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Bossa Nova

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Neighborhood:
Hollywood
Italian, Brazilian, Latin, Pizza, Continental
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7181 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046-4417
(323) 436-7999
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11:00 am - 3:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:30 am
Good for:
Families with children
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget

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  • 117
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  • 80
    Very good
  • 24
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  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wow. Great meal service and unique.

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
PhillipJalowiec
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Scottsdale, Arizona
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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228 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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83 reviews 83 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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88 helpful votes 88 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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Istanbul
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191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Fantastic food!!! Close to HOLLYWOOD Boulevard and easy to reach. Highly recommend that you go there!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Fantastic food. Best so far on our California trip. Seafood pasta gets 6 stars. Very nice pizzas. Service was 4 star due to a forgotten wine order. I highly recommend you to come here for really tasty dishes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The food at this restaurant was really good and very reasonably priced! I had the steak which was quality and cooked to perfection. Would definately recommend this restaurant!!

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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: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 3:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:30 am

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

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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