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Novaro's Restaurant

) #3 of 236 Restaurants in Launceston ₹₹₹₹ Italian, , Gluten Free Options
28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 5589
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“snails” (9 reviews)
“abalone” (19 reviews)
“polpette” (4 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic first impression of Launceston provided by Novaro on the night of our arrival. Interesting decor, friendly and helpful staff and great food. Clover Hill sparkling is a favourite of mine so started with some bubbles with the warm olives and goat cheese appetiser. Then...More

Thank TraceyLei
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear TraceyLei, Nicholas and I thank you for your kind review. I have passed your comments to the kitchen and are pleased to read you enjoyed your evening, Hopefully we will see you again soon, Kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely people running the restaurant but menu needs a little work. Regrettably couldn't try the abalone dish as they didn't have any. Had a nice prawn pasta to start. Seafood broth was average as the mussels were properly cleaned and salmon was unnecessary in the...More

1  Thank davedeutsch
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Dave, Thank you for taking the time to review Novaro's Restaurant. Unfortunately we could not offer you our Abalone dish due to unavailability from our supplier, the one and only time in 15 years, a shame as I think you would have enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Novaro's with a family member who lives in Launceston and cannot recommend it highly enough! The food was amazing! Staff were absolutely lovely and couldn't help you enough! Will make sure we go again when in Launceston. Great experience!

Thank LMTravel1113
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear Imorden, Thank you for such a wonderful review! We look forward to seeing you again soon, Kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is an icon in Launceston and the food is always incredible! It's ambience at night is cosy and authentic and I love it every time I come here! The service is always prompt and unobtrusive and the knowledge of the menu and wine list...More

Thank Tooberac
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear Tooberac, Thank you for your review of Novaro's Restaurant. We look forward to hosting you again soon, Kind regards, Sarah, Nick and the Team

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Well the service was great and the food went with it. I have been back again and it was nice for people to remember me and what wine I had before. We had a nice coconut ginger line and chilli drink for a refreshing complementary...More

Thank Phil8361
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Dear Phil, Thank you for such a glowing review, we enjoyed your company! Kind regards and see you again soon, Sarah and the Team

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Booked on a travelling holiday in Tasmania, when advised on booking that it was our anniversary they gave us a front window view table with a candle stick holding 3 candles. Staff attentive and very obliging.

Thank Tony D
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Dear Tony D, I am pleased you enjoyed your anniversary dinner and we look forward to seeing your again in Tasmania soon, Kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Novaro's is the best, the abalone, truffle oil seafood pasta were so good, and so as service. Highly recommand.

Thank Cora C
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Dear Cora C, I am pleased to read you enjoy the Abalone as much as I do! We look forward to seeing you again at Novaro's soon, Kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 28 March 2017

I don't usually write many reviews of restaurants, but in this case I feel obliged to do it and spread the word -if this is possible-. This is the most amazing Italian restaurant we have been lately. We were lucky enough to get a table...More

Thank 154hermes
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you so much for a complimentary review of our restaurant. I shall pass your kind words onto our staff, Kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

It's justly one of the best restaurants in Launceston. It is a smallish restaurant in a converted terrace house so a booking is a must. The decor of red walls and large gold framed mirrors added to the ambience. We were there mid-week and it...More

Thank ozallan
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear ozallan, Thank you for taking the time to review Novaro's Restaurant. We are happy to read you enjoyed your experience and look forward to hosting you again sometime soon, Kind regards, Sarah and Nicholas

Reviewed 22 March 2017

They can't take it off the menu. It is just so popular and, of course, a signature dish. Abalone all too often doesn't really work - it's too tough or pmismatched - but this one is a treat. I'd been here before some years ago...More

Thank Mark L
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear Mark L, Thank you for reviewing our restaurant, we look forward to your next visit and yes, the abalone dish will remain on the menu! Kind regards Sarah

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Graeme M
Do you open for lunch for 1/3/17 GM Broadwater Gold Coast
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
What is the dress code please
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$ 18 - US$ 42
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6334 5589
  • E-mail
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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