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Novaro's Restaurant

28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 5589
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had an incredible dinner selection comprising of an appetising carrot purée with chilli to awaken my palett. In spite of my seafood allergy, the seafood fettucine is aglio-oglio style, tossed with a generous amount of fin fish, mussels, smoked salmons, prawns and clams and infused...More

1  Thank fancy48
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the highest rated restaurant in Launceston on Trip Advisor. So we booked it for our 1 night in town. We had been driving all day and were a little tired so I have given it 3 stars instead of 2 in case we...More

2  Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small family-run restaurant is a gem. Everything we ate here was amazing. The super-fresh oysters with prosecco jelly and the panna cotta dessert deserve special mention, although every single thing was perfect. The friendly, professional service provided by our waiter, Brett, was superb. This...More

1  Thank DeniseJ14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant saved our anniversary night!! Wow, how can we even express how wonderful our experience was at Novaros!?! We were in Launceston for one night celebrating our first wedding anniversary. We had initially booked another place for dinner (we won’t name but it was...More

1  Thank Sophea M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was magnificent. So was the service. What more can I say. Love this place. The seafood Linguini was perfect. The atmosphere was welcoming and warm. Perfect for a romantic dinner. Did I say it was perfect?

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, daughter and I went to Novaro's for dinner whilst visiting Launceston and we could see why this fabulous restaurant is rated number one! The service was impeccable (our waiter Brett was fantastic), the quaint dining room had a lovely atmosphere and we were...More

1  Thank matty54l
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Matty54l, Matt is was a delight to meet you, Emily and Kiara last week. Such a lovely family and Kiara was so well mannered throughout the evening. We were very impressed with her wonderful manners. Thank you for coming to visit us and for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely trattoria in Launceston. Heaps of praises on Brett & Pete manning the show from taking orders, serving food & socializing with clients with such good rapport. Great olives & wagyu carpaccio to kickoff. Seafood fettuccine was the classic hearty tomato dish to have. Great...More

1  Thank young26
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi young26, Thank you very much for this great review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the great service and food on your recent dining experience. Our signature dish of seafood fettuccine is now available with a Napoli sauce in addition to the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

this restitant is highly recommended. the service is friendly and top class. The food is amazing and very well priced. All in all top value. we will be dining here again. PS the mulled wine in winter is a WINNER!!!More

1  Thank Debbie S
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Debbie, It was a great pleasure to have you both come and celebrate your birthdays with us on the weekend. We always humbled that we are chosen for special occasions, so thank you. Thank you also for a wonderful review. The mulled wine is...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018

This is the best restaurant I have been to and I have been to a few.. The service is the absolute star but that takes nothing away from the food, OH my lord the food!!!! We ordered 3 sides the pumpkin, the potatoes and the...More

1  Thank Stocoroco
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Stocroco, Wow! Thank you so much for this fantastic review. It is always wonderful to hear how our guests have enjoyed their experience. We are happy to hear that your wife enjoyed the little wine tasting to complement her dish selection. It is very...More

Reviewed May 6, 2018

Wow! From the warm, welcoming and professional greeting at the door to dessert, a wonderful experience! I met a colleague of my husbands who was visiting from the United States. What a wonderful taste of Tasmania she received! Tasmanian sparkling and red wines, delicious mains...More

1  Thank Julieanne M
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Dear Julieanne M, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Novaro's Restaurant. Brett and Simon are a great team. I was fortunate the week you dined with us to have a week off, leaving the restaurant in their capable hands was easy!...More

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Graeme M
February 24, 2017|
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Response from Nicholas H | Property representative |
Dear Graeme, We open for lunch by appointment for 15 guests or more. We have a set $65.00 menu, Feel free to call me for additional information, Kind regards Sarah
November 10, 2016|
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Response from Nicholas H | Property representative |
We suggest neat and casual, Kind regards Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $36
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6334 5589
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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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