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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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845 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1214
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We shared three little plates for our pre-theatre dining, and all were delicious, as were the mixed drinks we tried. Hidden away beneath the Howard Johnson's of Hershey, the place was packed at 6 p.m. on a Friday, so reservations are clearly needed at that...More

Thank Carole D
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

What if? Is a classy small restaurant in Hershey. If you blink you'd miss it, especially since it's in the Howard Johnson hotel on chocolate Ave. This is not your average hotel restaurant, the drinks are outstanding, the food is delicious and they have a...More

Thank firefly971
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We were disappointed at this restaurant. First the good things: drinks were good, service was good. Now thee rest: I was unpleasantly surprised with my entree. The protein (chicken fragelico) was tasty but lukewarm. The potatoes were cold, not lukewarm but cold. This was unacceptable....More

Thank CoachLDFB
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Went here on a recommendation from a Hotel Hershey employee. Very good food and cozy atmosphere. We had the perogies and ceasar salad. Also try the chocolate martini's. Will go back when back in Hershey.

Thank linepainter2975
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We went there on Saturday Dec 23 at 7pm. When we first got there it was very busy, we had a reservation for 7 and we only had to wait 5 min. Food was ok, nothing special, but nothing to write home about. The real...More

Thank billmbe123
Reviewed 8 December 2017

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 7 December 2017

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 6 December 2017

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 2 December 2017 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 13 November 2017

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
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Fran L
11 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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