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“Delicious marinara sauce”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Pasta Jay's

Pasta Jay's
Ranked #19 of 82 Restaurants in Moab
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: In June of 1980, when Jay Elowsky was 20 years old, he moved from Bay City, Michigan and started washing dishes for his Aunt Kathy and Uncle Sonny, who owned "Sonny's Pizza" in San Clemente, California. After a year stint at CU in Boulder, he decided the pasta business was where his heart was. So he returned to Sonny's to cook for six more years in order to learn the family recipes that had been passed down to him by his mother, "MaMa Genovese", whose grandmother was the cook for the first King of the United Countries of Italy, Victor Emanuel the Second. In September of 1988, his Mom (Jean) and Dad (Lowell) and Jay opened up Pasta Jay's in Boulder at 9th and Pearl. Now almost three decades later - besides the Boulder eatery there are Pasta Jay's locations in Lone Tree, Moab, and Hays, KS. The Moab location opened in 1992. Generations later we continue to use family recipes to create "food fit for a king"!
2 reviews
“Delicious marinara sauce”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2012

We started with salad but I wouldn't recommend it. We both had hagan specials where you get a choice of 3 entrees. I had ravioli, manicotti, and chicken parm. The former 2 were very good. I highly recommend them. We then had the turtle cheesecake that was a good way to end our meal.

  • Visited December 2012
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Albany, CA
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Way Delicious Italian Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2012

You won't go hungry eating here. Generous, delicious servings of pasta and kid friendly to boot. It has an outdoor eating area and great service, loved the waitresses and the spirit of the place. Tried some new dishes and felt very well taken care of. Y-u-m-m-y!

Visited July 2012
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Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Rude server”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2012

We had a group of three people. The hostess seated us next to a familty group with several crying children. We asked to be moved to an empty table at the back of the restaurant. Our server said that we couldn't sit there because it was a table for six. We asked again if we could please move because it was so noisey. She again said no. She was saving the table. When we said we would be better going to the restaurant across street, she said "Fine. Go ahead" and turned around and stomped off. Good grief. The restaurant was not that busy, and they lost a large dinner order. This was on November 15th.

Visited November 2012
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California
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114 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Loved this Pasta!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2012

When on the road for a couple of weeks, it is great to get a change of pace in cuisine. We stumbled upon this place but found it to have delicious pasta and a very friendly, down-to-earth waitress. The place was full but service was excellent. It had a very comfortable atmosphere. If we lived near there, it would become one of our favorites!

Visited October 2012
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Dallas, TX
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Decent food but sugary sauce”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2012

Staff was great, food was normal, customer produced problems were resolved with great results. I would rate this 3 stars because of sweet tomato sauce but give an added star because problems with improper food choice on my part were resolved quickly and they adjusted my bill for what I finally ate.

Visited November 2012
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