Barilla's three New York locations are all in Midtown, with branches at Bryant Park, Herald Square and near Radio City.
The spaces are compact, sleek and modern.
The Barilla restaurants are casual and modern with digital menu signs.
Guests order at the counter, then wait for their food to be brought out, some at communal tables.
The Italian pasta maker is serving up an Italian feast at its new U.S. restaurants.
While Barilla is a pasta company, the restaurants embrace a much broader slice of the Mediterranean diet.
Among the entrée salad options is this chopped vegetarian Mediterranean one featuring mixed greens topped with tomatoes, artichoke hearts, onions, and three kinds of beans: cannellini, pinto and garbanzo.
Entrée salads can be topped with salmon or this ahi tuna.
Barilla is a pasta specialist and the pasta options range from classic to offbeat, including thick, meaty tagliatelle Bolognese.
The classic meat lasagna is the bestseller at Barilla restaurants.
The spinach and ricotta-stuffed tortellini alfredo is another top choice.
Penne al salmone combines salmon and capers.
The pizzas are square and have delicious thin crusts.
Classic pepperoni pizza is available.
Barilla offers vegetable options, and the choice of whole grain pastas and pizza crusts.
Desserts are mostly Italian classics like these Sicilian cannoli.
Tiramisu combines espresso-soaked cookies in espresso, mascarpone cream and cocoa powder.
One unique offering for a fast-casual restaurant is bread baskets.
The selection of beer varies by location and includes a mix of domestic, craft and Italian brews. Wine is also available.
The Barilla restaurants are small but bright, with warm colors and a mix of communal and individual tables.
Thoughtful design touches like fresh herbs growing inside elevate the feel of the restaurants.
Barilla is the world's largest pasta maker and the branding offers reminders.
The Barilla restaurants in New York and Los Angeles look new and sleek.
The restaurants' decor celebrates pasta.
The company's pastas and cookbooks are available for purchase.