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Pastabilities

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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
+1 315-474-1153
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11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious pasta. Don't miss the hot tomato oil sauce on either bread or pasta or both. Limited menu and very big crowds but worth the wait.

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Thank 242marybeth
Syracuse, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So glad to have discovered Pastabilities after moving to syracuse! The go to place to bring friends and family for a great italian meal! Their bread and dipping sauce is a highlight of every visit! Only negative is it can be a little tough to get a drink before the meal because of the crowd. However the food makes it... More 

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Washington, DC
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend brought me to this unique restaurant while on a business trip to Syracuse. The service was great. The portions are plentiful. The menu is large and diverse. The bar is lively and the bartenders are quite talented. There is a good wine list as well. If you're looking for Italian food while in SYR, this is the place... More 

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Taipei
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here for 20 years. The venue is very good for nightlife and business guests, but the food is average. The pasta is very thick and starchy and the signature bread, which is also sold locally, is too doughy. But this is their brand.

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Thank Gregory L
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pastabilities was a pleasant surprise to find in downtown Syracuse. The hot oil was delicious. I bought 1 to go for $6.99

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Syracuse, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to lunch with a group of friends. The line looked long but the service was fast. My favorite is the Spicy Hot Tomato Oil with meat sauce and wheat pasta!

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syracuse
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never a bad meal. Atmosphere is wonderful. Owner is fantastic and Leah is the best waitress. A perfect spot for dating, sharing good times with friends and relaxing with a terrific meal.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the food and atmosphere. We went on a Friday about 5:00. We were seated quickly and were greeted shortly after. The food was delicious. As we were leaving it was pretty crowded and we can see why. I will say it's worth the wait.

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Albany, NY
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent visit to Syracuse, NY, two friends and myself were advised that this was the place to eat, but we soon found otherwise. In fact, I would never return. Negatives were as follows: Parking - Two us use four-pronged canes because of disabilities, but with no handicapped parking available, or for that matter, no parking available on a... More 

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Rockaway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Pastabilities with my daughter for the first time. It did not disappoint. The bread and dipping sauce that they start off with was amazing. I had a pomegranate martini and given the chance, I'd have one again. My daughter had fettuccine with shrimp and had penne vodka sauce with shrimp - both dishes were substantial and amazing! Tip... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?