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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatloaf” (35 reviews)
“apple pie” (17 reviews)
“baked brie” (14 reviews)
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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

This is just a little ol' friendly place with really good food and drinks. We eat here every time we shop downtown Scottsdale. The food is really good and different. the waitresses are very nice and friendly. Guaranteed you will be satisfied.

Thank 299michaele
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Personalized service in an inviting atmosphere. The 4 of us all enjoyed our selections (meat loaf, ravioli & lasagna) and also enjoyed drinks & dessert. We felt lucky to find this restaurant after not being able to get into a couple of others on a...More

Thank Terrie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to see if the Tuna was really fresh and were pleasantly surprised to find it was ocean fresh and expertly cooked to a perfect rare. The lamb burger was also excellent as were the salads and desert. You can't go wrong here.

Thank dudley010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little cafe in old downtown Scottsdale, tucked in just on the outside of the super busy area. Our party of 3 had a chance to relax and enjoy a really nice lunch of salads and sandwiches. We wrapped it up with a delicious apple...More

Thank Puzzle2424
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked the place as soon as we walked in and sat down next to the window. I Left My Heart in San Francisco was playing and it was followed by other music geared for adults. The service was friendly and the servers were knowledgeable....More

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Three if us dined at this restaurant early on a Friday evening. We were seated on the sidewalk outside the front of the building and greeted promptly by our server. Service over the next 80 to 90 minutes was adequate, but a little slow. Our...More

Thank Brad H
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after visiting the nearby Western Spirit Museum. It’s an attractive restaurant with linen tablecloths and napkins. The food was excellent. My husband said his meatloaf was as good as his mother’s, a very big compliment. I had a chicken burger...More

1  Thank Polly H
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We read other reviews and decided to try it for an almost-last night out before going home and we are so glad we did. Four sisters own this quaint addition to the Art area of Old Towne - we had two wonderful meals (husband had...More

1  Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Really liked the quiet ambiance of the small room. We only stopped for appetizers and a drink and planned to return another evening for a meal. But they have limited days they are open.

Thank Patty R
Reviewed 5 February 2018 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
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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, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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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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