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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)
“snails” (11 reviews)
“abalone” (22 reviews)
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Italian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've been dining at Navaro's for years and it's always a pleasure. Great food and great service. The front of house are very welcoming and compliment the wonderful food coming out of the kitchen. They are excellent in their recommendations on whuch wines to match...More

Thank GavinLipp
Reviewed 5 days ago

Easily the best dining experience I have ever had! The atmosphere is cosy with lovely decor and comfortable seats, and you are instantly made to feel very welcome by the wonderful staff. Excellent selection of wines. I had the seafood linguine, the quality of which...More

Thank rosekaus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at Novaro’s on 8th February as I’d read great reviews. They were all right! It was like walking into your friends home to have dinner with them. We started chatting to Sarah & Brett about the reason we were in Launceston (checking out...More

Thank DeleneSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting Launceston and wanted somewhere nice for dinner, found Novaro's on TripAdvisor and it lived up to its expectations. Stepping into a very small but well organised dining room we were greeted by warm and friendly staff who already knew our name. After...More

Thank zaraspoor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited Launceston and my friend and I decided on Italian food. We made a booking with Novaro’s. We were looked after from the time we opened the door! Novaro’s wait staff were the best! Nothing was too much trouble for them. We were...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place. Not only is the food amazing, there's a great choice of wines, the service is exceptional and all this takes place in a beautiful setting. Can't wait to return.

Thank Permanent_Tourists
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very happy, food was excellent. Service was great, very friendly and happy to answer all questions. Venue was interment, clear.

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Once again, my wife and I had the absolute pleasure of dining at Novaros. The food was exquisite. After being told the additional dishes available, we were struggling to decide and we hadn't even opened the menu yet! Service, as always, is impeccable. Sarah and...More

1  Thank Jason_King1969
Nicholas H, Owner at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Dear Jason, Thank you once again for such a glowing review. I just enjoy catching up with you both so much and it was great to be able to introduce Brett, (Novaro's new terribly efficient, puts me to shame Manager!) who has given me a...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I was invited for dinner with a friend and her family for her 21st birthday. I had never been to this establishment before, but have always heard amazing things, so we were all very excited. From the moment we walked in, to the moment we...More

Thank Ajlette
Nicholas H, Manager at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ajlette, Happy New Year! We hope that your celebrations and holidays have been safe and happy times. Thank you for your wonderful review. We apologise for the delayed response-our holiday break has just ended and we are now in full swing again. We are...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant as a table of 4. Underwhelming food with limited choices on menu with a heavy focus on seafood. Also serving snails (?). Felt the meals were extremely overpriced ($38 for a small bowl of gnocchi?) and bland. Have eaten at numerous high...More

3  Thank alison2020
Nicholas H, Manager at Novaro's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Dear Alison, Thank you for your review. I am disappointed that you listed our food and menu as “underwhelming” with limited choices. As we are a small 30 seat restaurant, we believe our menu provides a great choice for our diners with 10+ options in...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$17 - US$33
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Brisbane St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6334 5589
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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.
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