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The Forebay

University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
+1 717-534-8601
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pretzel bread” (9 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Gluten Free Options
University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Forebay was fantastic. Opted for an early evening dinner. Beautiful decór and ambience, delicious food, and good service. Ambience: 4/5 • Big open space • Rustic decorations • Warm lights • Unique wooden tables • Comfy Seats Food: 4.5/5 • Warm salted pretzel bread...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simple, yet delicious food. Excellent presentation and portion sizes were just right. It’s what I would expect from a fine-dining restaurant. Our waitress (Andrea) was funny, professional, and on point with service. I never felt rushed, always welcomed and appreciated. I couldn’t have asked for...More

Thank Dylan H
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Ate dinner at the Forebay while attending a conference at the lodge. My server seemed to be having a bad day and a bad attitude. Indifferent service and absent for most of the night. Food (steak) was average at best. Generally just an average and...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The food and the service here is excellent. My husband had the Halibut sandwich and I had the seafood papperdelle. Everything was wonderful. Very tasty. We ended dinner with the chocolate molten topped with vanilla icecream. One of my favorite desserts. It stays open late...More

Thank Denine J
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Just in and ate at The Forebay restaurant Had the Shrimp with creamed grits and chocolate cre me brûlée. Absolutely great and the kids ate well. Enjoying the miniature golf now

Thank Stanley W
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Staying at the Hershey Lodge, we were deciding on having dinner here or at the Hershey Grill. After reading so many great reviews on TripAdvisor, we decided on here. We had about a 20 minute wait for a table (though the restaurant was half empty)....More

Thank DanielleCW
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We enjoyed a fabulous dinner at The Forebay. The waitress, food, and drinks were simply exceptional. We traveled with our 7 year old grandson and he was also treated with outstanding service. Highly recommend.

Thank PeggyJane44
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I stopped here with my 5 year old and had a good meal. The soft pretzel before ordering was awesome. I had the braised short rib which was ok. My son had the standard hot dog. The service was excellent. I would return and try...More

Thank Q4942JUchads
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This place surprised us, very different from the website pictures. The service was good, although the waitress kept calling me "lady" not sure if it is a Pennsylvania thing or not. We had the meat and cheese plate for appetizer . WE both had filet...More

1  Thank ErisShaw
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Great service, tasty cocktails, and consistent food are what awaits you at this restaurant. They have a nice kids menu as well. Food was so good we ate dinner there twice during our last stay!

Thank Sheryl O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
    (University Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
  • Phone Number: +1 717-534-8601
Creative comfort food, including premium steaks, seafood, and pastas, served in a cozy loft setting.
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