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Bossa Nova

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Italian, Brazilian, Latin, Pizza, Continental
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7181 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046-4417
(323) 436-7999
11:00 am - 3:30 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bossa Nova

Staffs are so nice and friendly. I and my partner had an amazing meal there. It is in the center which is very easy to get in. Highly recommend!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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233 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Staffs are so nice and friendly. I and my partner had an amazing meal there. It is in the center which is very easy to get in. Highly recommend!

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We found this restaurant through Trip Advisor. The food and service was excellent. Our waiter was very friendly and gave good suggestions about the food. We enjoyed the meat rice and bean combination entrees. I had chicken, my sister had fire chicken, and my brother-in-law had shrimp. All were very tasty. My son had a BBQ pork sandwich, but didn't... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The menu is broad and the quality of food was really good, but it was a bit busy and there was a small wait to get in. The client base was varied so it's hard to determine what kind of vibe they are aiming for but I guess that means there's something for everyone? Worth a visit regardless.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

We shared the Bossa Salad with Strip Steak (delicious - marinated perfectly) and the Chicken Skewers from the Bsosa Nova Grill with fried plantains (vegtable and desert all in one!). It all tasted great. Large portions. Excellent team service. Only waited 20 minutes on a March Friday night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

On vacation and googled best restaurants in the area we were walking and this was about a 15 minute walk so we decided to give it a try. It was great. Highly recommended and would definitely go back. Burrito was delicious

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Went there as we were staying within walking distance and the food was amazing! Service is really good too! Have been back and will go back again before we leave LA!

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Vancouver, Canada
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112 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We went because of TA reviews, but were very disappointed. My wife's spaghetti with marinara sauce was uninspiring, plentiful in quantity, lacking in taste. My beef stroganoff came with an unusual pink sauce, and was very tough. Best part was the plantains which were excellent. Decided not to stay for dessert.

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

we stayed within walking distance of the restaurant at an airbnb, and we regretted not having tried the food earlier. would have definitely had a few more meals there if we had known earlier! the service was good and the food was great! there is usually a queue for dinner on weekends, so you'd best head down for an earlier... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I'd eat here frequently when I studied at Strasberg nearby. Their prices are very affordable and their food is very tasty. I'd highly recommend the seafood pasta and beef skewers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

take me away, first time here, where have u been all my life. A friend ordered from there & gave me a taste - I was hook, now I am there. Caribbean plate - jumbo yummy tasty shrimp, platanos, rice. Spaghetti bolagnese - traditional w/ a creamy surprise. MUST MUST TRY

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7181 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046-4417
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighborhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: (323) 436-7999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Brazilian, Latin, Pizza, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:30 am
11:00 am - 3:30 am
11:00 am - 3:30 am
11:00 am - 3:30 am
11:00 am - 3:30 am
11:00 am - 3:30 am
11:00 am - 3:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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