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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 maybe during the day over all out of 10 my wife and I would rate... More 

Thank Ben J
Atlanta, Georgia
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 me to the hostess stand. It was national pasta day so they had all wine... More 

Thank yoginor
Webster, NY
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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!!

Thank amg1102
Panama City Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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.

Thank ryan9687
Binghamton, New York
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 of people who eat there and do take out during the business lunch time. Each... More 

Thank sjsmews
Hornell, New York
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 no trouble getting s table at 5:30 on a Thursday night but noticed the long... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 on Sunday night. Wait was 30 minutes. Yep. Now that I have been there I... More 

Thank John H
Cortland, NY
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 the pesto, which was terrific. I offered the hand made papperdalle with shrimp and pink... More 

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New Jersey
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a Sunday night before visiting Syracuse university. The other Italian restaurant near our hotel was closed so we ventured out the one mile drive to pastabilities. When we got there there was a 30 minute wait so we walked around the clock and visited Syracuse suds and had a beer Back at the restaurant we had an... More 

Thank jerseydiver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Syracuse, we knew we had to go to Pastabilities after seeing it on DDD. Curious, it isn't a diner, a drive-in, or a dive. Quirky spot in Armory Square. The tomato oil is fantastic, as is the stretch bread. We enjoyed our meal and the atmosphere. Will definitely return on our next trip. THANK YOU, PASTAS!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $25
Italian, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: 315-474-1153

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