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Forte's Restaurant on the Square

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$$ - $$$
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27 E Fourth St, Crossville, TN 38555-4585
+1 931-787-1744
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious steaks and pasta dishes. The shrimp cocktail was fabulous. They also have chicken and fish meals. Specials everyday.

Thank Virginia D
Cookeville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very good prime rib with friends, the location was a surprise and worth the drive for a change of pace. The muscles and sauce were outstanding providing just the right hint of spicy. Outstanding value when you consider only $9.00 corkage fee. The Manhattan I ordered was nicely done. Look forward to returning in the future. Which is always the... More 

Thank Gene B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good variety of dishes, meat, fish (my favorite), pastas. Their salad was well presented. I am a health conscious cook and diner and enjoyed my dining experience. I moved to Crossville 2008 after traveling the 4-corners of USA, so have many dining experiences. Quality food for the price.

Thank linday587
Crossville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was hard to find something I wanted but settled on the pork loin. It was good but not as tender as I had hoped it would be. I wish they would add more choices to their menu, especially some that are more plain.

Thank zazzy76
Ventura, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are from out of state where much better quality food is the norm. We ate here a couple of times with relatives from Crossville who do like this restaurant. But if you are health conscious and used to superb dining for your money, you might feel cheated here.

Thank VenturaBluegrassJams
Crossville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here to eat about six times. I either get the cheese ravioli with homemade sauce or the fried chicken salad. They are both excellent choices

Thank 1965Jules
Cookeville, Tennessee
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97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Every time I visit crossville for court I hope it last long enough to allow me to eat at Forte's. Upon the recommendation of my law partner I had the chicken on the square. To put it simply this dish is amazing. The sauce is an asiago cheese cream sauce and I had them bring me a spoon because I... More 

Thank VOLSatty
Silver Point, Tennessee
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

After morning of shopping , it was good to sit down and enjoy a happy environment with a cup of hot tea and the special of the day.. seems everyone was enjoying their lunch and connecting with friends, family, and business associates. I'd recommend this little restaurant to anyone. Make sure to inquire the days open and hours of service... More 

Thank Anita S
Jackson, Tennessee
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Let me tell ya something, this place is awesome! Friday Dec 2 6:47pm party of 5 were told 5 min wait. Friendly host staff, fast to the table as quoted by hostess. The appetizers were good and quick as well. Spaghetti and meatballs will feed 2 easy. 5 entrees, combo app( not on menu but I asked and waitress said... More 

Thank ScreenNameReally
Smithville, Tennessee
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40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

I eat here often as it is downtown near my satellite office and also because it's so good. Great service and helpful staff with good recommendations. Good portions with two sides with entrees. Decent prices for lunch

Thank titanharry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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: +1 931-787-1744

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?