Bossa’s Northern Brazilian menu is simple and fresh, using only the finest in locally sourced and organic ingredients with options for pro-meat, meat-free, and gluten-free guests.

The kitchen is open Tuesday – Friday from 5:30 – 10 PM and on weekends from 5:30 – 11 PM.

To reserve a table, please call our reservation line at 202-650-9351.



Salada de PalmitoMixed greens, hearts of palm, and tomatoes in our house dressing   10

Salada TropicalMixed greens, avocado, and sliced orange in a ginger dressing   10

Salada de FeijãoWhite beans tossed with grilled chicken in a basil vinaigrette over mixed greens   12



All entrées served with rice and black beans.


Chicken Tom JobimGrilled chicken in a spicy tomato sauce topped with mozzarella   16

Seafood MoquecaWhite fish and shrimp stew infused with coconut milk and herbs   18

Filé AceboaldoThinly sliced beef tenderloin with sautéed onions infused in Brazilian spices   18

Beringela Elis ReginaPan-grilled eggplant lightly breaded in our special yucca root flour, seasoned and topped with freshly diced tomatoes and white cheese   14

VegetarianoGrilled vegetables in a lemon and olive oil sauce   14

Daily Special – Ask your server about today’s special.   Varies



Bolinho de ArrozRice croquettes stuffed with collard greens and mozzarella and topped with marinara   9

Bolino de CarneGround beef croquettes stuffed with peppers, onions, and herbs with marinara   11

Aipim FritoFried yucca root topped with Parmesan cheese – freshly ground cilantro sauce   6

Linguiça FritaBrazilian-style sausage with onions, red pepper, and garlic   9

Camarão a BaianaShrimp sautéed in garlic, green onions, cachaça, and red chili peppers   12

Camarão a MilanesaLightly breaded shrimp in yucca flour and spices   12

FranguinBite-size crispy chicken marinated in herbs and spices   10

XadrezinhoBeef sirloin with fresh diced tomatoes, kalamata olives, and fresh mozzarella   12

Feijão TropeiroRed beans mixed with Brazilian-style sausage, yucca root flour, egg, onions, garlic, and cilantro   11

Farofa de CouveCollard greens with garlic and crumbled yucca root flour   7

Branco e PretoRice and black beans topped with a delicately fried egg (optional cilantro sauce)   8

Sopa de FeijãoOrganic whole black bean soup stewed with red pepper and garlic   7

CevicheWhite fish and shrimp cooked in lime juice and spices   14



Dessert of the Day – Ask your server about today’s dessert.   7