Summer 2023 Guide to Outdoor Dining in Hershey, PA
Top Patio Picks and Outdoor Dining Locations In The Sweetest Place On Earth
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 sweet and 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.
- Devon Seafood + Steak Patio
- 1906 Grill
- Trevi 5 Patio at The Hotel HersheyPhoto courtesy of Steve Turchin
- Chocolatier Patio
- Harvest Bavarian Pretzel Cheese Board (Photo courtesy of Steve Turchin)
- Chocolatier New Milkshakes Patio
- Houlihan's Restaurant + Bar
- Wildcat's Revenge Sundae sold at The Chocolatier
- Trevi 5 Shellfish Tagliatelle
The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio
The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio is located in the 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.
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 allows guests to relish in the beautiful summer weather at several outdoor tables with 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. Summer seasonal items include the Farmer's Green Salad, Bell & Evans Pan Roasted Chicken Breast and the Campfire Duo dessert.
Guests can now experience a breakfast and lunch menu as iconic as the Hershey Smokestacks at STACKS, located at Hershey Lodge! This new eatery serves up dishes stacked high with flavor from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily and offers both indoor and outdoor seating. Enjoy a variety of specialty cocktails and mocktails, decadent hot chocolate and espressos under the covered patio while munching on scrumptious eats like Milton Hershey's favorite dish, Chicken & Waffles, as well as stacks of Buttermilk Pancakes and Belgian Waffles, a Double Decker BLT, Ultimate Grilled Cheese, and more. Plus, save room for dessert, like the Cinnamon Croissant Beignets.
Revelry Chophouse, Bar + Patio
Serving classic and contemporary chophouse fare, Revelry Chophouse, Bar + Patio is one of Hershey's premier restaurants for dinner and the perfect setting for a night out or a night in for Hershey Lodge guests. With an outdoor patio over the main entrance of Hershey Lodge, guests can revel in the warm weather with a craft cocktail, premium chops and delicious summer menu items like the Seared Diver Scallops, Summer Burrata or Reese's Peanut Butter Pie.
Devon Seafood + Steak
Devon Seafood + Steak is a staple of downtown Hershey, featuring premier seafood and steak all cooked over an open wood fire. With an outdoor patio area that has a gorgeous view of our Hershey’s Kisses 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.
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.
Along with the various outdoor sit-down dining options listed above, check out these “bonus” counter-service options around Hershey and inside Hersheypark.
Note: A Hersheypark admission ticket is needed to dine at 1906 Grill and Overlook Food Court.
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!
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.