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Trattoria Funistrada

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4566 MacFarlane, Burdickville, Glen Arbor, MI 49664 (Olive St)
231-334-3900
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Small popular and delicious

This small place has a lot of yum packed in. The dishes are fresh and amazing. The specials list is extensive and innovative. It is a small place and popular which means reservations are a must. Eat outside if weather permits as it can get noisy inside. Or eat early in the evening to avoid a full... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2014
Allison F
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This small place has a lot of yum packed in. The dishes are fresh and amazing. The specials list is extensive and innovative. It is a small place and popular which means reservations are a must. Eat outside if weather permits as it can get noisy inside. Or eat early in the evening to avoid a full dining room. The... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We live in the area and this is one of our favorite local restaurants. The food is great, service is good and the atmosphere is cozy though a bit noisy. Prices for food and wine are good. We've been dining here for several years and plan to come back. Only thing I wish they would do is warm up the... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We drove along M22 and then used our GPS to find this place because it was highly recommended on Yelp. We were NOT disappointed! It is a small and cozy restaurant with GREAT service and GREAT food. We started with some house made pate that was the chef special. It was fantastic. For dinner I had the parmesan crusted salmon... More 

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saginaw mi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

4 of us had different entrees and each of us was raving about our dish. Warm inviting interior, very good service. Prices were spot on. Don't miss this treasure.

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Frisco, Texas
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My husband and I dined at this restaurant in October. We called to see if they had a cancellation because Open Table had them completely full. They were able to get us in. The food was delicious, although we didn't care for the bread/salad. The portions were large. We paid an $8 "split" fee and shared an entree. Warm, cozy... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Great atmosphere. Like stepping back in time with the historic setting. Great food, friendly staff, good wine. I had Veal Saltimbocca. Excellent!

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Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Funistrada is a quaint, intimate restaurant in Glen Arbor. Wonderful food, with daily specials. Service was excellent. Small bar area, with surprisingly good choices for cocktails, wine and beer. Be certain to make a reservation on the weekends.

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Tryon, North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We are staying in the area, Funistrada came up highly recommended when we searched for somewhere to go on a Sunday evening. Better yet, it didn't require a drive into Traverse City. Considering it was post season, the place was busy ... the service was warm and friendly, the wine list considerable and fairly priced (even if it was served... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We enjoyed our night out tremendously. The numerous specials almost outnumbered the items on the set menu. Service was just the right pace. Setting is small so be sure to call ahead. Wine selection is varied enough and is value priced. Rib eye with mustard butter was outstanding.

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Hartland, Michigan
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60 reviews 60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Finally got a reservation in this wonderful restaurant. The service was excellent, ambiance great, and the meals were superb. Nice wine list as well. Definitely a must-see, but get your reservations early unless you don't mind eating at nine pm. We will go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4566 MacFarlane, Burdickville, Glen Arbor, MI 49664
    (Olive St)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Glen Arbor
  • Phone Number: 231-334-3900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?