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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Bossa

610 Main St. (Texas Ave.) Send to Phone
713-223-2622
A stylish Cuban-style bar and Latin American café for the bossa nova jet set.

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Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Open late
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Bossa Restaurant Review

: Touted as a Cuban bar and Latin café, Bossa promises a sensual, almost taboo experience with exotic cuisine. The stylish décor, which brings to mind a mysterious tropical club in Havana, features floor-to-ceiling drapes stirred by the pulsating rhythms of conga drums and a serpentine bar serving Hemingway-esque coctels, such as the martini Encanto, the Brazilian Capraiahina and Cuban Mojito. Outside, an open-air patio is in the bossa nova jet-set style, complete with comfy sofas. It's all a seductive backdrop to the menu that combines South American traditions with a fusion of Latin flavors. Small plates, such as pollo Caribe, topped with spicy pineapple dipping sauce, Brazilian calamari with chimichurri tartar sauce, or seared rare tuna with black bean muneta and papaya, simply tease the tastebuds. The main attractions are just that-scene stealers---including cumin-rubbed roast pork tenderloin, with sweet potato hash; crisp, fried whole snapper with cilantro-coconut rice; or the churasco, a New York strip steak served with a chimichurri sauce, avocado, tomato mojo and a saffron rice. For something sweet, try the Pastel Caliente, an ancho chile-chocolate flourless cake.



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