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Novaro's Restaurant

28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 5589
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“abalone” (20 reviews)
“snails” (9 reviews)
“polpette” (4 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, fabulous surroundings, and friendly, attentive service, we had a top notch evening and will be back for sure. It's easy to see why Novaro's is a bit of a local institution. Please keep up the good work!!

1  Thank dalej787
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear dalej787, Thank you for your review, Come back soon! Kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my partner here for dinner for his 40th. The customer service is 2nd to none - I doubt you could find more welcoming, attentive, friendly staff anywhere. And the food was terrific. It is only a small restaurant, which provide a lovely intimate...More

1  Thank Christine C
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Christine C, We thank you for taking the time to review Novaro's Restaurant. I have passed your compliments onto our wonderful kitchen team, Nicholas (my gorgeous husband!), Lee (not as gorgeous but still wonderful!!!Sorry Lee!), and Kim. We look forward to hosting you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner with a friend and not only was the food amazing but the service was stand out. Can not fault this wonderful restaurant. Looking forward to going back.

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

Dear graemeandpatsy, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Novaro's Restaurant, we look forward to hosting you again soon, Kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here after reading other trip adviser reports and were not dissappointed. Food was excellent and delightfully presented. Our only disappointment was a limited and perhaps ordinary dessert menu though by that time we had very little space anyway. We will certainly be back

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

Dear Philidoc, Thank you for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Sarah

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking at the menu by the door when Sarah arrived and invited us in to have a look around. Such a beautiful friendly person! We made a booking for that evening and from the moment we arrived the service by Brett and Peter...More

1  Thank Ann T
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We had booked a table for 3 and arrived at the restaurant a little earlier but our table was ready. It is quite a small venue which is fine but we were shown to our table which had been set up in the thoroughfare between...More

5  Thank Helena C
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I have visited this restuarant many, many times and it never ceases to impress. I am looking forward to our next visit.

1  Thank JanusAAA
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The moment you step in you feel that you'll be a little surprised and we were! It has a nice atmosphere, it's cosy, warm and inviting and then when you're seated by wonderful and professional staff you read the menu and then listen to some...More

1  Thank Carol_and_Michael_W
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I make at least one visit here every year when in Launceston. Again outstanding service and delicious food. Nicholas & Sarah are a credit to this industry. John S Hobart

1  Thank John S
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Dear John, It was lovely to see you this week, it is always good to catch up! We look forward to seeing you in Launceston on your visit! Kind regards Sarah and Nicholas

Reviewed 19 May 2017

A beautifully Presented and Prepared meal. We enjoyed everything from the outstanding Pea & Mint Soup offered as a apperatif to the Creme Brûlée for desert. Out main meals offered the freshest that Tasmania had to offer. Elegant atmosphere and attentive staff.

Thank KezandAndy
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Dear KezandAndy, Thank you for your review of Novaro's Restaurant. We are happy to read you enjoyed your experience, Kind regards Sarah

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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$17 - US$33
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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