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Brazilian, Latin, Spanish, South American
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Vegetarian Friendly
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1.1 km from Staples Center
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Reviewed 3 August 2021 via mobile

Amazing! This is such a gem. We were a party of 5 and we wanted to try lots of dishes so they arranged for our dinner to be served family style. Everything we tried was great - lots of flavors coming through. The chicken and...okra stew was so good - probably my favorite. Loved the meatballs and plantains as well. You really can’t go wrong here!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 27 December 2019

I found this place for a group of my friends before going to Escape Room LA and we were delighted! The owner came over to talk with us soon after we were seated and she was lovely. The waiters were friendly, the service and atmosphere...great and the food was surprisingly good. We all agreed that we have to go back, and it is a bit of a trek for us to get there:)More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 21 June 2019

We had the grilled fish and the grilled beef, both of which come with rice, beans, farofa, plantains, collard greens and salsa. I've traveled in Brazil extensively (7 trips), and Woodspoon does everything very authentic and super delicious. Reminiscent of one of the really nice...places in Santa Teresa. The red and white sangria were also yummy. Dinner for two including the two drinks and a 25% tip under $80. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 29 April 2019

Nathalia, the owner and chef, is such a warm-hearted woman. I went the for the first to that restaurant, and it was as a courier. You can see her from the counter, so I told her I am Brazilian. We had a small conversation and...while I was waiting for the food to carry-out, she offered me coxinha, a specialty of her restaurant. And it was delicious. The food servers are very polite and friendly, the interior design is refined, as the owner, and with a touch of Art Nouveau.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 31 December 2018

Small spacethat’s kinda hard to find but so worth it. Excellent for pre show anywhere downtown. Cozy, funky and friendly. Tables are reasonably spaced for such a cozy place Not your standard loud eat to excess Brazilian style eatery. Feels more like a friend’s house...and homecoming. Great service with staff that knows the food.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is tiny but super cute and it's worth some minutes waiting. The food is amazing (we've tasted chicken hot pie, beans, fish..) as well as sangrias! The staff make you feel home! Two thumbs up!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 13 June 2018

A special dinner with our daughter who lives across the country. I had a hard time choosing from the menu that had several dished that sounded right up my alley. Oh well, next time. Good food, good service, not too noisy.

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great food, cozy and trendy atmosphere. Excellent service. One of the best restaurants in the west coast.

Date of visit: January 2018
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We went pre-theater, so not too crowded, but this tiny place filled up while we were there. GREAT food, very reasonable prices. We will be back!

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed 12 October 2017

What a surprise to find this boutique restaurant downtown. The atmosphere is bohemian, in a positive way. The food, Brazilian cuisine, was excellent! No bar. Service friendly and timely. Not rushed at all. Diners were friendly as well. Overall a real find! Will definitely be...returning there.pMore

Date of visit: September 2017
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WoodSpoon is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5