Forte Unique Cuisines
A Point Pleasant, NJ Restaurant Review
Forte Unique Cuisines
2154 Bridge Ave
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
Fare: American with strong Mediterranean influences.
Note: Four star Rating System from no stars = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Well prepared food, reasonably priced
Service is friendly and attentive.
"Bring Your Own Wine Thursdays" with no corkage fee.
Noise Level: Moderate
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy affordable, Mediterranean influenced food with friendly ambiance.
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer a traditional American menu in a casual family setting
Recommended dishes: When available, Homemade Cannelloni Bechamel; The New Zealand Rack of Lamb; and The Italian Porcini Filet Mignon.
Liquor: Full Service Bar with moderately priced wine list and specialty cocktails.
Forte Unique Cuisines is very popular with locals who come for reasonably priced, Mediterranean influenced food with a friendly neighborhood ambiance.
Owned and operated by Jon Ucal who is involved with every aspect of the business and where his friendly presence and loud laugh can be felt through out the dining room. He can often be seen bringing complimentary plates of outstanding hummus, cheese, and olives, while making sure that every one is enjoying their dining experience.
The menu offers a good variety of Mediterranean influenced ( French, Italian, and Turkish) dishes. Some of the menu items include homemade pastas and desserts.
The ambiance is "Old World" with tables set with linen tablecloths and napkins, carpeted flooring, along with soft background music
The main dining room has a fireplace on in the winter months with a balcony for outdoor dining in the warmer months.
The bar scene is very friendly with a bartender that is adept at remembering names. Many patrons have referred to the bar as the "Cheers" of Point Pleasant.
The complimentary hummus is a nice touch
This is a good place for a get together with family or friends.
Banquet facilities are available for 20 to 90 people.
On Thursdays they offer BYOW "Bring your own wine" with no corkage fee.
Forte Unique Cuisines also offers a smaller portion bistro and children's menu.
Open seven days/week, they are open for Lunch & Dinner, with an attractively priced lunch menu.
(updated: May, 2015)
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