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Novaro's Restaurant

28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 5589
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Launceston for the Effervescence festival and chanced upon Novaro’s. The menu was ample and the quality of food superb. We had a daily special of Scallops and also the smoked pear and mozzarella ravioli. Service was perfect - attentive, knowledgeable and friendly. Sarah...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our table of 9 all raved about the quality of every course & after tasting a range of the choices there is confidence that we could of chosen anything on the menu & been completely satisfied. The specials of the night were venison ravioli &...More

Thank 197MarkH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wifey and I walked into Novaro's after consuming a couple of delicious glasses of Tassie wines and a tasty cheese platter across the road at Bar Two. We had no reservation, could they fit us in? No problem, Brett welcomed us in with open arms...More

Thank 319ChrisT319
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was fantastic, the food was great and although the cost is probably in line with fine dining prices, way too expensive for my taste.

Thank maryannesimpson123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived fairly late without a booking & were advised that it was not too far away before the kitchen would be closing. Because of the time I was trying to encourage my husband to skip entree & go straight to mains, but the waiter...More

1  Thank Robyn M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fairly quiet night but meant we got more attention from our delightful host Sarah. Made great recommendations on food and wine. Including something cheeky and local for dessert. All dishes worked although my wife and I disagreed whether the potato worked with the scallops..

Thank julianc223
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sarah was very welcoming and friendly and a really good Maitre De. The food was totally amazing and portion sizes were spot on amazing chef and sarah certainly has a lot of knowledge with pairing the wines with the food. We had the best night...More

1  Thank Kelli J
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Kelli for taking the time to review our little restaurant. It was pleasure to meet you, I hope you had a safe journey home, Kind regards, Sarah

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On recent visit to Tasmania splurged on a fancy meal at Novaro's. Food was very good. Gnocchi with roast lamb was outstanding - 5 out of 5 and tiramisu was excellent as well. I had calamari to start and this was only aspect of meal...More

Thank DClikestotravel
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear DClikestotravel, Thank you so much for your review of Novaros Restaurant. I am so pleased to read your friend was happy with her specially prepared meal. It was lovely to meet you both, Kind regards, Sarah, Brett and the team at Novaros.

Reviewed 8 October 2018

The food was great, the ambience a little noisy but the atmosphere calming, the menu choices - all excellent. Service was beyond exceptional.

Thank Anonymous7250
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Anonymous7250 for your review of Novaros Restaurant. On a busy night the restaurant can get a little noisy! We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Sarah, Brett and Co

Reviewed 5 October 2018

Novaro's Restaurant never disappoints. The greetings on arrival from the amazing Brett and Niamh. The food, wine, service and ambiance were fantastic and definitely the best place for catching up with friends. Thank you.More

Thank Marcia T
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Marcia, So sorry I did not catch up with Arthur and yourself, but I am so pleased you met the gorgeous Niamh! How lucky are we to have her as part of our team! Thank you for taking the time to review Novaros and...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
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
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 35
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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6334 5589
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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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