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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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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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  • 149
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
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
Great little Italian

Great little Italian restaurant. Lovely gluehwein on a cold winters night. Enjoyed my bowl of pasta. Excellent service and staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Susie702
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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English first
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great little Italian restaurant. Lovely gluehwein on a cold winters night. Enjoyed my bowl of pasta. Excellent service and staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

My my think I had an orgasmic episode at this restaurant u have to go to this place one day in your life great service and great food my friends from abroad recon they haven't seen any better but you must book not much room witch make it seem like you are with a crowd Can't wait to go back

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

Well grant L…not a lot leaves me speechless but your review does!!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you for such a great review of Novaro's Restaurant! We look forward to seeing you again soon… speechless!!!!! Kind regards Sarah More 

Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Took the family for dinner on our 1st night in Launceston table of eight could not be more complementary of the ambiance, the wine, the food, the service what a fabulous evening

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

Dear jim e, We thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and have passed on your comments to our (we think) fabulous staff!! Thanks again and I hope you had a great holiday in Tasmania, Kind regards and happy travels, Sarah More 

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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great Food. Excellent Wine List .Professional and friendly service. A definite for a special occasion.

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

Dear graham75, Wow! What a great review. Nicholas and all of our team thank you for a such a glowing review, (we all live in fear of tripadviser notifications!) it is so good of you to bring your guests to us! We are looking forward to seeing you again soon, kind regards Sarah More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The setting and waitstaff of this venue are divine. Every effort is made to make you feel like you are attending a fine dining establishment, aside from the paper tablecloth cover that seems to be very common these days. Regarding the food, the scallops and pasta were perfect however my abolone was slightly over leading to a tough (but very... More 

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

Dear Admim, We thank you for taking the time to review Novaro's Restaurant. i am sorry your abalone was overcooked, and have passed this information to our staff in the kitchen, I hope you will join us son for another dining experience, Many thanks and kind regards Sarah More 

Fairfield, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Absolutely superb. All meals had a slight twist which gave them a real point of interest. Big servings and absolutely fabulous service plus a great wine list with great knowledge to go with it.

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

Dear DeborahSkidmore, Nicholas and I thank you for reviewing our restaurant and have passed your positive feedback onto our wonderful staff. It is always good for everyone to read such glowing reports of the restaurant. We look forward to hosting you again soon, kind regards Sarah More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Novaro's is without doubt our favourite restaurant. We always have high expectations and are never disappointed!

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

Dear John, Many thanks for taking the time to review our restaurant, we are happy you enjoyed your meal and are looking forward to seeing you again soon, Kind regards Nick More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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

Dear MeganL, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. Nick's mulled wine is a little more-ish! We look forward to your next visit, Kind regards Sarah More 

Launceston, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear WesternTiers, Thank you for your review of Novaros Restaurant! We are pleased you had an enjoyable experience. We will open for you for lunch if you can gather 11 friends!! Kind regards Sarah More 

Melbourne, Australia
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286 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
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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Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Jules8Perkins, Nicholas and I thank you so much for such a wonderful review. We appreciate it takes time to write and have passed on your comments to our staff, Thanks again and kind regards Sarah More 

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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
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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