveliest spots, with talented musicians performing seven nights a week. By 11 pm, finding a place to stand can be difficult, but regulars still find a way to samba. Call ahead and book a table if you are more keen to be a spectator. There's a good pizzeria downstairs.

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Rua Mem de Sá 79, Rio de Janeiro, 20230–150, Brazil

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  • From R$23


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