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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
+1 315-474-1153
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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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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Orchard Park, New York
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70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were staying at a hotel around the corner just so we could be close to try this place out. Had been to Syracuse on business in the past and hadn't experienced 'Pastabilities' yet. There are no reservations so be prepared to fight the hungry crowds even on a Wednesday night! We started at the bar and put our name... More 

Thank Smythe5
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 

Thank Pamela Y
Syracuse, New York
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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 !

Thank Lisa R
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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!

Thank CiceroNYMom
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank Eric P
Nicosia, Cyprus
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106 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank elenisc
Syracuse, New York
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank Heather S
Syracuse, New York
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank MiloIsKing
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

1 Thank Amanda R
Saint James City, Florida
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank RandyZim

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Restaurant Details

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