355 W. 46th St., nr. ninth Ave.; 212-397-7597
Nothing against Tavern on the Green’s marathon-eve Barilla binge, but $21.95 buys unlimited helpings of the three pastas of the day at this theater-district trattoria.
60 Greenwich Ave., at Perry St.; 212-924-8000
The young and talented new chef Amanda Freitag makes pasta like an old Italian grandmother.
110 Waverly Pl., nr. Macdougal St.; 212-777-0303
Order the eight-course pasta-tasting menu with optional paired wines, and then consider just walking the 26.2 miles.
141 E. 57th St., nr. Lexington Ave.; 212-826-7101
Start with the piadina, and then go for one of the best lasagnes in town.