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One of Rio's oldest bars, Armazém São Thiago is also one of the most popular. A favorite among locals as well as tourists for its cheap food, cheap drinks and lively ambiance, the bar is always buzzing with activity. Fried shrimp with tartar sauce and fried codfish balls are the perfect accompaniments to the draft beers and whiskeys available. You might just leave the place making some great friends.
An Irish watering hole in the heart of Copacabana, The Clover offers its patrons a break from the ubiquitous caipirinha. Sit down with a pint of Guinness and enjoy the fish and chips before moving on to the Irish stew and beef and Guinness pie. The menu isn't entirely Irish, though; you will also find nachos, chicken korma and burgers here.
This is the perfect pub to have English tea, and also to participate in darts championships. It is decorated just like a traditional English pub, especially with the red telephone booths by the door. Undoubtedly the best part about Lord Jim Pub is the vast array of beers on offer. The evening tea is superb, with traditional scones, muffins, mini-sandwiches and a variety of imported teas.
The prime location, relaxed ambiance and delicious bar snacks have combined to make Jobi one of the best-loved bars in Leblon. And you've no excuse not to visit the place – with opening hours that extend from 9am to 4am (5am at weekends), there's always a chance to fit in a drink here. The bar has been a favorite post-beach haunt since it opened in 1956, and its location in the lively nightlife strip of Baixo Leblon means Jobi remains packed right into the small hours. Many people rate the bar snacks here as the best in the city – don't miss the bolinhos do bacalhau (deep-fried cod and potato balls).