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US$11 - US$39
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Italian, Pizza
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attentive staff and lovely food at sensible prices. Hang on, whatever is going on? This will never catch on... I just like every aspect of this eatery. Several visits and every one fine in every way. Mary Poppins would love it. They have the Italian...food off to a T... Not sure if you can get a lift home on that Scooter, mind...More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Freshly cooked good quality food with bags of flavour. Three of our party had pasta the other pizza. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. Small intimate family run independent restaurant. The service was outstanding super friendly and very helpful.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent friendly restaurant. Been visiting for years and it’s always good. Just about to move away from Hampshire and will miss this little gem of a place. May have time for one last visit this week. Keep up the good work ‘cos Southsea needs places...like Sopranos.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 16 September 2021 via mobile

Spontaneous date night, tasty food and amazing staff/service. (Jelly beans with the bill were a bonus!) Would definitely come again and recommend.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 15 September 2021 via mobile

What a fantastic find! On account that we had already passed a few places by on account that they hadn't got Chardonnay, we finally settled on Sopranos. We were made very welcome, a bottle of Chardonnay and a bottle of Merlot started our meal. Unfortunately,...being lunchtime the catch of the day hadn't arrived in time so we we all settled for Pasta. Four clean plates told the story. Excellent meal. My only complaint is that Vespa should be on the road rather than on display! Added bonus we're the Jelly beans with the extremely reasonable bill.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 3 September 2021 via mobile

We found Sopranos on Trip Advisor when we were spending a few days in Southsea. We telephoned to enquire about a table reservation on our first evening only to find that it was fully booked, and that was a Tuesday evening. We made a reservation...for the following evening and we’re not disappointed. My wife had the daily special which was peppered mackerel, she said it was delicious, I had the speciale pizza which was great. We washed it down with a very nice half litre of Pinot Grigio and went on to have a creme brûlée and profiteroles for desert. Great food, brilliant service, we highly recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 1 September 2021

We were travelling about and stopped in Portsmouth for one night & Visited after reading reviews and not disappointed, from the atmosphere, service and food we loved it. Best fillet steak ever. We’re all fussy & made changes and everything was spot on. They checked...on us throughout the evening to make sure it was all ok which was nice. Wished it was nearer to me as I would be a regular. Will be recommending it for definite.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 1 September 2021

We felt we would need fortifying before attending the Victorious festival at Southsea, so one of our number who lives locally, booked this great little restaurant. We enjoyed bread, basil olive oil and olives to share, plus a variety of pasta dishes. These were all...delicious and freshly cooked to order, plus a couple of bottles of wine. My husband is keen on carbonara, second to being a pie afficionado and his meal did not disappoint at all. This lovely little individual restaurant offers a really good range of dishes at very reasonable prices and is well worth a visit. The pedestrianisation of Palmerston Road will hopefully add to its success too.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 29 August 2021 via mobile

We had booked a meal for Friday evening. We were given amazing service and the food was absolutely perfect. Very great flavour and amazingly fresh. We had a couple bottles of white wine that was also gorgeous. Great atmosphere, lovely staff and amazing food. What...else could you wish for!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 22 August 2021 via mobile

Ate here Saturday evening when visiting the area. We booked a table in the week and glad we did as it was fully booked and they were turning those without reservations away! Decided to go for lasagne and it was the best I’ve ever had!...Staff were very friendly and attentive and I would highly recommend eating here if you love Italian food.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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8 May 2019|
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Response from Stephenmarkferguson | Reviewed this property |
There is a council car park in Ashby Place and also Waitrose car park
Charlie W
27 April 2018|
Response from HantsSuperGran | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have a specific gluten free menu but there are items on the main menu that are gluten free. They are so helpful that I am sure your son will be well looked after.
9 March 2017|
Response from apple112 | Reviewed this property |
Bit late but 930 is just the last time they book tables. You can stay until late
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Soprano's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4