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Pastamore

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Universal CityWalk, Orlando, FL 32819 (Universal CityWalk)
1-407-224-2244
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Casual Dining
Families with children
Large groups
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 58
    Average
  • 40
    Poor
  • 47
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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
rmejia
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Santo Domingo
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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275 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Santo Domingo
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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 93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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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154 reviews 154 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 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
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

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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Frederick, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We were forced to eat here after the other 2 sit down restaurants in Islands of Adventure were closed during dinner hours. The kids mac and cheese was top quality and the chicken piccata was also good. I wouldn't recommend the wood fired pizza because the grease made it soggy. The triple chocolate cake is filled with chocolate mousse for... More 

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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