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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
+1 315-474-1153
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (230 reviews)
“duck bacon” (32 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Have been here several times over the last 8 years and have never been disappointed. Atmosphere is casual but trendy, cocktails are good and the food consistently very good.

1  Thank Tropicgal1
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I was really surprised to discover their garlicky clam sauce featured pasteurized clams and was not garlicky at all. There really was no briny clam taste. It was just blah. It's the easiest dish on Earth to make but if you can't use fresh clams...More

Thank nina479
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great vegetarian dishes as well as carnivorous! Great beer and wine selections. Go early or you will be waiting a bit!!

Thank Matthew13601
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch on a Saturday around 2:20. They stop serving around 2:30. Staff is great. It is "cafeteria style for hipsters"! So you walk in grab a tray napkins and utensils and then figure out what you want. They have...More

Thank Dealer06
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious home made pasta. Nice restaurant that allows couples to enjoy the armory square area. This restaurant and location in armory square is a nice place to visit while in Syracuse.

1  Thank jwhill45
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Never had a bad meal! Bar side gets a little crowded so if you want some privacy ask for a seat in either the back dining area or main area off the right of the entrance.

Thank deenell3
Reviewed 10 September 2016

When I first ate at Pastabilities I was a medical student at Upstate in the 1980's. After not visiting Syracuse for over 25 years, it was wonderful to see the restaurant has survived and thrived. The food is still great, as was the service. My...More

Thank biovio
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The food is really good and not too expensive. Their spicy tomato oil and freshly baked bread are complementary with dinner and absolutely worth the hype. One issue is that there are notoriously long wait times and they don't accept reservations. We generally get a...More

Thank hlawlor24
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Stopped here during the Syracuse food tour. We were very impressed. Authentic Irish food. We sampled their tomato dipping sauce and stretch bread. The sauce was delicious..it does have a little bit of kick toot--spicy, but the bread was delicious when dipped into the sauce...More

Thank GLaSota
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for lunch! Been wanting to try for a while and finally got the chance to. The line is very long around lunch time so plan it a little earlier than 12 if you want to beat the rush. The food is very fresh...More

Thank ECW11077
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Questions & Answers
27 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
12 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
6 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
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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, 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
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