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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%
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“pretzel bread” (9 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
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University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Forebay offers terrific service and great food. It has the feel of a modern steak house, but with more options and updated choices. The chilled shrimp cocktail was served with an avocado foam and a tomato jam. The salmon was grilled to perfection with...More

Thank kimstamps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best restaurant in Hershey Lodge! Worth the extra cost. The chicken schnitzel was delicious as were the cocktails... you have to have a chocolate martini when I’m Hershey!

Thank Nichole O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travel to Hershey once a year for my husbands business. We usually eat here for at least one meal because of convenience. ( we generally stay in the Hershey Lodge) The food is good and well presented. But pretty for what you get (...More

Thank 1lanelover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife had the Salmon and I had the sea food platter. Jim was our server and he entertained us with the history of the Forebay.

Thank Harvey A
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Well we called the hotel one Saturday after antiquing for the day to see if we could get a dinner reservation. We were told by the hotel concierge that we should just come because the have plenty of tables. We arrived at the restaurant only...More

1  Thank Curiouspb
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We made reservations at the beginning of January for a convention weekend scheduled for February 16th through the 18th. Glad we did because everything was booked and the food here was amazing.

Thank dandrfarm
Reviewed 5 January 2018 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

1  Thank Dan P
Reviewed 1 January 2018 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

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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