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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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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit and it was incredible! Steve was our server and he did a top notch job sharing the menu and suggestions for dinner. Entire staff was very friendly start to finish. We tried the 3 course February special menu - scallops, roasted duck, and frenched lamb chops. The butternut squash risotto was amazing and everything was cooked perfectly and... More 

Thank CentralPAExplorer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent. Server was extremely nice. We had a long conversation with him. Highly recommended

Thank Jeffrey B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here to meet some family that lived local for dinner. The staff was very entertaining and welcoming. The food was even better.

Thank Kevin C
Wilmington, Delaware
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121 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Lodge and decided to have dinner on property. The staff was very pleasant and flexible with our reservation as we weren't sure if we'd be a party of 2 or 4. The dining room has a warm, rustic feel with lots of wood beams and leather club chairs. It was busy the evening we were... More 

Thank Sheryl K
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

My stomach is telling the tale of a bad food experience... After overpaying for food, I found my stomach to be upset the next morning... The service was good, the atmosphere is unique and different, but the food does not deliver...

Thank Robert F
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Great spot to grab a good meal and wonderful service. We had a large party of 14, 7 were kids! The staff did an amazing job getting the food out for the kids and the drinks for the Moms and Dads! Lol We would go there again for dinner the next time we stay at the Hershey lodge!

Thank Scott O
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Dined here with a couple of families. Shortly after taking the drink order we received warm pretzel bread which was delicious. Everyone enjoyed their appetizers and entrees. The service was excellent and the ambiance is very nice. The menu had a wide range of offerings. I would definitely recommend dining here if your in Hershey. If your a wine drinker... More 

Thank KL914
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

The service was impeccable! Food was very good... the short rib sandwich and apple-stuffed coffee cake were to die for. The poached pear was not as exciting :-/. It is pricey, but definitely worth it if you enjoy quality and good service.

Thank Amanda B
New York City, New York
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242 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Two for dinner... Pleasant sitting on the patio in the evening at 68 degrees. Seated immediately at reserved time. Attention to my request for quiet table, although the restaurant was full and not very loud. Pleasant atmosphere. Clubby. Large menu selection. We shared a pork/duck terrine appetizer (with cranberry pistachio sauce and served with a honey mustard). Flavorful and large... More 

Thank Gloria G
Sussex, New Jersey
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

I have to say, this was the best part of our trip in Hershey. We dined here on a Monday evening with eyes greater in size than our stomachs. We began with the cheese plate and chocolate bacon. Chocolate bacon sounded intimidating initially, but we found out it was pork belly sprinkled with cocoa powder sided with cheese grits and... More 

Thank sailaway22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $40
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
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
Creative comfort food, including premium steaks, seafood, and pastas, served in a cozy loft setting.

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