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Novaro's Restaurant

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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.
PRICE RANGE
$13 - $33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Australian
FEATURES
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

I drove all the way from Hobart to Launceston to have this dinner based on previous review. The experience was not disappointing and the experiences and food far exceeded expectation. Greeted at the door, we were promptly sat at the window table which included a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mike L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our celebration meal back in Launceston after having walked the Overland Track. Friendly and professional staff, delicious food - we picked the right place! Following our pre dinner G&T, we started with an amuse bouche of pea and mint soup, followed by the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Gabbythebook
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

OMG amazing food, highly highly recommended food (awesome crayfish!) with wonderful service. We were certainly looked after and with the only table under candle light we felt especially special, thank you to you all!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 539bonnies
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location near the CBD super little venue offering fantastic Italian and great service in a lovely atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank petergeoffreyflood
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear petergeoffreyflodd, Thank you very much for your review of Novaro's Restaurant. We look forward to your next visit, Kind regards, Sarah and the team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a walk in on a Friday night at 7:30 . Greeted warmly at the door and was seated in a prime position in the restaurant. Warm bread balsamic to start . Egg plant parmigiana was next. Followed by cape grim tomahawk, with roast potatoes,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Limpingcamel
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Limpingcamel, Thank you so very much for taking the time to review Novaro's Restaurant. We appreciate you comments and I have passed your words onto our hardworking staff. Kind regards, Sarah and Kathleen

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having only one night in Launceston for work I headed to Novaro’s based on a work recommendation. My table for one had magazines laid out ahead of my arrival to keep me entertained which having travelled a lot frequently is the first time I’ve seen...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sheila M
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sila (Sheila), Thank you so much for taking the time to review Novaro's Restaurant. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your first encounter with abalone, ours is sourced from the beautiful Flinders Island in the north of the state. Our chocolate pudding is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner here last night with my partner. We had a lovely table at the window. Service was excellent, food amazing and a great selection of wines. Highly recommend for a beautiful dinner with someone special.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank petergrahamw
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear petergrahamw, It was lovely to meet you and your partner last Saturday and I thank you for your kind review. Your selection of the Grey Sands Pinot Gris is one of my favourites! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Novaro's Restaurant....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having first enjoyed this delightful restaurant in 1997, we recently returned. It was the dining highlight of our Tasmanian trip. In intimate and elegant surroundings, we were made welcome by their professional and attentive staff, and treated to beautifully prepared, top quality food. Launceston is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mack_cee
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear mack_cee, 1997! Wow, that was even before my time here! and I feel I am part of the fittings! We are so proud the restaurant has stood the test of time. Nicholas and I took reigns in September 2002 and have loved every minute...More

Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

The food and stuff here were amazing. I cannot Express in words how tender the beef cheek was. Along with a few other items, the scallops were hearty and delicious! Will definitely come back here again.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank donutmanboy
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear donutmanboy, (Great Tripadvisor name!) Thank you so much for your kind review for Novaro's Restaurant. Our delicious scallops are from King Island and our tasty beef cheeks are from Cape Grim, we use the best Tasmanian produce possible and are pleased you enjoyed them....More

Reviewed April 3, 2019

We were out for a walk ... enjoying fresh air but hungry so we checked for a nearby recommended restaurant... often the Pizza places score best but in this case its truely a great place - really nice folks greet you and the ambiance is...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Richard1901
novarosteam, Guest Relations Manager at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2019

Dear Richard1901, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. As we can't move to your home town, you will just have to come visit us more often. We really looking forward...More

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G222GGlisah
February 13, 2019|
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Response from novarosteam | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, What is your mobile contact number so I can call you to discuss some details about this reservation? I look forward to speaking with you. Regards, Brett
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graemem30
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
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Roogirl23
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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