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The Circular

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100 Hotel Rd, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA 17033-9507 (Hotel Road)
+1 717-534-8800
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 07:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Mon - Wed 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 10:30
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant had very good Dian's excellent drinks in a beautiful environment. It could be for business or a romantic dinner.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best - wonderful omelet station, homemade granola, hot chocolate, friendly service Could have been better - traditional bacon was undercooked, turkey bacon looked inedible So I enjoyed it on the first morning and chose to look for an alternative the next day.

Thank Mark W
Reading, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at the Circular's Sunday breakfast buffet was fresh and delicious and the wait-staff was top notch. The price was a little salty but worth it.

Thank Tigerlilly652001
Silver Spring, Maryland
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196 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate 2 breakfast buffets and 1 dinner here. Beautiful decor,excellent cuisine, attentive service. Certainly the best restaurant on the premises.

Thank Verne K
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi the reviews seemed so mixed that for the price we almost chose somewhere else, however, everything was delicious and we are really glad we went. We each had a drink, I had two appetizers for dinner, my husband ordered a $40 ribeye and we had 4 sides, but skipped dessert. Our bill was about $115, but we felt super... More 

Thank Catapillargirl20
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hershey Hotel is a special place and The Circular is no exception. This type of exceptional fine dining is harder and harder to find in America. This place harkens to a time when people would slow down, dress up, and enjoy a fine bottle of wine and a great meal. We enjoyed our food and the staff. Joseph and... More 

Thank Pamela R
HersheyResorts, General Manager at The Circular, responded to this review

Dear Pamela R, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Circular. I appreciate your kind feedback and look forward to sharing your experience with The Circular team. Thanks again and safe travels. More 

Blandon, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Circular in the Hotel Hershey is one of our favorite places to eat in Hershey. I recommend the lunch which is buffet style with an enormous variety of foods. We will go there to celebrate because it is rather pricey. Call ahead for a reservation and ask for a window seat. The atmosphere and views are so beautiful.

Thank cindynator
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I had the morning buffet. On my way! let's overdone; toaster not working. Chocolate bread pudding was highlight

Thank THMPennsylvania
Gallatin, Tennessee
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93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We traveled through Hershey on vacation. We stopped to see the hotel & wanted to get breakfast. We were directed to The Circular. WOW! Anything you need is brought to you. You have such a wonderful buffet to choose from. Everything was fresh & delicious! The staff were more than helpful & friendly....to say the least it was a great... More 

Thank josflowerbasket
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We were seated at 830pm. The restaurant was not full. Maybe 60%. It took an hour to get our soup. We almost cancelled the next app we we're splitting, since it was another 15 mins later. Our main courses arrived well after 10pm. My wife's steak was luke warm. We were too tired and hungry to send it back. The... More 

Thank Pymander

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:30
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:30
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:30
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Hotel Rd, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA 17033-9507
    (Hotel Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
  • Phone Number: +1 717-534-8800
The atmosphere, menu, and service of The Circular provide a versatility of dining experiences from small plates and drinks at the bar with friends, to an intimate meal for two overlooking our magnificent gardens. Here, you’ll enjoy history with a twist of innovation. Try our signature cocktails, taste the new flavors of our menu, and enjoy the bustle of activity in our chocolate pastry gallery, where decadent desserts are created to order while you dine.

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