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Reviewed September 17, 2023 via mobile

Lots to like at Funistrada. Nicely varied menu to begin. Sharp if modest in size dining room and linens. Our server Jody was genuine and personable in her approach, knowledgeable about dishes and their ingredients, and efficient. Many people there when we were there (our...first time) were either locals or frequent patrons — at least were known to the staff and heartily welcomed.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed April 26, 2023

Usually a great experience with very decent Italian offerings but tonight our server spent way too much time on the table next to us who happened to be old friends of hers and so we were mostly ignored. With several vacant tables available we requested...a different one than the tight area we were seated in and were told our request was unavailable as it was reserved but in reality nobody ever came in for our 2 hrs there. Not the most pleasant of hostesses for sure. I’d go back because for sure it’s better than Stella!More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed October 6, 2022

The other evening four of us dined at Funistrada. It was delicious. Wonderful crisp salads, large orders of delicious pasta. One of our favorites for sure.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed September 9, 2022

I have eaten here many times but this time the meal was terrible, veal piccata - tough and grizzly , couldn't eat half of the portion that was served. No repsonse from wait staff. How sad - We used to love this restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed August 9, 2022 via mobile

Fabulous food and cocktails. Service and server were outstanding considering our reservation was even 8:30 with ten people in our group. Well done!!!!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 17, 2022 via mobile

This is a very popular place due to the fact that there is very little available around Glen Arbor. The food is average Italian fare. Pastas taste as if they are out of a box. Sauces are OK but not wonderful. Cuts of beef were...tough but flavorful. The owners weren’t present according to staff, so maybe that lent to the less than expected experience. With the charges that this place charges, you would expect a higher degree of quality.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 22, 2022 via mobile

We had no reservation, but she kindly let us sit at the bar. Trattoria means a restaurant that serves simple food, but this food is neither simple nor inexpensive. The veal piccata was, sadly, tough. I know that veal has little fat, but this was...cooked with prosciutto to provide the fat. Perhaps it was overcooked.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 1, 2022 via mobile

Make reservations perhaps two months early. Trust me. Outside of the wine being too warm (as is with virtually all restaurants) you’ll love it here. Fresh homemade Italian, excellent service, and fair prices make for our annual visit when we’re in town.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed September 24, 2021 via mobile

NEED TO UPDATE DESCRIPTION: NOT VEGETARIAN FRIENDLY. Not a review, as we didn't eat here, but I want to make sure that nobody goes here looking for vegetarian food, since it's currently listed under "vegetarian friendly" restaurants. Not usually an issue with Italian places to...find something veg on the menu, but this place literally had NOTHING at all, from appetizers to pastas to salads to entrees that didn't have meat in it. Wasn't sure how else to get this updated on TripAdvisor.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 16, 2020 via mobile

Fabulous meal, takeout during the pandemic. We brought it home and everything was marvelous. My husband had chicken piccata and I had salmon tapenade. Both excellent, along with very good bread and salad. All ingredients fresh-tasting.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 9, 2020

My wife and I got the chicken saltimbocca for carryout and it was very tasty. The salad we got was good as well. Good food for the price.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed June 26, 2020

This was always a go to restaurant for our family, until we had a grandchild. Then suddenly we realized that children aren't really welcome, they say as much on their website. Though this may appeal to some people, it also indicates a certain attitude on...the part of management and some staff. The service is a highlight, usually very good. But the food has declined in the last two years, and the crowding of tables has seemed much worse. Though we will continue to go here, in hopes that it improves, it is no longer our 'can't wait' place to go. The price is above the food value.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed November 16, 2019

Small local secret always packed by locals and tourists. Make a reservation and don’t be late. Great food

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 18, 2019 via mobile

Small Italian restaurant w/ fantastic food. Portions are huge! Service was great - you’ll leave full

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed October 5, 2019

Very small venue so you must have a reservation and be prepared to not have a lot of choices for time. It is worth it though. There are lots of specials to choose from, lots of the food is locally sourced so very fresh and...seasonal. Had the heirloom tomato salad and the penne with spicy sausage. Then for dessert had the caramel-y thing (that's sort of what it is called and it is a perfect description of total, amazing goodness). Service was attentive despite how busy it was. Really good food, pricy, but again, I feel it was really worth it.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Response from Claire M | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know, but looking at the website it says “paused” for now, hoping to open Christmas week.
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Response from MeaganD2 | Reviewed this property |
There were kids there when we went, menu options that would appeal, and yet j wouldn't call it a family dining place.
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