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Novaro's Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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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.
PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Australian
FEATURES
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had dinner on Saturday night to celebrate a birthday. The service was fantastic and the food absolutely devine!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Khammersley65
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was full on a weekday evening, so I would suggest reserving a table. It is an upmarket establishment, so on the expensive side, but casual attire is acceptable. The menu was varied and had local produce- excellent quality food, presentation and taste. I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank heatherhR1265VD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband was working in Launceston for 10 weeks and during that time we found Novaros. It is THE best restaurant in Launceston. The food is superb, and the staff are amazing. We ate here three time in a month. Everything on the menu is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rojaan1
novarosteam, Guest Relations Manager at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi rojaan1, Wow! Thank you for this wonderful review. Our team at Novaro's are always thrilled to hear that our guests are enjoying what we love doing in our little restaurant. We really appreciate your feedback. Our team are crossing their fingers that your husband...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable night out with friends. The food was delicious, but it was the staff that made it so good. Professional and friendly.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Droid58
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Droid58, Thank you so much for your positive feedback. We are glad to know that you enjoyed a great night out at Novaro's with your friends. We believe great friends and food make for the perfect evening too. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always wanted to try this restaurant. So we did. Lovely environment. Friendly professional staff. Entree was divine but expensive so shared between two. Main meal more meat than I would expect which some people would love. Was pulled lamb. I would have preferred more of...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank MazzaGazza
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello MazzaGazza, Thank you so much for coming to visit us on your special occasion. We are thrilled to hear you that you enjoyed your experience. Our restaurant prides itself on providing quality Tasmanian produce for every season and prices reflect this with the dishes...More

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended and did not disappoint from the moment we walked in their front door. Service was professional yet friendly. Owner Sarah and her team knew their wines and spirits intimately (all Tassie of course and beautiful) and gave excellent suggestions on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Elaine C
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Elaine C, Thank you for coming to dine with us recently. We are really thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Novaro's. This positive feedback is greatly appreciated by the entire team at Novaro's and especially the owners Nicholas and Sarah. We...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

The food, service and general ambiance makes this one of the nicest restaurants in town. Dishes we ate were subtle and refined rather than rustic. Lovely window table for two. Good choice for a special night out.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kittie01
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Kittie01, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent dining experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Brett

Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Three of us dined at Novaro’s on Thursday 20th December 2018. It was excellent as usual and Sarah and Nick remembered us even though we had not been there for quite a few months. All the staff are professional and friendly, take an interest in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stuart20646
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Stuart R, Wow! Thank you so much for your great review and it was lovely to see you again. It is always a pleasant surprise to see some familiar faces return to Novaro's and to hear this fantastic feedback. We have been very fortunate...More

Reviewed 21 December 2018

This is now our favourite restaurant in Launceston.I am here working for 3 months.My wife was here a month ago and we had dinner here in that time.We loved it so booked again the night she came back to Launceston.Have been twice this week and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank drron
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello drron, Thank you so much for this glowing review! We are so excited to hear this fabulous feedback for Novaros. Our team believe we were the lucky ones to have you and your wife visit us on numerous occasions. It was a treat to...More

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

I really wanted to love this place. I’ve just moved here and love fine dining Italian. Their Instagram looked cracking, I could see the texture of the pasta was immaculate. I was salivating just thinking about having delicious Italian food. So we book, we order...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 822cbny
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Dear 822cbny, Thank you for your review. It is with a heavy heart I respond to your comments. I am disappointed as both part of our hard working kitchen crew and the co-owner of Novaro's Restaurant to read such a review coming from a member...More

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Lisa H
14 February 2019|
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Response from 143marciat | Reviewed this property |
Please contact the restaurant .. I merely reviewed the restaurant
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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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