Fenicci's of Hershey

4.2
2609 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Herhey's Oldest Free Standing Restaurant. A local favorite for 80 years. Featuring our Famous DeAngelis Spaghetti Sauces & our Famous Upside Down Pizza. Homemade, delicious Italian Dishes, featuring Seafood, Steaks and Pasta. Full pub menu & sandwich selection. Full menu offered all day & late night. Full bar with entertainment on weekends. Home to the stars, after cast parties & celebrities from the Hershey Theatre. Conveniently located on Chocolate Avenue, directly across from the Hershey Story Museum. Top rated on Trip Advisor & other sites. Featured in USA Today and Comcast Best of the City.
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4.2based on all time ratings
4.3
food
4.3
service
3.9
ambience
4.2
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bwink01
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Reviewed on February 6, 2019
Overall5foodserviceambience

Great food, great environment, awesome location. Eat some delicious Italian here before you go to the theater or an event at the Giant Center, or finish up here after a fun day at the park. A Hershey classic!

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Marie
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall2food2service2ambience2

I usually do not leave reviews however, I wanted to express my disappointment with this restaurant. It is definitely an odd building and layout for a restaurant but I can appreciate the character. We sat on the patio which I liked and preferred. Service to the table was slow at first but salads, app and drinks came out fast. From there downhill. Dinner took an hour to come out as well as our children’s meals, which was disappointing being that it is extremely hard for kids as young as ours to sit that long but they were patient. Waitress said kitchen was behind but the restaurant was not full. The food to me was terrible. I ordered portobello with crabmeat that was ruined by being drowned in Alfredo sauce. To the point you could even see what was under it. The vegetables were cold and def frozen. My husband did not care for his Chicken parm. Also, the bathrooms were not clean. Would not return there next time we are in Hershey.

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LorieD
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2018
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The entire experience with booking a reservation, to the meal, service, atmosphere, EVERYTHING was outstanding.

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Sandra
New England
6 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Location is great. We were a group of 11 people: most of us ordered pasta- dry and below average. We wanted some bread before meal and were told that bread would come with dish! Outrageous, right?
We live in Boston - rest. Was not what expected.

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BWC99
Baltimore
34 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Fenicci's has become a "go-to" place anytime we visit Hershey. This time we had house salads (the homemade dressing is garlicky and delicious) and the white pizza. This is real white pizza - no spinach, no broccoli, just lots of cheese and garlic - and it was pretty much to die for authentic. Oh, yeah, we'll be back.

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PeterN
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience5

As a local to the Hershey area, I am quite pleased with the food and atmosphere for my first-time visit. This restaurant not only cares for their tourist needs but us locals as well. Employees and Owner at the restaurant are very friendly and welcoming. I would be making it back sometime soon to try out their other entrees.

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ArleneG
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Atmosphere was good ,as was the sevice. Food was excellent

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RobinB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

A friendly family restaurant. Good Italian food and family style salad. Upbeat energy and staff was very friendly.

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amplanner
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food, service and value were exceptional, and a good time was had by all!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Moz sticks were excellent pasta delish as well

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AmyK
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and ready for us when we arrived. As always - a great place to eat, great food and a great location.

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ElliotT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Very good food and location, with decent prices. The service was a bit slow to get our check to us and take payment (15 minutes in total, after our plates were removed)... Overall, good visit.

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JessicaB
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect! Absolutely delicious and the staff were so polite and accommodating

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DavidD
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall2food1service5ambience5

I’m from Northern Nj and Italian so pretty up on the Italian food thing. Food was below average at best. Sorry got to tell it like it is. Service and location were really good.

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CindyR
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were very impressed with our whole dining experience! Making the reservation was super simple. We arrived a few minutes early and were promptly seated at a lovely outside table for two. Our server arrived within moments with water, and told us the wonderful history of the site, and took drink orders. He was very friendly, and knowledgeable about the menu, and we had wonderful service from him our whole time! All that we ordered was delicious, and very satisfying! We will definitely find our way back to this place-- worth the drive for us!!

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BcOneSeven
Pittsburgh
7 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Nice place. Good food. Good service. Decent ambience. Surprisingly noisy. Only truly bad experience was parking. It is nonexistent.

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vipdreinker
Toledo
170 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Excellent crab cake, not so special asparagus but great service.

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Catvh
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The restaurant was open late for dinner on a Sunday which was great. Wonderful server and great food even with a large crowd for an event.

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Stephanie
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful restaurant!! Service, food and atmosphere was great!!

