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The Forebay

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University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033 (University Drive)
+1 717-520-5408
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Forebay restaurant located inside the Hershey Lodge in Hershey PA is their top-of-the-food-chain place to dine. My wife plans "Camp IzzieJon" once a year for her great nieces and nephews over 10 years old. This year she planned a trip to Hershey Park. We stayed at the Hershey Lodge. At the end of the day all I wanted was... More 

Thank BavarianatHeart
Salisbury, Maryland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At first I was reluctant to try the Shrimp and Grits, but it was amazing. I would recommend trying this dish!

Thank Kim B
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here with our two boys, 10 and 6, along with two other families with young children. No wait - we were seated immediately. Menu is upscale casual American fare and seasonal. Check their website before you go. Very well priced. Full bar - cocktails were original and well made. Service was friendly and not invasive. They served delicious... More 

Thank traveling_esquire
Wyckoff, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was absolutely delicious, I had the shrimp and grits and I licked my plate clean, kids enjoyed their hotdogs with mash potatoes. Loved the atmosphere. Great family friendly place

Thank apmcory
Grove City, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

The Forebay is connected to the Hershey Lodge and Convention Hall. The is a good place to sit down and relax after your journey to Hershey. They have a vareity of foods so be sure to check their online menu.

Thank kdeniker
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Nestled inside the Hershey Lodge is fantastic dining! We started with Crab Beignet and the Short Rib Chips. Both excellent. Our server, Kim was knowledgable about the dishes and personable. Excellent service. I had the Chocolate BBQ Shrimp. Delicious. Came with cheddar grits which was also delish. I also had a very tasty Cranberry Mule, which was also delish. Topped... More 

Thank Michelle O
Warrington, PA
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140 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I generally do not sleep where I eat or eat where I sleep but happily made an exception for the Forebay. Located in the Hershey Inn, the food was great and service very good. Had Halibut that was cooked just right.

Thank Fred G
Somerset, New Jersey
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126 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Came with a friend after we had services at the Hershey spa. Nice selection, our server Andrea was super nice and informative. Food was tasty. Had the pork chop, spinach came out a little salty, mentioned it to Andrea, who immediately offered to rectify the situation. Pork, delish! All in all, great time.

Thank cindy l
Copiague, New York, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

When we come in October we order off the Oktoberfest menu and drink the recommended beer. it is an upscale restaurant but suitable for families of course .

Thank Marissa H
Minersville, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

When entering restaurant you are greeted immediately. Big roomy tables and chairs so comfortable! So many choices on drinks! Menu was fabulous! Sausage cornbread was delicious1Had boneless shortribs, used my fork and just fell apart! The five tier chocolate cake was so rich. Overall experience was excellent! Would definitely recommend it!

Thank RoseLuke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
    (University Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
  • Phone Number: +1 717-520-5408

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?