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Novaro's Restaurant

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28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 5589
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17:30 - 21:30
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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Recommend by local, we had dinner on the last day of our trip. The restaurant is so cozy with excellent staff. The food was so yummy, especially the dessert was so good, actually all dishes we ordered was delicious. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank ritatlwu
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

OMG we looked at TripAdvisor to decide where to eat and weren't disappointed by our choice, based on reviews. We have on occasion been disappointed by reviews, but not tonight. With an intimate restaurant already nearly half full, we were informed that we would have to be finished by 8.00, not a problem for us oldies. We had the steak... More 

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Thank christine g
Launceston, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want high class service along with world premium wine beer and spirit selections, premium food with that air of class , this historic compact eatery will impress and burn long into your memory

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Thank John T
Hobart, Australia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We felt as soon as we entered that we were at home and that this would be a great night. The food was superb. The service was excellent and congenial. We had trouble trying to pick a wine even though we know our wine, however our host was able to direct us to a great wine using our information about... More 

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Thank Mark J
Launceston, Australia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is fine dining at it's best! The food is amazing with the menu changing with the seasons. The staff are wonderful

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Thank Janine L
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Janine L, Thank you for your review of our restaurant. We thank you for your kind words, I have passed your comments onto our staff, Kind regards Sarah More 

Launceston, Australia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We arranged for a window table as it was a special occasion and we weren't disappointed. The staff were friendly and informative without being in your face all the time. Extensive wine list. Parking at the door. Would recommend

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Thank Jenny262013
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Jenny, Thank you for your review of Novaro's Restaurant. We look forward to hosting you again soon, Kind regards, Sarah More 

Launceston, Australia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is just fantastic, the atmosphere is amazing, the food is amazing, and the staff are wonderful. If you love Italian with a bit of class this place is a must. If there was a 10 star rating I would have given the lot.

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Thank rod777666
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear rod777666, It was lovely to meet you and your partner. We thank you for your review and hope to see you next time you are in Tasmania, Kind regards Sarah and the team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Unplanned but outstanding quality food and service.first time visitors to Launceston,well presented restaurant with outstanding service matched with quality menu and food.

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Thank Stephen M
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Stephen M, Thank you for your review of Novaro's Restaurant. We appreciate your time and look forward to your next visit. Kind regards Sarah More 

Launceston, Australia
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We went for my husbands birthday - right from stepping in the front door and being waited on by the Maître D and having our Jackets taken we were made feel welcome. This is an amazing silver service restaurant with absolutely fantastic staff who cannot do enough. The food was the best I have eaten in a long time -... More 

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Thank debmharris
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear debmharris, Thank you for your kind review of our restaurant. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Sarah More 

Launceston, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Good restaurant with good food and attentive friendly service. Handy within walking distance from the city centre and main accommodation places. Service was prompt . Main disappointment was the variety on the menu. This is supposed to be an Italian restaurant but it seemed to be an over emphasis on spaghetti with seafood varieties. One would expect a greater variety... More 

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Thank GaryArthur
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear GaryArthur, Thank you for your review of our restaurant. I have passed your comments onto our kitchen staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon, Kind regards Sarah More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$42
Cuisine
Italian, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6334 5589
Description
Novaro's Italian Restaurant is located in the heart of Launceston. The intimate 32 seat restaurant has been established for 21 years. Chef Nicholas Hooper offers local seafood, try the Flinders Island greenlip abalone in truffle oil, game and meats on his extensive menu.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?