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The Forebay

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University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033 (University Drive)
+1 717-520-5408
Today
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice dinner for two

My husband and I dined at the Forebay. The staff were attentive, the food was delicious and well prepared. The menu is basic American with some nice touches.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Maggie K
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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Dundalk, Maryland
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

My family and I ate here on July 30th excellent condition the food was amazing not bad prices the staff was very friendly

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I dined at the Forebay. The staff were attentive, the food was delicious and well prepared. The menu is basic American with some nice touches.

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Easton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Great place for dinner while staying at Hershey Lodge. A step up from eating burgers, sandwiches, and other basics around the lodge.

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Demarest, N.J.
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Quiet, nice bar area and the food was good! We ate at the bar as you needed reservations, so make one if you plan on eating here. The food is creative. Prices were reasonable.

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Jackson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Delicious food, quiet dining, excellent decor. Service was excellent. Beautiful view. We will return.

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Saugerties, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This restaurant is over priced and the food is not that wonderful. I had ordered a salad and when it came out there was a hair in it and when I brought it to our servers attention he all but said I was not telling the truth. He took it back but I don't think he did anything to it.... More 

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Chantilly, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It is a nice restaurant with a nice patio setting to enjoy a good meal. Unfortunately they don't seem to care about the guests experience. I guess they are so busy they don't care about repeat business? The waiter was very nice, but not into customer service. A third of my filet mignon was fat and the rest had a... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

On our last night I decided to try the most expensive restaurant at The Hershey Lodge. I wasn't disappointed. We ate outside on the balcony. Pretzel bread with stone ground mustard was served before the meal. The waitress was good. The food was delicious. This was the only night I chose not to get a dessert, opting instead for 2... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

When I have a five starts experience I always take into consideration the price. My 3 stars are only because the prices are not worth the food, this hotel (including the restaurants) was overall that experience. The food was not bad, a little greasy but okay. But for the prices they should serve exceptional food, not the case.

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We called ahead to check if any tables were available but none were until later in the evening. The staff at the front of the restaurant suggested that we sit at the bar instead where there was no wait. When we arrived, a section had already been set aside for us. The bartender took our order as soon as we... More 

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Additional Information about The Forebay

Address: University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone Number: +1 717-520-5408
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
    (University Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
  • Phone Number: +1 717-520-5408

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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