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) #144 of 2,437 Restaurants in Boston $$ - $$$ American, , International
327 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2710
+1 617-351-2500
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (68 reviews)
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American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
327 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2710
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Group of 4 for a birthday dinner on a Saturday night. The place had a healthy buzz, as usual. The food was delicious. We had the tuna tartare and deviled eggs to start. For entrees, we tried the skirt steak and half roasted chicken. Both...More

Thank Steve0117
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a group of six dining on a weeknight. We had an extremely rocky start with a new server, but a seasoned server took over to rescue what could have been a pretty bad meal. That said, the food was very good. They took...More

Thank 2acorns
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had 2 separate recommendations to eat at Sonsie. The atmosphere was good - although it got very loud once the restaurant was full (which was to be expected). Our server was very nice but it took over an hour for us to get our...More

Thank MPRH11
Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Boston we try to get to Sonsie for drinks and apps. The restaurant has seating on the outside or inside. We have been there twice and have sat an ate at the bar and the inside dinning. The bar is quite large and...More

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Third error is the charm. Sure, it was a big group with 7 of us, but they made a huge mess of our brunch. Mocha was given hot when over ice was ordered, mistake #1. The other 6 drinks were served correctly. Brunch dishes were...More

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly please to drink very good coffee (Illy). You can get also pizza from the brick oven! Sweets: Cannoli...

Thank TripHaris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last time we visited on New Year's Eve so we tried it again iPod this visit. The front was open onto the street but worth booking those tables since they were busy. Reasonable range of food and a good gluten free menu. Service was much...More

Thank timb42014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner to this place which supposedly is an Italian restaurant. Service was really bad. Appetizers and main course arrived at the same time, wine took half an hour to get to the table and was way to warm, .......

Thank Niklas W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Searched Trip Advisor to find breakfast in Boston. Wanted a new adventure. We settled on Sonsie....Made a reservation, which for that particular day we did not need. It is a great location within walking distance from our hotel. We sat at the window looking out...More

Thank frcdtag44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Managed to get a table in the large open window. Lunchtime sat with a chilled bottle of rose watching the world go by - perfect. Staff were friendly and the food was good.

Thank EnjoyTravell1ing
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
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
Sonsie celebrates eighteen years on Boston’s famous Newbury Street serving top-notch International cuisine from award-winning Chef Bill Poirier. Open seven days a week from 7:00am to 1:00am, 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 lot of friendly bartenders and the brick-oven churns out eclectic pizzas and focaccia throughout the day. It is easy to relax at Sonsie and enjoy the classic music that reflects the ambience of the restaurant as day progresses into night.Chef Poirier’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 welcomed.
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