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Novaro's Restaurant

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28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 5589
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Melbourne, Australia
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107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

They can't take it off the menu. It is just so popular and, of course, a signature dish. Abalone all too often doesn't really work - it's too tough or pmismatched - but this one is a treat. I'd been here before some years ago and this dish was still etched in my memory. I think that's a good sign.... More 

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

Dear Mark L, Thank you for reviewing our restaurant, we look forward to your next visit and yes, the abalone dish will remain on the menu! Kind regards Sarah More 

Launceston, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Novaro's is one of our special occasion restaurants and we love it.The service is impeccable, the food is divine and we always leave feeling we've been spoilt. Very highly recommended.

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

Dear Tassiejayne, Thank you for your review, we look forward to hosting your next evening, Kind regards, Sarah and Nicholas More 

Launceston, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Attending Navaro's with friends for my birthday, I was made to feel special and the service allowed us to feel comfortable, relaxed and able to have fun. the food never fails to disappoint, always cooked well with plenty of flavour. I have certain allergies which the kitchen was happy to alter dishes to accomodate. Because with have been several times... More 

Thank Tooie2015
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Tooie2015, Thank you for taking the time to review Novaro's Restaruant, I am sorry it has taken me so long to write a short note back. We look forward to seeing you again very soon, Kind regards, Sarah More 

Tumut, Australia
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Nice atmosphere,tables fairly close but not noisy, good friendly service and beautiful food. My brother & sister-in-law had recommended this restaurant when we were heading for Tasie. We shared the Abalone, the sauce was amazing and textures perfect. The timing between courses was well orchestrated and wines suitably matched.

Thank Moonlighter92
Launceston, Australia
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338 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Special occasion meal and was not disappointed. Service friendly, knowledgeable but not intrusive. Excellent choice on the menu for Tasmanian orientated, fresh produce. In a party of four and we all enjoyed every meal chosen (entree, main and dessert). Flavours were fresh and simple, Food was cooked and presented very well. A delicious meal, pleasant ambiance and great service.

Thank GingerRose63
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and friendly service. Very happy they didn't fail to deliver an adventure for my taste buds, as the bar was high from the last place I had abalone at. Followed by a huge portion of very simple and very tasty pork belly. Great stuff.

Thank Kurmet J
Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing yet simple flavours and beautifully presented food. You pay top dollar, but worth it for a special occassion or treat. My partner wanted to try abalone while I wanted a vego option. This always puts seafood restaurants out the picture. This place has a perfect menu for all taste buds! Friendly and attentive staff. Thank you for a brilliant... More 

Thank Hollyk84
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant several times and food is always amazing Cosy and small and family run Lyn C

Thank Lyn C
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love this restaurant. It has everything fine dining like you would expect in Sydney, local hospitality like only small towns can provide and a fitting price for such a great experience. Most of the time I can't go past the steak but the whole menu is delicious.

Thank Adrienne K
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great atmosphere, food and service, an upmarket Italian experience in the heart of Launceston. The food was great and the the service was exceptional. Well worth a visit.

Thank F8464CDjulief

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 42
Italian, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
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
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?