Whether you’re taking your family out to celebrate a special birthday or enjoying a girls’ night out, you want a restaurant where everyone in your party can enjoy something tasty to eat. At Forklift & Palate, our dinner menu reflects our status as one of the best American cuisine restaurants in central Pennsylvania. Whether you live in Hershey, Lebanon, Manheim or Harrisburg, Forklift & Palate’s delicious dinner is just a short drive away, and we’re eager to introduce you to our favorite dishes.VIEW MENU
We offer a menu full of traditional favorites, along with some unexpected appetizers, sweet treats and a full lineup from our bar. Are you in the mood for a burger? Pasta? Steak? You can find all that and more on our dinner menu, making this the perfect destination for any group with varied tastes.
Our unique location in Manheim, PA, inspires many of the dinners at Forklift & Palate. We are influenced by the love for local flavors that so many of our diners bring to the table. That’s why we incorporate things such as maple syrup, fresh pork and locally sourced eggs into our dishes. A few of the highlights include:
You can also choose from sandwiches, salads and soups.
Dinner is a time to linger with friends, to talk about your day and enjoy the company of those you love. Make it last a little longer by enjoying appetizers and dessert with your meal, too. We have a full complement of appetizers your table can share, including ultimate nachos and crab dip.
You can top off the night with one of our signature sweet treats. We make our desserts daily, and our customers eagerly snatch up distinctive options such as banana bars and tres leches cake. You can go home feeling full, satisfied and happy that you spent the night in such great company.
If you’re looking for restaurants where you can bring friends and family to dinner, take a look at our menu and see what options might appeal to you. We are located conveniently at the Spooky Nook Sports complex. After dinner you may even want to check it out for more fun, because you won’t want your evening to end.
Breaded pickles serves with house-made sweet chili aioli
Three Bavarian-style pretzels baked to perfection and served with a cheese ale sauce
Bite size cheese curds tempura fried until crispy and served with marinara sauce
Tender shredded beef in crispy fried egg rolls served with marinara
House guacamole served with fresh tortilla chips and pico de gallo
Crispy chicken wings flavored with your choice of Mike's BBQ, garlic Parmesan, buffalo sauce, Old Bay seasoning, or house herb infused hot sauce. Half or Dozen.
Tortilla chips tossed with kosher salt served with jalapenos, diced onion, black olives, tomatoes, and shredded Monterey Jack cheese. Your choice of chicken or beef.
Maryland-style blue crab dip seasoned with Old Bay and served with fried tortilla chips
Lightly breaded and deep fried calamari served with sweet chili aioli
Hand-cut fries seasoned with sea salt and fresh pepper served with a cheese ale sauce
Please ask your server for our chef's specialty of the day
Cup or bowl option.
Fresh spinach topped with seasonal fruit, parmesan cheese, and lemon vinaigrette. Add chicken 5, shrimp 7, salmon 8.
Chopped romaine lettuce with shredded parmesan cheese, grilled croutons, and bacon Caesar salad. Add chicken 5, shrimp 7, salmon 8.
Chopped baby iceberg with roasted tomatoes, cured applewood smoked bacon, blue cheese crumbles, hard boiled eggs, avocado, and balsamic vinaigrette. Add chicken 5, shrimp 7, salmon 8.
Crispy lettuce, shredded cheese, roasted tomatoes, fried onions, and an apple maple vinaigrette. Add chicken 5, shrimp 7, salmon 8.
Thinly carved pastrami sandwich served on toasted rye bread topped with Swiss cheese and house-made coleslawThinly carved pastrami sandwich served on toasted rye bread topped with Swiss cheese and house-made coleslaw
Three seasoned pork tacos, topped with cheese, shredded cabbage, and sweet chili aioli, served in flour tortillas
Three crispy battered fish topped with pickled slaw, shredded cabbage, and sriracha ranch, served in flour tortillas
Juicy grilled chicken breast topped with cheddar cheese, roasted red peppers, pesto mayo, and sweet lettuce, served on a toasted roll
Choice ground beef, aged cheddar cheese, crisp fried onions, tomato, and sweet lettuce, served on a toasted roll
Choice ground beef, swiss cheese, sauteed mushrooms, and caramelized onions served on a toasted roll
Choice ground beef, aged cheddar cheese, Mike’s BBQ, applewood smoked bacon, crisp fried onions, tomato, and sweet lettuce, served on a toasted roll
Perfect blend of vegetables and black beans seasoned with a touch of chipotle pepper and topped with cheddar cheese
Smoked turkey, avocado, tomato, lettuce, cheddar cheese, and pesto mayo wrapped in a flour tortilla
Hand-battered cod and house-made coleslaw served with fresh fries and homemade tartar sauce
Crispy chicken served with honey mustard sauce
Fresh pappardelle pasta topped with house-made tomato sauce, tender ground beef, ground pork, and shredded parmesan cheese
Char-grilled sirloin topped with Chimichurri butter, potato hash with crème fraiche and seasonal vegetables
Fresh fettuccine in a creamy lemon pesto and roasted garlic sauce, tossed with fireroasted red peppers, and shredded parmesan cheese. Add Chicken 5, Shrimp 7, Salmon 8
Pan-seared salmon served with dill butter over potato hash with crème fraiche and seasonal vegetables
Pan-roasted chicken breast served with a white wine mushroom cream sauce over potato hash with crème fraiche and seasonal vegetables
Sautéed tenderloin tips over egg noodles tossed with wild mushrooms in a light herb and beef gravy