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“Large servings, good food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pasta Jay's

Pasta Jay's
Ranked #21 of 82 Restaurants in Moab
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, 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"!
Lancaster, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Large servings, good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stopped here for lunch as the wait for dinner the night before was long. We had pizza and sandwiches. Everything was good, served hot and reasonably quick. Large serving sizes with fair prices.

  • Visited May 2014
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“decent place to eat”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2014

The food was good here and eating outside was nice. The food was expensive (for a lunch menu) but tasted good. I had the meatball sandwich. This was really good and you had to eat it with a fork.

Visited June 2014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“An average place”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014

Pasta Jay's was near our hotel so we stopped. The waiter seemed distracted. I had to send the wine back it was so bad. Ravioli was very basic though advertised as home made. I would suggest a pass on this place even though it was very crowded.

Visited June 2014
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“A must to eat here if you appreciate robust Italian.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

Excellent in service, atmosphere, and food quality. Portion size is very generous. The flavor was robust. Food was served piping hot. Outside dining was nice atmosphere.

Visited June 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good Italian”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Group of seven, seated fairly quickly and overall service was good. Italian dishes were good but some had way to much sauce for the type for the type of food. Dined outdoors on the patio for dinner and was pleasant.. Overall, enjoyed our dinner there. Only drawback is the noise from all the people trying to outtalk each other.

Visited June 2014
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