Ristorante | Cocktails | Events | Catering

Now Open in Hackensack!

Our new Hackensack location boasts a full-service bar and restaurant in an elegant environment. Combining the philosophy of using high-quality ingredients, a family-friendly atmosphere with a gorgeous decor, the Forte family is ecstatic to bring this new concept to the community.

160 Prospect Ave, Hackensack, NJ
(201) 277-3400

Monday - Thursday 12PM - 10PM
(Kitchen until 10pm)
Friday - Saturday 12PM - 1AM
(Kitchen until 10pm)
Sunday 12PM - 10PM
(Kitchen until 10pm)


We are delighted to offer you an elevated dining experience. To ensure your visit is seamless and truly memorable, we encourage you to make a reservation in advance. Whether you're planning an intimate dinner for two, a celebration with friends, or a corporate gathering, our team is committed to providing impeccable service through and through.

About Us

Established in 1997 by the Forte Family, Forte Ristorante is a cherished family-owned business that started in Caldwell, NJ. With a commitment to fresh, high-quality ingredients, we've evolved into a culinary destination. Our newest Hackensack location features a full-service bar and restaurant for a complete dining experience.


Elevate your dining experience by exploring our expertly curated cocktails. Enjoy our fresh, seasonal cocktail menu with a drink for every occasion.

Private Events

Elevate your next special occasion! Whether it's an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, our versatile venues provide the perfect backdrop for your event.

Our culinary team crafts bespoke menus that cater to your preferences and dietary requirements. Using the same dedication to quality that defines Forte, we present a delectable array of dishes that will leave your guests raving.

Our Hackensack location offers a range of exquisitely designed spaces to suit your event's size and style. From cozy private dining rooms for intimate gatherings to our elegant full-service bar and restaurant, we have the ideal setting for your needs.

Our commitment to hospitality extends to our event services. Our experienced staff will work closely with you to ensure every detail is executed flawlessly, from décor and setup to impeccable service throughout your event.

Join our team!

Looking to be a part of an exciting and growing team? We're always looking for new talented team members! Please click the link below to apply.