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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
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Colleyville, Texas
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very neat place. Enjoyed the food for the most part. Being from Texas, my idea of prime rib is not what they serve. It is more of a steak. Not as good as my husband's beef medallions or tornadoes. He liked his beef very much. The vegetables were fresh and delicious. It is VERY NOISY. Still we would go back.

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Thank Cyndi M
Dunlap, United States
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179 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is apparently the lunch meeting place for local business people. Food is good with very good service. We would eat there again.

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Thank Bill S
Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The service was great. The food was great. This place had the best mac and cheese I have ever tasted. I will definitely come back.

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Thank wattsbrigitte
Crossville, Tn
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A friend had a surprise birthday party for me at Fortes. The staff was very accommodating and the food was excellent. I have also eaten here alone and was treated just as graciously. The menu is excellent. The building is an interesting historical building.

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Thank Churchwoman
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always good food, pretty steady. Could change menu some as it's been the same for years. They do have several specials each day. Wait staff can be iffy especially for lunch, seems not enough staff at times.

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Thank Scott A
Sharpsburg, Georgia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu has some great non-typical options as well as the usual. The grilled salmon salad was wonderful. My husband said the sweet potato fries were the best he's ever had. We shared a piece of yummy coconut pie for dessert. Fabulous meal at a really reasonable price. Lunch portions still left us stuffed and were priced at $8-$9.

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Thank Catherine T
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food for the family and Daniel was a great server! Great steaks and seafood. Pasta was excellent. Strongly recommend whether with family or on a date!

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Thank Jim H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard about this restaurant from locals and went there to get dinner for a birthday celebration. We decided to make reservations for 5:00 not knowing how busy it would be. We arrived and were seated quickly and started enjoying our appetizers and salads. Glad we had reservations because the place was almost full 30 minutes later. I had the... More 

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Plant City, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to Fortes last night (Saturday). I called ahead and was told it was a 20 min wait. When we arrived we were seated in just a few minutes. (+) We were seated near the rear of the dinning area next to a party of 8-10.(-) They were very loud and we couldn't hear each other... More 

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Thank GeoffMD
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Forte's was great! The Prime Rib was awesome and melted in your mouth! The Chicken Parmesan was terrific and the Lemon cake was great!

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 E Fourth St, Crossville, TN 38555-4585
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Crossville
  • Phone Number: 931-787-1744

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Palm Desert, California
Pioneer, Tennessee
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?