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840 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1213
+1 717-533-7505
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stop in here from time to time for tea and pastries. Can't comment on the breakfast or lunch items. The cupcakes and cookies are fantastic both to taste and to look at. Mondays cupcakes are half-price, so that is my favorite time to stop in. Service is quick, competent and polite. Sometimes seating is a bit tight. Best is... More 

Thank subianchi
Rankin, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
56 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I found out about Desserts a few years ago and make sure to stop by every time I visit Hershey. They have a wonderful selection to choose from. On this trip, I had the chocolate cupcakes (with chocolate icing) and the chocolate brownie. Both were excellent. The service was good both times that I stopped by on this trip. I... More 

Thank ScottStemler
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I wanted a special birthday cake for my husband's 50th. I had used Desserts etc in the past so it was the first place I went to look into getting a cake. They have a great photo section on their website. I was able to pick out the cake I wanted so when I went in to order I had... More 

Thank Becca W
Chicago, Illinois
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98 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

It was a Monday night and it was BOGO Cupcake night! Need I say more??????? Lots of delicious choices and we got 5 yummy fresh baked items for $13.00 with tax. Lots of delicious choices with a friendly staff. My Peanut Butter Mousse in a chocolate cookie crust is already gone! Next is the Pumpkin Roll, just a bit or... More 

Thank marymaryloveshawaii
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I stop into this cute shop too often- by myself or with friends. There is a great range of gluten free desserts, drinks, and good sandwiches and salads. Local.

Thank Margaret17033
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

My husband and I recently left Desserts, etc and with a NASTY taste in our mouths. Not from the food but from the complete lack of warmth & caring from its personnel. We spent upwards of $40 on 2 drinks and 5 pastries, 2 of which we ate there and the rest we requested to go. To go meaning we... More 

Thank Julia P
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This my second trip to Desserts etc. this year. It's a nice place to get a treat after dinner or anytime. They have a variety of cupcakes and other goodies to eat. The icing on the cupcakes tends to be rather thick. They also bagels and breads that are not sweet if your not in the mood for dessert. The... More 

Thank Skidad2013
Horsham, Pennsylvania
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179 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stopped in for an evening snack and we were not disappointed. Located on Chocolate Ave in downtown Hershey, this quaint coffee shop offers beverages, desserts, pastries, and light fare. Outdoor and indoor seating available. Pastries and desserts were amazing. So many offerings it was hard to choose just one. It was located very close to our hotel (Travelodge) but... More 

Thank evansvuk
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

A little pricey but the food is fantastic. We like to go here for a treat and coffee every now and then. We also buy the local made dog treats for my puggle. Cute little shop.

Thank Karena W
Level Contributor
38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Decor and atmosphere is nice, but the girl helping us was a little surly. And like most bakeries, some items are better than others. Cookie...good. Cinnamon roll...good due to the size and creamy frosting. Cream puff...not as good because I prefer my cream to be lighter instead of having an "eggsy" flavor.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 840 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
  • Phone Number: +1 717-533-7505

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