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“Go hungry!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hershey Pantry

Hershey Pantry
801 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1214
717-533-7505
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Ranked #5 of 75 Restaurants in Hershey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Go hungry!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

The portions are huge and tasty. We had to wait for a table but it was worth it. The service was good and timely. It is a more pricey breakfast but you do get a lot for your money.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great breakfast spot; beware the wait”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I've lived in the area for 11 years, and the food and atmosphere are consistently above average. While call-aheads are not allowed and the wait can be long, the food is well above average and the ambience is relaxed and inviting. Prices are not cheap, but are not exorbitant either. Breakfast options are particularly delicious (i.e. stuffed French toast), and I visit the Pantry at least once a year just to have their phenomenal baked oatmeal (best I've ever had, hands down!). While staff may seem slightly short at time, it's nothing personal - you will realise that they are extremely busy, and are actually quite attentive and friendly. Of note, there is "outdoor" seating in the rear of the establishment as well.

If you have no rush in the morning, this is a great place for breakfast. Weekday waits tend to be significantly shorter than weekends.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Food and Staff are fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Another great visit to the Hershey Pantry. The omelets are huge (I would like to see chopped ham instead of lunch meat in the Western Omelet). Stopped by one evening for dessert and the chocolate peanut butter cake was unbelievable; one piece was enough for two people. The staff are second to none when it comes to attention to the customer.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dothan, Alabama
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92 reviews 92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great breakfast spot, too yummy to miss”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

This little gem is great. Huge portions, creative chef. When the weather is cooperative, eat on the screened in back porch. Try the French toast; the granola pancakes; great coffee and cinnamon toast. My husband and I split a cinnamon bun and split an omlet with plenty of food.

Visited September 2012
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Harrisburg, PA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great little restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Our favorite place for breakfast. Food is delicious. It is small and tight however. Lunch and dinner are good too. Very busy when Hershey Park is open, so we try to avoid it.

Visited October 2012
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