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What If of Hershey

) #20 of 64 Restaurants in Hershey $$ - $$$ American, International,
845 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1214
+1 717-533-5858
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
845 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1214
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant is hidden in the basement if Howard Johnson's. Should remain hidden and, potentially, closed. This is the 2nd time for a business dinner. Both times- cold food that was small portions for the Salmon and for the pizza. The steak was overcooked ( 2...More

Thank Marc A
Reviewed 1 week ago

this downstairs bar is located in the Howard Johnson hotel. It has a small bar area with reasonable prices at happy hour.

Thank Marie G
Reviewed July 8, 2017

We had spent a long day at Hershey Park and were trying to find a late night bite on a Sunday evening. It seemed the entire town was closed by 9pm! We found this great little spot a few doors up from the Hampton Inn....More

Thank lovethebeach70
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

We had just checked into the howard johnson and decided to have a few drinks before bed. When we walked in we expected the normal hotel type bar but were we so wrong. We met two of the nicest people who treated us like long...More

Thank David S
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Went here on a recommendation, wasn't sure what to expect. Does not look like much from the outside, especially with that old motel vibe. Once you get down the stairs though, it has a much different feel. Like a classy cabaret or dinner club. Menu...More

Thank Kevin V
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Food was great. Service great. Blackberry mamosa made my day. I would definitely eat there again if I went back to Hershey.

Thank Ken-Lorrie B
Reviewed May 12, 2017

After a long drive to Hershey was looking for dinner. Hey what better than restaurant with good reviews in the hotel your staying at. Ok restaurant is in the basement. But lovely tables and white linens. Staff is all young men. Well we were never...More

Thank Mishy119
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Always a good meal. Love the handcrafted cocktails and salads. Never a bad experience. Good service great food.

Thank J H
Reviewed April 18, 2017

This used to be a great place with high quality food and service. Was always my go to place when traveling to Hershey for work, I looked forward to going to What If!!! In the past year has seriously gone down hill. Quality of food...More

Thank SammyJo100
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

When we asked where to find some good food and the guy said in the basement of Howard Johnson we thought he was nuts, but we looked up reviews and they were all promising and it was late. We were a party of 12 with...More

Thank designsbyvalentino
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Fran L
April 10, 2016|
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Response from anthman13 | Reviewed this property |
if my memory serves, the earliest we could make dinner reservations was at 5 or 5:30. their bar is open earlier
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 845 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1214
    (Main Street Hershey)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
  • Phone Number: +1 717-533-5858
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