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Pastamore

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Florida Center
Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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Universal CityWalk, Orlando, FL 32819 (Universal CityWalk)
1-407-224-2244
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: A full-service Italian restaurant offering a la carte dining in a colorful...
A full-service Italian restaurant offering a la carte dining in a colorful Mediterranean setting. The open kitchen enables guests to see chefs prepare mouth-watering dishes such as oven-roasted pizzas, pastas, seafood and steaks. You can dine on the Italian specialties inside, or eat al fresco at Pastamore's Market Cafe. Here you can grab some breakfast on your way into the theme parks or sit down for a quick bite and some people watching. Pastamore also features a 'Kids Buffet' which will satisfy the pickiest eaters...so bring the kid's - they look hungry.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Been 4 times, last time was a big dissapointment

Always like the service and food at Pastamore, visited this week and it was a big dissapointment, service was weak and food was tasteless (from the soup to the risotto), plates were really small in comparison to prior visits; received the parmesan when dinner was over.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2014
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Santo Domingo
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  • Families with children
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Hinesville, Georgia
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had to wait a few minutes but it wasn't that bad. We got inside and what a place. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. They have huge pizzas, and the pasta dishes are well proportioned. There is a nice bar selection and the dessert was divine. We can't wait to try them again.

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Santo Domingo
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Always like the service and food at Pastamore, visited this week and it was a big dissapointment, service was weak and food was tasteless (from the soup to the risotto), plates were really small in comparison to prior visits; received the parmesan when dinner was over.

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London
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97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Last minute reservation and feeling hungry, we booked into Pastamore at Universal and were very pleasantly surprised in their ability to cook up Spaghetti Bolognese for each palate: more garlic for me (perfect), more spicy for my 12 yr old boy (he cleared his plate) and non spicy/non garlic for my 10 yr old boy (who also cleared his plate).... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Visited the day after Christmas 2013. Our party of 5 were initially told that there would be a 45 minute wait, even though we could see plenty of open tables inside the restaurant. We turned to leave and were suddenly told that they could seat us immediately. Food came out hot and was tasty. Good menu options for adults and... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Had dinner here after a day in the parks. Our waiter was very friendly and professional. The food was brought to our table fast, and was very good. The shrimp scampi dish was one of the best I've ever had in an Italian restaurant, and the desserts were very good as well. The restaurant was rather loud, but that it... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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170 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

The noise was deafening. The manager did turn it down somewhat but it was unpleasant, the bathroom was dirty and clearly had not been attended in hours. The food was not as good as Olive Garden. The server we had was very good--if only the food was as good as he was. If we weren't a captive audience , we... More 

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Rochester, MN
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We liked it. Service was better than average, Food was better than average, but nothing I couldn't get at home. Walked away full enough and satisfied.

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Houston, Texas
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We are not picky eaters and enjoy all food. After our day at Universal and not wanting to eat off a cart at the park, we decided to have dinner at the City Walk. We stopped at Pastamore and decided to give it a try - I should have read reviews about it first! The menu sounded great and we... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We ate here recently as part of our dining plan at Universal. The food was much better than our previous table service experience at another restuarant in Universal Studios. The service was excellent and the food was very good. We sat outside the restuarant as it was a comfortable evening outside and we really enjoyed our meal while watching the... More 

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

This was one of the worst restaurant experiences I have ever had. The food quality was poor, it was tasteless and expensive. Additionally, the service was exceedingly slow, 2.5 hours for dinner! Finally, the bill was wrong, we were overcharged. Do yourself a favor and stay away!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Universal CityWalk, Orlando, FL 32819
    (Universal CityWalk)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Florida Center
  • Neighborhood: Florida Center
  • Phone Number: 1-407-224-2244

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

Description

A full-service Italian restaurant offering a la carte dining in a colorful Mediterranean setting. The open kitchen enables guests to see chefs prepare mouth-watering dishes such as oven-roasted pizzas, pastas, seafood and steaks. You can dine on the Italian specialties inside, or eat al fresco at Pastamore's Market Cafe. Here you can grab some breakfast on your way into the theme parks or sit down for a quick bite and some people watching. Pastamore also features a 'Kids Buffet' which will satisfy the pickiest eaters...so bring the kid's - they look hungry.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?