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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Daily Soup & Salad Platters
Assorted salads made daily - can substitute soup for salad
Gorgonzola & walnuts $+1.00
Grilled chicken $+1.75
Thai Beef Salad
Small $5.25
Large $7.95
Penne w/ Grilled Chicken, Spinach, Gorgonzola & Walnuts
Small $4.75
Large $7.50
Thai Beef & Chicken Penne Salads in Combination
Large Green Salad
W / gorgonzola & walnuts $+6.00
W / grilled chicken $+6.75
W / gorgonzola $+7.75
Walnuts & grilled chicken $+7.75
(All of our pasta is made fresh daily)
House Tomato Sauce
One meatball $+7.45
Sausage $+7.45
Fettuccine Alfredo
Spicy Hot Tomato Oil w/ Shredded Locatelli Cheese
White Clam Sauce
Pink Vodka Cream Sauce
House Bolognese Meat Sauce
Pasta Tossed w/ Broccoli, Walnuts, Garlic & Olive Oil
Basil Pesto
Personal Pizzas
Two pizza selections made daily
House Lunas
Double crusted pizza w/ daily fillings & served w/ house tomato sauce
Small regular salad $+2.50
Side of Our Famous “Spicy Hot Tomato Oil”
Great w/ our homemade bread!
Small $1.00
Large $2.50
$5 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Fusion
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We received a gift card for Pastabilities and decided to visit during Restaurant Week in downtown Syracuse. We paid for our parking, which was several blocks away on a Thursday during work hours. Since we were traveling a half hour to get there we decided...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank happytraveler_8088
Pastabilities, Owner at Pastabilities, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are sorry that you made the effort to visit Pastabilities only to find the restaurant closed between lunch and dinner. Unfortunately, we are not able to stay open between lunch and dinner because of the two differing service styles and menus we offer during...More

Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

Had a great dinner with my daughter on a Tuesday night. We arrived a few minutes before they opened for dinner and glad we did. This place fills up quickly. The complimentary Spicy Hot Tomato Oil with stretch bread was delicious while we waited for...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank spencerwriter
Reviewed January 7, 2020

Food and presentation is amazing. It's a loud busy restaurant with a great downtown feeling. Everything is fresh and many dishes have a great garlic kick to it. Many options to pick from. Service is quick and friendly. Its the place to be in Downtown...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Cory S
Reviewed December 31, 2019

We had a business dinner, for 8, at one of their side rooms. The atmosphere, the staff, and the food were above and beyond. The food, which is why we came here, was out of this world. Really enjoyed the homemade raviolis with the spicy...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Harriet T
Reviewed December 25, 2019 via mobile

Been here several times on our visits. Great menu and great food. Riggies are awesome, especially if you like spicy food when it’s cold outside.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank D6543RTscotts
Reviewed December 22, 2019 via mobile

I ate here three times over a four month period. Each time I found the food to be of good quality and the staff to be accommodating without being obnoxious. I would recommend eating here if you are a fan of Italian food

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank travelman08
Reviewed December 19, 2019

very much enjoyed every aspect of this restaurant. exceeded expectations. excellent service, food and ambience.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank rileydazzle
Reviewed November 17, 2019

Lunch is weird that it is cafe style. The food was ok but the bread was great. The stromboli said it was sausage and pepperoni on the menu. I guess they ran out of pepperoni because there was none in my stromboli. I will live.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Alexis H
Pastabilities, Manager at Pastabilities, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2019

Hello Alexis, thank you for providing us with this feedback! It is true that our lunch service is cafeteria style, but we also provide full service dinners 7 days a week. Should that be your preferred style of service, we hope that you will join...More

Reviewed November 14, 2019

Be sure to get a glass of Earthquake Red Zin and start by enjoying the unbelievable dipping sauce and bread. Anything on the menu has been fantastic and I will keep going back to visit. Service is always great as well... Be ready for a...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Jenney C
Reviewed November 6, 2019

A super restaurant in the heart of Syracuse, a short walk from the Landmark Theater and Creekwalk. if you're downtown for a show, this is a great spot for a good meal.

Date of visit: November 2019
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April 13, 2019|
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Response from Woodsie4 | Reviewed this property |
Hi all. They do have lots of options for dietary concerns. Great menu!
Mary T
November 4, 2017|
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Response from Pastabilities | Property representative |
There is only one dining room that requires stairs to access it. Otherwise, there is a ramp at the front entrance, and the other dining areas and bathrooms are on the same level as the entrance, all accessible via wheelchair... More
April 27, 2017|
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Response from Pastabilities | Property representative |
We leave all of our tables available for walk-in parties on a first-come, first-served basis, regardless of party size. In general, we have most availability earlier in the evening, and we begin serving dinner at 4:00pm on... More
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