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Luigi Vitrone's Pastabilities

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415 N Lincoln St, Wilmington, DE 19805-3009
+1 302-656-9822
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Wilmington, Delaware
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here as a post-Valentine's celebration and both of us thought the food was very well prepared. Prices for the entrées and wines were very reasonable and portions were good. This is a small locale which I had driven by many times without realizing it was even there. The owner/chef was on hand and greeted us when we walked... More 

Thank newplay
Wilmington, Delaware
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4 reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Pastabilities was a real find. The food is excellent and is hand made by Luigi Vitrone, the owner and chef. He has captured the spirit of an Italian trattoria, with very reasonable prices and the feel of being a guest at a friend’s home. Fortunately (for me) my wife doesn’t eat much so we left with several boxes and were... More 

Thank Dave L
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Everything from scratch, everything fresh. The best bang for your buck in the Delaware Valley. Forget the homemade desserts.

Thank satts49
Anacortes, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I never knew what Seventh Heaven meant until I walked accidentally into Luigi's Pastabilities restaurant back in the late 1980's. I lived in the Wilmington area back then, and every Friday night, my husband and I would venture into Little Italy and get some of the very best of Italy right there in our own backyard. Many years, an exhusband... More 

Thank Kathleen C
Newark, Delaware
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111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

In the factory world of chain restaurants, and locals that order their semi prepared food from the same corporate wholesale suppliers, it is refreshing to go to a place where asking if it is homemade is a stupid question. You can't find a more honest kitchen. You walk through it on the way to your table. Chef Luigi greets you.... More 

1 Thank delaware104
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We were very happy to hear that Pastabilities opened up again after a long wait. We have been going there since they opened as a take- out only, in 1988. The inside has changed considerably since they opened up as a sit down restaurant. You have to be there to really appreciate the decor...it's nothing like you will see in... More 

1 Thank dude369
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

Plain & simple. I stumbled upon this place in search of an Italian restaurant to have dumber before a show at the grand opera house. I'm from Maryland which has an incredible little Italy of it's own... So I've had some great Italian. This was the best... And I'm going to make the hour or so drive just to eat... More 

3 Thank Jay3607
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

After a long hiatus, we had the chance to visit Pastabilities again and we were not disappointed.I can't speak for the whole menu since I end up ordering my all time favorites. The hot antipasto for 2 and Chicken Bobby O'Neill... a breaded chicken cutlet topped with ricotta cheese,eggplant, cheese and topped with homemade marinara or meat sauce and baked... More 

2 Thank dude369
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2013

I have driven by Pastabilities numerous times, and often missed it because it is small and tucked in with a number of row homes. However, a friend advised me that I should make a point of dining here if I am in the area. Great advice. Free street parking is always a plus, but that is usual outside of the... More 

Thank vtstutz
Woodstown, New Jersey
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2012

My husband and I ate here for the first time this evening. Upon entering the eatery I was confident that I would enjoy my meal because it smelled so delicious inside. The atmosphere is quirky, the tables and space are small, but those are the only negatives. The service was efficient, friendly, and knowledgeable. The fried mozzarella appetizer was 2... More 

Thank dsebera

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17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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  • Address: 415 N Lincoln St, Wilmington, DE 19805-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-656-9822

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