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.
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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
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.
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
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
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!
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
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
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