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Polis Sucos, Ipanema

70A Rua Maria Quitéria
Rio de Janeiro
Tel: 55 21 2247 2518's insider take:

There are hundreds of juice bars in Rio, but Polis Sucos, just two blocks from Ipanema beach, regularly wins prizes for its fresh Amazonian fruit juices and laid-back vibe. It's been around for some four decades and still draws the crowds, who spill from the simple counter onto a sidewalk corner shaded by almond trees. For a mere four reis (about $1.75), you get a bewildering choice that runs from the popular—guava, passionfruit, kiwi, papaya, or watermelon—to lesser known concoctions based on cashew, fruta do conde (sweetsop) or acerola (Barbados cherry). You can opt for an extra shot of vitamins and even add chlorophyll, or order a high-energy açaí shake, topping it with granola.

Open 8 am to midnight.

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