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Cafe Forte

7032 E Main St, Scottsdale Art District, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4314
+1 480-994-1331
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7032 E Main St, Scottsdale Art District, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4314
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived during the lull between lunch and dinner and they graciously offered to make my husband a sandwich (he had neglected to eat earlier). Thick slices of whole grain bread surrounded an ample portion of chicken salad. The owners, four ladies, were enjoying a...More

Thank TrudiC44
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We had a very enjoyable lunch at around 2 pm. Restaurant wasn't crowded so not sure how thery would do when busy. Nice menu with several vegetarian options. Excellent professional service. Varied wine list and a very nice and varied dessert menu. Food same quickly...More

Thank Connie W
Reviewed 8 January 2018

While strolling Old Town Scottsdale, we found this delite full cafe. There were three tables set out on the sidewalk and we decided to stop and have lunch. it was not yet noon, so we were the only customers. We waiter was very nice and...More

Thank tpawlowski428
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We have sampled every dish on the menu and they are all superb. The ambiance, service and hospitality of the four owners is beyond expectation. The ladies and Brian and Neil keep the guests feeling at home and comfortable. The desserts are made in the...More

Thank Elise K
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Located in Old Scottsdale on Main Street, this location is in the heart of art galleries and other interesting shops. The venue is small, maybe 20-30 tables inside and 10 outside. The menu is quite different (as in good) than your normal menu. Somewhat limited...More

Thank dps_Sedona
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Went here one night for dinner. We found it average in quality. Service was great. Probably won't be back as it was more expensive that we thought.

Thank Travellady1949
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Just had a smashing lunch at this lovely restaurant which is right around the corner from the fantastic Western Spirit Museum ! We asked museum folks where to go and this little treasure was their top pick . Both outside and inside dining on Mainn...More

Thank Tybeerae
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The staff was so accommodating and professional. We ate out on the sidewalk and it did not hurt that it happened to be art walk Thursday so we enjoyed the live music from across the street. The server recommended the spaghetti and meat balls. How...More

1  Thank crumbum
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I have talked about this restaurant before - the food coming out of the kitchen is absolutely fantastic - some of the best dishes I have ever had - - try the mushroom ravioli - its heaven. The service is very good and they have...More

1  Thank Ron C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My wife and I have lived in the Phoenix area for 16 years, but had never eaten here before. We just walked in to try it for lunch. I had the Cuban sandwich, was was fantastic. My wife also really loved her salad. But, the...More

1  Thank Stephen D
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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, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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.
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