Forno Osteria & Bar Montgomery
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Traditional beef and veal meat sauce. Wine Pairing: Nebbiolo, Villadoria 2015 Piemonte, IT
Forno Caesar Cardini Salad
Romaine, Allez crutons, Parmigiano
Forno Veal Meatballs
Veal ricotta meatballs, lemon zest, Parmigiano Reggiano in tomato butter sauce
Great Italian place. Nice little gem in town. Loved it
Food was scratch made, delicious and Melissa was wonderful server!
I visit Forno often - really enjoy the bolognese. But other dishes I have ordered are also great
I was there for dinner with two friends and it was a first time experience for all of us. Our server was outstanding and our meals and salads were absolutely delicious. We will definitely be back and will be recommending Forno to family and friends.
Michelle was our server and made great suggestions.
Outstanding service. Nice ambiance, and of course amazing food!
Everything was amazing. Great food and atmosphere. If you are looking for authentic Italian, look no further.
Hey there, thank you for the five stars! We love knowing that you had such an amazing experience with us, and look forward to having you dine with us again! :)
Hey there, thank you for the five stars :)
We're there at least once a week to either dine in or carry out. The service last night was horrible. Something should have been done to at least compensate us for the inconvenience. 2 hours at dinner on a Wednesday night is unacceptable.
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Great service. Bruschetta appetizer excellent. Beef shank very good but rich sauce. Would go back anytime.
Hi Thomas, thank you for the kind words, so glad you enjoyed everything! :)
Great birthday dinner
Thank you for your feedback Rian! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your birthday celebrations! :)
The service and the entrees are consistently great. We sat at the bar this time and Liz was focused on all of the things that made our meal and drinks a pleasure. Thank you cooks and staff for another fun evening.
Excellent! We love hearing how great your evening was with us and look forward to having you in again :)
Great waiter. Delicious Elena pizza! Yummy cocktail
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Forno is as average as average gets, at least this location. Cocktails are very sad. Pasta dishes are uninspired and overcooked. Desserts have potential, but need work. Service is fine. (Is there even one table that doesn’t wobble?)
Hi there. thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We're sorry to hear that you felt underwhelmed by your experience here at Forno. We'd like to get a chance to make things better, if you'd care to share more details regarding your experience please feel free to email our manager at firstname.lastname@example.org m - thank you!
Shared a celebratory meal last night at the Montgomery location. Quality expectations were high because of multiple, wonderful meals at the Hyde Park location. A true disappointment. To be clear, the food (we actually ate) was decent, but certainly not Hyde Park quality. Some highlights, or actually - lowlights: we ordered focaccia, but turned it down after observing the chef blow mask-less into the pizza oven OVER the focaccia as it cooked in the attempt to build the fire and resulting heat. Yikes! Sorry, but chef saliva was not an ingredient on the menu, let alone at the time of COVID. And, yes, the charge for the focaccia was not taken off the bill. We waited over ten minutes for a coke and cocktail, despite a largely empty restaurant. As we waited and waited for our bill, the restaurant music was turned off, as if to send a message to us to leave. We walked to the kitchen to request our bill, explained we were sorry to keep them, but we first needed our bill. There is certainly more to tell, but this should be enough to invite change, particularly so as not to blemish the quality experience of sharing meals with family and friends at the Hyde Park location.
Hi Patrick, we appreciate you taking the time to leave us feedback. However, we're not pleased to hear that you're experience at Forno Montgomery was so underwhelming. We apologize for the confusion and misunderstandings during your experience with us; we'd like to get a chance to make things better and hope to get the opportunity to serve you again in the future. If you would like to share more details directly with our manager, please feel free to email her at email@example.com m
Our waitress was great, everything was really nice except our pizza was surprisingly off. The veal meatballs were terrific, the salad nice, but the pizza was mushy in the middle and perhaps too thin in the middle?? My 100% Italian friend and I were underwhelmed by the main dish. Will still be back but not ordering pizza (margherita ).
Thank you for your feedback Sally! We're very glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Via Vite :)
We love the Elena pizza, but everything we ordered was delicious. Truffle corn goes great with this pizza.
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Great food and service. Highly recommend the meatball appetizer and the pizzas.
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The appetizers were very good. We had the burrata and the tuna. The pork chops had way too much butter in the sauce. It was not an Italian dish. The pork was pounded out and fried in a very German style technique and the sauce was heavy butter and lemon, more like French cooking. Italians cook lighter and with olive oil, not butter from my experiences traveling throughout Italy.
