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Sofia's Family Restaurant

5N Pier Promenade | Next to Franskston Pier, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
+61 3 9781 3303
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5N Pier Promenade | Next to Franskston Pier, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always got a great feed here over several years.In a great spot with super friendly staff and lovely food.What more can one say as a recomendation than that.

Thank Wyzzasses
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing. The signature dish was tasteless, crumbed fried mostly calamari. A few prawns. A tiny salad. The hamburgers better. Pasta ok. Service average. Pity because it has a prime position but maybe they take the customer for granted.

Thank Leane S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have dined at Sofia's three times in the last month. While it can be noisy with the wooden floors and lots of families, the servings are way too large,a tip, order entree size,still too big a serve. You do not have to ask for...More

Thank jethrotull2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good quality every day Italian food.Economical and honest, literally on the beach. Beware,the portions are Enormous.

Thank Augusto d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As it says a family restaurant that serve massive plates of food but not very tasty. Uncomfortable chairs and crap old tables pscked like sardines and very noisy. Probably popular because of the massive portions. And not that cheap. We are more quality tasty food...More

Thank Marilyn R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant for a 21st Birthday with a group of family and friends, while waiting we were asked for our drink orders - the young waiter with a goatee whom was serving us took down the drink orders he was quite short...More

Thank nicoleteresa
Kaushik S, General Manager at Sofia's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Can you please provide your details to info@sofiafrankston.com.au so that we can make this right. We look forward to get your response Thanks Sofia Management

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Wasn't the best service or set up of tables the tables are all squished in together never seen a restaurant with seating so closed together. The service was really rude as we had a big table we couldn't decide on the food we wanted and...More

Thank kay_nicole14
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We had some friends visiting from the UK and decided to go here for dinner. As usual it was very busy so we sat outside under the heater - very cosy. The staff are really friendly and I had an awesome pizza whilst my wife...More

Thank penpower331
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Good variety of food. Great location on Frankston beach. Large servings and good value. Pizza, pasta, seafood, steak.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This place should be shut down!!!dirty plates the floor was filthy the food we ordered had human hair in both meals and the staff and manager were not helpful at all The Cook was on the phone all the time and was not wearing and...More

2  Thank Winnie1955
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$28
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5N Pier Promenade | Next to Franskston Pier, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Frankston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9781 3303
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All are welcome to enjoy Sofia's distinctive Italian spirit and celebrate our passion for food with heartfelt generosity & enthusiasm. Our menu offering is wide and will suit all tastes featuring fresh seafood, tender steaks, crisp salads, traditional or gourmet pizza and authentic pasta. Located on Frankston Waterfront, we offer casual family dining, breathtaking sea views and a dedicated sea side fish & chips takeaway kiosk. Sofia Frankston is fully licensed and allows BYO (wine only).
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