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Cucina Simpatica

Cnr Margaret & Frederick Sts, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Ranked #65 of 225 Restaurants in Launceston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 22, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Hobart, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Visited for breakfast. Seated straight away by a staff member who wasn't unfriendly but not exactly super friendly either... Menu looked great, lots of options to choose from. Thankfully the (different) woman that took our order was very friendly and helpful. Absolutely delicious full breakfast, would definitely have it again. Drinks were a bit pricey, $6.50 for an orange juice... More

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Australia
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

If you like Eggs Benedict this place is for you, they had many different types of eggs Benedict. I am not a huge fan so can't really say if the one I had was a good one or not.

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

On the basis of other reviews we thought we'd give Cucina Simpatica a go for breakfast. We weren't disappointed. Perfect eggs, great pancakes, fabulous juice and super chocolate milk shakes. The coffee was the only small low point as it was a bit bitter. We'll be back when they're next open!

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tasmania
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85 reviews 85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Had brunch. The breakfast options are 2 pages long and look fantastic. It was just adequate but as with breakfast in Tas, overpriced. What was uncharacteristic was the sulky wait staff service. Really unfriendly - not a smile to be seen. It's popular with many, but I won't be returning.

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Launceston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

The breakfast at cuccina Is delicious. Unfortunatly I strongly do not recommend the calamari, the exact frozen and very average D grade calamari you get from Coles and oven bake. not good! Seems the Sweet chilli sauce was also straight from bottle, very disappointed, a waste of my money and not what you would expect from any restaurant . I... More

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Launceston, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Lots of choices, priced well, coffee great, service good would certainly recommend! Had eggs Benedict Cucina which was great!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Launceston is not the easiest place to find good food, so tried Trip Advisor. "Best coffee in Tasmania", "Great Food"......overrated! Or maybe the place has new management and they are struggling to uphold former reputation. I guess we are spoiled for choice in Melbourne. Coffee, was better at the airport. Bread was out of a bag pre-sliced. Bacon, jerky. Poached... More

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Great cafe, best coffee I've had in Tassie so far! Some interesting twists on old faves. My partners vego brekky was amazing. The hail ceaser eggs were fantastic and different. Highly recommended.

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TAS
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Being the second table in the cafe at the time we thoght we would be in for some great service, unfortunately not! We waited nearly half an hour to have our orders taken during that time we had seen two other tables seated, provided with water and orders taken. We were still waiting for some water and to have our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Amazing brekky and good price too. With a freshly squeezed orange juice on the side. New favourite place for breakfast!! Highly recommended!!

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