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Sono Japanese Restaurant Portside Wharf

39 Hercules St, Hamilton | Level 1, Building 7, Portside Wharf, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
+61 7 3268 6655
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (107 reviews)
“bento box” (35 reviews)
“tasting menu” (19 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
39 Hercules St, Hamilton | Level 1, Building 7, Portside Wharf, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic food as per usual. Staff friendly and efficient. Great ambience within the venue. More modern than traditional fit outs, however, you can still book a traditional room. Never fails to disappoint.

Thank dpage4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised. Lovely atmosphere, great food. Service a bit slow at times but it was a busy night.

Thank Lucille S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great friendly service very Japanese in appearances. The lunch was tasty and very filling. Reasonable cost the quality was excellent. Under Building Parking assistance was for 3 hours. Overall Japanese restaurant class act for Brisbane.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to have a meal at Sono to celebrate my son's birthday.The ambiance was great.The food did not disappoint.It is a little bit pricier but we agreed it was worth the price.In fact we went back again a few more times.The waitresses and waiters...More

Thank Jessie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sono Brisbane city, Is amazing always a comforting busy bustle, I love going here the food is to die for! The dressing for soft shell crab I actually spoon straight into my mouth if any left, the gyoza is by far the best gyoza I've...More

Thank Tania W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favourite restaurant in Brisbane. The views are spectacular, the food is amazing and the service is second to none. We would highly recommend this restaurant (and indeed we have to many).

Thank blk80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like Japanese & teppanyi this is a place to go River front but check if there's a cruise ship in or you won't see the river Teppankaki bar not riverside either however good fun Portside had other retailers to browse in as well

Thank Pruegreenwood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great menu , have everything in one box or choose individually. Everything was cooked perfectly and was so pretty on the plate. Taking the rest of the family when they arrive from overseas . The service was amazing .

Thank jillkC6037MR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful in every way. Great menu,service and location. I have been to this restaurant on three occasions and loved it every time.

Thank carol-kerry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called I for dinner after Movies staff very friendly one a bit cheeky in a good way Had a few laughs with him Meals were very nice plentiful couple glasses wine mod priced Nice atmosphere sat inside as a bit cool outside will be going...More

Thank Len C
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Victoria N
16 July 2017|
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Response from Sono R | Property representative |
Hi Victoria. Yes, you can purchase gift vouchers to Sono. You can either purchase them in-store, otherwise on our website. Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Hercules St, Hamilton | Level 1, Building 7, Portside Wharf, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3268 6655
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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 – Brisbane Savour Restaurant and Catering awards Winner: Best Japanese Restaurant 2017 & 2016
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