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Restaurant Sonne

Swiss, European, Central European
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Landsgemeindeplatz 1, Appenzell 9060, Switzerland
+41 71 7871122
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Ohio
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here in the outdoor seating area after hiking--it was a beautiful day, and a great place to sit and watch people and relax. Service was quick and friendly. The menu is in German, English and French, and the servers are used to people pointing. We had drinks for two adults and two kids, and split two dishes between... More 

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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Our bnb host suggested us to try this restaurant, it had nice outdoors seating under the trees, it was a bier garden, in the main square of Appenzell town. We had mac n cheese with sausage and a sausage salad. Meal was decent, great beer, only thing price is a bit steep, actually everything in the little town of Appenzell... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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128 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Had lunch with my family on their outside patio, which has a number of tables under old trees. Great location off of the main town square and by the main pedestrian zone (hauptgasse). The food was traditional local dishes, which were great. I had the local Roesti with a mixed salad and my children had local sausages with pasta. All... More 

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Parker, CO
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394 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I only rated this average as we weren't completed satisfied. We were a group of 12...and it wasn't busy, but it took really long to get the food to us. Most of the dishes were pretty good...the soups way too salty, but the rest pretty good. Atmosphere in the side room a bit sterile, but had the weather been better,... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Having been for a great walk above Appenzell Heinz from Lutisberg asked a local where the best place to eat a Swiss boiled sausage. When we arrived we found this restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed this local delicacy with a Swiss cheese topped noodles and a locally brewed beer

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San Diego
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124 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The menu is typical Swiss and the food is well prepared. The place is busy, which is good, but the wait staff seems a little overwhelmed.

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Sao Paulo, Brasil
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121 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

After a long Sunday of touring on the region of Appenzell, we stopped to have a late lunch at this adorable restaurant on the city center of Appenzell. What a wonderful surprise! We sat on the garden under huge trees and had an excellent meal there. The waitress was very friendly and the food delicious and well cooked. It also... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The inside seating area is quite small and we had to share a long table with other guests. The food was good and the service quick.

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Thank Phil D
Paris, France
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166 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I stopped there for dinner after visiting the charming but very touristy village of Appenzell. The restaurant is located directly on the main square Landsgemeindeplatz, and has a large, inviting terrace. Unfortunately positive aspects are offset by negative points. On the plus side, the waitress was friendly and smiling during the entire meal. The Cordon Bleu I chose as main... More 

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Taipei
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98 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

This is the fourth time for me to eat at Sonne and I always order rosti with cheese and egg. It was really delicious and tasty! The spaetzle served with apple kompot was also great! Highly recommended if you want to try authentic Appenzeller food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Landsgemeindeplatz 1, Appenzell 9060, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Appenzell  >  Appenzell
  • Phone Number: +41 71 7871122

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?