Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

Bar do Gomez

  • Rua Aurea 26 Map It
  • Santa Teresa
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  • Fodor's Choice

Published 06/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Officially Armazem São Thiago, this neighborhood institution is universally referred to by its nickname, Bar do Gomez, in honor of the owner, whose family has run the business for close to 100 years. Pictures documenting the bar's history adorn the high wooden walls, and surveying the scene in the present, you get the pleasant impression that little has changed over the years. The draft beer flows like water, locals swap stories at the long wooden bar, and new friendships are forged at the outdoor drinking posts. Favorites among the bar snacks include the giant olives, a pastrami sandwich, and the shrimp plate. Early on a Friday night, this is a good place to strike up a conversation with locals before heading down the hill to Lapa.

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Rua Aurea 26, Rio de Janeiro, 20240–210, Brazil

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Published 06/18/2015


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