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CindyL
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome Experience! Server was outstanding and very interactive. Food was delicious and plentiful! The staff really cares if you are enjoying your meal! Spoke with the owner and heard more history of the place! Love it at Fenicci's!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very authentic Italian dining experience! From the atmosphere to the food it felt like a metro upscale Italian restaurant. Only thing missing were over the top Italian accents from the staff. I grew up in an Italian family and this felt like home. Well done and I’ll be back!

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MatthewB
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food was average. I had soup. Our salad came out almost immediately after my soup which was ok. We took 2 bites of our salad and our entrees showed up. It was like they were rushing to get us out. The timing might have been bad because we had to wait about 5 minutes for the salad dressing.

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MaryO
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Trey was a terrific server, food was awesome. Good choice to celebrate a college graduation.

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StephenN
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service began shortly after being greeted & seated. Server was new to staff, knew the menu and did very well. Food was delicious as always through past experiences. Service attentive and excellent. Always a great experience!

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vipBobO
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Ben , our waiter, was very courteous and gave us a lot of attention even though the restaurant was crowded.

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MichaelT
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner and service was exceptional. Great family time!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great experience! A group of 12 of us went for Mother’s Day and all enjoyed our meals. Our server was friendly and very attentive when needing anything, the food was delicious and the prices are very reasonable! The menu was huge so the worst part of it all was deciding what to order. We will definitely be back!

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Elaine
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had reservations for Mother's Day. What a special time we had. Had the table overlooking the street. The food, server and just everything made for a perfect day. Was not our first time at the restaurant but it was for the rest of the family. They all had a great meal and will be back.Our server was the best-oh and the food-great. thank you for making our day wonderful.

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Jessica7707
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All of the staff was extremely sweet and accommodating. The waitress was very kind and brought our drinks and food out quickly, the food was extremely good, the hostess and management was top notch to make our day special. They made our lunch extra special by bringing out our 9 month old his very first meatball with a shirt that said “I had my very first meatball at Fenicci’s.”

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vipVanessaT
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We received excellent service and found the food quality to be better than the Hotel Hershey’s venues, for less money. We recommend the pesto seafood risotto, indulgent but full of flavor! Also we enjoyed their homemade tortilla chips & watermelon salsa and mussels. Our kids raved about the garlic bread.

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RobertG
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Eaten there a couple of time and never been disappointed. Great food and service.

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JanetteN
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great spot for mother's day celebration. perfect round table for six. Reservations made the day before and were accommodating. Food was excellent as always. Everyone in party enjoyed our meal. Our waitress Kelly is the best. We've had her before and she is very friendly and attentive.

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PatN
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall4food5service4ambience3

We had an excellent time with friends; great service, super menu choices and outstanding food. It was our first time there. We will absolutely dine there again!

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KellyK
Philadelphia
22 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was very good and Erin our server was attentive and professional. I had the pesto risotto and my boyfriend had the Lasagna Both dishes were outstanding. I have some dietary restrictions and Erin and the restaurant were able to accommodate me.

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ASmith
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Friendly staff. Very knowledgeable and on point with service. Dessert was great. Will come back again

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Ariel
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was really great! We ate there before Prom and it was honestly the best.

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GloNDon
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We've had 3 HACC College Graduates in the past two years, so this quickly became a tradition for dining after being at the Giant Center. We loved that they could accommodate our larger party later in the evening. We will be back even beyond the graduations! Thank you!

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Adrien
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful homemade Italian cuisine! Great place to celebrate a special occasion. Our server was very attentive and informative. We will certainly recommend to others and will definitely return.

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ScubaBob
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The Hanna’s started eating at Fenicci’s in the late 1990s. We refer to Fenicci’s as our Kitchen having literally eaten there 100s of times. Bob Hanna brings clients to Fenicci’s, esp during the Twp Supervisors convention.

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bmwgal94
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2018
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Overall, I think this restaurant has great food, portion sizes, and affordable for families. They also do an awesome job st celebrating people’s birhdays. Great gluten free options and they have a cute porch to sit on during nice summer evenings but I guaruntee you will need reservations and specifically tell them you want seated there as this restaurant gets packed! My one complaint is the restaurant does not have great access for individuals with mobility issues. From what we observed, there was only an entrance with stairs unless they have another entrance that my party was unaware of. The night we went, we had a waitress who was not that great and seemed rather scatterbrained, but I have been there before and had excellent service so it is kind of a shot in the dark. I will be back!

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Fenicci's of Hershey is rated 4.2 stars by 2609 OpenTable diners.

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