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“A restaurant comparable to those in Atlanta.”

Forte's Restaurant on the Square
Ranked #1 of 127 Restaurants in Crossville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 8 December 2013

My Dad lives in Crossville, TN and I live outside Atlanta, GA. When I go to visit my Dad, let's just say the 2 towns are Worlds apart!! Crossville does not even have any "upscale" shopping unless you call Walmart "upscale". So to have Forte in downtown Crossville is a HUGE plus!! They are on the side street on the square with plenty of parking in the area including handicap.
Now on to the food ~ AMAZING!! Who woulda thunk that this restaurant would be located in "podunk" Crossville as it is something I am so used to here in the ATL area, call me a snob...I am! Service is comparable to the top notch restaurants in ATL as well with that hometown personal touch added in.
Yeah for Crossville for such an asset to their downtown renovation project! Now get a damn Target, will ya!!

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2  Thank Kathie H
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Reviewed 5 December 2013

We enjoy non-chain restaurants like Forte's. We tried it as a result of the high tripadvisor ratings, and we were not disappointed. The food and service were excellent, and we enjoyed the atmosphere of being in an old structure in downtown Crossville. High food quality compared to low price resulted in an excellent value. The only negative we noticed is that one of the servers kept coughing while serving customers. Our server reported that the coughing server had bronchitis. Had the sick server been assigned to our table, we would have left without ordering. IMO, restaurant management should not have allowed this server to work in this condition. Other than this one negative, everything else about Forte's proved excellent, and we would definitely return.

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2  Thank Shaconage
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Reviewed 2 December 2013

Five of us dined at Forte's the day after Thanksgiving and had an excellent meal. We started with the mussels, shrimp bisque, salad and French onion soup. All excellent. Entrees included the seafood symphony, fettuccini alfredo with shrimp and blackened rib eye. Service was excellent and the food was delicious.

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2  Thank acajane
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Reviewed 9 November 2013

If you're looking for the best dinner restaurant in Crossville, Forte's is probably it. They have limited hours and days they are open. They have a really nice menu and dinner specials. The food is very good and they have a full bar. Forte's is a little on the expensive side but you do get a nice meal and great service for the cost.

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Reviewed 31 October 2013

we started going to Fortes over a year ago and have never been disappointed.
The first visit my husband ordered rare prime rib and it arrived more on the medium side, casually he mentioned as the hostess walked through and within 5 mins he had another, larger cut rare prime rib delivered! That type of hospitality is what has caused us to return.
Yes, it can be a bit noisey, but the quality of food is what draws up back time and time again...it has become a special event to compliment our Cumberland county playhouse experience!

2  Thank Barbara L
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