About Pastaria North Market


Meet Don

He’s a hardworking, personable restaurant junkie who, with wife Carolyn, oversees five kids, three North Market stands, two restaurants and one catering business, all dedicated to offering authentic Italian food worthy of praise.




Pastaria Italian FoodWhat’s our recipe?

Good Italian food without the fuss. And a garlic butter to swoon over.

Our inspiration?

Chef Rocco Valentino and loyal customers like “Tiramisu Guy.”

Their latest adventure?

Giving Pastaria a facelift.

Where can you find us?

Directly across from one of their other North Market stalls, Pastaria Seconda, and beside Flavors of India. Offering 20 different homemade sauces and lasagna, plus chicken and eggplant parm every day.

Our Mission & Philosophy

Our mission is simple….Amazing food at a re7asonable price! We want you to walk away thinking you got the best food in town for a price that can’t be beat! Our philosophy is if you use the freshest ingredients to make homemade products and treat every customer like a good friend, people will love the experience and want to come back. We want our customers to feel welcome every time they step up to the counter and know that they are going to get the same great food every time they order.

Consistency is key! Trust us …if you visit us regularly, Don will know your name, your favorite dish and well…..anything you want him to know!