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134 E. Main St., Decatur, IL 62523
(217) 422-7278
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Ranked #35 of 143 restaurants in Decatur
Cuisines: Italian, Pasta
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 14, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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33 reviews from our community

57% Recommend
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English first
Sullivan, Illinois
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

The service provided by our wait staff was excellent. We had a group of eight people and she kept our drinks filled. Most of us love our food, but the only down side was the vegetables were nothing more than out of the bag and cold instead of cooked. Because of the cold vegetables it made the rice cold as... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Great service and good food and locally owned! We eat here on a regular basis and enjoy our meals..never had a bad meal.

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Urbana, Italy
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I was recently in Decatur visiting family. My boyfriend and I stopped in the restaurant to have a couple of drinks. We sat at the bar and we're greeted by the owner. She was so friendly and helpful. We asked a lot of questions about local places around the area. She answered all of them and even gave directions. She... More

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Lovington, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Great food very simple and unique dishes, the breadstic ks are amazing and our service was 100% outstanding the best experience we have had in awhile I must admit our server was very friendly and actually looked happy to be there neeeless to say we will be back and beautiful atmosphere as well a must try!

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Pastabilities has great Italian food. I've had several of their entrees. Their gelato is also very good. The last time we were there, our server wasn't very good - the order was right in the end - but she was really confused. Usually, however, the service is exceptional.

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Dana Point, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Decatur is my home town and when I am in town I go out to eat all over the city to catch up with friends. I have to say that this was one of the worst dining experiences I have had in recent memory. We arrived to the restaurant around 6:20pm 4/8 (Tuesday), we waited +15 minutes before our server... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Pastabilities has the best breadsticks hands down !! I always order mine heavy, they know what that means, extra butter and garlic salt ! Every item on the menu is wonderful, no disappointments !! Authentic dining !!

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Downs, Illinois, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We've been here many times before so, I dismissed the reviews. My mistake. Loved it a year ago. on 11/1/13, the food was just above fast food style. The waitress was slow and scatterbrained. had to go to the hostess to get our ticket. wrote on the ticket, "poor food and service worse". no tip either. New management? not how... More

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Its OKAY, nothing outstanding here. I've had better meals at national chain Italian restaurants. I had the all you can eat special for pasta, pasta and sauce both tasted like they were bought, not made. Atmosphere is Quaint, Hostess was great, Waiter was too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Terrible microwaved food with lil to no taste. Nothing seems fresh at all. Maybe the salad but lasagna seems like premade frozen garbage with cheese on top. Owner yelled at servers in front of customers makes you feel bad for employees. Spend the extra dollar and go to Olive Garden

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