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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sashimi” (106 reviews)
“bento box” (34 reviews)
“tasting menu” (19 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan 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

2nd time to Sono and this time did a-la-carte vs the banquet. Sushi was superb, mains were ok, and not particularly inspiring given price. Service always attentive

Thank ggb88
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had Teppanyaki and the food, service and atmosphere is just lovely. A great place to enjoy with friends.

Thank nikkolyn
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is our 'go to' restaurant. We have never been disappointed and always leave satisfied and happy. Even though it's an hours drive from our home we still go regularly and would do so at the drop of a hat. Best Japanese we've ever been...More

Thank Deb H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walked in for lunch, staff were very attentive and service felt 5star. Food was delish but i have had better, easy to spend $$$ if very hungry, view of brisbane river. I would eat there again so would recommend.

Thank Primalfoodie
Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant is pretty nice, the view is really good and the food is quite good. For me not the best Japanese/Asian restaurant in Brisbane but I definitely would recommend it

Thank tm0nr0y
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's a mix of the traditional Japanese to the modern, staff are always friendly and helpful, you feel like it 5 star dinning. The food exceptional. Always. never had a bad meal in the last 10 years.

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had Tepanyaki it was an amazing and exciting experience for our kids being the first time. Tepanyaki is a fun way to experience the Japanese cuisine. Food was beautiful, very clean restaurant and lovely staff. It was such a fun afternoon and we made...More

Thank Natalie D
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are looking for a great date night and like Japanese food, you need to look no further. This Japanese restaurant situated next to the Dendy Portside and a perfect place to eat after watching a movie. The service is very good. Although it...More

Thank mosbo
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of my all time favourite Japanese restaurants in Brisbane. Great food, gorgeous location & welcoming staff.

Thank Jeanne C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Is my main go to for a more upmarket Japanese experience. The staff are always friendly and the food is of high quality. I tend to have the set menu and it rarely disappoints. Matching wines is also great, but you tend to get quite...More

Thank Jim L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$66
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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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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 – Experience the Reality Awards2010 Brisbane Savour Restaurant and Catering awards Winner: Best Asian Restaurant 2011 - Australian Gourmet Traveller wine awards. Awarded 2 Glasses2010 - Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards - Voted a top 10 restaurant in Brisbane