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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
+1 315-474-1153
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (233 reviews)
“duck bacon” (32 reviews)
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Italian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Not to be bias, but New Jersey has some of the best Italian restaurants. This place is terrific. The Tomato & hot oil is their specialty that kicks the meal off. Both my wife and I had ravioli dishes. Her's with red sauce, mine with...More

1  Thank hep734
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Our driver from the Hilton recommended this place and it really didn't disappoint. Though the place was packed and people were queuing out of the door we were able to get a table in 45 mins. Staff were excellent. We were able to take our...More

1  Thank benwalkeris
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Was good trip was super long wait to get a table for two the bill was $60 bucks for two people plus we got a salad food was OK the pesto chicken was over baring with pesto meat Balls were Great I would come back...More

1  Thank Ben J
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It was a short 10 minute walk from the Marriott hotel downtown; very pleasant and safe. I got a little turned around and arrived in the back alley of the restaurant but was directed through the back door by a very friendly man who walked...More

1  Thank yoginor
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Though the wait was longer than we would have liked (75 minutes), it was worth it!! The service, food, and atmosphere were great!! Drove in from Rochester and would def visit again!!

1  Thank amg1102
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited Pastabilities on 10/11/16 while in Syracuse for business. The wait staff was very friendly and helpful. Drinks were great and the food was amazing. The duck bacon pizza was out of this world and the Chicken Riggies was awesome... HOT but awesome.

1  Thank ryan9687
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We have been to Pastabilities several times and the food has been excellent each time. The service is efficient, courteous, and friendly. Lunch time is a busy time and reservations are not taken for lunch so it is cafeteria style which allows for the number...More

1  Thank sjsmews
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough for the wonderful meal we experienced at Pastabilities! The much touted hot tomato oil and fresh bread did not disappoint! Absolutely delicious! And the house salad balanced well with the spiciness of the house sauce! Can't wait to go back! We had...More

1  Thank margaret h
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Was in Syracuse for a four day trip. Had seen Pastabilities on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Wanted to give it a try. They don't take reservations. Tried on Friday night. Wait was 1.5. hours. Nope. Tried on Saturday night. Wait was 2 hours. Nope. Tried...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Went to Pastas with my daughter who attends Syracuse University. Service was prompt and friendly. Bread and hot tomato dipping sauce came out quickly - bread is amazing but the dipping sauce was a bit spicy. Wine list reasonable and priced well. My daughter loves...More

1  Thank lmandm
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28 April 2017|
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Response from Pastabilities | Property representative |
We leave all of our tables available for walk-in parties on a first-come, first-served basis, regardless of party size. In general, we have most availability earlier in the evening, and we begin serving dinner at 4:00pm on... More
12 July 2016|
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Response from Pastabilities | Property representative |
Pastabilities does not have its own private parking lot, and on-street parking is the most convenient if you can find an available spot. Officially, the City of Syracuse requires payment for on-street parking... More
Kylie O
7 April 2016|
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Response from Pastabilities | Property representative |
Wait times will greatly depend on the time of arrival and what events are happening in the downtown area. Generally speaking, Friday evenings start a bit slower as it is a work day for most people. Therefore, coming at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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