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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
+1 315-474-1153
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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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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Manlius, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Contemporary vibe and pretty artsy atmosphere. The chicken riggies is to die for. The specials change regularly. The crew is very efficient. Fully stocked bar. Hard to find a table on the weekend without a wait.

Thank P K
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was really great. Our server was attentive and the food served promptly. The room was quite loud so that was the only down side. Very hard to maintain a conversation because of the loud voices and background music. However, because if the food would go again.

Thank mel333Ontario
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food friendly service Yes you will wait a bit so what It's worth it Always easy to get a drink or when it's warm wait outside Break and hot sauce easily the best I town !

Thank Org M
Syracuse, New York
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Instabilities is one of my favorite restaurants in Syracuse. They have a hot tomatoes oil served with bread that is so good. Homemade pasta and sauces that are perfect.

Thank shonda474
Palmetto Bay, Florida
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there 4 years ago while visiting Colleges with my kids. We figured it was a safe place (usually pasta is a safe option)... oh boy!!! It was more than safe!!! We lived it! Last week I went to visit colleges again and figured to see if the place was still open... it sure is and the food and service... More 

Thank Nanita65
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't live in Syracuse anymore, but when I come back to the area I always make it a point to hit up Pastabilities. I dream of the spicy hot tomato oil! I just love this restaurant - the food is always amazing, the atmosphere is great, and I have so many wonderful memories there from over the years. I... More 

Thank cwalsh484
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78 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter has been up here for 2 1/2 years and she has told me about this place.....but, I never felt like waiting the hour + for dinner. This time I did and I am so glad. We had the bread with the hot oil sauce (I ended up buying 2 jars to take home, it was that good). I... More 

Thank mattmV9909BO
Rochester, New York
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to help a friend in Syracuse, and once we were there why not to go for a good meal, right? Since I normally watch Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, I suggested Pastabilities, and the food did no disappointed, the pasta was fresh and really good, the desert was delicious. My suggestion is, get there early or you will need... More 

Thank Emilio M
Lima, Peru
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166 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Nice casual restaurant for italian. Ideal to invite your sons and several friends....good pasta, great bread and decent deserts My son goes to university in Syracuse and every time we visits we take him out with his friends and they LOVE it here so i will keep going

Thank solei15
Jacksonville, FL
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose Pastabilities based on its #1 ranking for Syracuse restaurants and the fun name and concept - it didn't disappoint. I was here for a business trip, so I chose to dine solo at the bar. The service was very prompt, the atmosphere was quaint and comfortable with an industrial feel, and the pasta was to die for. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Italian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?