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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatloaf” (35 reviews)
“apple pie” (17 reviews)
“baked brie” (15 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 days ago via mobile

A wonderful lunch today before going to museum. My husband had white bean and kale soup and a lamb burger on brioche bun. He ate it all. For desert he had pecan pie. My bite was fabulous. For lunch I had a cup of gazpacho...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Crestview1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While doing the Scottsdale art walk we found Cafe Forte and had delightful dinner The food was home cooked good especially the meatloaf. The service was attentive. We recommend you try it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank michaeljJ3352BV
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was looking forward to dining here. Took two people. We all decided to have the mushroom ravioli (20.00) Dish was tasty, but came with nothing, so we ordered a side vegetable (6.50), which was really disappointing - a few string beans and a piece of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bob K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relatives in town and decided to walk around Old Town Scottsdale. Found small cafe west of Scottsdale Road (about two blocks). More around the "artsy" section, not the loud music and bar scene. Six of us and one child. Staff was very accommodating. Good variety...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tom M
Reviewed 15 December 2018

My husband and I chose this place because of its gazpacho — delicious. I got the potstickers (on appetizer menu — you get four) and they were very tasty with a nice dipping sauce. My husband got the tuna sandwich — very fresh. Desserts looked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steffenzei
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Scottsdale - on Main street in Old Town Scottsdale - the chef is first rate as is the menu. If you go on a Thursday night try the mushroom ravioli - It is truly an exceptional dish and my...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ron C
Reviewed 7 December 2018

My wife and I visited Cafe Forte about a year ago and had a nice time and a delicious lunch. Visited this past Saturday with my wife and daughter. We opted for a glass of Italian wine each (our favorite wine style), and to split...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was so good that we decided to go twice in our one week visit to Scottsdale, Arizona. We got a raving review from an employee at the Western Museum ( which you should also visit) The food was exceptional, the restaurant was very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Susan D
Reviewed 14 November 2018

The atmosphere is great and the Tapas awesome. We were welcomed by this family owned restaurant and enjoyed the outdoor patio right on Main Street in the Art District in Old Scottsdale. The service was wonderful and the ending to our meal was a selection...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DiamondLil_11
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Small, family owned restaurant (2 sisters) serving delicious meals. One cooks, the other out front. Mahi, and Pacific white fish were 2 main dishes we ordered. Highly recommend for a quiet evening. Wine Wednesday will get you 50% off your bottle of wine. Walking distance...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Linda T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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