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Sono Japanese Restaurant

Level 2, 39 Hercules St | Hamilton, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
+61 7 3268 6655
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Ranked #5 of 2,990 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $78
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Sono Dining Experience Japanese cuisine at its finest, modern contemporary and traditional.The freshest produce beautifully presented to tempt the most discerning palate and visual senses, complemented by an excellent international wine selection and Japanese Sake from our cellar. The tranquil surroundings with a texture featuring a mixture of wood, stone and water feature, all serve to enhance the overall lunch and dinner experience.Our Tasting Course with matching wine selection is exceptional or for a change of pace, we offer Teppanyaki, where interaction with the masterful chef is totally encouraged.With seven private Tatami rooms, some featuring audio-visual capability, SONO is ideally set up for sales presentations, birthday or engagement celebrations, or any important event. Exclusive use of the restaurant can also be arranged for cocktail parties up to 250 people With our dedicated Events Coordinator, we can accommodate all your specific needs.To enjoy an intimate dinner for two, our Japanese style seating by the window with river views is an ideal choice. We also offer Gift Cards so that the ones near and dear to you can also enjoy what Sono has to offer.Allow our friendly staff to provide you with our traditional service to make your dining experience at Sono an event to remember.Free parking is available at the Portside Wharf complex.For a dining experience like no other, let Sono Japanese Restaurant transport you to another time and place. Sono – Experience the Reality Awards2010 Brisbane Savour Restaurant and Catering awards Winner: Best Asian Restaurant 2011 - Australian Gourmet Traveller wine awards. Awarded 2 Glasses2010 - Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards - Voted a top 10 restaurant in Brisbane
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

Great food excellent service and really good atmosphere roomy seating clean and tidy rest rooms tapas was a good choice for us as we had a table of 10 and had plenty of choices and was able to try a few new things

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

With out a doubt the best Japanese restaurant in Brisbane. The food is just sublime, the service impeccable and all provided in stylish surroundings. The family and I have dined four times at Sono and would love to dine another forty, when they move it to Wellington Point we could easily achieve this goal.

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

An excellent restaurant with a warm, traditional atmosphere and great service. Both Japanese and Western seating are available, but try to get a table by the window not just for the lovely view of the river. These are the traditional sunken zashiki tables, where you sit on pillows. Of course you must remove your shoes, so make sure they're respectable... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Whole family went for partners birthday and loved loved loved it! Great fusion of Japanese/Western so even the kids found something they liked. We were spoilt for attention in our private room. It's as good, if not better, than some of the amazing restaurants we visited in Japan last year. Next time we will ask for a table overlooking the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

We had booked the private room because we had over 14 people, so we could leave our antics to our selves. We had one person order for everyone, so each dish was a surprise. They did a good job of ordering and the food was delicious. We were the last to leave and did not feel hurried by the staff.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

Love love love the food, Ambiance and service is outstanding. The location is beautiful! It is on the exy side but nice for a treat

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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

What a delicious menu. Superb flavours. Fresh and tasty - we were three and wanted to try lots of dishes. Perfect for family or business. Good atmosphere. Looking forward to going back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Personally I think this is one of the best Japanese Restaurants in Brisbane. Sono Portside provides a nice setting with great food to match.

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38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Excellent traditional japanese restaurant which serves a tasty and high quality sushi and sashimi. Service is fine, atmosphere is ok, the real plus is the food that will not disappoint you.

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I love Sono, the portside restaurant has a beautiful modern Japanese interior. The Obento box, only avalible at lunch, is one of my most favourite things to eat. I highly reccomed it to anyone who loves fresh, tasty and modern Japanese.

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Additional Information about Sono Japanese Restaurant

Address: Level 2, 39 Hercules St | Hamilton, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 3268 6655
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane
Average Prices: USD 19 - 78
Cuisine: Japanese

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