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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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“spaghettini” (15 reviews)
“abalone” (22 reviews)
“scallops” (34 reviews)
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Italian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Greeted by friendly waitstaff only to be extremely disappointed by overpriced watery dishes. Vegetarians/vegans beware, the food was sub par; poor presentation and bland. Try Brisbane Street Bistro up the street where there is far more love in the food.More

Thank Geordie D
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Dear Geordie, Thank you for taking the time to review Novaro's Restaurant, I am saddened to read you did not enjoy your evening at our restaurant. We have discussed your comments and hope to improve our vegetarian options in the future. We check all meals...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Food service setting everything -amazing - well worth visiting 5 stars all round. This was my second visit and I would be certain to return agaun.

1  Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We have has a wonderful night eating at Novaro's. Clean and fresh food. The Seafood Linguine main and mozzarella entree were incredible . A warm intimate atmosphere surrounded by sophistication. We thoroughly enjoy our time here. Say hello to Sara and Nick who produce an...More

1  Thank Suzie K
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Suzie K, Thank you for your very glowing review. We really appreciate it and are happy that you came to dine with us. It is always our pleasure to see you. I will pass on your wishes to Sarah and Nick. Enjoy your weekend....More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Five Star Restaurant experience; staff, food, wine and surroundings impeccable and our generous host Simon and friends spoiled us- a beautiful and thoroughly recommended experience! Seafood fettuccine, apple prawns and tiramisu were standouts.More

1  Thank Chittagyanam
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Chittagyanam, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful time and that you were looked after so well by Simon. Our apple prawns special is such a great addition to the menu over summer...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Novaros in Brisbane st Launceston is a ‘To die for’ evening out. Right from the very beginning, stepping inside the beautiful old home, making a booking with the charming staff.... to sitting down to dine and drink, the experience is one that will never be...More

1  Thank Carmane E
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Carmane E, Wow! What a wonderful review. Thank you so much. We are always happy to hear when our guests experience something truly special. We are very proud of the entire experience that we have created at Novaro's so it is lovely to hear...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018

Arrived unannounced and was welcomed and seated in no time. A very delicious meal of local Tasmanian seafood cooked to perfection. The scallops were big juicy and plenty of them! Waitress assisted by suggesting order of service which was most helpful. Another great experience at...More

1  Thank malnico
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Malnico, Thank you so very much for your review. We pride ourselves on only using the freshest local produce. Our scallop dish has been a strong favourite this summer. So big and juicy as you stated! Thank you for visiting us again and we...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We've been dining at Navaro's for years and it's always a pleasure. Great food and great service. The front of house are very welcoming and compliment the wonderful food coming out of the kitchen. They are excellent in their recommendations on whuch wines to match...More

1  Thank GavinLipp
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi GavinLipp, It was great to see you again and it is always our pleasure to look after you. Thank you for you very kind review. Our small team work well together and use their passion to provide a memorable experience for our guests. The...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018

Easily the best dining experience I have ever had! The atmosphere is cosy with lovely decor and comfortable seats, and you are instantly made to feel very welcome by the wonderful staff. Excellent selection of wines. I had the seafood linguine, the quality of which...More

1  Thank rosekaus
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Rosekaus, Thank you for your great review and for coming to spend some of your holiday time in Tasmania to visit Novaro's. We are glad to hear when our guests are happy. Thank you for the recommendation. If you are in Tasmania again please...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We dined at Novaro’s on 8th February as I’d read great reviews. They were all right! It was like walking into your friends home to have dinner with them. We started chatting to Sarah & Brett about the reason we were in Launceston (checking out...More

1  Thank DeleneSydney
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi DeleneSydney, Thank you so much for your lovely review! Sometimes Sarah and I feel like the lucky ones in our occupation to meet people like yourselves. It was a true pleasure to meet you both and we do look forward to keeping in contact...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Launceston and wanted somewhere nice for dinner, found Novaro's on TripAdvisor and it lived up to its expectations. Stepping into a very small but well organised dining room we were greeted by warm and friendly staff who already knew our name. After...More

1  Thank zaraspoor
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi Zaraspoor, It was so lovely to meet you recently. You both were such wonderful guests. Thank you for your wonderful review of the evening you spent with us in February. There is always more wine and tiramisu waiting for you when you return. We...More

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Graeme M
24 February 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
10 November 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
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 32
Meals
Dinner
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
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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Description
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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