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Galeria Cafe

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Address: Rua Teixeira de Melo 31 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-010, Brazil
Phone Number:
21 2523-8250

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Nice place, not overly cheap but with nice music and good crowd, the only thing is that it's usually very packed, and that night be a bit uncomfortable, don't forget to take your... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2016
Lucas W
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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Nice place, not overly cheap but with nice music and good crowd, the only thing is that it's usually very packed, and that night be a bit uncomfortable, don't forget to take your ID otherwise you won't get in.

Thank Lucas W
Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

If you need your fix of cute boys dancing the night away to top 40 - then this is your Thursday night gay party! The drinks are over priced. Show up after 12:30am - it gets started around then.

Thank Murat D
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

This is the kind of place that thinks big crews are fashion. They make you stay in a huge and lasting line to get into the club. Apart from that, the place is tiny, crowded and very unconfortable. It is a complete waste of time!

3 Thank Leonardo B
Melbourne Australia
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

This bar is so embarrassingly bad. Imagine a small, daggy bar from a regional town. Well this is much worse. Small, empty. Bad music. Almost US $20 to get in. 90% of people are over 45 which is fine but it is marketed at 'young people'. Drinks excessively expensive. Avoid.

5 Thank toffa24
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2014

I like to travel and go to bars. I really liked this one. It is not filled with drunk 18-20 year olds. The drinks were great and the music/DJ's were awesome. Enjoyed dancing with such friendly people. Only open from Wednesday to Sunday, wish it was open the other days too! Went to other bars in Rio but this really... More 

Thank StV_8
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2013 via mobile

Snooty staff, pricey, really not worth going. The worst of Rio. There are better places to spend your time and money. In such a friendly city this place stands out as a bad representation of what Rio has to offer.

3 Thank Phil H
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 26 May 2012

The bar/nightclub is the kinda olace you want to go if you enjoy the " trendy" kind of guys. Age is very ecletic, from 18 to 40+ and it is indeed a gay nightclub. On saturdays they play pop music with a taste, not trash pop. Some guys go just to show off how trendy and "in" they are but... More 

1 Thank albertobrazil
Palm Springs
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2009

Cute boutique mixed/gay bar with dancefloor...attracts mainly locals.... fun place to start your night off around midnight... But BEWARE!!! You pay at the end of your stay...on checkout in years past have had friends get cheated multiple times on change by the cashier.... best to use your credit card or have exact payment to give.... Good luck and have a... More 

2 Thank palmspringsgary

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Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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