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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
+1 315-474-1153
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (268 reviews)
“duck bacon” (32 reviews)
“bread” (224 reviews)
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Italian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a hidden gem! My granddaughter goes to college in Syracuse and heard about this restaurant so we took her there. Very impressed!! They bring out bread and spicy red sauce with olive oil and garlic. It was great! All their long pastas are...More

Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Typical wait in line of about 15 minutes...soup today was special...chicken vegetable. Hearty soup with plenty of ingredients including carrots and chicken. Ordered penne pasta with bolognese sauce and was really good. Beautiful October day and a very nice lunch at Pastabilities.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visit to Syracuse University to see my son who had heard about this restaurant. We got there before the 4pm opening and were offered to come back around 3:45 to get on the list. We did so and had a beverage at the bar prior...More

Thank Alina-VinnieTravel
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If your craving fresh pasta, in a fantastic atmosphere, and a one of a kind spicy hot tomato oil sauce, then look no further than Pastabilities on Armory Square, in Syracuse NY Whether you come to visit your student at Syracuse University or to catch...More

Thank JimmerF2970
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate here after seeing a rerun of Guy Fieri's Triple D that featured it. We ended up ordering exactly what he tried on the show: spicy tomato oil, duck bacon flat bread and the riggies. It's really worth watching the show to see how...More

Thank yuratowel
Reviewed 6 days ago

Pastabilities is a must stop in Syracuse if you are a pasta fan. They make their own stretch bread at the bakery across the street and give you a complimentary serving with their legendary hot tomato oil as you peruse the menu for delicious dinners....More

Thank hungry4cookies73
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant staff and good food. They also have a gluten free pasta alternative. Be prepared to wait, no reservations.

Thank BullnBear54
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family + one visited Pastabilities after a 'Cuse football game for an early dinner. Granddaughter called ahead and got reservation because we had a party of 7. Even though there was quite a line, we were seated almost immediately due to the reservation. Their bread...More

Thank Richard D
Pastabilities, Manager at Pastabilities, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

In general, we leave all of our tables available for walk-in parties on a first-come, first-served basis, regardless of party size, so I am not sure what magic was in the air or what powers your granddaughter might possess. Regardless, we are happy to hear...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the atmosphere and the food is great. what more can you ask for. You must be willing to wait (no reservations) but well worth it.

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to eat at pastabilites b4 a show at landmark theater... was excellent ! The food was delicious... the hot oil and fresh stretch bread was the best part.. kudo's to the staff and the cooks!

Thank 977donna
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Thomas E
28 April 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
13 July 2016|
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Response from Pastabilities | Property representative |
Pastabilities does not have its own private parking lot, and on-street parking is the most convenient if you can find an available spot. Officially, the City of Syracuse requires payment for on-street parking... More
Kylie O
7 April 2016|
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Response from Pastabilities | Property representative |
Wait times will greatly depend on the time of arrival and what events are happening in the downtown area. Generally speaking, Friday evenings start a bit slower as it is a work day for most people. Therefore, coming at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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: +1 315-474-1153
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