Providing Leelanau County with a taste of Italy


Casual setting, elegant taste

Nestled in ‘Burdickville’ on the east side of Big Glen Lake, our building is over 90 years old & has always enjoyed a history of being a popular neighborhood gathering place. We pride ourselves on consistency & use locally sourced ingredients when possible to create meals you will never forget.

Our Pricing

Our Menu



  • Stuffed Grape Leaves $8
  • Broiled Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto $9
  • Lumache (snails) $10

    w/ garlic & red onion, served on crostini

  • Mussels steamed w/ garlic & basil $13
See our special board for other seasonal choices!


  • House Ante-Pasto Salad

    Mixed greens w/ salami, Asiago cheese, olives & pepperoncini w/ olive oil & vinegar dressing.


All pastas are served w/ a house ante-pasto salad & fresh bread
**This is a sample menu. Prices & availability may differ**


All entrees are served w/ ante-pasto salad, bread & a side of pasta w/ your choice of sauce; homemade marinara or oil, garlic & butter.
* Ask your server about menu items that are cooked to order or served raw. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.
*Food allergy? Please be sure to let us know!


  • Tiramisu $8

    Ladyfinger cookies soaked in espresso, layered w /Kahlua custard & topped w/ cocoa powder

  • Panna Cotta w/ Raspberry Sauce $8

    A light vanilla ‘custard’ topped w/ raspberry sauce – or try it w/ chocolate sauce or caramel sauce
    *or add Bailey’s or Kahlua 11

  • Spumoni Ice Cream $7

    A combination of cherry, chocolate & pistachio ice cream
    *w/ brandy or Amaretto 10

  • Cannoli $6.50

    Traditional ricotta filling piped into a crispy shell & dusted w/ powdered sugar & cocoa...ours have chocolate chips!

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Customer Reviews

Welcome Summer 2023!