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“A great "dive"”
Review of Parkside Hotel

Parkside Hotel
Ranked #33 of 85 Restaurants in Hershey
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: The Parkside Hotel is a family owned and operated bar and grill that has been serving Hershey, Pennsylvania for over 30 years. Our location is your one stop for food, drinks, and fun. Bring the family after a day at Hershey Park or stop by after work for a cold draft beer. We are a non-smoking venue but we have outdoor seating available for those who may need to step outside. Our bar comfortably holds 20 patrons with 10 additional tables to seat 30, plus additional seating in our outside deck area. For your enjoyment, the Parkside Hotel features a Bose surround sound speaker system complete with a TouchTunes jukebox and 5 large flatscreen TVs to watch your favorite events. We are conveniently located directly across the street from Hershey Park and Zoo America. For those coming from out of town and visiting Hershey Park, stop by for a few hours to unwind at Parkside Hotel then return to Hershey Park at your leisure. We would love to share our Hershey stories with you-stop by and say Hello!
Summerfield, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
413 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
“A great "dive"”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

My kids wanted to experience a "dive" on our vacation and low and behold we found this little hole in the wall. VERY Casual indoor and outdoor eating(smoking section). Basic bar with a retro pinball machine. (my kids had never seen one so they had fun.)
I had steamed clams and a crab cake sandwich. Both we very tasty. Prices are reasonable and the menu is limited.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Abycats
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Lehighton, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Avoid chains. Go to Parkside!”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

Stopped here on our way to a Rush concert, place was bursting at the seams! Good food....Pit beef & pork BBQ...need I say more? Loved it! It's right at Hershey Park and I'm sure tons of people pass it by because, "it looks too shadynasty to take the kids in." THATS RIGHT PARENTS...KEEP DRIVING! But if you have kids & should find yourself kid free then go on in. Bonus: they serve Troegs!

  • Visited June 2013
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2 Thank DarlaJF
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Neighborhood Bar & Restaurant”
Reviewed June 5, 2013

It is located right outside one of Hershey parks exits. It may not look like much but the food and atmosphere were outstanding. It has a nice open air porch for eating and drinking and watching cars go by.

Visited May 2013
Thank Sayheyj
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“The place to go on concert night!”
Reviewed June 4, 2013

Great food! Great service! Super efficient, friendly staff! Super fast service even when pact! Food arrives before you can down half a beer! We have been going here at least once a year since 1998. For us its a tradition before concert night.Go early! It is a start of a great night out!!!!!!!!

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank Dogman92
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Annandale, New Jersey
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Loved this place”
Reviewed April 23, 2013

Stumbled across Parkside after making a wrong turn looking for the park entrance. Decided to go there after we left the park for the day because of the clams special posted outside. We were very glad we did. The bartenders made us feel welcome right away. It's the kind of place we love to find, a true local hangout. Good clams (at a great price) and really good crab soup. The wings looked and smelled awesome and there were some nice looking sandwich and burger choices on the menu, but we were just there for a quick snack. We plan on going back to Hershey next year and will make this our dinner stop for sure.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Patty1229
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