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 creme brulee.
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.
Red wine poached pears with prosciutto, bleu cheese crumbles, red onion, and balsamic reduction over a toasted baguette.
Creamy blend of spinach, artichokes, and Italian cheeses served with Naan bread.
Served with roasted vegetables and toasted crostini.
Fried green tomatoes topped with parmesan cheese served with a marinara dipping sauce.
Crispy chicken wings flavored with your choice of Moonshine BBQ, Bourbon Maple Glaze, Buffalo Sauce, Old Bay Seasoning, or house herb-infused hot sauce.
Tortilla chips tossed with kosher salt served with jalapeños, diced onions, black olives, tomatoes, and shredded sharp cheddar cheese. Your choice of chicken, beef, or pork.
Beef and cheese stuffed empanadas fried until golden crispy and served with a house dipping sauce.
Fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil, salt, pepper, olive oil and balsamic reduction.
Filled with tomato, onions, and sharp cheddar cheese served with salsa and sour cream on the side. Substitute beef +1.
Pan seared pork and vegetable potstickers served with a ginger and soy dipping sauce.
Tortellini pasta tossed with tomatoes, onions, and parmesan cheese in a pesto dressing.
Cup or Bowl
Baby kale, red wine and clove poached pears, sharp cheddar cheese, crispy prosciutto, and maple vinaigrette. (Chicken +5, Shrimp +7, Steak +7, Salmon +8)
Chopped baby iceberg lettuce with roasted tomatoes, cured hardwood smoked bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, hardboiled egg, avocado, and balsamic vinaigrette. (Chicken +5, Shrimp +7, Steak +7, Salmon +8)
Chopped romaine lettuce with shredded parmesan cheese, grilled croutons, and bacon Caesar dressing. (Chicken +5, Shrimp +7, Steak +7, Salmon +8)
Spinach mix with bleu cheese crumbles, hardwood smoked bacon, diced pears, craisins, pecans, and maple vinaigrette. (Chicken +5, Shrimp +7, Steak 7, Salmon +8)
Grilled blackened shrimp, cabbage, mango salsa, and avocado dressing all served in flour tortillas with salsa and chips.
Pulled pork, sharp cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, and chipotle aioli all served in flour tortillas with salsa and chips.
The following sandwiches are served with fries.
Crispy or grilled chicken breast, sliced ham, mustard aioli, Swiss cheese, lettuce, and tomato served on toasted roll.
Veggie burger, lettuce, tomato, onions, and Swiss cheese with avocado dressing on a toasted roll.
Grilled Chicken, romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, tomato, croutons, and bacon Caesar dressing in a flour tortilla.
Smoked turkey, lettuce, sharp cheddar cheese, pear, hardwood smoked bacon, and cranberry aioli wrapped in a flour tortilla.
Crispy chicken tenders served with fries and honey mustard sauce.
Turkey burger, American cheese, lettuce, and tomato with a garlic parmesan aioli on a toasted roll.
Choice ground beef, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, and fried onions served on a toasted roll.
Grilled Portobello mushroom, mozzarella cheese, caramelized onions, and lettuce with garlic parmesan aioli on a toasted roll.
Choice ground beef, American cheese, moonshine BBQ sauce, hardwood smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, and crispy fried onions served on a toasted roll.
Pears, hardwood smoked bacon, caramelized onions, pecans, sharp cheddar drizzled with honey and olive oil.
Chicken, Moonshine BBQ sauce, sliced red onion, and sharp cheddar.
Char-grilled NY steak served with pan seared brussel sprouts and choice of side.
Pan seared filets of fish served with pan-seared brussel sprouts and rice pilaf.
Pan-seared chicken served over bow tie pasta with spinach and roasted tomatoes in a creamy garlic sauce.
Linguine pasta tossed with spinach and roasted garlic in a marinara sauce served with toasted crostini. (Chicken +5, Shrimp +7, Steak +7, Salmon +8)
Vegetable dish consisting of onions, zucchini, tomatoes, eggplant, and peppers, fried and stewed. (Chicken +5, Shrimp +7, Steak +7, Salmon +8)
Pan-seared salmon served with pan seared brussel sprouts and rice pilaf.
Raviolis stuffed with braised short ribs in a creamy mushroom sauce.