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#242 of 2,505 Restaurants in Boston
€€ - €€€American, , International
327 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2710
+1 617-351-2500
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (74 reviews)
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American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
327 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2710
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My colleague and I had dinner at Sonsie. The food was amazing, especially the fish main dish. Highly recommended.

Thank Shai K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely anniversary dinner at Sonsie which started off with the restaurant sending over complimentary glasses of prosecco to help us celebrate. Classy touch. My wife loved the salmon and I thought the baked potato pizza was absolutely delicious (trust me, it works!)...More

Thank cabdella
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best meal & best service! We arrived in Boston traveling to Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and finally back to Massachusetts. Arrived in Boston and our Hotel concierge “Lisa” recommended “Sonsie” on Newbury Street for dinner for our last evening in Boston, before heading back to...More

Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good Ramen dish, fresh, pork belly, bok choy delicious broth. Good service, great seeing off sidewalk. Good menu little bit everything. Attentive wait staff

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place has a good rep but is apparently going down fast. Two couples on a Tuesday night before a show at Berklee. Not busy. Service friendly but slow. Fried calamari unremarkable. Bread cold. Fish was good. Pasta was heavy. Server brought coffee with Sweet’n’low...More

Thank giaff
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Friday night dinner after a Tony Bennett concert at the opera house. The server was very nice and answered all our questions. The salmon was ordered well done and served perfectly, it wasn’t dry and well seasoned. The coconut sorbet is amazing! The vibe was...More

Thank Zewey
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Had brunch recently at Sonsie and I thought the place was okay, but not exceptional. Good: Service. It was fairly quick, given the size of the place and number of patrons that day. Did not have to wait for a table at the appointed reservation...More

Thank LVMD
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Good evening, Thank you for your review! We appreciate the feedback on the menu items you had during your visit and have passed your review along to our kitchen. We are very happy to hear that service was quick and efficient! Please let us know...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Had lunch while visiting our daughter at BU for Easter weekend We had the BLT and the Cuban. Both were very good. Not a huge menu but good enough for the type of place this is. I loved the decor and vibe it had and...More

Thank BIGMIKE275
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

thank you so much for your review, Mike! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to seeing you soon!! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Dinner tonight was terrific. Nice ambiance (although a little on the dark side). Veal, tagliatelle, Caesar with chicken and New England chowder all very, very good. Our server Caitlyn was very attentive. Plenty of other things I would have tried on the menu.

Thank Christina H
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Christina, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit with us and that Caitlyn did such a great job! We hope to see you soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 25 March 2018

Great service Food comes out quickly Large portions. I always leave with a doggie bag Best Tuna Melt, but not always on the Menu Cubano Sandwich is very good Home made potato chips

Thank Notablerose
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Good evening, Thank you for the review! We are happy to hear that you enjoy your time with us and we hope to see you again soon! Kindest, CM

Back Bay
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heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2710
  • Public Transportation: Valet daily after 6pm, $12
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-351-2500
  • E-mail
Sonsie celebrates twenty-four years on Boston's famous Newbury Street serving top-notch International cuisine from award-winning Chef Jason Hanelt. Sonsie boasts beautiful French doors that translate to an open sidewalk cafe in season, as well as a European lounge with deep leather chairs and sofas. The mahogany bar serves the best martinis in town from an experienced and friendly bartenders, and the brick-oven churns out pizzas throughout the day. It is easy to relax at Sonsie and enjoy the music that reflects the ambience of the restaurant as day progresses into night. Chef Hanelt's menu always introduces fresh flavors and brilliant food combinations. Signature dishes dot the menu as well as seasonal dishes splashed with nightly specials. Reservations are recommended and private parties are welcome For private gatherings, reserve our esteemed Wine Room: an elegant old world setting blended with modern design and featuring a walk-in, temperature --controlled glass wine cellar.
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