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.

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  • Let us cater your holiday party! Visit our Catering page for more info.
  • Daily lunch To-Go specials are available for $8 including water. More info on the menu page
  • Gift certificates available in any amount. Who wouldn't like a duplicate? One size fits all!

Let us cater your holiday party!

Pastabilities restaurant, since 1988, can meet and exceed your expectations for your Christmas or holiday party needs! We have been serving the public for more than 30 years with authentic Italian cuisine, made affordable to all, by chef & proprietor Luigi Vitrone. We offer personalized service with an eclectic atmosphere. Enjoy in our place or your designated venue. To inquire about catering for your holiday shin dig, call Luigi at (302) 656-9822 between 2:00 & 5:00pm or visit our Catering page for more info.

We are open Christmas Eve and New Years Eve, but space is limited and reservations are HIGHLY recommended. Buon Natale. Buon Anno.

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Lunch To Go!

Tues-Fri 11:30-1:30 TO GO and cash only ($8.00). 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