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#139 of 2,412 Restaurants in Boston}
€€ - €€€American, , International
327 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2710
+1 617-351-2500
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (72 reviews)
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American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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327 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2710
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Reviewed yesterday

On our first morning in Boston we went to Trident Booksellers for breakfast. Whilst walking around afterwards we noticed Sonsie. It looked rather smart (although the prices were higher). So, Sonsie it was on the second morning. It looks better from the street than from...More

Thank johnGerrardsCross
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here for the first time with my granddaughter for breakfast. Nice setting with background music. No spoons at the table setting. First I ordered tea and was not given a spoon. Second, I ordered two eggs over easy and received to eggs fried hard!...More

Thank M Hanifah N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bar tenders should be a little more knowledgeable or creative when making drinks. If unable to make something on the fly, they shouldn’t even try.

Thank Detsaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Sonsie. Seating was quick and location was pleasant, although crowded. There are some nice tables near the sidewalk, but we were further back in the restaurant. Sean was our server, who was very busy with many tables, so we didn't see...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I got reservations and arrived early for drinks. The drinks were amazing and the food did not disappoint. The deviled eggs and the calamari were perfect. Great wine selection as well. Amazing food but a more casual feel. Excellent.

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy, busy, busy people-watching kind of place on glamorous Newbury Street. Popular Saturday brunch spot. If you're a weekend walk-in looking for a table it might be a while. Food good and slower but pleasant service (for a Saturday).

Thank Fantom_Gormay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I had breakfast here on a Monday morning, and we were able to easily grab a table and enjoy the beautiful weather (open air seating). I was struck at how reasonable the prices are! We each had the breakfast sandwich with the...More

Thank choang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this Newberry Street star with it's location near Hynes Conv Ctr. It has a great outdoor French rest feel with good food. We might suggest some better or more varied desserts. The staff are great and has a variety of good pizzas. Be...More

Thank tarad32530
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you are not so picky there is disappointment in many Boston restaurants. This one is no exception. The service was very good, the wine selection marginal and the food more expensive than it should be We have some favorite restaurants in Boston but...More

Thank mwymd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sonsie is in newbury street which is a great place to have a bite in between shopping and people watching. Brunch is great with variety of dishes, as well as lunch and dinner. Has a nice bar area and on warmer days they open the...More

Thank JBtravel66
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
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 –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
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 eighteen years on Boston’s famous Newbury Street serving top-notch International cuisine from award-winning Chef Bill Poirier. Open seven days a week from 7:00am to 1:00am, 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 lot of friendly bartenders and the brick-oven churns out eclectic pizzas and focaccia throughout the day. It is easy to relax at Sonsie and enjoy the classic music that reflects the ambience of the restaurant as day progresses into night.Chef Poirier’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 welcomed.
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