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69 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #43 of 167 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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English first
Brisbane, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I came here with my family for breakfast on a monday morning. They serve mainly Arepas (corn pancakes) and pastry for breakfast. The food was excellent, as were the beverages, and the prices were reasonable. Great atmosphere with south american music and interieur as well. I can only recommend this place.

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Collingwood, Australia
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112 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

we have wanted to have coffee at sonido since they first opened, but never have been able to muscle in a seat. luckily, on a friday early afternoon, seeing empty outdoor seats, we pounced! it truly was worth the experience - here's yet another cafe with amazing coffee in the neighbourhood! we recommend both the arepas and the empanadas and... More 

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Brisbane Oz
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92 reviews 92 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I was sooo looking forward to an empanada, unfortunately they had sold out by the time I ordered, admittedly it was after 1pm. I settled instead for a Ropa Vieja Arepa (Old clothes beef) which arrived with little dishes of guacamole and salsa on the side. This was a good lunch sized portion costing $12 and very tasty. I also... More 

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Moss Vale
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Fantastic coffee and THE BEST vegan meal I've ever had! Beautifully presented and you could tell they had put the love in! :) Great service from genuinely nice people. In Melbourne for two days and went there both days - wish I could visit a LOT more often. This would be my regular coffee shop if I lived around here.... More 

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77 reviews 77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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107 reviews 107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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235 reviews 235 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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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Additional Information about Sonido

Address: 69 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Venezuelan

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