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69 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #53 of 161 Restaurants in Fitzroy
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Venezuelan
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69 reviews 69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

South/Central American food, coffee and service! I think it says something about a place when you have people from that country owning and running the café. Great for a quick catch up with friends over coffee or lunch.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Great coffee, best beans, excellent service, cool music, great atmosphere. Sonido is one of my all time favourite places to have brunch in Fitzroy.

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Western Australia
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22 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We had breakfast here on our recent trip to Melbourne. It was a delicious start to the day! Chilli, egg, beans, beef, pintos with an assortment of sides. The coffee was great and the staff are also helpful and most friendly. It is certainly a trendy restaurant but wouldn't last long if it wasn't delicious. It was good to tantalise... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Awesome food, columbian staff, authentic feel and experience... BEST HOT CHOCOLATE I HAVE EVER HAD...

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Decided to venture out to Fitzroy one day. Tried Sonido! which is a southern american cafe. Love the vibe and absolutely love the food!!!! Tried ropa vieja arepa (i.e. old clothes beef?). Decided not to add any sides to my arepa which got me a little concerned as I dined at other cafes and usually w/o sides, the dish isn't... More

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Melbourne Australia
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Sonido is part of the current wave of Mexican/Latino/Latin American food and drink that is sweeping Melbourne and other cities. In the case of his tiny, crowded cafe located in the now uber-trendy Gertrude St, the geographical references are Colombia and Venezuela. The menu is very small and consists mostly of empanadas and, especially, of the flat corn cakes called... More

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16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Funky little cafe, South America style food, reasonable coffee and interesting and different options for breakfast. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

enchilada - bought in so no chance to leave out the cheese. Beans tasteless. we were a group of 5 and they forgot one meal completely - no apology, and then it tookanother 30 minutes after several prompts. the staff all seem depressed. surly service. very limited menu. Avoid!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Fan of Good coffee or Portuguese tarts? Sonido must be your recharge point of choice after strolling along the Gertrude st shopping strip. Frequented by hospital employees seeking more than cafeteria standard caffeine in a cup, the atmosphere of this breakfast/lunchtime hangout will leave you chilled out no matter what the weather is up to.

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Hoganas, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

Ran in here by chance during heavy rain fall, and was amazed! Did not try the food, but it looked good from a distance. We bought "Cuba Libres" and it was the best Rum I have ever tasted! Served with wonderful organic Coke.

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