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“Lunch Special”

Sono Japanese Restaurant Portside Wharf
Ranked #12 of 5,112 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$16 - US$64
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
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 – Brisbane Savour Restaurant and Catering awards Winner: Best Japanese Restaurant 2017 & 2016
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I love SONO, my favorite Japanese restaurant in Brisbane.
A La Carte menu is always excellent and Lunch specials are a great value.
We had lunch specials today. Our favorite " Unagi" and " Mini Wagyu Sukiyaki Set ".
We enjoyed Sukiyaki as usual but Unagi was not tender and a bit chewy.
So we disappointed a bit. But service was good as usual and always love this atmosphere.
Japanese beers were delicious. Nice and smooth Suntory Premium Malt and dark tasty beer, Niigata Espresso.
Hope Unagi is tender next time. Otherwise perfect.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

I've been there twice, once for my son's 30th birthday and then again for my daughter's 30th birthday.
There were 10 of us both times, and both times we booked the private room with the sunken floor. The view we had was of the Brisbane river.
All i can say is that the food is sensational, the menu is so extensive that its so hard to decide which yummy food to order. All the food was lovely and fresh and beautifully presented also the service and the staff was fantastic. Both times i took the birthday cake and it was n trouble for them to cut and serve, then packing the leftover cake for us to take home. Its not cheap but well worth the money. Their drinks were all top quality.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We went to Sono Japanese Restaurant for lunch. What a fantastic Restaurant, from the lovely setting, overlooking the Brisbane River, to the charming wait staff. The food was absolutely delicious, we couldn't fault anything there, food, service and atmosphere.

Thank Maxsal59
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was mentioned during a causal chat with my Brisbane friend whom we have not met for many years. And so, since we are visiting Brisbane for the first time, we decided to book dinner table for 4 on a Friday night to see just how good this Japanese restaurant is.

We chose the set dinner tasting course and they adjusted the dishes for one in the group that doesn’t take beef.

As with Japanese dining, everything is nicely presented and delicious. You cannot go wrong. Service is excellent as well. Even someone who avoid raw oyster would now comment that it tasted wonderful.

Yes, it’s expensive. But a well spend evening dinner with good distanced friends, delicious food, excellent service in a reputable Brisbane restaurant, that’s priceless, isn’t it?

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This is Brisbane's best Japanese restaurant serving quality food and alcohol. The views are fantastic, the service is excellent and makes the dining experience complete. Don't expect a cheap izakaya or sushi train. It is fine dining. Try their extensive beer and sake list. It's first rate. It's not cheap but one needs to try this place.

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