We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
+1 315-474-1153
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (241 reviews)
“duck bacon” (32 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (931)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 924 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were traveling through from Toronto and happened to Select restaurant from TripAdvisor list. It was a win win. We got there just as it was opening up. A line was forming, we were definitely becoming impressed. But by the time we finished our dinner...More

Thank medira6
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate there Friday night and we both had the Fettuccine Alfredo and it was too die for, great food great atmosphere and really good service!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great pasta, reasonably priced, served in a lively, friendly environment. If you love pasta, then you're going to LOVE Pastabilities!!

Thank Clifford K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great stop...very tasty, nice variety,0 friendly staff. Fairly busy today, took about 10 minutes to get lunch and checkout. Pick up a tray, napkins and silverware. Check the daily menu, place your order and food is put together right in front of you. Try the...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good was amazing!! We will definitely be back again!! Bread that was served was amazing & the garlic cheese bread we got for an appetizer mmmmmm!!!

Thank csgroi110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere. Great service. VERY crowded, expect a long wait. Food was good. Fresh pasta was excellent.

Thank Boyzmom4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here many times. It's always super good!!! Love the bread and spicy oil sauce!! All the homemade pastas are wonderful.

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go here often and I have never had a bad meal! Hot Tomato Oil is THE BEST! One of the best Italian restaurants in Syracuse

Thank Kristy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food...crowded atmosphere, so a little hard to hear. But that just means it's a popular place so you know the food is good!

Thank Livingitupincuse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. Worth the wait. We have been several times and visits are always excellent.

Thank nlubinsky22
Nearby Restaurants
Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub & Restaurant
502 reviews
.05 km away
Empire Brewing Company
528 reviews
.08 km away
Blue Tusk Pub & Wine Bar
162 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Erie Canal Museum
298 reviews
.63 km away
Museum of Science & Technology
262 reviews
.11 km away
Landmark Theatre
133 reviews
.26 km away
City Market
59 reviews
.82 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Thomas E
27 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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
12 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 14 answers
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
6 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing