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845 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1214
+1 717-533-5858
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
845 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1214
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great. Food was average at best. Way over priced for what you get. Was very disappointed.

Thank Dennis A
Reviewed June 10, 2018

I have eaten at this restaurant many times in past years and it is generally quite good. However, I had a pasta dish there last night that looked great (lot's of color, etc.) but was quite bland. It needed herbs and spices. But what really...More

1  Thank Alfa67
Reviewed May 3, 2018

This place never disappoints. I no longer live in Hershey, but everytime I go back to visit, I make sure I set aside a night for dinner here. I love all the food. My go-to meal is always the Chesapeake steak with crab mornay sauce....More

Thank Steaklover17
Reviewed March 22, 2018

We shared three little plates for our pre-theatre dining, and all were delicious, as were the mixed drinks we tried. Hidden away beneath the Howard Johnson's of Hershey, the place was packed at 6 p.m. on a Friday, so reservations are clearly needed at that...More

Thank Carole D
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

What if? Is a classy small restaurant in Hershey. If you blink you'd miss it, especially since it's in the Howard Johnson hotel on chocolate Ave. This is not your average hotel restaurant, the drinks are outstanding, the food is delicious and they have a...More

Thank firefly971
Reviewed February 26, 2018

We were disappointed at this restaurant. First the good things: drinks were good, service was good. Now thee rest: I was unpleasantly surprised with my entree. The protein (chicken fragelico) was tasty but lukewarm. The potatoes were cold, not lukewarm but cold. This was unacceptable....More

Thank CoachLDFB
Reviewed February 8, 2018

Went here on a recommendation from a Hotel Hershey employee. Very good food and cozy atmosphere. We had the perogies and ceasar salad. Also try the chocolate martini's. Will go back when back in Hershey.

Thank linepainter2975
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

We went there on Saturday Dec 23 at 7pm. When we first got there it was very busy, we had a reservation for 7 and we only had to wait 5 min. Food was ok, nothing special, but nothing to write home about. The real...More

Thank billmbe123
Reviewed December 8, 2017

Eight of us walked in with no reservations. We waited but were seated together. Great food and service. A little pricey but worth it for a celebratory meal with friends. Feels like a "rathskeller". Cozy with small bar

Thank jameslV1732NU
Reviewed December 7, 2017

The service was very friendly and efficient. I do not really care for the space. It is in the basement and the room just does not flow well.The wine list is adequate. They have a nice menu of small plates. The tuna tartare was very...More

Thank panster
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Fran L
April 10, 2016|
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Response from anthman13 | Reviewed this property |
if my memory serves, the earliest we could make dinner reservations was at 5 or 5:30. their bar is open earlier
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 845 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1214
    (Main Street Hershey)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
  • Phone Number: +1 717-533-5858
  • E-mail
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