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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
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17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
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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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Wallhausen, Germany
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the beginning, the staff were professional and expedient in all services. The buffet was plentiful and set up for easy access.

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Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came here celebrating a birthday. At the end, they brought out a plate with Happy Birthday written on it in chocolate and chocolate covered strawberries with Hershey's kisses. They also brought out mini salted caramels. I thought that that was a nice gesture, considering that many of the very fine dining restaurants that I have been to do not... More 

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HersheyResorts, General Manager at The Circular, responded to this review

Dear M B, Thank you for your kind review of The Circular at The Hotel Hershey. I'm glad you chose to celebrate a birthday with us, and that we were able to make it a memorable one. I will share your nice feedback with the team. Visit us again. More 

New York City, New York
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We weren't expecting such a nice restaurant when traveling to Hershey but we were so pleasantly surprised. The food is delicious and the service is fantastic. We eat out a lot at home (New York City) and we loved it.

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Colonia, New Jersey
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did not have a reservation but we went early and so were promptly seated. The décor of the restaurant is great. If you make a reservation, be sure to ask for a window table, you will enjoy a lovely view. Here's the thing that I did not like about the menu - if you do not choose from the... More 

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

Dear Roseann_F, Thank you for taking the time to review The Circular. Your nice comments regarding the atmosphere are appreciated and I'm glad you enjoyed your meal. The menu does change each season, so I hope you give us the opportunity to serve you again. More 

New York City
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Circular while visiting the Hershey attractions. What a lovely meal, great service and kid-friendly. My kids loved that they had shrimp cocktail and filet mignon on the kids menu. My daughter was asked how she wanted her meat prepared and was served a lovely mini filet like her parents. The dining room is lovely with a beautiful... More 

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HersheyResorts, General Manager at The Circular, responded to this review

Dear SavvyNYC1, Thank you for your kind review of The Circular. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your dining experience. Visit us again. More 

New York City, New York
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We literally received an appetizer with just Brussels sprouts covered in a disguise of brown sauce. The plate was elk and gnocchi and they covered up veggies with sauces. I asked what was happening. They. Ever explained just took the plate off our bill didn't offer anything else or just bring something complementary. I think they ran out of elk... More 

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Thank Happy Holiday N
HersheyResorts, General Manager at The Circular, responded to this review

Dear Happy Holiday N, I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the appetizer. Guest feedback is important to us, so I will be sure to share this with the team. Thank you for your time. More 

NC
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast buffet was included in our package, and if you can't find something you like thete, you won't find it...fruitbar, cereal bar, omelet station, blintzes, french toast, waffles, eggs, bacon, sausage, yohurt, granola, pastries, sticky buns, and so much more. It was delicious. One warning, though, service is slow getting check on both days, and they weren't really crowded,... More 

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have mixed reviews with regards to our most recent dining experience. My family and I spent a wonderful weekend away at The Hotel Hershey. Every aspect of our trip exceeded our expectations... With the exception of our dinner at The Circular. Let me just preface it with the fact that on both Sun and Mon, we dined at The... More 

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

Dear asperl, I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your weekend at The Hotel Hershey. Thank you for your kind remarks regarding our staff. I'm sorry that your dinner at The Circular did not meet your expectations. We value guest feedback and I will be sure to share your concerns with the staff. We'd like to learn more about your... More 

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice Buffett for Sunday brunch with the family. Large variety of foods. Beautiful atmosphere and very clean. Waitress kept the table clear of dirty dishes and made sure no one ran out of whatever they were drinking. Very friendly and eager to assist with anything you made need. The deserts were out of this world, very tastey. Handicap access.... More 

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HersheyResorts, General Manager at The Circular, responded to this review

Dear GrandmaCindy1, Thank you for your kind review of The Circular. I'm glad you enjoyed your brunch and had a pleasant day at The Hotel Hershey. I will share your nice feedback with the team. Visit us again. More 

Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, United States
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere here is just beautiful. We were seated by the window overlooking the beautiful gardens. Our friendly and informative waiter greeted us almost immediately. He was so well-versed in food and wine, that the way he explained all of the menu items felt like we were watching a show on the Food Network. His attentive, friendly enthusiasm really made... More 

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HersheyResorts, General Manager at The Circular, responded to this review

Dear Barbara L, Thank you for your kind review of The Circular at The Hotel Hershey. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience. I will share your nice feedback with the team. Visit us again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 10:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 10:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 10:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 10:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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