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Sonsie

327 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2710
+1 617-351-2500
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (79 reviews)
“pizza” (74 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
327 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2710
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for brunch on a rainy Sunday. Tables are quite small, laid out French style, and the advantage of that is they can seat a lot of people. Restaurant was very busy but wait was minimal. We really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. Service...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was here with my friend who is vegan. Such lovely staff, great location & really varied menu. She had so many choices that were Vegan friendly. What I ordered was delicious. Definitely go again.

Thank maria s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sonsie has been my long time favorite Sunday brunch spot, it’s just all the best of Boston right here at the end of trendy Newbury St. the big bi-fold doors open out onto the street where you can chill with the best espresso and eggs...More

Thank Susan W
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Susan, Thank for for this amazing review, we think you have described us perfectly! Please stop back in and see us soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the Food and service were wonderful! Try the roasted chicken, it was cooked to perfection! Wine list had a huge selection of wines by the glass/

Thank Matt S
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning Matt, Thank you so much for the review! Great choice on the roasted chicken dish and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our wine offerings! Please stop back in soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in on New Year's Day and they had a really great brunch menu. The star of the day was the Oyster Shooter. A fresh oyster served with cocktail sauce and a shot of Tito's Vodka. Yummy!

Thank Yankee_Traveller11
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning, Thank you for the high review and for joining us for brunch on New Years Day! Great choice on the oyster shooter and we hope to see you again soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food and drinks are every changing and always excellent! Try and eat in the cafe so you can people watch people strolling Newbury Street - quite electic!

Thank EvelynOfBoston
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Evelyn, Thank you for the high review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your recent visit with us, please stop back in soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 1 January 2018

We chose this place when visiting Boston and trying to get a sense of a variety of neighborhoods and it worked perfectly as an introduction to the Back Bay. The food and service were very good and we enjoyed the ambiance and walking around the...More

Thank Shelley K
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hello Shelley, Thank you so much for the high review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Sonsie. The next time you find yourself in Boston, please stop in again! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 29 December 2017

Stopped in after shopping on Newbury for an early dinner. The restaurant wasn't open yet, so we ate in the bar. Delicious oysters and a good selection of wood-fired pizza. Friendly staff, and a lively bar.

Thank ImaPickyTraveller
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Good afternoon, Thank you for the high review! I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your dinner with us and we hope to see you again soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 25 December 2017

Had breakfast there yesterday and the food was excellent. Quiche was great - recommend you try it. Nice location for people watching and it would be awesome in the summer when the windows are open for open-air effect. Casual with a little upscale feeling. Like...More

Thank NorthBayVisitor
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Good afternoon, Thank you for the high review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Our family of 7 met at this restaurant and were treated like royalty by a staff that wants to please. The brunch menu was varied and had choices for all. We took advantage of the variety and selected traditional and somewhat exotic. All and all,...More

Thank LAR1942
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Good morning! Thank you for the high review! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to see you again soon! Kindest, CM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2710
  • Public Transportation: Valet daily after 6pm, $12
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-351-2500
  • E-mail
Description
Sonsie celebrates twenty-four years on Boston's famous Newbury Street serving top-notch International cuisine from award-winning Chef Jason Hanelt. Sonsie boasts beautiful French doors that translate to an open sidewalk cafe in season, as well as a European lounge with deep leather chairs and sofas. The mahogany bar serves the best martinis in town from an experienced and friendly bartenders, and the brick-oven churns out pizzas throughout the day. It is easy to relax at Sonsie and enjoy the music that reflects the ambience of the restaurant as day progresses into night. Chef Hanelt's menu always introduces fresh flavors and brilliant food combinations. Signature dishes dot the menu as well as seasonal dishes splashed with nightly specials. Reservations are recommended and private parties are welcome For private gatherings, reserve our esteemed Wine Room: an elegant old world setting blended with modern design and featuring a walk-in, temperature --controlled glass wine cellar.
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