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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 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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Princeton, New Jersey
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved the ambiance and energy; exposed brick, string lights and fun artwork. The food was delicious (especially the tomato hot oil sauce). We went after a long day of moving our son into college. What a treat. We will definitely be back many times over the next few years.

Thank kiwistork
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious and fun. Live music and a bopping crowd but it's the food that makes the wait worthwhile. Spicy tomato sauce and bread to start and great pasta.

Thank scottyacht
Syracuse, New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant, the model of hip when opened 20+ years ago is as relevant,and fun as ever, and always consistently providing fun and delicious foods on it ever-changing menu, It is not a pasta only restaurant, and you always will find something to your taste, and budget. And don't forget the stretch bread, which is of their own trademark baking.... More 

Thank dayseezr
Colonie, New York
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88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have eaten here a few times since being out here and have kept going back because of the quality of the food and the friendliness of the staff. The food seems to be fresh made pasta, so expect to wait a fair amount of time between ordering and when you actually receive your food.

Thank Bill S
North Potomac, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service. Delicious calamari appetizer. Amazing seasonal salad . Ravioli with a meatball was great. We all really liked it a lot, just wish the wait was not so long, but definitely worth the wait.

Thank steveb11200
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, perfect portions. Chicken riggies were hotter than we expected. Got lucky and found a seat at the bar.

Thank Dudenell
Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved this quaint restaurant! We used to live in the Syracuse area and remember when this restaurant was much smaller. It's great they have expanded and attests to the quality and excellent menu that pastabilities continues to offer. The hot tomato oil dipping sauce is to die for! I had gluten free pink vodka penne - oh yum! My husband... More 

Thank BDeSignor
Syracuse, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great place to eat. The food is absolutely wonderful and the wait staff is great. Plan on waiting a bit for your table as the restaurant is always packed due to the quality of the food.

Thank Lisa C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in here around 6 p.m. on a Tuesday and there was a 20-minute wait for a table so we decided to sit at the bar I ordered the Penne alla vodka with shrimp and and scallops it was very good. I think the food was a little overpriced but it was good The Leftovers taste even better I... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early Friday, following a T-storm, 4.30pm to be exact as the restaurant is on a first come, first seated and served. We were greeted with smiles, menus and seated in the main dining room. Fresh water glasses soon followed, along with warm stretch bread (from Pasta's Daily Bread - its own bakery across the street) and the famous... More 

Thank rswendt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
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?