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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
+1 315-474-1153
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11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was told to eat in a "landmark" restaurant while in Syracuse, so I chose Pastabilities. The alfredo with blackened chicken was delicious. I also tried the hot oil...definitely had a kick to it. The place was packed on a Monday night, so allow yourself time. Your entire party must be present in order to be seated. Wait staff was... More 

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Thank Pamela Y
Syracuse, New York
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Past abilities is fabulous just do not go at dinner time. It is best to go for lunch ! Dinner time, the wait to sit down is long and the wait for food is even longer !! The food is so greAt. So, go at lunchtime when there is plenty of time to enjoy the food !

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Thank Lisa R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ambiance is fabulous - always busy! They don't take reservations but sit at the bar and have a drink / the food is worth the wait! My favorite is the pasta carbonara and my husband LOVES the hot oil! Enjoy!

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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went on the recommendation of another. A different type of place. Pasta, but not what your thinking. You have to try the hot oil. It is the best. And they sell it. Get some! And the staff is great. And the bread from comes from across the street at "Pasta's Daily Bread". Great breads there (and they sell the Pastabilities... More 

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Thank Eric P
Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did not expect the gluten free pasta to be so delicious! It was also a very big portion and I could not finish it. Courteous staff, even though we had a bit of a wait but we went without reservation. Not expensive either.

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1 Thank elenisc
Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never had a bad meal here. The pasta is great, the non-pasta meals are great. They also usually have a fun cocktail menu. The only drawback is that if you go during the main dining hours, any day of the week, there will be a wait. I usually don't mind this though because it gives me time to... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a huge pasta fan, however I really enjoyed pastabilities. When we went I was kind of burned out on chicken so instead tried the meatball riggies. They were excellent. Will try chicken riggies next time. Service was superb. Our waiter and other staff were extremely attentive despite the fact they were very busy. Food was excellent, service was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a 8 person family and sat in a cozy room just for ourselves. The food was delayed but the service stayed professional and kind; was attentive to empty drinks, bread baskets, and their famous hot dipping sauce while we waited. Got a discount on our meal for the inconvenience, and left in good spirits. Always a great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to enjoy a unique eating experience .Just go with the flow and try something new,prices are very reasonable.

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DeWitt, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to Pastabilities since the 80s. One of my favorites in Syracuse. Great for drinks at the bar, dinner alone up to large groups. Food is fabulous! I would highly recomend eating here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Italian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?