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“Fun Sports Pub and Good Food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bears Den

Bears Den
University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 520-5401
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Ranked #37 of 72 Restaurants in Hershey
Price range: $0 - $20
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night
Harrisburg, Pa.
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187 reviews 187 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 62 cities Reviews in 62 cities
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
“Fun Sports Pub and Good Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

We visited the Bears Den with a large group of friends and kids over the weekend, and had a very enjoyable time. It wasn’t very crowded and the wait staff was very accommodating in getting us seated and organized. The bottomless popcorn was a big hit! All together we had three large tables. I was worried that ordering food and the wait time would be an issue. But glad to say it wasn’t. They did a tremendous job of taking the orders, and preparing the food. Everything came out correctly and in a decent amount of time. Our server was great. Some of the staff at other tables didn’t look too excited, but we had a great experience.
The menu is a lot of pub grub, but with some nice surprises. The salads were great and so were the fish tacos. I had the spinach, bacon, bleu cheese salad, and it was excellent. The burgers were large and prepared fresh, and the nachos were huge.
The pricing was high, but not outrageous, and the portions were on the larger side. The kids liked the small arcade and there are plenty of TV’s around to entertain.
This is a nice place to visit for an informal bite to eat; before or after a game, or just to hang out for a few drinks.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Nice enough for our late night snack.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

Had an overall enjoyable time at the Den. I stopped by with a friend after a Hershey Bears hockey game to get a beverage and some appetizers. Service was friendly and the crab toast app was okay. I wolud go back again.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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177 reviews 177 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 65 cities Reviews in 65 cities
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“Hockey-themed pub with big TVs and bottomless popcorn pleases all ages.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

Nice draft beer selection including local brews. Good coleslaw. Salty, greasy bar food done well in a hockey motif. Open late.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Menlo Park
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Good Food and Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

This is a very casual family atmosphere with decent food. I enjoyed my chicken salad with spinach and blue cheese. I recommend it.

Visited December 2012
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New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Good pub food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in after a long snowy drive from NJ. The place was nearly empty which was a bit of concern initially but the prompt service and tasty meal made us both very happy. We had a great burger, chicken cheesesteak, and a few cocktails.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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