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Bossa Nova

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Hollywood
Brazilian, International
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7181 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046-4417
+1 323-436-7999
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11:00 - 03:30
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Santa Ana, California
Level Contributor
7 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite dishes are shrimp stroganoff and salmon dish. However, my family love other delicious dishes from the steak to the pasta.

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Thank zamudiomari
daniel2m, Public Relations Manager at Bossa Nova, responded to this review

We love hearing our customers’ favorites, so thank you for sharing yours. We hope to serve you again soon! More 

1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I devoured the pasta that was put in front of me. My date enjoyed the stake; it was a great portion. The bread went well with it as well, and my date and I enjoyed the white sangria. Was a bit annoyed by the tab le of 10-12 that had their children running around and screaming, but besides that I... More 

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Thank Danny S
daniel2m, Public Relations Manager at Bossa Nova, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, Danny. We are thrilled to hear that you had a pleasant experience overall. We can't wait to serve you again! More 

Helena, Montana
Level Contributor
26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

LOTS of good food in a bustling atmosphere at a reasonable price. Why the average rating? When we first arrived the hostess ignored us and others waiting and seated other later arriving parties of the same size. That soured whole dining experience.

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Thank Fairgraders
daniel2m, Public Relations Manager at Bossa Nova, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us, Fairgrades. Certainly, what you described is not our standards and we apologize for the inconvenience. We’ve already addressed your comments in-store for improvements. We hope to serve you again soon! More 

Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This place is reasonably average, like most places to eat in LA. I would go again though having said that.

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Thank Ohsophie
daniel2m, Public Relations Manager at Bossa Nova, responded to this review

We are disappointed to hear that, Sophie. We strive to provide the best food and service possible and to be considered an average place is not a good sign. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us customer’s feedback are very important for our improvement. More 

Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Whether I'm eating healthy (like a Bossa's salad) or hearty (pasta or pizza), Bossa Nova has consistently good food and an interesting array of options. The fact that it's open late is also a big plus. Love this place!

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Thank Fourofcoin
daniel2m, Public Relations Manager at Bossa Nova, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are thrilled to hear that you are a fan of our food. We can’t wait to serve you next time! More 

Level Contributor
11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Went there for dinner two days in a row. Food is so delicious and portions are really big, so you won't leave the restaurant with an empty stomach. We can highly recommend the bruschetta and the seafood from the grill! The interior design style is beautiful and the waiters are so friendly. Go there for dinner, they have something on... More 

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Thank Mary R
daniel2m, Public Relations Manager at Bossa Nova, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, Mary. We are thrilled to hear that you had an enjoyable experience with us. We can't wait to serve you again! More 

Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Lots of locals eat here, so we knew it must be good. Our appetizer was Coxhina and it was excellent. My daughter raved about her spicy pasta dish with shrimp and chicken. Although the service was slow, we would eat here again because of the large variety of menu choices.

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Thank Kathy Sherrer W
daniel2m, Public Relations Manager at Bossa Nova, responded to this review

Thank you for let us know about your experience with us, Kathy. We’re happy to hear our Coxinha and pasta knocked your socks off! We can’t wait to serve you next time! More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I was an habitue of Bossa Nova when I lived in LA. It's a great spot to eat homemade brazilian food away from home.

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Thank Chrys R
daniel2m, Public Relations Manager at Bossa Nova, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us, Chrys. We are glad to hear that our food could remind you home. We hope we can serve you again! More 

Stockport
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent two weeks in CA and this was the best meal we had. Just off the tourist trail so a lovely mix of locals and visitors of all shapes and sizes. There was a constant queue of people trying to get in all the time we were there and a steady stream of takeaway meals being... More 

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Thank BobbyZee
daniel2m, Public Relations Manager at Bossa Nova, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us, BobbyZee. We are glad to hear that you found us and had a good surprise. We hope to have another opportunity to serve you again next time you're in town. More 

Datchet, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The food here is Brazilian/Italian based and very tasty. The service was friendly and quick. Recommended.

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Thank Tomo317
daniel2m, Public Relations Manager at Bossa Nova, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us, Tomo317. We are glad to hear that you had an enjoyable experience and we hope to serve you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Brazilian, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 03:30
Monday
11:00 - 03:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:30
Thursday
11:00 - 03:30
Friday
11:00 - 03:30
Saturday
11:00 - 03:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7181 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046-4417
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-436-7999
Description
Bem-vindo!
It is our warmest pleasure to make your dining experience absolutely enjoyable.

Our name Bossa Nova is derive from a genre of Brazilian music which was compose and written during the 1950's and 60's. This music is a fusion of samba and jazz of which has become the most popular music in Brazil.

Bossa Nova is not a fast food establishment. We take our time to freshly prepare your meal. Our commitment for excellent food quality and ingredients goes back to 1993 when we open our very first restaurant in West Hollywood.

It will be a great satisfaction to cook for you and make your dining experience with us deep gratifying.

Aurelio & Francisco

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Staying in Hollywood

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Hollywood
Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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