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Novaro's Restaurant

28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 5589
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“spaghettini” (15 reviews)
“abalone” (22 reviews)
“scallops” (34 reviews)
Italian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Probably one of the best chefs and kitchens in Tasmania. Lamb in blueberry beurre rouge sauce was exceptional.

Thank kathmandu91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The three of us celebrated my birthday on holiday with a visit here as a special dinner. We were not disappointed. Service is excellent and knowledgeable with a recommendation for the scallops when we couldn't decide on the entrees. A fabulous choice - they were...More

1  Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a family celebration event here and service, food and drinks were of the highest quality. The highlight was the entree of fresh oysters three-ways, simply stunning. The wine list is very expensive.

Thank Cretto
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Novaros continues to uphold its standard as Launcestons premier restaurant. Customer service was equally as profound as the flavour of the array of cuisine and wine. The extent to the food and wine lists becomes our attendance again. Additionally to this we had a friend...More

1  Thank Sam8040
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The service and food are equally amazing in this centrally located restaurant. Good parking and quiet atmosphere. Can’t wait to get back.

1  Thank Fieona P
Reviewed 7 July 2018

4 of us dined at Novaro's on the 4th of July and my wife and I were guests. The food, service and overall ambience was outstanding. We all started with the scallops in a delicous sauce, generouse helping with the sweetest Tasmanian scallops. Three then...More

1  Thank Roddles
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Recently visited Novaros - I already know the food is great and the night did not disappoint. Pear ravioli and the beef cheeks -- mmmmhmmm what more can I say? If I want a nice meal I don't go anywhere else in Launceston. The service...More

1  Thank Christina P
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Christina P, it was an absolute pleasure to look after you on your recent dining experience. It was truly our pleasure. Anytime you need a night of indulgence, please feel free to give us a call and we would love to see you. Take care.

Reviewed 24 June 2018

We were recommended to visit Novaro's by another restaurant and oh so glad we took their advice. The staff were friendly and and the food superb. There was so many great dishes that we simply focused on the entrees and sampled six different ones. They...More

2  Thank Joanne M
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you crazyblonde_10 for your great review! It was really lovely to meet you both on Saturday night. All our staff commented upon how special it was to look after you on this occasion, so thank you for coming to visit us. We are thrilled...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Had an incredible dinner selection comprising of an appetising carrot purée with chilli to awaken my palett. In spite of my seafood allergy, the seafood fettucine is aglio-oglio style, tossed with a generous amount of fin fish, mussels, smoked salmons, prawns and clams and infused...More

2  Thank fancy48
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you very much fancy48 for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your dinner with us last week. It was a pleasure to meet you and look after you on this occasion. We are thrilled you enjoyed our seafood fettuccine - one...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is the highest rated restaurant in Launceston on Trip Advisor. So we booked it for our 1 night in town. We had been driving all day and were a little tired so I have given it 3 stars instead of 2 in case we...More

4  Thank Nicole P
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Dear Nicole P, Thank you for your review. We are so sorry to hear that your personal expectations were not met during your recent visit to Novaro's. Whilst we can never please every guest, we do try exceptionally hard to ensure our food and service...More

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Questions & Answers
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
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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
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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