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9 Best Restaurants in Hobart | Man of Many

  • Best for Cocktails: Frank
  • Best for Drinks: Bar Wa Izakaya
  • Best for Pasta: Da Angelo Ristorante
  • Best for a Big Meal: Aloft
  • Best Restaurant in Hobart at a Glance

    Fico has been blurring the lines between fine dining and bistro since it opened its doors in 2016, taking a rightful place as one of the best restaurants in Hobart. The lively open spaces and European-style layout makes for a pleasant atmosphere for dining on a range of local, seasonal and sustainable produce sourced from local growers and distributors. As such, Fico’s menu changes with the seasons but expect a range of fresh pasta,  risotto and passion projects from game, to offal, fresh local vegetables and seafood to make their way onto the menu. We’d highlight recommend the ‘let us cook for you’ option that consists of 9 courses for around $150pp.

    1. Fico

    If you are a people person and love meeting new people, Templo is one of the best restaurants in Hobart for that. Tucked away in the back streets of Hobart this little gem celebrates seasonal local produce and sharing food in a full vibrant atmosphere. Since space is limited you’ll often find yourself sharing a table, but that just means a chance to meet new people and adds a community vibe.

    2. Templo

    Best for: Cocktails

    3. Frank

    Best for: A Big Meal

    4. Aloft

    In the heart of Hobart’s Hunter street waterfront precinct, Landscape Restaurant & Grill offers up one of the best dining experiences you can get in Hobart. The restaurant is a sort of homage to their island home using local produce and housed in the historic IXL jam factory. Their name is even based on the Landscapes of Tasmania painter John Glover. Try the sear aged local wagyu, Tasmanian lamb or one of the many fresh-caught seafood dishes.

    5. Landscape Restaurant & Grill

    Best for: Drinks

    6. Bar Wa Izakaya

    Best for: Pasta

    7. Da Angelo Ristorante

    For some real traditional Greek cuisine, head on over to Urban Greek where family recipes and local and Greek produce make for an authentic Cretan dining experience. Get a banquet for the whole table with dishes like Cretan style lamb & chicken, charcoal-grilled octopus, seafood croquettes, ouzo prawns and Zoutzoukakia. Urban Greek is a no brainer when you’re looking for the best Greek restaurants in Hobart.

    8. Urban Greek

    Pancho Villa, named after the Mexican revolutionary, offers a spicy taste of Mexico and one of the best restaurants in Hobart. Grab the Fiesta de las Madres for a group banquet of guacamole, slow cooked pulled pork, guajillo fried chicken, marinated skirt steak, plus a build your own tacos. Check out the Voodoo bar in the courtyard on Wednesday through to Sunday nights and try some of the delicious cocktails Pancho Villa has to offer.

    9. Pancho Villa

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    Man of Many compiled this list through extensive personal experiences at the best restaurants in Hobart. Where Man of Many’s editors haven’t had a chance to visit, they’ve turned to food critics and expert reviews in compiling their list. Man of Many’s editors have taken into account, price points, opening times, and food choices, while also making a concerted effort to highlight a few brunch spots outside the CBD. 

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    What do people in Hobart eat?

    Hobart’s island terrain makes the area perfect for seafood, with Tasmania renowned for its Atlantic Salmon.

    What is the best restaurant in Hobart?

    According to Google Reviews, the top-rated restaurant in Hobart is FICO. The fine dining bistro offers modern Australian cuisine in a stunning setting.

    Where can you get good Italian food in Hobart?

    The top-rated Italian inspired restaurants in Hobart include FICO, Templo, Frank and Da Angelo Ristorante.

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