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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
+1 315-474-1153
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (281 reviews)
“duck bacon” (33 reviews)
“bread” (234 reviews)
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Italian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good Italian eatery. You have to get there early because it is very popular. Just down the street from the Jefferson Clinton hotel. The bread is excellent!

Thank dpnsue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has been our first dinner at Pastability and it Won't be our last. OUR o'dourve was calimara done to perfection, lightly breaded and great marinara sauce. The bread was fresh and crusty with spicy dipping sauce. Entrees were excellent, but dessert was the topper....More

Thank Fran D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting my nephew @ Syracuse University and he recommended this place to have dinner. On a Sunday night there was a bit of a wait. Our server was very friendly and attentive. We devoured the complimentary bread and hot oil sauce I think it's called....More

Thank h0ylandm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If yuou are looking for a great little dining spot, go here. The dining is cafateria stlye sso check the menu out before ordering. I had a tomato, cucumber salad and Chicken Penne Pasta salad. It was great.

Thank Notlrac1971
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So last night I was on my way to another highly rated restaurant right around the corner when my business colleague & I see a sign on their door that says "PRIVATE EVENT". Bummer, but not to fret. I hop on TripAdvisor to find Pastabilities...More

Thank ChuckBarton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always terrific. Great atmosphere. Great pasta. Great secret spicy tomato sauce. I consistent have wonderful meals here. I am embarrassed I haven't written about this place sooner.

Thank Duncan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there twice to give it a try, but both times the pasta tasted very dull as if they ran out of spices. The tomato sauce was ok but i could´t eat the meatballs...staff super friendly, portions very big, they could work on their...More

Thank UteMai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I work downtown, and go there for lunch occasionally. The food is always very good, very tasty, and the pasta is cooked to perfection! I am never disappointed!

Thank carlaj961
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great, legendary local Syracuse restaurant. Always good, almost always busy. They don't take reservations, so you are going to wait if you try to go for dinner during usual high dinning periods. The stretch bread and hot tomato sauce is a can't miss and comes...More

Thank 278deanw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pastabilities is located in the heart of downtown Syracuse, NY. Be aware that street parking is hard to come by during peak hours, and, that the resto does not accept reservations. We waited about an hour before we were seated. The place was packed, with...More

2  Thank TravellingTFP
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Mary T
4 November 2017|
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Response from hungry4cookies73 | Reviewed this property |
The bathrooms are on the first floor so unless you are sitting in the upper level there will be no stairs and they are large so it shouldn't be an issue for someone with a walker. I do also remember a rail on the wall next... More
Thomas E
27 April 2017|
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Response from Pastabilities | Property representative |
We leave all of our tables available for walk-in parties on a first-come, first-served basis, regardless of party size. In general, we have most availability earlier in the evening, and we begin serving dinner at 4:00pm on... More
12 July 2016|
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Response from Pastabilities | Property representative |
Pastabilities does not have its own private parking lot, and on-street parking is the most convenient if you can find an available spot. Officially, the City of Syracuse requires payment for on-street parking... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-474-1153
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