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Sofia's Family Restaurant

5N Pier Promenade | Next to Franskston Pier, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
+61 3 9781 3303
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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Opens in 26 min
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5N Pier Promenade | Next to Franskston Pier, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this restaurant. It's great for a pizza or pasta and its cheap, however you get what you pay for. Its got massive meals which include most types of foods, so if your really hungry go to Sofias. Great for families and the deck...More

Thank BecSunChaser
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outside table lovely location and view of sea. Food terrible. Ordered fried calamari, large portion but very fishy and rubbery. Pizza not good either.think possibly just frozen food heated that is served here.Such a pity! Won't return for food, maybe just a drink!

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last week of August me and my wife and my friend and his wife booked this place for our dinner. My wife ordered chicken schnitzel my friend ordered Eye Fillet with Mushroom Sauce. I ordered T-Bone steak with Gravy. My friend husband ordered pasta. As...More

Thank abidzamanBd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a cold windy walk along the foreshore and pier, we warmed up with a cappuccino, hot chocolate and lemon meringue pie. Pie was huge serve, nice meringue but Lemon curd was dense and bland and pastry a bit soft. Drinks both good.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Good value for money, where else can you get a 450g t bone steak for $19. Massive servings so don't over order. Very good considering what you are paying. Short staffed but the waiters were very friendly and did their best. Would visit again.

Thank burnit83
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Always got a great feed here over several years.In a great spot with super friendly staff and lovely food.What more can one say as a recomendation than that.

Thank Wyzzasses
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing. The signature dish was tasteless, crumbed fried mostly calamari. A few prawns. A tiny salad. The hamburgers better. Pasta ok. Service average. Pity because it has a prime position but maybe they take the customer for granted.

Thank Leane S
Reviewed July 11, 2017

We have dined at Sofia's three times in the last month. While it can be noisy with the wooden floors and lots of families, the servings are way too large,a tip, order entree size,still too big a serve. You do not have to ask for...More

Thank jethrotull2015
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Good quality every day Italian food.Economical and honest, literally on the beach. Beware,the portions are Enormous.

Thank Augusto d
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

As it says a family restaurant that serve massive plates of food but not very tasty. Uncomfortable chairs and crap old tables pscked like sardines and very noisy. Probably popular because of the massive portions. And not that cheap. We are more quality tasty food...More

Thank Marilyn R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$4 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5N Pier Promenade | Next to Franskston Pier, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Frankston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9781 3303
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All are welcome to enjoy Sofia's distinctive Italian spirit and celebrate our passion for food with heartfelt generosity & enthusiasm. Our menu offering is wide and will suit all tastes featuring fresh seafood, tender steaks, crisp salads, traditional or gourmet pizza and authentic pasta. Located on Frankston Waterfront, we offer casual family dining, breathtaking sea views and a dedicated sea side fish & chips takeaway kiosk. Sofia Frankston is fully licensed and allows BYO (wine only).
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