Great staff, fresh preparation, somewhat eclectic menu, their own bread baked daily.
My husband and I love this place. The spicy tomato oil is amazing. And the homemade bread and pasta, plus a creative menu that changes pretty regularly, makes this a can't miss for dinner several times a year. And don't get me started on the lunch -- super reasonable prices for a solid meal.
Every time we visit Syracuse, we seem to end up eating here. The college kids, in town, all have to go here. Not quite sure why, except that the dining halls get pretty boring pretty quick. Anyway, the have a spicy tomato oil that you can dip fresh bread into or get on pasta. This is probably the main reason... More
We had lunch at here on a Saturday and it was good.
This is my absolute most favorite restaurant in all of Syracuse. They give you a hot tomato oil digging sauce that is addictingly good. Everything on the menu is great, and there is a great atmosphere. I strongly recommend the penne pasta with vodka sauce!!
Went about 530 on a Thursday and the wait was 1.5 hours! Looked like great atmosphere but decided to go with take out. Penne vodka with shrimp and scallops was great, seafood was grilled and really good. Bread was great!
Every February in Central New York, Syracuse hosts dining week to help us Central New Yorkers get out of the winter doldrums. This year there were 25 restaurants involved, including Pastabilities located downtown in Armory Square. We decided to visit early on a Tuesday evening and were surprised to find the restaurant quite busy. To start, our waitress seemed perturbed... More
The pasta was freshly made and delicious yet still reasonably priced. Our waiter was engaging and knowledgeable. The expected wait time was one hour and we got our table after 40 minutes. We loved the hot tomato oil pasta! Tip: Don't bother getting a bread based appetizer as they do provide free bread with hot tomato oil to start!
Went to visit my son at SU on a Mon presidents weekend , since it's a 3 hour drive , we were dressed casual so my son suggested Patabilities , like I said Mon night , nice quiet dinner NOT , I own a resturant a dame good one , and I'm closed on Mon. This place was packed yes... More
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