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Cafe Forte

) #80 of 928 Restaurants in Scottsdale $$ - $$$, American, Cafe, Vegan Options
7032 E Main St, Scottsdale Art District, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4314
+1 480-994-1331
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“meatloaf” (30 reviews)
“apple pie” (15 reviews)
“baked brie” (14 reviews)
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American, Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7032 E Main St, Scottsdale Art District, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4314
Neighbourhood: Downtown Scottsdale
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The waiter was friendly and knowledgeable. He told us about the specials prepared by the owner chef(s). The food was very good and reasonably priced. The deserts looked great but we were too full to partake. Plan another visit to try out the deserts.

Thank Gdrap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this location for a leisurely lunch on a mild day, We ate on the patio (the sidewalk). The service was cheerful but average. We had a bottle of wine which was acceptable. The meal was average. The soup dujour was a creamy tomato...More

Thank Wayne561
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the standard fare you get everywhere else. Such unique twist on Chicken - had the Pecan Crusted Chicken Breast. Wonderful! Loved the Maple bourbon sauce. My husband had the Pan Seared Mahi Mahi. So light and delicate with a wonderful flavor. The service was...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is wonderful, fresh farm to table food at its best! Four of us enjoyed everything we ate! Apple tart for dessert was amazing as well! Service is attentive without being obtrusive. Decor is beautiful with great Brooklyn pictures! We'll be back when we're in...More

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the carved turkey, staff very attentive. Food was freshly prepared. Great place for lunch. Desserts are fabulous.

Thank Tuchstone6
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice people. Cheap art on the wall Great desserts. The menu was new California style. Too much of an emphasis on vegan. Expensive The menu didn't have a lot of familiar items so get ready to experiment. Small portions. We're not g Returning

Thank mecohen14
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We have eaten here many times and think it is such a pleasant and personal place and the food is always good.

Thank 1347mate
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I had one of the best meals I've had in a long time at this restaurant. Their mushroom ravioli was absolutely incredible. And that apple pie... Amazing! The people who work here are super friendly. Honestly this place deserves a full five stars.

Thank TravelQueen221b
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Whenever we visit Scottsdale, from Sedona, we try to dine at this restaurant. Over the years the size of their wine pours has diminished, but the quality remains the same and their baked brie is still one of their star dishes. Whilst I will need...More

Thank dljackson2015
Reviewed 11 April 2017

First and for most order your Individual Apple Pie first before your meal. they are made on site and are eye rolling fabulous!!!! Now the main course's..... Italian---VERY good, fresh, great flavours. Decent servings!! Small restaurant, so make a reservation!! Outside tables as well. Service...More

Thank K&KCanada
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do you have wine and beer
4 April 2017|
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Response from victortango16 | Reviewed this property |
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Is the lunch menu the same as the dinner menu? Thanks.
16 February 2016|
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Response from Deborah P | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7032 E Main St, Scottsdale Art District, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4314
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-994-1331
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Cafe Forte Bistro is a charming art district eatery nestled among the galleries of downtown Scottsdale. Featuring New American Comfort Food, a fresh & healthy style of cooking delicately prepared and dedicated to the use of all natural locally grown produce & organic ingredients whenever possible. Established in 1996, open for lunch & dinner, reservations welcomed.