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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” (91 reviews)
“pizza” (75 reviews)
“quiche” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
327 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2710
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1 - 10 of 540 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

A busy monday evening. Waiter's performance was so-so. Tagliatelle was good, the chicken uneatable. The Manager didnt charge the Pollo and even served a small burger (as i was still hungry) and offered desserts on the house. The cheese plate ist highly recommandable. Just a...More

Thank Ivan M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As a Boston native, this is my go-to All American restaurant with friends, my significant other, and family. I love it to pieces from brunch to dinner to drinks. It's so perfect. Yummy, high quality food for a reasonable price :)

Thank Diamondjade99
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the fantastic review and high rating! We are so happy to hear that we are you "go-to"! please stop back in soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my favorite meal in Boston over a week. We went on the 4th of July and I was surprised at how good my dish was. Our waitress Kaitten was the best. I loved the monkfish here so deliciously prepared. The salmon and UTO...More

1  Thank Rick N
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Rick, Thank you for the fantastic review, I am very happy to hear that Kaitlin did such a wonderful job! When you are back in town please stop in, we would love to see you again! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started at the bar- loved the drinks and the service was excellent. The location is lovely- with casual, bar and more formal seating available.

Thank Jess_Berlin
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Jess, Thank you very much for your great review and high rating! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, please stop back in soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sonsie is a great place for people watching. Sit at a table by the huge open window and enjoy. We arrived just as they opened up, and the place filled up very quickly, the atmosphere was lively and service was good. Ricotta filled crepe with...More

Thank nettipoo
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello! I am very happy to hear that you had such a great experience with us, the crepe was an excellent choice! Thank you for taking the time to write your review and for the high rating! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waited for a bit table despite a reservation. Was seated and forgotten about. Became a game of “how long til service”. Service workers were joking and hugging and chit chatting. 20 minutes in we left and went just around the corner to Santouka Black Bay...More

Thank LocalNewOrleans
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, I am incredibly sorry to hear that this was your experience with us! Please know that this is very out of the ordinary and most certainly not up to the stand of service we expect our staff to provide. I would love to know...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sonsie has delivered since it first opened back in 1996. You read that right....1996 - Sonsie is a mainstay in the city! Been my Cheers Bar since 1996! Great atmosphere, fantastic for people watching both at the bar and sitting in cafe seating with the...More

1  Thank Lifeadventurer13
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Lifeadventurer13, Thank you so much for this AMAZING review!! We love that we have the honor of being your, “Cheers Bar”! We look forward to being your spot for years to come, see you soon :) Kindest, CM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it! Nice place with excellent service & good food. Great for lunch after a long walk trough the city.

Thank Meeps B
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Meeps, Thank you for the great review and rating! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you again soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Very good dinner with the best part being the oysters. Good pasta dinner and delicious pizza. Nice selection of beer and wines as well

Thank JohnJessica0703
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

John, Thank you for the great rating and review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed everything and please stop back in soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 14 June 2018

I enjoyed a nice lunch at the bar.. couple of cold beers , very good salad with Salmon.. it was good.. nothing over the top .. but good.

Thank joshualz
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Joshua, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at Sonsie and thank you for taking the time to write a review! 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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
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 - 12:00 AM
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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