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Carioca da Gema

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Excellent brazilian music , wonderful vibe in Rio, we loved the band! Come early - around 9 pm to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Groovy, man!

Nice music bar near well known Rio Scenarium (Lapa area). Excellent Brazil Jazz!! Very gifted... read more

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Avenida Mem de Sa 79 | Lapa - Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-150, Brazil
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All reviews entrance fee live brazilian music lapa area well worth the visit samba performers rio stage
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent brazilian music , wonderful vibe in Rio, we loved the band! Come early - around 9 pm to get a table, because the show starts at half past nine! As a plus , we were a little bit late, but the owner gave us...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice music bar near well known Rio Scenarium (Lapa area). Excellent Brazil Jazz!! Very gifted musicians! Crispy sound! We caught a night full of wonderful people and action. Really groovy, man!

Thank HeimwehBebbi
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Excellent live music, great atmosphere, good food and good service. We visited 3 times in all, highly recommend!

Thank rprewer
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Loved the samba band. Drinks were solid. Food was great. Totally opted here over Bar de Lapa next door. Cover charge was less too, just saying.

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We've got there to have a light dinner and drinks as options, and the SAMBA as the mainStream ! There were Rixxa and his musicians playing SAMBA all night long. And the rhythm and the melodies were so beautiful and magic that i felt up...More

Thank PhStrad
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The place was recommended by our tour guide and we were surprised!! Food tasted very good, although we had “simple” dishes, they were delicious. The music creates a phenomenal environment and the service is very good too. Fair prices. We had a great time!

Thank adriana a
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Went here on the recommendation of a friend who said it was an intimate, atmospheric, authentic samba experience compared to many of the bland tourist shows on offer. How right they were. We arrived early as recommended and got a great seat on the balcony...More

Thank davemartin3
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The garlic bread here is delicious, and so is the pasta! It was my friend's birthday, and our waiter was so nice... he got the musicians to sing for her! A little hard to see from the top floor, but a great time overall.

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Carioca da Gema is your locals come undone dancing and listening to local folk/Samba all night long.....no reservations, need to do a line at front, but no fear, it moves quick and it will be so worth it.... We went to listen to Nelson Felix,...More

Thank Traveling1971
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

A really delightful little join with some unbelievably good Samba. Great vibe and service with a team of happy waiters singing and dancing along to the rhythm! Small entrance fee, inexpensive drinks. Get involved!

Thank Emad N
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19 August 2018|
Response from davemartin3 | Reviewed this property |
Good choice. You will love it. We got the concierge at the hotel to book us a tabble which was held till 20.30. However we got there at about 19.45 and had a choice of where to sit. The place had only just opened its doors... More
13 February 2015|
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Response from JacquelineFlamma | Reviewed this property |
The minimum age 18. Yes, it is easy to take a taxi in front of Carioca da Gema.