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Trattoria Funistrada

4566 W Macfarlane Rd, Burdickville, Glen Arbor, MI 49636-9726
+1 231-334-3900
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (17 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (4 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
4566 W Macfarlane Rd, Burdickville, Glen Arbor, MI 49636-9726
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is difficult to get a reservation because so many people enjoy it. It may be my favorite lasagna on this planet (including Italy). The atmosphere of up north, glen lake, cozy setting, and friendly staff makes it top notch.

Thank Dan0o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard about Funistrada for years but was stuck in the pattern of going to my other local favs when in town... I can't believe I was missing out for this long!! Adorable restaurant, attentive and friendly waitstaff, but most important, delicious food! Best...More

Thank MeaganD2
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Wonderful dining with a nice variety of Italian offerings. Very large portions so be prepared to take leftovers home. Located at Glen Lake and very casual surroundings, but a fine dining menu and food preparation.

Thank Indybeachescaper
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves great Italian in a casual atmosphere that my mom would call ' a real Michigan place'. We loved the lasagna and enjoyed the nine bean row bread and house salad with olives and Italian salami, and that comes with it. Had a...More

Thank DinerIndiana
Reviewed 4 February 2017

During a two day stay in the area, we had one dinner at Trattoria. The service as excellent, the ambiance fitting for the area, and the food was tasty. Note that our night was "Date Night" so effectively the meals were half price. We had...More

1  Thank Ethan B
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends from metro Detroit area. Outstanding food and excellent service. Solid wine selections at reasonable prices. Salad was great had the beef special with pasta on the side. Friends had the veal which was top notch. Would highly recommend and will return again!

Thank Barry P
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Great small setting. Servers are all long term employees and very helpful with selections. Highly recommend but reservations are needed well in advance

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My husband and I have visited the Traverse City area twice over the last six months. Each time we visited this gem of a restaurant in Maple City (just don't forget to make reservations a couple of weeks in advance). While a small venue, it...More

Thank Pinglan73
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Tried to make reservation on Wednesday for Thursday night. They were sold out so we wound up with an early reservation for Friday. Restaurant opens at 5:30 pm. We were first ones seated. Restaurant has a small bar and about 15 tables. By 6 pm...More

Thank ejm99
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed this cozy little Italian restaurant which serves many locals. It's not a huge place so make sure you have a reservation. Veal was delicious. Wanted to try the Celebration (or anniversary) chicken with asparagus that looked fabulous but went for the veal. Side of...More

1  Thank Kari H
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JonandSue C
Are you open year around
15 October 2015|
Response from Mitchman1964 | Reviewed this property |
Thursday thru Sunday during the Winters.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4566 W Macfarlane Rd, Burdickville, Glen Arbor, MI 49636-9726
    (Olive St)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Glen Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 231-334-3900
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