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Sono Japanese Restaurant Central City

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Closed for Renovation Sono Brisbane City is temporarily closed while we build our exciting new high-end CBD restaurant, due to open mid-2018.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Every time hands down this restaurant is amazing! The food is great, the staff are friendly and it has a great vibe! Portion size are just right and the drinks are delicious. Make sure you book because it’s always busy!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank bbluxetravel
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has amazing staff, amazing food and an authentic environment. The food tastes absolutely great, I have never been disappointed and we have visited Sono numerous time. The Bento Box are fantastic for a nice lunch. The drink menu has a big variety which...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Sidney M
Reviewed 26 April 2018

As always - great cuisine.. but Brisbane's Portside Sono is still the real deal. :) Lovely food and served in true polite Japanese fashion. Worth the money.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank jcharry2018
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Have been eating here for years! Great for groups, they have a private room if needed! The staff are very friendly, the food is always fresh! Love the traditional booths!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Cocoribbon
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Tried to visit but this place is NO MORE! Different results from different search engines, but, believe me it has gone the way of the Norwegian Blue Parrot, deceased & flown off to Hamilton!More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank raffles123
Alexia K, Manager at Sono Japanese Restaurant Central City, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Good morning Raffles123. I'm sorry to hear there was confusion over if the restaurant was still open. Which website did not mention its closure? It is currently closed while we rebuild a brand new and exciting Sono City for you, due to open mid-2018. You...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

The bento box is absolutely delicious and the price is reasonable. It is great to find a nice restaurant closer to work. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank karenwhitewhite82
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Sono is a slightly hidden at the end of the Queen St Mall, tucked away upstairs with a traditional Japanese feel, including servers dressed in traditional costume. Make sure you book as it fills quickly but there is always room at the bar for a...More

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank CoachK71
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

If I lived a bit closer, this was definitely one of my favorit restaurants. Dumplings and sushi on a high level. I really gonna mis this one! tip: book ahead, can get busy

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank nickenhanneleen
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The service and presentation of the food was meticulous. The prices weren't extravagant and the service courteous and friendly, which is typical of a good Japanese restaurant. The seating was also traditional Japanese, although it was quite comfortable. We had Bento boxes which were price...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Always make time to have a dinner here when I am in Brisbane, and it always well worth it. Not too many restaurants will have you actually looking forward t your next visit, but Sono in the City always make me feel that way. Authentic...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Andrew P
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Response from YassieG | Reviewed this property |
I am coeliac and had an awesome meal there - the restaurant is very gluten free friendly :)
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