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Hershey, PA Summer 2022: Patio and Outdoor Dining Guide

Top Patio Picks and Outdoor Dining Locations

The temperature is hotter and the sun is out longer which can only mean one thing: summer is here! The warm weather also signifies the return of outdoor dining and patio season in Hershey, Pa. Unsure of the best dining spots that allow you to indulge in some savory eats while enjoying the outdoors? Here is a list of all of the best patio and outdoor dining options to enjoy in The Sweetest Place On Earth.

The Chocolatier  Restaurant, Bar + Patio

The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio is located in the new Hershey’s Chocolatetown region at Hersheypark for guests with and without a Park ticket. The Chocolatier provides guests with a scenic view of the Park and surrounding attractions from both inside and outside, but the most incredible views come from the second-story patio and bar. With nods to past and present Hersheypark rides and a wide selection of classic family fare with a fun spin and hints of chocolate, The Chocolatier is the perfect outdoor dining experience! Make your reservation for the summer season today. 

Curious about the best place to park while you enjoy outdoor dining at The Chocolatier? There is no fee to park in the Hersheypark lots if the Park is not open. Season Pass Holders and resort guests receive free Hersheypark parking! Additionally, guests visiting Hershey’s Chocolate World but not entering the Park can park for free for up to three hours in that lot. 

View The Chocolatier menu

Trevi 5

Featuring a contemporary twist on traditional Italian cuisine, Trevi 5 is a resort casual dining experience located at The Hotel Hershey. With a beautiful patio perfect for enjoying some wine and cocktails on a summer night, Trevi 5 is an outdoor dining option that is sure to delight!

View the Trevi 5 menu.


Inspired by both local and regional ingredients, Harvest offers American cuisine options for lunch and dinner that are perfect for your whole family. Located at The Hotel Hershey, Harvest is another fabulous dining choice that gives guests the opportunity to relish in the beautiful summer weather at several outdoor tables with some scrumptious eats. Guests can also enjoy a s’mores roast after dinner at the Harvest fire pit, offered daily from 8-10 p.m. this summer.

One of the must-try foods at Harvest is the Bavarian Pretzel Cheese Board. Containing artisan cheeses, bologna, salami, sausage, ham, fruits and nuts, all surrounded by a large Bavarian Pretzel, this item is sure to delight! 

View the Harvest menu.

Devon Seafood + Steak

Devon Seafood + Steak is a staple of downtown Hershey. Featuring premier seafood and steak all cooked over an open wood fire, Devon is a phenomenal dining experience. With an outdoor patio area that has a gorgeous view of our Hershey’s Kiss streetlights and the Hershey smokestacks, guests are able to enjoy the finest cuts and catches of the day for dinner while hearing the roar of Hersheypark

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Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar

Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar can be found in the heart of downtown Hershey in the Hershey Press Building just steps away from Hershey Theatre and MeltSpa by Hershey. It is the perfect place to wine and dine with fresh, from-scratch dishes and hand-crafted cocktails for lunch or dinner. To learn more about some of their top menu items, check out this blog post.

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Along with the various outdoor sit-down dining options listed above, you also need to check out these “bonus” counter-service options around Hershey and inside Hersheypark that are sure to delight! A Hersheypark admission ticket is needed to dine at 1906 Grill and Overlook Food Court

Cocoa Beanery

In search of the perfect coffee shop to relax after exploring all that Hershey has to offer? Cocoa Beanery is a great choice to enjoy a cup of coffee, a seasonal beverage or some delicious eats in a casual, farmhouse-inspired setting. 

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Milton’s  Ice Cream Parlor

Milton’s Ice Cream Parlor is located in the new Hershey’s Chocolatetown region and features 100% local dairy house-made ice cream, shareables, and even sandwiches, salads, and sides! While Milton’s has an old-fashioned feel inside, the restaurant also has a large section of outdoor seating that is perfect for casual family fun! 

View the Milton's menu.

Counter-Service Options

1906 Grill

1906 Grill is located inside Hersheypark and features char-grilled burgers, fries, chicken fingers, cheese curds and more! 1906 Grill is a guest-favorite location  inside from the Park to take a break from the thrills and grab a quick bite. 

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Overlook Food Court

Overlook Food Court can be found in the Kissing Tower Hill area of Hersheypark and offers nine different concessions options. From grilled burgers to hand-crafted salads, Overlook is an easy dining experience in the Park that has both indoor and outdoor seating.

View the Overlook menu

We hope you visit one of these delicious and unique dining locations while visiting Hershey, Pa. this summer! Grab your friends, order some drinks and enjoy a seat outside. Don't forget to tag us on social media @hersheyparkeats, @sweetestplaceonearth, and @hersheypark! All patio locations are weather permitting.