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1. Gusto

60 Greenwich Ave., at Perry St.; 212-924-8000

Well-to-do carbo-loaders, take note: Chef Amanda Freitag is breaking out the pasta specials in anticipation of Marathon Sunday, including a potato gnocchi with shaved white truffle.

2. Becco

355 W. 46th St., nr. Ninth Ave.; 212-397-7597

Five words: unlimited tableside helpings of pasta.

3. Babbo

110 Waverly pl., nr. MacDougal St.; 212-777-0303

The eight-course pasta-tasting menu is the best thing to happen to the starchy stuff since tomato sauce.

4. Bar Stuzzichini

928 Broadway, nr. 22nd St.; 212-780-5100

This new Flatiron restaurant specializes in the bite-size appetizers called stuzzichini, but its pastas are pretty great, too.

5. Franny’s

295 Flatbush Ave., nr. Prospect Pl., Prospect Heights; 718-230-0221

Perfectionist chef Andrew Feinberg banned pasta from the kitchen for months because he thought his wasn’t up to snuff. He’s finally relented.

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