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“Excellent Coffee”
Review of Retro Cafe

Retro Cafe
Ranked #120 of 604 Restaurants in Hobart
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
pennyroyal
Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent Coffee”
Reviewed May 15, 2014

Excellent coffee in a delightful setting. Breakfast was nothing exceptional however I would go again.

  • Visited April 2014
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Character plus...”
Reviewed May 7, 2014

I had the most amazing parsnip and pineapple cake with king island cream! suggest you share it as it is a generous service. Service was good. Quaint area with a lot of retro ornaments and posters to view. We were a little squashed in but once we were seated it wasn't a problem. Great location as it is right at the Salamanco Markets.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Jen M
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NT, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Delicious”
Reviewed April 6, 2014

Location of this cafe was what first enticed me. I had he most delicious banana pancakes with butterscotch sauce and blackberries. The coffee good too. The food on neighbouring tables looked just as divine. Will definitely revisit.

Visited April 2014
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Thank TanyaLSNT
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Hobart, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very disappointing , used to be great but would not recommend it any more”
Reviewed April 6, 2014

Have had 2 recent disappointing experiences and will not be going back. Poor service, dis-interested staff, not a good advertisement for the touristy Salamanca area.Food and drinks were once reliably good but that's no longer the case. I now realise why all the other similar establishments in the area were busy and why Retro no longer is.
Don't judge the area by the Retro because there are great places in Salamanca

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Louise50474
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
208 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Great coffee”
Reviewed March 23, 2014

Cool little café, if just a little messy. We were lucky to meet some of the Sea Shepherd crew here.
Nice platter of local cheeses and delicacies with wine and coffee.
Great place to stop in

Visited March 2014
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Thank Karen C
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