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Retro Cafe

31 Salamanca Pl, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6223 3073
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“poached eggs” (16 reviews)
“fruit toast” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
31 Salamanca Pl, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 258 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great coffee and food, good service, nice location. Excellent yoghurt and fruit salad of many varieties, very generous serving.

Thank DJT111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into the Retro Cafe for a bite of lunch whilst wandering through Salamanca. Great food in a relaxed manner and in a great location. We particularly enjoyed sitting at a table on the footpath in the sunshine and making our way through the specials!...More

Thank Troy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Hobart and we decided to eat in this place for brunch. The dishes were good (especially the ones with salmon). We ate also the dessert (the brownies and the lemon cake) very good!

Thank Mikboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best breakfast I’ve had in Tasmania. Thanks guys. Funky decor, nice staff and great location. Eggs bene was sublime.

Thank Kordie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews about this place sounded good and so we tried it. Don’t be put off by the drab exterior. The service, the coffee and the homemade cakes are excellent. It’s also a great location at the end of Salamanca Place.

Thank Lukajoreb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for a late-morning coffee break from the markets. The coffee was great and we grabbed some toasties for a quick bite, however with so many people, the staff were curt and there wasn't the ambiance I expect there may be at a...More

Thank Jessica_Roams
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food tasty, seats comfy, setting superb. Service fast and friendly. Old fasion retro decor but spot on modern menu. Choose this for a snack, coffee or yum meal.

Thank sarmite2017
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

A small cafe with good ambience. Service is friendly even it was during the busy time of Saturday Market. We had coffee, hot chocolate and a lemon cut cake, which is good and remind me of the cake I had when I was a kid!...More

Thank pinkucheng
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Retro Cafe is a quirky cafe near the Salamanca Market. The decor is somehow vintage with a few art pieces, drawings and a touch of kitsch for good measure. The staff is very friendly and attentive. The menu could do with some creativity.

Thank Nuno F
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Great little cosy cafe with warmth and charm with that little European twist. Coffee is great but you need to be patient because it's busy. Very centrally located in Salamanca. Pleasant music and atmosphere.

1  Thank MarkFlintoff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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