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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
+1 315-474-1153
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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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

All of our food was incredible but the Bolognese was AMAZING! Service was great! Atmosphere comfortable! The sauce they give you for the bread is one of a kind!

1 Thank Angie C
Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Ahhh, Pastabilities has an old-brick wall atmosphere with new fusion cuisine. Walk into the establishment and join the over-sized bar for a enjoyable and refreshing drink. Stay in the bar dining area or move to the main dining room (recommended) where you will be immersed in the most relaxing of environments. Enjoy the delightful homemade "Spicy Sauce" with Oven-Fresh Bread... More 

1 Thank HarleyCowboyDallas
Hong Kong, China
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Just be prepared that even though this seems to be the best rated restaurant in Syracuse it doesn't mean it has particularly good food. The portions are huge which is usually a sign that the quality is not very good. The menu is not that attractive as the Italian dinner choices are often strange mixes of American and Italian trying... More 

1 Thank m123178
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place, inside and outside (it has a patio). They provide with a tapa before dinner, which is very kind. The service is good. However you may have to wait because it is frequently full. The food if fine but not extraordinary. I was unlucky enough to ask for the sauce in my pasta that they served... More 

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Great drinks, delicious salads and flavorful entrees. Pasta's is a classic. Tonight was summer salad special with thai peanut chicken over homemade linguine. Cod special over grilled veggies and fried polenta was equally satisfying.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Food is great!! Prices are good too! Second time there!! It's casual, which is perfect!! it's like cafeteria style where you get a tray and your eating utensils. Place your order to the guys behind the counter and pay cashier, tip at the end. Love this place!!

1 Thank Karen M
houston, texas
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We had heard from others about this restaurant, so we showed up in a Tuesday evening. There was a 20 minute wait, but we found a place at the bar. My martini was shaken and served in a chilled glass. The appetizer of squash blossom and goat cheese was delicious. Our entree of Chicken Parmesan with linguini was well prepared... More 

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We had a realy lovely dinner here with our family. Food was good, staff very friendly. So good experience!

Thank Gabrielle953
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We had seen this restaurant on TV so we expected to be seated and served for lunch - seems that this is just in the evening. Instead, one joins a buffet type line but it leads to a point at which you order your main plate and it is prepared to order despite the fact that you are in line.... More 

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Pastabilities, Manager at Pastabilities, responded to this review

Sorry for any confusion, but lunch is served cafeteria-style with all food quickly made to order. Dinner is full service, and we hope you will be back to experience dinner as well. More 

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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Where to begin? From the selection of wines and spirits and beer to the stretch bread to the ambience/atmosphere to the wait staff and of course the food! An eclectic (& iconic!) restaurant. Just their stretch bread with the hot oil tomato sauce could fill you up - and it's so good, the owners even opened a bakery selling the... More 

1 Thank Bec044

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