Our server was great. Very friendly and appropriately attentive.
Hi Jeff, thank you for taking the time to review us! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Cooking styles, ingredients and recipes tend to differ throughout various regions of Italy; southern Italians traditionally cook with more Olive oil compared to the Northern regions of Italy, which are geographically closer to "Nordic" countries, such as Germany and France. Many techniques to deliver many different flavors while still remaining authentic to traditional Italian cuisine!
Anniversary dinner... great experience! Loved the food from start to finish. From the kale salad to the gnocchi to the creamed corn... excellent all around. Good service too and food came out at a good pace. Tables were socially distanced which we definitely appreciated. Plus they didn’t charge us for dessert (which was fantastic by the way, highly recommend the chocolate salami!) A+
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Very good good and service.
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Liz was extraordinary! She provided a great experience with advice and direction that was perfect for the occasion!
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Love the food and servers. Once June 2 arrives, hoping to see the bar partitions disappear, tables full, and bring back BRUNCH… perhaps after Labor Day.
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Great service as usual!
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Loved that we got a booth as requested. Always enjoy the friendly and awesome service and the food is always fresh, tasty, and delicious!
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Wonderful meal and fantastic service! My wife and I went for date night, enjoyed excellent cocktails, yummy apps, then had braised short ribs and bolognese entrees. Happy as can be with the 80’s music choices on top of it all. Top notch all around, we WILL be back.
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Liz, our server, was outstanding! The food was delicious...... some of the best Italian we’ve had in Cincinnati. A wonderful neighborhood eatery!
Thank you for your feedback Sharon!
Our server knew the menu by heart and was very patient when he had to repeat it twice to my mom. Everything was timed perfectly, tasted amazing. Great playlist -best hits of the 70s and 80s but not too loud. Well worth every penny.
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Great food great service
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Food was great and our server, Liz, went above and beyond in service.
Hi there, we're very happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us, thank you for the five stars!
As usual food was great, but also par for the course was sloooooow service.
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The food as well as the service were absolutely wonderful.
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Our meal was excellent. Our waiter Mark was informative. . I love that you can get half portions on the pasta. It’s great for sharing & tasting a variety of food.
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Excellent food and service. We would appreciate more vegan/vegetarian options. They were, however, willing to work with us to adapt the menu. A straight up chocolate mousse cake would top off dinner perfectly.
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We were disappointed with the server. She must have
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We arrived for our 6:30 pm reservation and were promptly told that we would need to vacate our table for an 8pm reservation after us. After being served a cocktail and an appetizer after 45 minutes there was no way we could have had a dinner and a bottle of wine in the remaining time. Plus we were at a bar table. We went down the road to one of our favorites and had a nice dinner. We will not return.
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Forno continues to delight and impress. The Veal Piccata dish with a side of Fettuccine easily could be the best in the City. Chef Daniel and entire staff make the experience second to none. We visit every other week to see our waitress Rachel and get the same outstanding dish every time. If you have not tried this you are missing a true treasure in Montgomery. TK & LK
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Wonderful food and service.
Hi Teri - Thank you for leaving us a five stare review, we hope to see you again soon :)
We went for my husband’s birthday and I requested a regular table on our reservation for our dinner (not a high top, which was a choice on the reservation). The hostess sat us at the bar and I asked the hostess if any table opens up if we could move. We saw and heard several people, including people without a reservation, walk in and be seated at a table in the dining room right away. We had a very nice dinner (the food was amazing) and the bartender was very attentive. I just wish we could have had a better birthday celebration for my husband instead of sitting next to the entrance door and the kitchen door. We spent and ate a lot of food. I would expect the requested table at some point and it never came. I was disappointed with the hostess and how she handled our situation.
Hi Floyd - We appreciate you taking the time to review us! We're glad to hear you had a nice anniversary celebration but wish you had felt more cared for as far as seating options go. If you'd like to share more details regarding your experience feel free to email our manager at firstname.lastname@example.org m - we hope to see you again soon!
Love going to forno. They accidentally sat someone else at our table. We ended up at a makeshift table in the corner. Wasn’t ideal for first date night out
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Forno Osteria & Bar Montgomery offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (513) 231-5555.
Forno Osteria & Bar Montgomery is rated 4.7 stars by 601 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.