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Sonsie

327 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2710
+1 617-351-2500
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (91 reviews)
“pizza” (75 reviews)
“quiche” (7 reviews)
Open Now
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
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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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Great service Food comes out quickly Large portions. I always leave with a doggie bag Best Tuna Melt, but not always on the Menu Cubano Sandwich is very good Home made potato chips

Thank Notablerose
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Good evening, Thank you for the review! We are happy to hear that you enjoy your time with us and we hope to see you again soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

This is a fun and popular place to pop in for lunch while shopping on Newbury St. It's at the end of the street, so if you start there and walk towards Arlington, you can hit all the high and low spots, from Valentino and...More

Thank Gammie8
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we appreciate the feedback on the avocado toast. Please stop back in and see us soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 21 March 2018

During a snowstorm, it was one of the only places open. Had appetizers one time and lunch another. Both were great. Wonderful pizzas--traditional was best. Waiter and Host were great.

Thank 82edg
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Good morning, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your snow day at Sonsie! Thank you so much for the wonderful review! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 20 March 2018

My boyfriend and I visited Boston this past week from Chicago. In general, but especially on vacation, we make dining out a high priority. Sonsie was among the most impressive of the restaurants we visited. It was busy, and rightly so--the layout is open and...More

Thank Becky W
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Hello Becky, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us while you were visiting Boston. We hope to see you the next time you find yourself in town! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We absolutely love Sonsie, first place we go when we visit Boston! The vibe is cozy during the day and sexy at night plus you can’t beat that location.

Thank Justin P
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Justin, Thank you so much for the great review! We are very happy to hear that Sonsie is your first stop when visiting the city! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 18 March 2018

From arrival to departure, Sonsie was a disappointing, frustrating mess. Friendly staff can only get you so far when your drink orders are incorrect multiple times, your food is cooked to hell and back and then to be compensated for their mistakes, you're offered a...More

Thank Benjamin M
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Sonsie is my favorite spot in the back bay. It's open for all meal periods and has so much to offer. I will swing by for a take out pastry and coffee or sit for breakfast if I have time. One of my go to...More

Thank lbeeten3
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Good morning, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are very happy to hear that you visit us regularly for breakfast and dinner and we look forward to seeing you soon! Kindest, CM

Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

A very nice and well designed resturent. The quality of the food was very good and seafoods were very fresh. However, the service was definitively terrible... We were served by a non experienced person who mixed up our wine, water, glasses. He didn't clean the...More

Thank M.A. J
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Good evening, I am so sorry to hear that this was what you experienced during your recent visit with us! Please know that management is in no way taking this matter lightly. That being said, I would like to gather a few more details regarding...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

So, this really isn't a review. To be a review I think you need to try something (food, drink or whatever). I came here because it was listed on places to go in Boston on the airline wi-fi. I thought it was something like a...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 26 February 2018

I met my girlfriend and her two friends for brunch here. They were wrapping up but I got a bud light. The beer cost $7- this is more than Nantucket and MV, which I often compare restaurants beer prices to. I was not happy with...More

Thank Matt C
Chelsea M, Guest Relations Manager at Sonsie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hello Matt, I am sorry that your recent visit with us resulted in a low rating! Please know that your feedback has been received by management and I am sorry for the server error regarding the carafe of OJ! We would love to have you...More

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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, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene
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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