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Retro Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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31 Salamanca Pl, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6223 3073
07:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 18:00
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Port Elliot
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187 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for a bite to eat on a market morning it's advisable to get in early - especially if it's cool and windy A popular spot efficiently serving up some tasty morsels in this well themed venue Friendly service good food and more than passable coffee

Thank llsaPortElliot
Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice spot to start the day with a good coffee, sit in the sunshine or squeeze inside. All of the items on the menu sound tasty can't wait to try more.

Thank Mgeedub
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were looking for a nice café and we came across the Retro cafe and it was average because the bacon was undercooked and bad and the eggs were cold and watery.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Hobart during easter looking forward to a nice breakfast and good tassie produce walk in to this cafe very busy they where pack and it was also a Saturday morning the market was open in salamanca. Look at the special board and I ordered the Houn valley on toast really lookong forward to it Coz i love my Mushroom... More 

Thank Hanam1ka
Manchester, United Kingdom
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319 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice, friendly cafe which does an excellent beef burger and great coffee. Good range of choices for lunch or snack, with some outside seating.

Thank Nick T
Perth, Australia
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825 reviews
521 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grabbed a takeaway tea from here on the way past and enjoyed the cool vibe of the place. I'll forgive the owner for being a Dogs supporter!

Thank TippOz
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffee like a power punch. Best gluten free bread (from Straight Up bakery on Liverpool). Poached eggs runny. Lovely range of choice. Bit of a squeeze; especially for a group.

Thank Shauna P
Singapore, Singapore
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81 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is very busy and we are lucky to find us a table. The guys are very busy serving. Maybe because it is a Saturday and people come for the Salamaca Market. There are many nice options for breakfast and we like all of our meals.

Thank Tan_WeeKee
Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee, fruit toast gets a 9 out of 10, eggs perfectly scrambled, and the bustling Salamanca Markets-bliss

Thank Peterfitzroy
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here on a ramble through Salamanca and hoped for a nice, quick coffee bit got neither. Order was mixed up by well meaning but clearly new staff and tea got tipped out. Nice location bit that was all.

Thank david m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Salamanca Pl, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6223 3073

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