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Mud Bug

$$ - $$$American, ,
Rua Rodolfo Dantas 16, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22040-010, Brazil
+55 21 2235-6847
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
10 Jan 2018
“Cool pub in Copacabana”
7 Sep 2017
“Cool bar right by the beach”
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Rua Rodolfo Dantas 16, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22040-010, Brazil
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We found the bar near our hotel and decided to walk in. The service was terrible, the waiters didn't care about helping us understand the menu or select a nice local beer. The barely talked to us. We ended up picking well known food and...More

Thank egarciap
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This place is a kind of pub, very close to Copacabana Palace Hotel. It´s a nice place to meet people from everywhere. The music is good, good drinks, but the price is litte hight.

Thank Lívia F
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

we were convinced our credit cards were cloned here so beware! On paying the barman seemed to be paying too much attention to our pin code when paying, the next day the card was used fraudulently! I’m not saying it happened here but beware!

Thank brightonbeachboy
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I hate this place!!! I used to love it and go there all the time but now all the drinks are really expensive, the music is so loud it hurts, and the owner is really disrespectful. There are lots of cool bars in Rio, like...More

Thank alexiamc
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Located right bedside Copacabana Palace Hotel, the Mud Bug bar is a roomy bar with a full bar and great selection on the food menu from appetizers and sandwiches and full meal plates. The service is great and I would recommend this place to both...More

Thank Ricci S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The place is a lot of fun but just get there early so you can have a place to sit or you will be staing up and being pushed around all night,

Thank LaisSilva
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Great atmosphere on a busy Friday night with a really good band who played for hours. Massive selection of beers and cocktails

Thank lrk0
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Spending 1week in Rio, colleagues brought us to this place to watch football game. Nice atmosphere but noisy. Nice live music came later after the game and pretty good. Regarding price, it is expensive yes as mentionned by other people but good food. Waitress not...More

Thank Thibaut T
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Best location near one of the best prestigious hotel Copacabana Palace. Great food ( we had pizza, burger was delicious, french fries aren't frozen out of this world) cocktails are the best. All kind of beers you can find in this pub. We went five...More

Thank Robertadamian
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

You can get there any of aprox. 30 types of beers. The atmosphere is nice. They play there pop music in English...

Thank Moran L
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Rodolfo Dantas 16, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22040-010, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2235-6847
Literally in front of the Copacabana Palace Hotel
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