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Restaurant Sonne

Swiss, European, Central European
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Landsgemeindeplatz 1, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
+41 71 7871122
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Langkawi, Malaysia
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If I look from outside the place is looks like old building.The restaurant looks good inside.The people here always friendly,the staff was helpful and excellent service from them. If you want to drink a beer with friends and with the local this is the ideal place to go and at the same time enjoy the fast food.

Thank EliseFareza
Woodbury, Minnesota
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The choices were very nice. The food delicious. We enjoyed the garden atmosphere except with the smokers around us. Sometimes, was difficult to communicate special needs with food. Language barrier - wish we spoke more German.

Thank Marian334
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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 

Thank traverlerx
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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 

Thank Flora C
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 

1 Thank SwissScrivs
Parker, CO
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398 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 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 

Thank WorldTvlerParker_CO
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

Thank Supa7WP
San Diego
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130 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 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.

1 Thank Albizia
Sao Paulo, Brasil
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121 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 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 

1 Thank mlm12345
Crewe, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 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.

Thank Phil D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Swiss, European, Central European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Landsgemeindeplatz 1, Appenzell 9050, 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?