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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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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 3 March 2018 via mobile

Five Star Restaurant experience; staff, food, wine and surroundings impeccable and our generous host Simon and friends spoiled us- a beautiful and thoroughly recommended experience! Seafood fettuccine, apple prawns and tiramisu were standouts.More

1  Thank Chittagyanam
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Chittagyanam, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful time and that you were looked after so well by Simon. Our apple prawns special is such a great addition to the menu over summer...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Novaros in Brisbane st Launceston is a ‘To die for’ evening out. Right from the very beginning, stepping inside the beautiful old home, making a booking with the charming staff.... to sitting down to dine and drink, the experience is one that will never be...More

1  Thank Carmane E
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Carmane E, Wow! What a wonderful review. Thank you so much. We are always happy to hear when our guests experience something truly special. We are very proud of the entire experience that we have created at Novaro's so it is lovely to hear...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018

Arrived unannounced and was welcomed and seated in no time. A very delicious meal of local Tasmanian seafood cooked to perfection. The scallops were big juicy and plenty of them! Waitress assisted by suggesting order of service which was most helpful. Another great experience at...More

1  Thank malnico
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Malnico, Thank you so very much for your review. We pride ourselves on only using the freshest local produce. Our scallop dish has been a strong favourite this summer. So big and juicy as you stated! Thank you for visiting us again and we...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We've been dining at Navaro's for years and it's always a pleasure. Great food and great service. The front of house are very welcoming and compliment the wonderful food coming out of the kitchen. They are excellent in their recommendations on whuch wines to match...More

1  Thank GavinLipp
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi GavinLipp, It was great to see you again and it is always our pleasure to look after you. Thank you for you very kind review. Our small team work well together and use their passion to provide a memorable experience for our guests. The...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018

Easily the best dining experience I have ever had! The atmosphere is cosy with lovely decor and comfortable seats, and you are instantly made to feel very welcome by the wonderful staff. Excellent selection of wines. I had the seafood linguine, the quality of which...More

1  Thank rosekaus
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Rosekaus, Thank you for your great review and for coming to spend some of your holiday time in Tasmania to visit Novaro's. We are glad to hear when our guests are happy. Thank you for the recommendation. If you are in Tasmania again please...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We dined at Novaro’s on 8th February as I’d read great reviews. They were all right! It was like walking into your friends home to have dinner with them. We started chatting to Sarah & Brett about the reason we were in Launceston (checking out...More

1  Thank DeleneSydney
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi DeleneSydney, Thank you so much for your lovely review! Sometimes Sarah and I feel like the lucky ones in our occupation to meet people like yourselves. It was a true pleasure to meet you both and we do look forward to keeping in contact...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Launceston and wanted somewhere nice for dinner, found Novaro's on TripAdvisor and it lived up to its expectations. Stepping into a very small but well organised dining room we were greeted by warm and friendly staff who already knew our name. After...More

1  Thank zaraspoor
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Zaraspoor, It was so lovely to meet you recently. You both were such wonderful guests. Thank you for your wonderful review of the evening you spent with us in February. There is always more wine and tiramisu waiting for you when you return. We...More

Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I recently visited Launceston and my friend and I decided on Italian food. We made a booking with Novaro’s. We were looked after from the time we opened the door! Novaro’s wait staff were the best! Nothing was too much trouble for them. We were...More

1  Thank Jane C
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Jane C, Wow! Thank you for this incredible review of your recent time with us at Novaro's. It is always a pleasure to spoil special people like yourselves. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the food and wine Nick & Sarah produced on this...More

Reviewed 25 January 2018

What a great place. Not only is the food amazing, there's a great choice of wines, the service is exceptional and all this takes place in a beautiful setting. Can't wait to return.

1  Thank Permanent_Tourists
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Permanent_Tourists, We can not wait until you return either! It was such a pleasure to meet you both. Thank you for your great review, it is much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Brett

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Very happy, food was excellent. Service was great, very friendly and happy to answer all questions. Venue was interment, clear.

1  Thank Sandra B
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Sandra B, Thank you very much for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your recent dining experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warmest regards, Brett

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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
USD 16 - USD 32
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, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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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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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