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Houlihan's

27 West Chocolate Avenue, Ste 101, Hershey, PA 17033-1672
717-534-3110
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Ranked #12 of 69 Restaurants in Hershey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Forget 'casual dining.' That's an industry term so out of touch with how consumers eat and drink today. For premium quality and style; fare that's at times familiar and other times adventurous and a laid-back modern setting, Houlihan's is a true original.
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English first
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

After a half dozen visits to this establishment, my dinner partner and I are convinced that the hostesses are instructed to profile certain customers into certain areas, That is, the young good looking folks front and center; handicapped, older, not one of the beautiful people waaaay in the back. Just our opinion!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

We were there 9/19 for lunch. I found it no better than a Chilis. The location is very cool. The views of Hershey passing by was interesting. The food was just okay. Pretty plain really. I was hoping for more, so maybe my expectations color my views. However if the location and name recognition has you hoping for greatness you... More

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North Brunswick, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Funny... I would not have thought that we would eat at Houlihans while visiting Hershey as I figured on a more authentic restaurant. However, this Houlihans is located in the front of the Hershey Press building and is nothing like your typical Houlihans. We sat outside and absolutely loved it. The inside of the restarurant was really nice as well... More

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pa.
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Had a great meal here. Food was great and had a wonderful server. This was the best Houlihans I have ever ate at.

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Boulder, Colorado
Top Contributor
178 reviews 178 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

The food was good but not very good. The service was great. We met with relatives that we haven't seen in several years. It took awhile before we ordered and the waitress was very patient. The Ahi Tuna was cooked just right and the 3 pack sliders were average. We also ordered the Shrooms, which were large, chicken wings, marghireta... More

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Mineola, New York
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My wife and I felt like eating dinner at our BNB so we called in for take out. We had chicken parm and the buffalo blue salad. Both were delicious. We got utensils, fresh bread, napkins, etc. and attention was paid to details and presentation. Great job!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Just came back from this restaurant. Have not been to a houlihans since 1995 in GA. We thought we'd give it a try. The food was horrible with the exception of the fried calamari. How strange is it that a restaurant can produce excellent calamari ( not rubbery or stringy ) but fail miserably on every other food item ordered?... More

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Allison R, Manager at Houlihan's, responded to this review

We work very hard to make sure every guest has an excellent experience. Our chef takes great pride in producing a superior product. We would be more than happy to discuss your recent visit If you would like to speak to a manager please contact the restaurant and a manager would be happy to speak with you. More

Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I had the hamburger sliders...bread was hard...burgers like cardboard....very disappointed.. We used to have a Houlihan's in our home town and they had gone out of business...so I had looked forward to going to Houlihan's while in Hershey, PA

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Often crowded, but a sign of its popularity. Food is good, varied and well prepared. Really good blackened tuna salad. Calamari tasty but small portions. Daughter loves the mashed potatoes. Service has always been good but in busy times they do get stressed. Can get noisy. Clean environment. Parking easy, though front lot usually filled.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Visited Hershey for a few days the last week of August. Houlihan's was one of many restaurants on a list supplied by the hotel we stayed at. My husband suggested we try it. Glad he did! We checked out the menu online, and off we went. Houlihan's is located in downtown Hershey - The Hershey Story Museum is next door... More

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