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Sofia's Restaurant

Avenida Pla 20, 03730 Javea, Spain
+34 966 46 29 03
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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International, Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Avenida Pla 20, 03730 Javea, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Set a little off the beaten track, between the old town and the port, you are unlikely to 'stumble' across Sofia's Restaurant but it is absolutely worth searching for. We didn't have a reservation at 9.30pm on a Tuesday evening, but Mike our waiter brought...More

Thank Charles008
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited before as a couple, but decided to take our 2 granddaughters for dinner. The youngest is a very fussy eater & is a nightmare to please! Well would you believe she had a wonderful time, ate everything & now when asked where she...More

1  Thank maggie t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined at Sofia's for many years and have always appreciated Laura's friendly welcome and excellent food. The only significant change has been the move from a set price menu to an A la Carte which has had significant impact on price. Interestingly it...More

1  Thank freddieg708
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant with an imaginative menu thought up by talented Drew and swevws by the lovely Laura. We've been coming here for 10 years and had the classic liver and Bacon dish tonight which was as delicious as always.

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and welcome, starters are varied and change on a regular basis. Main courses are predictable and the liver is (pig) which is cheap and strong flavoured, I never buy pig liver only lamb and would not expect it in a quality restaurant such...More

Thank Valerie Mary C
lauradonoghue, Owner at Sofia's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hi Valerie,it's not often I reply to reviews as we do get upset when people use it as a complaint page rather than a fair review page.I was however very surprised to read your review.We always let our customers try wine on the chance of...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We moved to Javea a year ago and have tried a lot of the local restaurants. A few people suggested Sofia's restaurant. We were greeted warmly by all the staff and the food was good as was the service. Just felt I was in a...More

Thank Lorraine Y
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We were looking for a restaurant that opened at 7 pm. So looking on our trusted TripAdvisor, we found Sofia's and were not disappointed. The six of us enjoyed a tasty, well prepared meal with cava, beer, red and white wine for less than €35...More

Thank Dick C
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Glasgow, UK
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived in our favourite Spanish town on our Anniversary, and strolled out along the promenade, enjoying a cold beer in the Pueblo. Going with the flow - and a large G&T, we headed inland for an Italian restaurant we have enjoyed before. It wasn't open...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This was our 5th or 6th trip to Sofia's which had previously been excellent. On this occasion, unfortunately the otherwise good food was let down by the sea bream main course, and potato side, both of which were swimming in oil. Of greater concern however,...More

1  Thank GreenMountainInn
lauradonoghue, Owner at Sofia's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

We are very sorry you didnt enjoy the very popular seabream dish you chose and that you feel you were let down on your visit.Obviously we are upset when a customer feels we haven't provided the excellent service we are known for as you have...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We have been saving this restaurant for a special occasion and last night we had just such an opportunity and boy did it not disappoint. Over a very relaxed 3 hours we enjoyed the best meal in a long time and we eat out a...More

Thank ElaineMcDCrieff
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Estelle S
29 January 2017|
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Response from Louise T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as in the winter they do different hours of opening. Best call them or go on their website.
11 March 2016|
Response from lauradonoghue | Property representative |
Yes,the opening hours are as normal,we look forward to seeing you then
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 58
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Pla 20, 03730 Javea, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Javea
  • Phone Number: +34 966 46 29 03
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