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Forte

American, Bar, Sushi, Eclectic
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114 E 3rd St, Jamestown, NY 14701
716.484.6063
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great all around

I've visited Forte several times now and I have to say they do an amazing job, I first started going for the steak and beer special in the bar area which really can't be beat for the amazing quality and price, a steak so delicious it's a shame to add any sauce or seasoning to it! If ordering off... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Bemus Point, NY
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  • Romantic
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Bemus Point, NY
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I've visited Forte several times now and I have to say they do an amazing job, I first started going for the steak and beer special in the bar area which really can't be beat for the amazing quality and price, a steak so delicious it's a shame to add any sauce or seasoning to it! If ordering off of... More 

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orchard park
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This restaurant is a delightful surprise! We went twice over the winter this year. Now, Jamestown is in the heart of the WNY snow belt, and both times we were there, it was absolutely frigid outside. Forte is warm, cozy and sophisticated. Dinners are upscale, with a twist on classics. We had one vegetarian with us both times, and she... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Stopped in while traveling for business. Restaurant is well decorated and I enjoyed the atmosphere. Would also be great for a date or romantic night out. Ordered the 8 oz. sirloin with garlic mashed potatoes. Very good, especially for the price (around $18). Also added the salmon soup (don't recall the exact name). This was alright, could have been better.... More 

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Branchville, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Everyone said to eat here. Long wait at bar. No reservations available. Our steak special was tough. One in party ordered chicken that was tough as well. Go to taco hut across the street. No wait, cheaper, better food.

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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Forte is an eclectic fine dining restaurant located in the heart of downtown Jamestown, New York. Their menu offers a variety of ethnic flavors including Vietnamese short ribs, Japanese sushi, Thai noodle soup and Curried potpie. Yet seafood, burgers, gumbo and steak are also featured. Forte’s crimson walls and candlelit ambiance make it a hot spot for those wanting to... More 

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Jamestown, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Delicious very unique menu. Food is presented beautifully. Service is excellent. Nice atmosphere! Very conveniently located in Downtown Jamestown.

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Jamestown, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

After a busy day at the office and a seminar in the evening, we were hungry and tired. We arrived late - near the end of serving time - but the host made sure we got seated and we were attended to quickly. The service was amazing, the food was outstanding and we were all glad this was the restaurant... More 

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The food was outstanding! The Tuna Crisps, Braised Short Ribs and Thai Noodle Soup as well as my friends duck sandwich were fantastic. I am polishing off the remains as we speak. Apologies to Forte. We had to dash before our main course. The staff were very supportive and understanding. Highly recommend Forte and Jamestown night life.

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Westfield
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I was surprised to find such a great place in Jamestown. My girlfriend and I both enjoyed the appetizers MORE than our entrees, but overall everything was the quality I hoped for at the price I payed. The beet salad was the first thing we received and it was very delicious and refreshing. I look forward to returning and trying... More 

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Rochester, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This was my first trip to Jamestown, NY and after reading reviews on here, we decided to make a reservation for dinner. For drinks, they have a nice bottled beer list and a few on draft. My boyfriend had a 22 oz Southern Tier Mocha. I was in the mood for a cocktail and I ordered the Garden Mary tini... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 114 E 3rd St, Jamestown, NY 14701
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chautauqua County  >  Jamestown
  • Phone Number: 716.484.6063

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Sushi, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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