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Novaro's Restaurant

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28 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 5589
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Novaro's Italian Restaurant is located in the heart of Launceston. The...
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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    Very good
  • 14
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious

Warm and inviting on a chilly night Sarah and her team were fabulous and attentive. Locally sourced produce resulted in delicious food. The mulled wine was divine!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Megan L
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Warm and inviting on a chilly night Sarah and her team were fabulous and attentive. Locally sourced produce resulted in delicious food. The mulled wine was divine!

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Novaro's is in my humble but experienced dining opinion Launceston's best dining experience. The food is unfailingly exceptional, if only it opened for lunch as well as dinner.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Novaro's is in a beautiful old red brick house near the centre of Launceston. It is one of those warm, friendly old-style Italian restaurants where the waiters, whilst being models of efficiency, make you feel at home from the moment you walk in. You dine in what may once have been the dining room of the original owners, with good... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Returned to Novaros during a foodie weekend in Launceston. The service was excellent and friendly. The food was delicious and the special of scallops was especially good. We loved the mulled wine to start - great in winter! Our chosen bottle of wine wasn't available but another recommendation turned out to be fantastic and was offered at a discount. Thanks... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Beautiful restaurant, great service, a real dining pleasure. We ate here on our few days in Launceston - started with the warm olives, goats cheese & sour dough with olive oil and balsamic and main course of the Angus steak and the local scallops - everything was perfect, the service was most attentive & dinner was beautiful! And the wine... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Had the Duck superb, Wife had the steak very nice and tender but lacked that taste of being on a grill. would have made it just that much better. Scallops and sauce yummo, deserts full of flavour. service was great.

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The ambiance is very welcoming and the service was really attentive. Fabulous wine list, with a knowledgeable restaurant Owner who can assist you to choose the best wine to your liking or simply to match the food choice. There's always a balance on serving sizes of main dishes...too small and too large are as bad as each other. This is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Beautiful meal - with a great wine list and personal friendly service. Cosy atmosphere - terrific for a romantic evening out - also good for groups. This is a gem and will definitely be back. Make a booking for sure as this is very popular.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Our meal was good but not great. We had the pork and veal meatballs and mushroom bruschetta to start. The meatballs were great and the bruschetta was okay. For mains we both had different spaghettini. Both were good. The size of the entree plates made it difficult to eat the meal. We ate on a Friday night and got in... More 

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Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

A cold night in Launceston and needing something really good to enjoy - the view from the street was encouraging so in I went and was warmly greeted by Sarah, no issues with solo dining, general friendly chit chat and when she told me the special that night was the scallops - I was in heaven ! absolutely delicious followed... More 

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Additional Information about Novaro's Restaurant

Address: 28 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6334 5589
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 18 - 42
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6334 5589

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 42
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Doing business

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.
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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