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The Pasta Merchant

248b Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 7077
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“gelato” (27 reviews)
“pasta” (54 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
248b Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1. Food is MICROWAVED right in front of you. Irrespective of whether the pasta is freshly made, microwaving makes it greasy, exceedingly hot and it certainly does not taste fresh. 2. Pasta is chewy. 3. Sauce is bland and greasy. 4. Even though it is...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My family and I go here often for takeaways and they are always quick but they also have amazing service and staff to eat in as we did tonight. Although called the Pasta Merchant their menus also include pizzas and other dishes. I strongly recommend...More

Thank Lozz_Walsh
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I am going to give this delightful little eatery five out of five because when you take into account what I paid, the beautful bowl of Matriciana pasta tasted even better. It had just the right amount of chili to give it a bit of...More

Thank Mariam0891
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a good option if you are looking for a cheap and cheerful dinner. It seems to be avery popular takeaway spot for locals - but we opted to eat in. It's not fine dining - the food is pre-prepared and heated up in...More

Thank SuzieLee71
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a late afternoon gelato with the family. The servings were generous and prices good. Pity we didn't find it the night before for dinner.

Thank lisa31w
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at the Pasta Merchant and it's a little gem! There's a range of pastas to choose from and a range of sauces too. We ate in, and had a garlic bread each, a large bowl of pasta and shared a salad. The...More

Thank Travellaur394
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

What a great find for my family after a busy day. Really good pasta takeout options, salad and dessert.

Thank di1234561811027
Reviewed 14 July 2017

What a 'surprised' seafood marianna fettuccine with nearly no sauce and no seafood. Basically a plain pasta with minimal sauce and hardly found few shrimps in it. "Home made Pasta" taste no special too. Its super cheap but not edibale!

Thank Winnie V
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I went by to pick up dinner on the way home. Pasta is great. Thee ae a wide range of sauces. I like the gourmet ones. Some others are a bit boring but the quality is excellent. The vegetarian lasagne was good too. I did...More

Thank dip69
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Great pasta for a good price. We ate in, got 3 dishes for 10-15 each. All delicious, fast service. Gelato looks great too

Thank Sean P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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