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Forte's Restaurant on the Square

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27 E Fourth St, Crossville, TN 38555-4585
931-787-1744
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wish it would open more than Friday and Saturday

We had dinner here both Friday and Saturday nights - the only nights they are open. The food was the best we found in the Crossville/Fairfield Glade area. All the staff were friendly and informative about the area - guess they knew we weren't locals. It is a bit noisy because of the tin ceiling... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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76 reviews 76 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

We had dinner here both Friday and Saturday nights - the only nights they are open. The food was the best we found in the Crossville/Fairfield Glade area. All the staff were friendly and informative about the area - guess they knew we weren't locals. It is a bit noisy because of the tin ceiling but after 7:30 it begins... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

On April 30, 2015 my husband and I attended a Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at Forte's. What an enjoyable experience. The doors opened promptly at 5:30 P.M. and you were taken to an upstairs dining area. You were escorted to you seat by the actors and while you were seated they would wonder by your table in character and converse.... More 

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Gurnee, IL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Went on a Saturday night. Had to wait about 20 minutes so had a drink at the bar. Pours were generous and the bartender was extremely friendly. She gave us some great ideas of things to see/do while in the area. When we were seated at our table, again our server was very friendly. I had the swordfish special wich... More 

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Crossville, Tennessee
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109 restaurant reviews
424 helpful votes 424 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

We attended the April 30th Cumberland County Playhouse sponsored Murder Mystery Dinner Theater production of "Dealt a Deadly Hand" at Forte's in their upper room. Doors opened exactly at 5:30 PM. You were escorted upstairs to your table by one of the costumed actors. Cash bar cocktail hour from 5:30 - 6:30 PM. Then salads were served at your table... More 

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MENOMONEE FALLS
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was recommended to us by folks in Fairfield Glade and they didn't steer us wrong. The food was amazing, plentiful, and the service outstanding. This old building had charm and when we asked about the history of the building, the waitress brought a paper that listed the history. And what a history it has! You seriously don't want... More 

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Pikeville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

It's a was off of I-40 but worth it. the menu is well put together and there's something for everyone. I had the salmon salad on fresh greens and it was delicious. The most surprising thing to me and my guests was the pricing. There is no way to get this quality of food anywhere else and at those prices... More 

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Crossville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The food here is consistently excellent. Great lunch menu and good service. The only problem I have with Forte's is the acoustics. It is located in an old building with high tin ceilings which makes the ambience very appealing. However, it is very difficult to have a reasonable conversation because of the noise level.

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Crossville
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My wife and I went there for lunch and the meal was you of the best we had in the city of Crossville. We had seen this cafe before but every time we were in town they we're busy. The meal wa serve quickly and we had a great waitress and a great tasty meal. We will return every chance... More 

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Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They cater more to the "Free meal for listening to the retirement plan/ insurance pitch" dining experience.

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Crossville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Food is wonderful and atmosphere even better. Small quaint little place. Would highly recommend reservations.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27 E Fourth St, Crossville, TN 38555-4585
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Crossville
  • Phone Number: 931-787-1744

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?