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What If of Hershey

€€ - €€€American, International,
845 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1214
+1 717-533-5858
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“veal chop” (17 reviews)
“salad” (52 reviews)
“profiteroles” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
845 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1214
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1 - 10 of 496 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Eight of us walked in with no reservations. We waited but were seated together. Great food and service. A little pricey but worth it for a celebratory meal with friends. Feels like a "rathskeller". Cozy with small bar

Thank jameslV1732NU
Reviewed 6 days ago

The service was very friendly and efficient. I do not really care for the space. It is in the basement and the room just does not flow well.The wine list is adequate. They have a nice menu of small plates. The tuna tartare was very...More

Thank panster
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have fond memories of this restaurant from years ago. It was everything we remembered. We enjoyed a wonderful waiter, had a great meal, and a nice drink. I had the tuna which was fabulous.

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is attached to the Howard Johnson hotel in Hershey. You might not think about stopping here with so many great restaurants in the Hershey area. You would be missing out on really good food! I had the blackened NY Strip and it was...More

Thank 34fordgal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived on a late saturday night for dessert. We had the profiterole (delicious), cheesecake, creme brulee, and the Paris Brest. All outstanding. The young lady that served us couldn't be nicer. Great atmosphere. Next time we will dine there.

Thank bigedlaw
Reviewed 20 October 2017

It's been over 2 years since I visited What If of Hershey but recently had the opportunity to return as part of a private function. Wow, what an improvement! Their food was absolutely outstanding. The appetizers were delicious (crab dip in particular). Entrees were nicely...More

Thank KRtrumpet182
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This was a great restaurant for an adult night out! Delicious food and great selection of wines. Don’t let its proximity to a Howard Johnson’s fool you! The restaurant is quite classy and the wait staff is excellent. Recommend!!

Thank crisnsteve26
Reviewed 15 October 2017

For travelers and tourists, please be aware that this place is a bit unusual and very much a hit or miss dining experience. Yes, it is in the basement of a Howard Johnson hotel just east of Hershey town center. The location is convenient if...More

Thank CJinPA
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Really hesitated going in here when we pulled up. Located in the basement of Howard Johnson motel, we were afraid to go inside. But the place was really busy and we thought we would try it. The food was pretty good. The poor servers were...More

Thank wadleyfla
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much to the staff at What If! Kelly and Bridget did an awesome job for our event. Food, drinks and service were excellent!

Thank Amber G
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Fran L
10 April 2016|
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Response from anthman13 | Reviewed this property |
if my memory serves, the earliest we could make dinner reservations was at 5 or 5:30. their bar is open earlier
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$31
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 845 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1214
    (Main Street Hershey)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
  • Phone Number: +1 717-533-5858
  • E-mail
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