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Retro Cafe

) #103 of 435 Restaurants in Hobart $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
31 Salamanca Pl, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6223 3073
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“poached eggs” (15 reviews)
“fruit toast” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
31 Salamanca Pl, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kick started the trip to the matkets with breaky at the groovy Retro Cafe. Staff were lovely, very accommodating. Enjoyed the food as we overlooked the busy saturday morn markets.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The outside of the Retro says retro, the inside says retro, the food says eat me. This is a really nice little place - small yet big enough to have enough seating space to have that buzz that a good cafe should have. There is...More

Thank Hop3fullyL0st
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Retro Cafe has been there for decades but is still turning out delicious, inexpensive meals in a great location right on Salamanca Place.

Thank Margot S
Reviewed May 14, 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely breakfast at the Retro Cafe this weekend. The service was friendly and attentive. The food came quickly and was absolutely scrumptious. Great value and definitely worth a is it.

Thank BevoOne
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Found this place really average, one thing I can't tolerate is an over cooked poached egg. Very disappointing

Thank Helen M
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast here on a whim, wished I had kept looking. Ordered the bagel with Tasmanian salmon and scrambled eggs. What a wasted opportunity to showcase local produce. Hidden under possibly the worst scrambled eggs I've ever eaten (tasteless, zero seasoning and watery) on a...More

Thank khilca
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a bite to eat on a market morning it's advisable to get in early - especially if it's cool and windy A popular spot efficiently serving up some tasty morsels in this well themed venue Friendly service good food and...More

Thank llsaPortElliot
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Nice spot to start the day with a good coffee, sit in the sunshine or squeeze inside. All of the items on the menu sound tasty can't wait to try more.

Thank Mgeedub
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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nice café and we came across the Retro cafe and it was average because the bacon was undercooked and bad and the eggs were cold and watery.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

Visiting Hobart during easter looking forward to a nice breakfast and good tassie produce walk in to this cafe very busy they where pack and it was also a Saturday morning the market was open in salamanca. Look at the special board and I ordered...More

Thank Hanam1ka
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
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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