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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 3 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came on a Saturday evening for a private event. The decor is nice, food was sub par and drinks were well made. As this was an event, our selection of food was a choice of three items, I went with the Chicken Milanese which was...More

Thank CialeighMommy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I work across the street from What If and have never been but the one night I do it was fantastic. The service was awesome. Everyone was so nice. It was amazing! I would recommend this place to anyone! It is a must go to...More

Thank azerbe322
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the cosy environment at the basement of the building, and they have nice seats at the bar, though i was offered a table by myself. Jenny took very good care of me, and the food and wine is good. Reasonable price for prime...More

Thank Chee Sing Darre... T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is hugely overpriced. Very small portions. The food was good, what there was of it, but not at all worth the price. Dining room wait staff did an ok job, but the bartender, Amber, couldn't have been less friendly. She was rude and...More

Thank IndivOne
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Older venue with good bar specials and / or fine table menu with wide selection; priced fairly; will go back

Thank jhkeeley
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We came in late and were were able to get a full meal. The food was good and the service was friendly. This is a high priced resturant.

Thank Krista K
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is hidden in the basement if Howard Johnson's. Should remain hidden and, potentially, closed. This is the 2nd time for a business dinner. Both times- cold food that was small portions for the Salmon and for the pizza. The steak was overcooked ( 2...More

Thank Marc A
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, 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
  • E-mail
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