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Forte Bistro & Lounge - CLOSED

133 Richmond St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2L3, Canada
+1 416-867-1909
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good22%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
6 Nov 2012
“We had such a great time at Forte!”
15 Mar 2012
“favirite bistro closed!”
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CUISINES
French, International, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
133 Richmond St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2L3, Canada
Neighbourhood: Downtown West
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 6 November 2012

We had such a great time at Forte! Our party incuded five foodies all of whom were blown away by the creative and insanely delicious versions of classic french bistro dishes. Some of the wines on the list were sadly sold out. One person in...More

Thank Johan B
Reviewed 15 March 2012

Forte Bistro was our go to restaurant for awsome-creative French food. Such a shame... keep your ear to the ground as to where Chef Greg Argent hangs his touque!

Thank torontofoodie10_12
Reviewed 12 December 2011

2 couples set off Saturday night for a meal in the big city of Toronto, not expecting much as we had travelzoo coupons for 3 course meal with a glass of wine $59.00 per couple. BOY !!! were we wrong, this place is a gem...More

Thank Scottie23Canada
Reviewed 10 December 2011

I got a Travelzoo coupon for dinner+wine for 2 at Forte Bistro. It seemed like a good deal at $59. However, I found it rather average as a restaurant and overpriced, even with a coupon. Service was sketchy and not attentive. Food was fine but...More

Thank Constantine-TA
Reviewed 28 November 2011

We had a Groupon and did not get the "long face" from our server. In fact, our (Irish) server was pleasant and very helpful. We were off to the ballet and she encouraged us to get our order in asap so we wouldn't be rushed....More

Thank Burd825
Reviewed 20 November 2011

Bought a Groupon for this restaurant. Made a reservation in advance to let them know that I would be using Groupon. On arrival, there was no one at the entrance and had to wait a few minutes before a female receptionist showed up. She did...More

4  Thank TeddyBTraveller
Reviewed 1 November 2011

We were well served by this French bistro/sushi restaurant next door to the Hilton where we stayed for a business trip. We both opted for French and quite enjoyed it. Price was reasonable, setting was professional. Not terribly busy on a Tuesday night, which suited...More

1  Thank Aerocraft67
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Went for lunch - the menu is French / Mediterranean. Reasonable prices except for the drinks. A soda is $5. No refills. It adds up quickly. The warm sake is the same price! The omelette is always nice and comes with frits or salad.

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 28 October 2011

The menu at Forte reads well and gets your tastes buds dancing. However, when the food arrived it was hit or miss, extremely. The Onion Dumplings were amazing. The soup fantastic. In general all the appetizers were great. The entrees and desserts, not so much....More

Thank meebjt
Reviewed 4 October 2011

We ate here on a Monday night and sadly not too many people were there thus no ambiance however food was decent -fish veggies and very eclectic menu...not sure if it is worth the money but decent....no chocolate on the dessert menu??

Thank 22minky
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Richmond St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2L3, Canada
    (Richmond/York)
  • Public Transportation: The closest TTC stop is Osgoode station, but easily walkable from Queen station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-867-1909
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