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Sono Japanese Restaurant

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L 1 39 Hercules St | Hamilton, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
+61 7 3268 6655
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18:00 - 21:30
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Sun 18:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 21:30
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our 15 yo Granddaughter wanted 'good Japanese' before heading back to Perth and fortunately we chose this magnificent restaurant for her farewell dinner. The food was absolutely fresh, delicious and fresh (although my husband and I usually don't frequent Japanese restaurants) and the experience unforgettable with a very special ambience, individual close attention and food suggestions by the staff. We... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was excellent and sitting on the mats is whole different experience. love this place . much recomended

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Thank margicook
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We absolutely love Sono Japanese restaurant for the food, service and ambience. Unlike many other restaurants there is an abundance of waiters which is a HUGE bonus. They were all very professional, friendly and efficient. The food is very yummy, however, somewhat over-priced but I guess the overheads at such a lovely venue would be very high. Also, the menu... More 

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Brisbane
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Sono Japanese Restaurant was an awesome experience. My husband & I went there for our anniversary & choose the 8 courses. The food was the best Japanese we had tasted & the restaurant & staff were fantastic. Pricey but well worth the experience for a special occasion.

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Bribie Island, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love Sono, specially sitting by the window to see nice water view. Today, unfortunately big cruise ship was in and no water view, only ship side view and many passengers were walking by the window.... But still beautiful food and polite & friendly Japanese service. We had Lunch Tasting Course. It started from Appetizer platter ... "Edamame", boiled and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recently went to Sono to celebrate our son's graduation. As it was his choice, my husband and I didn't now what to expect. Our Japanese experience not ventured past sushi, which in our opinion is not really a dinner option. We had the Japanese banquet experience, and my husband also had the accompanying wines. Absolutely enjoyed every bit of it,... More 

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Bundanoon, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Sono City on Queen St and loved it. The food was excellent and we even sat in a room with tatami mats on the floor.

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Thank Ricoc111
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for prechristmas lunch - 2 couples +4 kids (1 -7 yrs). We hired one 9f the private rooms which was perfect as we could keep the kids contained but with a little freedom to move about without disturbing the other diners. Food was amazing, and quite fast, good selection of drinks. Despite being in a closed room the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere is quiet inviting and welcoming to start. The starters were absolutely amazing. This place offers authentic Japanese food with amazing flavours. The main meals were well prepared and presented. Sashimi was really fresh. Little on the pricey side though. Highly recommended.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have been to this Restaurant a few times and the food is always beautiful. Always prepared with care and precision. Looks too good to eat sometimes. I strongly recommend you try.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 17 - US$ 67
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L 1 39 Hercules St | Hamilton, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3268 6655
Description
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 – Experience the Reality Awards2010 Brisbane Savour Restaurant and Catering awards Winner: Best Asian Restaurant 2011 - Australian Gourmet Traveller wine awards. Awarded 2 Glasses2010 - Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards - Voted a top 10 restaurant in Brisbane

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