Top 6 Keto friendly Restaurants in Hobart & What To Order!

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Let’s play a game: Two Truths and Lie about Hobart.

Here we go!

Item #1: You can see the Southern lights year-round in this city. 

Item #2: There’s no place for Keto dieters in Hobart.

Item #3: Hobart is home to Australia’s oldest brewery—the Cascade Brewery.

So which is the truth and which is the lie?

Answers: Items #1 and 3 are the truths. (*) 

Item #2 is an absolute lie!

In fact, there are 6 fantastic keto-friendly restaurants in Hobart that keto dieters can enjoy! As proof, here’s a list of the said restaurants.

Our first item is for all the seafood chowder lovers out there. 

#1. The Drunken AdmiralSeafood and Chowders

Address: 17/19 Hunter St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Contact Number: +61 3 6234 1903

Website: https://drunkenadmiral.net/

Business Hours:

  • Daily: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

As a seafarer restaurant, The Drunken Admiral is sure to deliver some of the best seafood dishes in the city. It’s also home to the best chowder in the area. 

Since the daily catch dictates their menu, it changes daily, so you’re sure to enjoy the freshest seafood dishes.  

But wait, there’s more. You can choose how you want the dishes prepared. Your options are: 

  •  grilled plain, 
  • battered and fried,
  • grilled with Moroccan spice, 
  • and grilled with Szechuan pepper spice. 

Pro Tip: Reservations are needed. 

What’s Keto in their Menu:

Fish Market Chowder

  • Comes in two sizes. 

Keto Tip: Don’t add sides. 

Hot Smoked Huon Salmon Salad

  • Smoked in-house and served chilled with rocket and shaved parmesan salad.

Chargrilled Beef Eye Fillet

  • 300g Tasmanian beef served with red wine jus

Keto Tip: Skip the potatoes.

Enjoy Italian favorites in the following recommendation. 

#2. MaldiniItalian + Tasmanian

Address: 47 Salamanca Pl, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Contact Number: +61 3 6223 4460

Website: maldinirestaurant.com.au

Business Hours:

  • Daily: 12:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Established and managed by the Di Tommaso family, Maldini is designed to prepare and deliver good Italian food. What makes it different from all the other Italian restaurants is it uses Tasmanian ingredients to ensure the dishes’ freshness.

They treat their restaurant as their home where you are welcome to share laughter and eats with one another. 

What’s Keto in their Menu:

Filetto di Manzo

  • 150g prosciutto-wrapped eye fillet, roast vegetable medley, and chianti jus

Insalata di rucola

  • Wild rocket and parmesan salad with red wine vinaigrette

Misticanza

  • Sautéed greens, Chili, Garlic, Butter, Lemon, and White Wine

Pollo alla cacciatora

  • Chicken Maryland braised in Cacciatore sauce.

Keto Tip: Order without the creamy polenta. 

Feast on banging burgers at the next restaurant.

#3. Jack GreeneAward-winning Burgers

Address: 49 Salamanca Pl, Battery Point TAS 7004, Australia

Contact Number:  +61 3 6224 9655

Website: https://pubbanc.com.au/jackgreene/ 

Business Hours:

  • Mondays to Thursdays: 12:00 PM to 1:00 AM
  • Fridays: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM
  • Saturdays: 11:30 AM to 2:30 AM
  • Sundays: 12:00 PM to 1:00 AM

Jack Greene was rated as the second-best burger in Australia. While buns are a definite no-no for keto, you can always order your burgers bunless! 

In addition to their extensive burger menu, they also offer a wide range of salads suitable for keto. (*)

What’s Keto in their Menu:

Antipasto Platter

  • Selection of cheeses, smoked seafood, marinated veggies, and cured meats

Keto Tip: Order without the grilled bread.

