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Novaro's Restaurant

28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 5589
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“spaghettini” (15 reviews)
“abalone” (22 reviews)
“scallops” (34 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recently visited Novaros - I already know the food is great and the night did not disappoint. Pear ravioli and the beef cheeks -- mmmmhmmm what more can I say? If I want a nice meal I don't go anywhere else in Launceston. The service...More

1  Thank Christina P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were recommended to visit Novaro's by another restaurant and oh so glad we took their advice. The staff were friendly and and the food superb. There was so many great dishes that we simply focused on the entrees and sampled six different ones. They...More

1  Thank crazyblonde_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an incredible dinner selection comprising of an appetising carrot purée with chilli to awaken my palett. In spite of my seafood allergy, the seafood fettucine is aglio-oglio style, tossed with a generous amount of fin fish, mussels, smoked salmons, prawns and clams and infused...More

1  Thank fancy48
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much fancy48 for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your dinner with us last week. It was a pleasure to meet you and look after you on this occasion. We are thrilled you enjoyed our seafood fettuccine - one...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the highest rated restaurant in Launceston on Trip Advisor. So we booked it for our 1 night in town. We had been driving all day and were a little tired so I have given it 3 stars instead of 2 in case we...More

2  Thank Nicole P
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nicole P, Thank you for your review. We are so sorry to hear that your personal expectations were not met during your recent visit to Novaro's. Whilst we can never please every guest, we do try exceptionally hard to ensure our food and service...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small family-run restaurant is a gem. Everything we ate here was amazing. The super-fresh oysters with prosecco jelly and the panna cotta dessert deserve special mention, although every single thing was perfect. The friendly, professional service provided by our waiter, Brett, was superb. This...More

1  Thank DeniseJ14
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

And we can not wait to look after you again DeniseJ14! Thank you for your wonderful review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed everything. And yes the oysters at present are truly incredible even if we say so ourselves. Take care and we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant saved our anniversary night!! Wow, how can we even express how wonderful our experience was at Novaros!?! We were in Launceston for one night celebrating our first wedding anniversary. We had initially booked another place for dinner (we won’t name but it was...More

1  Thank Sophea M
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! Sophea M thank you for this brilliant review. In all honesty, it was our pleasure to look after you. We felt it was only fair and right to spoil you both on such a special occasion as your anniversary night. You gave us quite...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was magnificent. So was the service. What more can I say. Love this place. The seafood Linguini was perfect. The atmosphere was welcoming and warm. Perfect for a romantic dinner. Did I say it was perfect?More

1  Thank John S
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! Thank you so much for this incredible review John S! We are very humbled by your words. We take a great deal of pride in ensuring all elements of our guests' experience with us are to the highest quality and it seems we succeeded...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, daughter and I went to Novaro's for dinner whilst visiting Launceston and we could see why this fabulous restaurant is rated number one! The service was impeccable (our waiter Brett was fantastic), the quaint dining room had a lovely atmosphere and we were...More

1  Thank matty54l
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Matty54l, Matt is was a delight to meet you, Emily and Kiara last week. Such a lovely family and Kiara was so well mannered throughout the evening. We were very impressed with her wonderful manners. Thank you for coming to visit us and for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely trattoria in Launceston. Heaps of praises on Brett & Pete manning the show from taking orders, serving food & socializing with clients with such good rapport. Great olives & wagyu carpaccio to kickoff. Seafood fettuccine was the classic hearty tomato dish to have. Great...More

1  Thank young26
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi young26, Thank you very much for this great review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the great service and food on your recent dining experience. Our signature dish of seafood fettuccine is now available with a Napoli sauce in addition to the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

this restitant is highly recommended. the service is friendly and top class. The food is amazing and very well priced. All in all top value. we will be dining here again. PS the mulled wine in winter is a WINNER!!!More

1  Thank Debbie S
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Debbie, It was a great pleasure to have you both come and celebrate your birthdays with us on the weekend. We always humbled that we are chosen for special occasions, so thank you. Thank you also for a wonderful review. The mulled wine is...More

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Questions & Answers
Graeme M
24 February 2017|
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Response from Nicholas H | Property representative |
Dear Graeme, We open for lunch by appointment for 15 guests or more. We have a set $65.00 menu, Feel free to call me for additional information, Kind regards Sarah
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Roogirl23
10 November 2016|
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Response from Nicholas H | Property representative |
We suggest neat and casual, Kind regards Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$36
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Wednesday
17:30 - 20:30
Thursday
17:30 - 20:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6334 5589
  • E-mail
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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