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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” (110 reviews)
“bento box” (40 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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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Sono Japanese Restaurant Portside Wharf
1. Brisbane's Freshest Sashimi
" The food was sensational, especially the salmon sashimi."
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2. Exciting Teppanyaki
"Our favourite Teppanyaki bar just got better"
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3. Amazing Views
"You have a beautiful view over the Brisbane River"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Best Japanese in Brisbane - can handle a group booking or a single diner with equal aplomb. Food is always fresh and beautifully presented.

Thank allie12345
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Celebrating a special occasion we again chose Sono Japanese at Hamilton. From the first greeting to the farewell Sono delivers gracious impeccable service - so helpful and polite it makes you feel super special. Then there is the food - super fresh, beautifully presented and...More

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, and two young children (1 and 3) have gone there twice. The staff have been excellent both times. Our kids are well behaved, and the service catered to the needs of the kids perfectly (unbreakable dishes!). The service is only outdone by the...More

Thank AGSommerfeld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Consistently good food - service is hit and miss. All seafood is exceptionally fresh, sashimi is a highlight as are tempura and Saikyo Yaki cod.

Thank JA4152
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always enjoy delicious Japanese cuisine with an added bonus, if seated close to the window! Great ambience & friendly service! Highly recommended .... wagyu beef & seafood.

Thank mel22477
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to beat for Japanese food, Very nice and friendly staff. The food is excellent without doubt, it's not for the budget conscious but you have to try it at least once you wont be disappointing. Highly recommend

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We certainly had a fantastic, humorous and skilled teppanyaki Chef who really added to our experience. The 7 course degustation matched with the 4 shot Sake Flight made for a night of celebration and fun. Staff were attentive and explained everything ... no request was...More

Thank AliBear0709
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sono is a great place for a special night out. High class, great food and authentic atmosphere. I've only ever had their sushi and sashimi and it's always been fantastic.

Thank Mitchell B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place and staff good location friendly staff good prices highly recommend will definitely go again

Thank tomob52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like Japanese Food than you'll love Sono. Not only is the food excellent but the service is first hand so if you're hungry for Japanese head to Sono you won't be disappointed.

Thank Carmel M
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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$ 18 - US$ 72
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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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
  • E-mail
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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