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Retro Cafe

31 Salamanca Pl, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6223 3073
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“poached eggs” (15 reviews)
“fruit toast” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Salamanca Pl, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely breakfast at the Retro Cafe this weekend. The service was friendly and attentive. The food came quickly and was absolutely scrumptious. Great value and definitely worth a is it.

Thank BevoOne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place really average, one thing I can't tolerate is an over cooked poached egg. Very disappointing

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here on a whim, wished I had kept looking. Ordered the bagel with Tasmanian salmon and scrambled eggs. What a wasted opportunity to showcase local produce. Hidden under possibly the worst scrambled eggs I've ever eaten (tasteless, zero seasoning and watery) on a...More

Thank khilca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a bite to eat on a market morning it's advisable to get in early - especially if it's cool and windy A popular spot efficiently serving up some tasty morsels in this well themed venue Friendly service good food and...More

Thank llsaPortElliot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice spot to start the day with a good coffee, sit in the sunshine or squeeze inside. All of the items on the menu sound tasty can't wait to try more.

Thank Mgeedub
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a nice café and we came across the Retro cafe and it was average because the bacon was undercooked and bad and the eggs were cold and watery.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Hobart during easter looking forward to a nice breakfast and good tassie produce walk in to this cafe very busy they where pack and it was also a Saturday morning the market was open in salamanca. Look at the special board and I ordered...More

Thank Hanam1ka
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A very nice, friendly cafe which does an excellent beef burger and great coffee. Good range of choices for lunch or snack, with some outside seating.

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Grabbed a takeaway tea from here on the way past and enjoyed the cool vibe of the place. I'll forgive the owner for being a Dogs supporter!

Thank TippOz
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Coffee like a power punch. Best gluten free bread (from Straight Up bakery on Liverpool). Poached eggs runny. Lovely range of choice. Bit of a squeeze; especially for a group.

Thank Shauna P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Salamanca Pl, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6223 3073
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