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Novaro's Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings

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About
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
$14 - $34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Australian
FEATURES
Waitstaff, 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank donutmanboy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The TA reviews invited us to visit Novaro's. We were greeted with a smile & welcome by Brett, server, bartender, host w/o a booking. No worries, he said and then sat us. Our menues were brought and a quick pre dinner drink order taken &...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jeffreyshapiro
novarosteam, Guest Relations Manager at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear jeffreyshapiro, Thank you so very much for such a detailed and positive review. Our entire team were so thrilled to read this and know that you enjoyed your evening with us. Your compliments have definitely been passed onto Nick and Sarah and they are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant! My husband and I are traveling with our 5 year old but the reviews just looked too good to pass this place up. The staff was so accommodating to custom make an order for our picky five year old. it was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Alaskan_1407
novarosteam, Guest Relations Manager at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Alaskan_1407, Oh the scallops! They have been such a popular delight for our diners this season. We are thrilled you enjoyed them. It was really lovely to meet you and your family recently. We all remember your little 5 year old so fondly-she was...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved everything about Novaro. Space, service, food. Brett made us feel very special. Scallops were delicious, wine perfetto. Wish we lived around the corner. Carmel & Ian. YarravilleMore

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Carmel T
novarosteam, Guest Relations Manager at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Carmel T, Carmel and Ian it was really lovely to meet you both and have you visit us for the evening. Thank you again for choosing Novaro's for your special birthday celebration. We are all glad that you enjoyed the scallops! We look forward...More

Reviewed March 19, 2019

My daughter and I had the best Oysters of our life, best scallops and best beef. Coming from a prime restaurant district in Melbourne that is saying something, but beyond the fabulous fresh food is the wonderful people who looked after us Sarah and the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Leajv
novarosteam, Public Relations Manager at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Leajv, Thank you for this great review! We can not wait until you return either. It was a true pleasure to look after you both and we so happy to hear that you really enjoyed the oysters. They are delicious this season. Sarah &...More

Reviewed March 19, 2019

This was a highlight of our trip to Launceston. We had traveled up the east coast for 10 days, eaten seafood in Hobart and other iconic fishing towns but had the best here. The scallops are to die for! No skimping here with one, two...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lonsdale22
novarosteam, Public Relations Manager at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lonsdale22, Wow! A highlight of your trip to Launceston! We are extremely humbled by this feedback and thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed our special scallop dish-it is very popular. We love the sauce too!! Perfect for...More

Reviewed March 16, 2019

Food, service and ambiance all come together at Novaro's. Owner and host, Sarah, is a pro in every way. Excellent customer service, and knowledge of, and guidance on, menu choices. The waitstaff is top notch and works together well as a team. Lovely menu -...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank rentoinbasalt
novarosteam, Public Relations Manager at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear rentoinbasalt, Thank you so much for this great review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Sarah, with her husband Nick, has owned Novaro's for 17 years now so her experience in the hospitality industry is extensive and she...More

Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

First class restaurant with excellent food and very friendly and efficient staff. Their use of spices is exquisite and the food quality compares to a top notch restaurant in Italy. Best meal we had in 5 weeks in Australia and NZ.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank grj2013
novarosteam, Guest Relations Manager at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2019

Hi grj2013, Thank you very much for this wonderful review. It was really lovely to meet you last night and we are all glad that you enjoyed your dining experience at Novaro's. Enjoy the rest of your travels and we would love to see you...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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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
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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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