The Americano

  • Tassie Beef, Spanish Onion, American Cheese, Lettuce, Mustard, Tomato Relish, and Garlic Aioli

Greek lamb

  • Tassie Lamb, Spanish Onion, Haloumi Cheese, Lettuce, Garlic Aioli, Tomato, Mint Yogurt, and Basil and Eggplant Relish

Salads

  • Caesar and Garden 

Keto Tip: Skip the croutons. 

Feast on Thai dishes at our next restaurant. 

#4. Royal ThaiThai at its Finest

Address: 201 Elizabeth St, North Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Contact Number: +61 3 6234 1366

Website: https://www.royalthaihobart.com.au/ 

Business Hours:

  • Daily: 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

If classic Thai is what you want, it’s what you get from Royal Thai.

The restaurant’s dishes are based on recipes handed down for centuries. But here’s an exciting twist: authentic recipes are tweaked to suit today’s tastes. 

Their menu’s highlight is seafood, but they also offer a wide range of vegetable dishes. 

What’s Keto in their Menu:

Appetizers

  • Prawn Satay, Spicy Tofu, Chicken Satay, Crispy Tofu with Peanut Sauce, and Volcano Prawn

Soups

  • Tom Yum Goong, Spicy Seafood Soup, and Tom Kha Gai

Salads

  • Yum Nua, Larb Gai Salad, and Pla Goong

Thai Curry

  • Gang Keaw Warn, Panang Curry, Special Red Curry, Chu Chi Goong Nang, Royal Thai Curry Chicken, Geang Kalee, Massaman Curry, Roasted Duck Curry, and Royal Thai Curry Seafood

Keto Tip: Skip the potatoes. 

Enjoy Japan’s best dishes in the next recommendation. 

#5. Sush Track- Interactive Japanese Dining Experience

Address: Tasplan, 1 Franklin Wharf, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Contact Number: +61 3 6234 8491

Website: https://www.sushtrack.com.au/ 

Business Hours:

  • Daily: 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM

If you wish to experience the famous Japan sushi conveyor belt experience, Sush Track is the best place to go in Hobart.

Are you worried that there’s nothing you can eat in this sushi place? Don’t!

Aside from sushis, nigiris, and makis, they also offer salads and sashimis. 

What’s Keto in their Menu:

Beef Rainbow

  • Large beef roll made using seared local beef

Beef Tataki

  • Lightly seared local beef topped with ginger and spring onion

Mushroom Salad

  • Fried Tasmanian mushroom pans served on a bed of salad

Salmon Tataki

  • Lightly seared Tasmanian salmon served on a bed of onion
  • Agedashi Tofu
  • Fried tofu topped with agedashi sauce, spring onion, nori, and shredded daikon. 

Check out our following recommendations to enjoy Indian dishes.

#6. The Saffron WaterfrontAuthentic Indian + Sleek Interiors

Address: 15 Hunter St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Contact Number: +61 3 6231 4150

Website: www.thesaffron.com.au 

Business Hours:

  • Sundays to Tuesdays: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Wednesdays to Saturdays: 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

The Saffron Indian Restaurant is home to traditional Indian curries and other dishes. You can enjoy just about every dish that they have. Just make sure to skip the carb-rich ingredients like samosas, potatoes, rice, and many more.

What’s Keto in their Menu:

Chicken Tikka

  • Chicken fillet marinated in Indian spices then roasted in the tandoor.

Burrah Kebab

  • Charcoal-grilled lamb cutlets coated in 5 spices and marinated in yogurt.

Vindaloo

  • Prepared Konkani style and cooked in dynamite hot sauce, then topped with freshly chopped coriander.

Rogan Josh

  • Lamb coated with Kashmiri spices.  

Final Words

This list of keto-friendly restaurants in Hobart proves that Item #2 is a big fat lie. 

So if you have always thought it to be true, now’s the perfect time to head to Hobart and visit any or all of these restaurants.

Rest assured, you’ll enjoy some of the best dishes in Hobart when you do. The best part is you won’t get kicked out of ketosis as long as you follow our recommendations and tips!

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