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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A delicious curry for dinner! The hardest thing is deciding what to eat. They do get very busy, so it’s best to book, but turnover is also quick. I’m a big fan of Malaysian food (done right!) and would not hesitate to recommend eating here.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for lunch and experienced fast and friendly service. The dishes were fresh and had a truly authentic flavour that was perfectly spiced. Will be back!

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 25 October 2021

This is genuine Malay/Indonesian food absolutely superbly cooked and just delicious would have gone there everyday if we had eaten there earlier on our trip. A wide selection of dishes at very reasonable prices. Yum!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 23 October 2021 via mobile

I had takeaway here. Didn't wait long. The restaurant had one couple dining in, but 3 tables were reserved and it was only 5:45pm. I can recommend the seafood mee goreng. The chicken rice was served with chicken breast which was a bit dry but...the rice was lovely. The staff were efficient and the restaurant was clean.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 15 October 2021

Was recommended by the owner of Solo Pasta as we wanted some spicy asian food in the city and this did not disappoint. Cosy place and good food. was quick and easy as we were wandering thru Hobart and didn't want to spend a lot...of time over lunch. This hits the spot!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 26 August 2021 via mobile

I checked the reviews on here and they were overwhelmingly positive. The service was friendly and fast. The food came out quickly and was fresh and tasty. A little disappointed with the size and flavour of curry puffs- see photo. The Roti was light and...flaky One concern is the self serve communal cutlery in these covid timesMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 14 July 2021

We walked past Sawak, read some reviews and decided to give it a try for dinner. So good. Very quick and very friendly service, great food at a really good price. Maybe lacking a little ambience, but we were so impressed we went back the...next night. Will definitely return next time in Hobart.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 18 May 2021 via mobile

Had a delicious dinner here during our few days in Hobart. Quick and easy service, awesome food and will definitely head back if I’m in Hobart again!

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 14 May 2021

Love Sawak cafe. Food is absolutely delicious and so fresh. I go here every time I am in Hobart. 10/10.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 6 May 2021 via mobile

Came across Sawak cafe and it was packed at 5.30pm. Obviously that spoke volumes to us as to the food being served even though it was nana hour. The cafe is basic and serves traditional Malaysian stir fry, rice, etc. The staff are really friendly...and greet you with a wide smile. The cafe decor may be basic but the food definitely isn’t. The food comes out quick and hot and is full of flavour. We’ll definitely be going back.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sawak Cafe

Yes, Sawak Cafe offers takeaway services.

Sawak Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5