Authentic, homemade Italian favorites in Wilmington's Little Italy



The Renaissance began in Italy. Since opening in 1988, Luigi Vitrone's Pastabilities has been cited as “The Little Jewel of Little Italy.” One can savor the authentic regional Italian cuisine, that the name sake chef has made famous and available for all.

Latest News:

  • We are open New Year's Eve with our regular menu and some CHEF SPECIALS!
  • Holiday gift certificates available in any amount. Who wouldn't like a duplicate? One size fits all!
  • Sweet potato pies are available! 9" wide, all natural ingredients, perfect for the holidays. Must pre-order. $16.00

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Lunch To Go!

Tues-Fri 11:30-1:30 TO GO and cash only ($7.00). The lunch menu changes daily and is posted on Pastabilities Facebook and includes entree, kitchen salad, and bottle of h20. Homemade desserts available. Also homemade lemonade, limeade, hot apple cider for $2.00


  • Like sitting at an Italian family dinner table with your close friends. The ambiance and food were delicious.
    Prateek P.
  • I absolutely loved the theme and the setting of this restaurant. Exceptional service, and the food was great!!! I will definitely be returning!!
    Cindy Carrillo
  • Great food with a new menu, same high quality. The best of the best.
    Jim Fortgang