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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If your looking for Japanese, this is the place. It’s about 20 minute cab or Uber ride to this restaurant from the W hotel on the river. The view is normally spectacular, but the evening we went their was a huge cruise ship parked right...More

Thank wiljor
Reviewed 5 days ago

A group of 16 of us recently celebrated with a $69 set banquet - incredible food that just kept coming - so many courses you couldn't possibly be hungry after. The service was impeccable and the view from our private rooms overlooking the brisbane river...More

Thank JEKOnthego
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a date night here. Price range was mid to expensive but the views and wine choice was awesome.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great delicate food. Great views. Great ambience. Great Service. Great Experience. ... and if you pick carefully, it doesn't have to break the bank.

Thank dec0210
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Celebrated our daughter's birthday at this wonderful fine dining restaurant. You can choose an ordinary table, a table with a sunken foot well or a large party can choose a private room. Staff are ever so helpful and just the right amount of attention. Food...More

Thank Robyn E
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a long lunch here and was extremely impressed. The seafood in particular was of very high quality. The oysters were so fresh and sweet. Kingfish sashimi likewise. The restaurant itself and the staff were also excellent.

Thank David W
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

First time there a few weeks ago and it was amazing, can't wait to go back again. They also cater to vegetarians really well with a separate vegetarian menu.

Thank Owen J
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Dinner was just as nice as what I have had in Japan. But they were too little. I think I will have to order in the main menu instead of the package meal.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Sonos Hamilton has great ambience and I really like the private booths. The food is exceptional with fresh seafood on their menu and there service staff are very friendly. Definitely recommended!

Thank santosh I
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

What a great birthday celebration. There were at least 6 birthday tables when we had a dinner there.

Thank Haifang P
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2 March 2018|
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Response from TonyBBrisbane | Reviewed this property |
i think so as its seperate from the other areas, also more secluded and they seemed to have their own waitstaff
Liza M
27 February 2018|
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Response from Christine H | Reviewed this property |
Would recommend you visit the Sono website to view the menu.
Victoria N
16 July 2017|
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Response from Alexia K | 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
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Average prices
USD 16 - USD 63
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
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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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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