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Pastabilities

311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-1153
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Ranked #4 of 598 Restaurants in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Fusion
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Stoneham, Massachusetts, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

For casual Italian it hits all the marks. The homemade pasta is what its all about. I was disappointed in the hot tomato oil, I thought it would be "fra diavola" but it was more of a "sweet" pizza sauce. By contrast the regular tomato pasta sauce/gravy was very good. My daughter's alfredo sauce was very good but my wife's... More

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Syracuse
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I love Pastabilities! There is nothing like home made pasta, sauce, and bread. If you love pasta, this is the place for you. I had the penne pasta with vodka sauce. My sister had the cheese ravioli's. We both enjoyed our meal. Very tasty. Pleasant server and nice atmosphere.

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New jersey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Last visit was two years ago, and I can say it's even better than ever. Great food, service, and atmosphere. Had ravioli with meatballs, and was superb. Bread with dipping sauce tremendous. Can't wait to go back when in Syracuse area.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We had a table outside on a nice summer evening... great food (you have to try the hot tomato sauce!) and professional yet super friendly service, right around the corner from the hotel!

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This was my third time in Syracuse and third time at Pastabilities. It is so delicious. I went with three other people and we all got something different and it was just wonderful. This is one of the best pasta places I have ever been.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I popped into Pastabilities with friends to close out a night of fine and fun eating and drinking. We grabbed seats at the bar and had a few beers and drinks while enjoying the awesome hot tomato oil with bread. Service was excellent, the food was great, and I only wish we had been able to stay longer in Syracuse... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Loved the hot spicy hot tomato oil, and the home made pasta was delicious. The big-eye tuna with the black rice was also amazing. Glad that we went here.

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Syracuse, New York
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The Thai Beef cold salad is amazing. I always get it. Everyone can't get enough of the Hot Tomato Oil. If your getting a pasta dish, you can't go wrong with the Hot Tom. Make sure you get enough, because your going to eat it all with the fresh stretch bread. One of the best restaurants in Syracuse.

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Pleasant Valley, New York, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We make it a point to go to Pastabiltiies whenever we are in Syracuse visiting our son at Syracuse University, and we just ate there last night. We are all completely hooked on the Spicy Hot Tomato Oil -- both with the bread to start and later on pasta. We also love the Wicky Wicky Chicken Riggies, but our favorite... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

There is nothing to say here... It's simple and easy to say that the food is just amazing. One of the best places here in Syracuse, NY that I highly recommend visiting

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