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We Are Temporarily Closed

Luigi Vitrone's Pastabilities is temporarily closed while Luigi takes a long-awaited and much-deserved break outside of the kitchen. Please watch the Facebook Page and this website for information on when we will reopen our doors!


Don't spend your day in the kitchen for your guests. Let Chef Luigi cater your event. Whether it's a party, gathering, business meeting, or any kind of celebration, we've got you covered at your place or ours! Learn more about our event catering and leave the cooking to Chef Luigi!

Private Cooking Classes

Private culinary classes taught by award-winning Master Chef Luigi Vitrone are now available. These make excellent gifts and are a lot of fun with small groups! Plus, you get to take home what you prepared in the restaurant! Call us at (302) 656-9822 for more information, to book classes, or to purchase a gift certificate for the classes!

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.

Chef Luigi Vitrone presents a menu featuring homemade Italian favorites that you, your friends, and family will savor and enjoy! The fresh pasta, sauces, desserts, and more are all made with love and by hand by Chef Luigi in the kitchen that you walk by when entering our intimate restaurant. Nothing is frozen or pre-made here. Just delicious favorites from Italy that you will return to time and time again!

Chef Luigi and Pastabilities on The Food Network!

Luigi Vitrone and Guy Fieri from Diner's, Drive-In's, and Dives

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  • Prateek P.
    Like sitting at an Italian family dinner table with your close friends. The ambiance and food were delicious.
    Prateek P.
  • Cindy Carrillo
    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
  • Jim Fortgang
    Great food with a new menu, same high quality. The best of the best.
    Jim Fortgang