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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%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (275 reviews)
“bread” (243 reviews)
“chicken riggies” (55 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went there 4 years ago while visiting Colleges with my kids. We figured it was a safe place (usually pasta is a safe option)... oh boy!!! It was more than safe!!! We lived it! Last week I went to visit colleges again and figured to...More

Thank Nanita65
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I don't live in Syracuse anymore, but when I come back to the area I always make it a point to hit up Pastabilities. I dream of the spicy hot tomato oil! I just love this restaurant - the food is always amazing, the atmosphere...More

Thank cwalsh484
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My daughter has been up here for 2 1/2 years and she has told me about this place.....but, I never felt like waiting the hour + for dinner. This time I did and I am so glad. We had the bread with the hot oil...More

Thank mattmV9909BO
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We decided to help a friend in Syracuse, and once we were there why not to go for a good meal, right? Since I normally watch Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, I suggested Pastabilities, and the food did no disappointed, the pasta was fresh and really...More

Thank Emilio M
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Very Nice casual restaurant for italian. Ideal to invite your sons and several friends....good pasta, great bread and decent deserts My son goes to university in Syracuse and every time we visits we take him out with his friends and they LOVE it here so...More

Thank solei15
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I chose Pastabilities based on its #1 ranking for Syracuse restaurants and the fun name and concept - it didn't disappoint. I was here for a business trip, so I chose to dine solo at the bar. The service was very prompt, the atmosphere was...More

Thank KerryBoat
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I really love the food here, but the noise is sometimes too much. Even during the week there is always a wait for a table, which speaks to the quality of this Syracuse staple. Don't go if you want intimate, as you might not be...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Brought my fiance here for dinner. She told me it was some of the best pasta she's ever had. The food was great and the service was phenomenal too

Thank shwartzm2711
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

It was very busy on a Friday night with an hour wait. They do not take reservations. We added our name to the list and then walked around Armory Square for awhile. By the time we returned our table was ready. It was well worth...More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Had been before for lunch and it was so good I had to try dinner. Oh wow! So glad I came!! The 3 of us each had something different so we could share. Everything was excellent!! Highly recommend to anyone. I'll be back next time...More

Thank BigBillBinghamton
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Mary T
4 November 2017|
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Response from hungry4cookies73 | Reviewed this property |
The bathrooms are on the first floor so unless you are sitting in the upper level there will be no stairs and they are large so it shouldn't be an issue for someone with a walker. I do also remember a rail on the wall next... More
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
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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