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All 69 Hershey Restaurants

The Circular

100 Hotel Rd, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 534-8800
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Ranked #11 of 69 Restaurants in Hershey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Hotel Road
Description: The atmosphere, menu, and service of The Circular provide a versatility of dining experiences from small plates and drinks at the bar with friends, to an intimate meal for two overlooking our magnificent gardens. Here, you’ll enjoy history with a twist of innovation. Try our signature cocktails, taste the new flavors of our menu, and enjoy the bustle of activity in our chocolate pastry gallery, where decadent desserts are created to order while you dine.
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English first
East Rutherford, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The Circular is an amazing restaurant shaped in the form of a.... circle with a bar in the middle. During the morning hours they serve an amazing breakfast buffet with lots of different options and multiple omelet stations to keep things moving. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable about the property.

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Versailles, Kentucky
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We wanted a very special dinner. The service was very good, even hovering, but the food came very slowly and frankly was just not very good. They made a big deal about the locally grown menu, but that should translate to very good and very fresh. Not so. This is a very expensive resturant and the food did not match... More

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Westampton, New Jersey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Very attentive wait staff. Appetizers, entrees and desserts were served promptly. Food quality and taste were above average.

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Houston, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

The dinner menu was exceptional. The food was delightful, thoroughly and highly pleasing. The wait staff was exceptional -- first rate, all the way around.

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Southampton, New Jersey
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72 reviews 72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The breakfast buffet at the Circular restaurant is great. Good value & tremendous selection. For dinner however, the food is mediocre. I had the almond crusted red snapper. Instead of having a nice crisp to the coating, which I expected, it was a bit soggy. The service was also mediocre. The servers forgot 2 sides. We reminded them & by... More

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york PA
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was a special three day Hotel Hershey stay and meals planned for our 50th Anniversary.Our 50th Dinner was a disppointment in a number of ways,including the amount of time from appetizers to finally have entrees served. It was up to us to mention that sides had not arrived and sometime later when they began to show up, one at... More

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Montecito, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I've eaten here before and this visit was the best! I had scallops, swordfish, Brussels sprouts, fresh mushroom medley was outstanding, and bread pudding. Nice wine list by the glass. Terry, my server was friendly and efficient. It's a high volume hectic place when it's full, but only problem I had was getting bread from the helpers. My meal last... More

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews 118 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I'm surprised to see negative reviews of this restaurant. We were staying at the hotel and had both dinner and breakfast in The Circular. Service was prompt, very friendly and courteous. Good variety on the menu and our food was terrific. I agree it's a little pricey but we were not disappointed. Even with a choice of several other restaurants... More

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Endwell, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I had the pork with mustard sauce. I have no words. It did not disappoint. My friends and I were so pleased with the wonderful, attentive staff at the Circular. The food was magnificent! And the cocktails were so luscious!

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Oldwick, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What a disappointment. Went here for a special birthday dinner looking for a romantic atmosphere. Lights need to be dimmed, waaay too bright - ruins the atmosphere. Server was excellent, but the food SUCKED. Ordered the ahi tuna special "medium", it came medium rare & I sent it back. The chef kindly microwaved it for me & it came back... More

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Hershey Enterta... R, General Manager at The Circular, responded to this review

Hi susyoz, We are sorry your experience at The Circular did not meet your expectations. We value guest feedback and will be sure to share your concern with our staff. Apologies that we did have a technical issue with our lighting system that prevented us from being able to adjust the atmosphere in the room that evening. We'd like to... More

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