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Cucina Simpatica

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Cnr Margaret & Frederick Sts, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 9337
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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

With a family of hungy teenagers getting a good breakfast is important when you're on a holiday. Cucina Simpatica is perfect for a Sunday morning big breakfast. Excellent coffee and fresh squeezed juices complete the package. It is very busy on a weekend but tables turn over quickly. We got a table for 4 straight away at 11 am on... More 

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Thank Susan S
Melbourne, Australia
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Wow. What is not to like about this place? After reading the reviews from Trip Advisor we made sure we stopped in here for breakfast on our stay in Launceston. And we are so glad we did. Having said that, our visit did not start well as we found ourselves sitting on stools at a counter as all the tables... More 

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1 Thank Leave_the_house
Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

During our road trip to Tasmania for 2015 new year, we had a lot of great food experience in Tasmania, but the breakfast that we had in Cucina was the highlight of our trip. We were 5 adults and 2 very hard-to-please kids. It was my suggestion to have our last breakfast in Launceston at this cafe just because I... More 

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Melbourne
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Great food, massive servings, the best coffee I've had in years (and I'm from Melbourne) and good prices. Served by a lovely young man who was so efficient.

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2 Thank TrustworthyMelbourne
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2014

I thought I would check this place out for myself after reading some of the great reviews online- as soon as I walked in the place was bustling- obviously very popular! I ordered the cucina eggs benedict with a side of hash brown and a Combo Juice... Everything was ON POINT! Cannot fault one single element in my plate! It... More 

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Thank Nadsie89
Tasmania
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

We were advised to dine breakfast here and were so pleased we did. We arrived about 10.00 am and the joint was rocking and crammed packed to the rafters..tables were reserved and were turning over regularly. Fresh cooked everything including choices of breads and toast as well as freshly squeezed juices. Had there been a table outside we would have... More 

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Thank Helene A
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

Sorry but coffee was very ordinary, simple eggs on toast was poor as was eggs benedict. Had been recommended but we felt it was ordinary

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Thank Michael C
Melbourne
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2014

This has become our favourite little cafe for breakfast/brunch. We walked in and got the last table left and were greeted immediately by friendly staff who took our drink order straightaway. We received our freshly made juices in great time seeing as they were so busy. If you are looking for a big breakfast try the "breakfast stack" it was... More 

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Thank cjb008
Hobart, Australia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

Visited for breakfast. Seated straight away by a staff member who wasn't unfriendly but not exactly super friendly either... Menu looked great, lots of options to choose from. Thankfully the (different) woman that took our order was very friendly and helpful. Absolutely delicious full breakfast, would definitely have it again. Drinks were a bit pricey, $6.50 for an orange juice... More 

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Australia
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155 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2014

If you like Eggs Benedict this place is for you, they had many different types of eggs Benedict. I am not a huge fan so can't really say if the one I had was a good one or not.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Margaret & Frederick Sts, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6334 9337

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?