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The Pasta Merchant

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248b Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 7077
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stopped on a regular basis for a dine in meal and also to get takeaway It dose not matter it is still a great meal and ice-creams are great too..

Thank bjbjp62164
Launceston, Australia
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127 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is fine. Hot or cold available. Freshly made they say so good to take away and freeze if desired. Tasty enough. Bit overpriced given it is just pasta but still. If you have a voucher it becomes a more reasonable price. Only shop there with a voucher, wouldn't otherwise as can make you own a lot more economically.

Thank ChellaBella05
Atherton, Australia
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Pasta Merchant not knowing what to expect. The really helpful assistant told us how to order, asked if we were eating in or take away. We decided to take out. Great information on how to cook at home ( well more like reheating in the microwave) and I followed the instructions. Magnificent! Food was so tasty and... More 

Thank Jan F
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, great prices ($9.30 for good size lasagna) while no kids play area it's kid friendly in the sence that is not too posh alms the mud can make a bit of noise, they don't take bookings but seems to be a relatively quick turnover of customers.

Thank Anthony P
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We had come from the Launceston General Hospital. This restaurant was on our 'side of the street'. We were met by friendly staff and made to feel very welcome. We were shown the restaurant's 'specials'. Our order was taken and a really good pasta dish arrived at our table in quick time. We were tired and these friendly people made... More 

Thank D5132ORbrucew
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We got takeaway our first night here as we were tired and needed a quick feed. The pasta was tasty and kids enjoyed the bolognese. Was average really, as something gets lost in the plastic container heated in the microwave with all the sauce at the top. It was fine for what we needed as takeaway.

Thank zakkers
Launceston, Australia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Great value, delicious and quick, what more do you want? We love the gelato too, the chocolate, hazelnut and cappuccino are favourites. Highly recommended for a great take-away.

Thank Alex M
Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

3 mins at counter before I was noticed. Then two tiny pasta comes out of plastic tub and gets microwaved and some sauce put on. Even at 6.80 for a small it was worth $2. Better service and food and value across the road at the burger joint. Not really impressed

Thank zacky8826
Maidenwell, Australia
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 January 2017

My wife and I stopped for a coffee and cake. My four-year-old daughter wanted linguini with butter and salt, no sauce. The lady made her a lovely little serve and we all tried a bit. Delicious! My daughter ate the lot and we ended up buying a kilo of fresh pasta to take with us. Great, friendly service. Good food... More 

Thank majsmith
Brisbane, Australia
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188 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Grabbed take out from The Pasta Merchant after a long day and it was very nourishing. Pasta was tasty and large sizes were only about $10. Yummy fresh salad bags were $5. Service was friendly. Easy peasy meals :) gelato looked delish.

Thank meikadalton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248b Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6334 7077
Our pasta and sauces are made fresh daily - our aim is delicious, healthy, affordable 'fast food'. All our meals are available to eat in, take away (hot to go) or heat at home at your convenience. We also make in store our own range of gelato - Go Go Gelato, included by Jill Dupleix in her 'The Best Gelato in Australia' list.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?