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Bossa Nova

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Neighborhood:
Hollywood
Italian, Brazilian, Latin, Pizza, International, Spanish, South American
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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
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 158
    Excellent
  • 96
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    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
The best food ever!

I always get the traditional chicken plate... The food is always great. Love the specialty Brazillian drinks and beer. Staff is wonderful and attentive. Great atmosphere since they did some remodeling. Location right near hollywood blvd.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
MissKiaBaby
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North Hollywood, CA
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North Hollywood, CA
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always get the traditional chicken plate... The food is always great. Love the specialty Brazillian drinks and beer. Staff is wonderful and attentive. Great atmosphere since they did some remodeling. Location right near hollywood blvd.

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Thank MissKiaBaby
Gilroy, California
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134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got stuck in rush hour traffic and found this place via Tripadvisor ratings. It was as good as most noted. The ambience was a perk too, tranquil, attractive, but upbeat as were the employees. The food was excellent too. Had Alaskan Cod and charbroiled veggues. Tasty and healthy. The salsa and condiments added to perfectly prepared food that was also... More 

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Thank MarriedWidow
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I went to Bossa Nova 11-11-2015. I hadn't been in awhile and was really excited to be back. I used to eat here all the time. I was so excited about ordering the Smoked Salmon Pizza I was almost salivating. I tell so many people to go to your restaurant and order the pizza because it is so good. Not... More 

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Thank Ninachka1
daniel2m, Public Relations Manager at Bossa Nova, responded to this review

We are very disappointed and we apologize. Certainly what you described is not our standards and we can guarantee we are not cheaping out. We do not take short cuts trying to save money affecting the quality of our food. We addressed your comments to our chef and GM to fix and prevent these mistakes to ever happen again. We... More 

Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Finally got to try this restaurant my friends has been raving about. For starters its valet parking only for 3.50. Good luck if you could find street parking. Came on a saturday evening and since the place was full I thought the food must be really good. Upon entering we were told there was a 25 minute wait to be... More 

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Thank vic2826
daniel2m, Public Relations Manager at Bossa Nova, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts and for finally give us a try, Vic. We are sorry we could not live up to your expectations but you cannot judge our reputation solely based in one dish you tried. We can guarantee the “hype” about us is for a good reason maybe that was not the best option for you. We... More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

I like Brazilian food. It was good but the portion was small if you don't eat the huge pile of rice. Chicken was good but not enough of it.

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

Thank you for sharing your thoughts, Ezra. We are disappointed to hear you were not blown away by your order, but we hope you’ll give us another chance to impress you! More 

Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Awesome Brazilian restaurant! Great for a date night, their pastas and meat dishes are top knotch. The big surprise for me is how good their pizza is, I grew up in NY eating pizza as a dietary staple so I know a good pizza when I taste one. It's not NY style or anything, It's a classic thin crust, rustic... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words and for being a loyal customer, E C. We are glad to hear we could surprise you with our pizza and hope to continue serving you for many years to come. More 

Louisville,KY
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188 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

My wife and I had a late lunch here on our visit to Hollywood. Easy walk from the main Hollywood Blvd attractions. We split a pizza and ceasar salad. It was all very good and the ceasar salad was great and very large, so glad we split it. Great service and reasonably priced. Highly recommended.

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

Thank you for your kind words, faaradar! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your pizza and Caesar salad. We hope to serve you again soon! More 

Springboro, Ohio
Level Contributor
73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

After Returning late to our hotel the Loews Hollywood we wanted to see about getting some delivery from a local resturant. We expected to be given a good pizzera of sandwich shop but the conceierge recomended Bossa Nova as it had both of these thing as well as a great list of Brazillian dishes and sides and they are open... More 

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1 Thank Christopher M
daniel2m, Public Relations Manager at Bossa Nova, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, Christopher. We’re thrilled to hear you had an enjoyable experience! We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and can’t wait to serve you again! More 

Los Angeles, California
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457 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

I always remember that Bossa Nova location is where Famous Amos was once located and for many years. That makes me smile, always. Bossa Nova's menu is a book. There are pages of choices. Their pizza is quite good. My niece enjoyed her pasta and my sister liked her hamburger. The full Ceasar salad was ample for three people as... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words, Nancy. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your Caesar salad and pizza. We hope to serve you again soon! More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We visited Bossa Nova last night after eating here 3 times while in LA for 8 days in September 2014. It was our favourite place to eat in Hollywood and we were looking forward to visiting several times again this year. We were sat fairly quickly and knew what we wanted, again when the food came it was still good,... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your thoughts, Stu. We strive to offer the best service and food quality and we are disappointed to see your comments. What you described is not our standards and we must apologize. We hope to serve you again! More 

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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 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Brazilian, Latin, Pizza, International, Spanish, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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