How do you find the right place to go for lunch? If you only have an hour to eat and get back to work, you need to find a place that’s convenient to wherever your office is located. It has to have a mouthwatering lunch menu, of course, and be one of those restaurants where you get a variety of choices, since your lunch companions may have different tastes.
Finding such a place near Lancaster, Lebanon, Hershey, or Harrisburg may seem like a challenge, but in fact the Forklift & Palate meets all those requirements and then some. Located at Spooky Nook Sports, the largest indoor sports complex in the nation, our restaurant can satisfy a wide range of appetites while serving up a meal that’s ready quickly, because we know you are in a hurry at noon.
By choosing Forklift & Palate, you get a menu with a range of American cuisine choices. You can enjoy a three-course meal or get something lighter, whatever you are in the mood for. We even offer dishes made with local eggs and produce.
Finding a place everyone agrees on for lunch means having a wide list of foods to choose from. Some of your lunch companions may prefer spicier fare, while others like it mild. Some want salads, while others like pasta. When you come to Forklift & Palate, you find a menu that can accommodate everyone’s tastes.
We have a full lineup of dishes for you to enjoy. You can start with appetizers and work your way toward a big finish, or you may just want a simple burger. Our lunch menu includes:
Ending a weekday meal with a sweet treat can help you power through another long day at the office. Share a dessert with a co-worker or order your own — after all, it’s a long time until dinner. You can pick from American classics such as a homemade ice cream sandwich or double chocolate brownie.
Our lunch menu has such great value, we are becoming one of the top restaurants for a fast bite to eat. People know they can get a high-quality meal served quickly when they are in a hurry during their limited lunch break — and they also know it will be affordable. We have lunch specials that rotate regularly, helping you save on your meal.
Make your next lunch break something special. Visit Forklift & Palate for a meal everyone in your group will love.
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 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
Four-hour smoked pork shoulder topped with Mike’s BBQ, house-made coleslaw, served on a potato bun
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