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The BQE Restaurant & Lounge
The BQE Restaurant & Lounge

The BQE Restaurant & Lounge Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bqelounge.com
  • Phone: (404) 996-6159
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
    Thursday- Saturday: 5:00pm - 3:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Southern, Comfort Food, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Takeout, Wine
  • Entertainment: Live band, Live DJ, Spoken Word, Karoake

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Bell St
  • Public Transit: King Memorial Train Station
    Georgia State Train Station
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We also have street parking.
A word from The BQE Restaurant & Lounge
The Bqe Restaurant and Lounge is not your average soul food restaurant. It's soul food amplified! The decor and unique lighting fixtures remind you of a modern day New York speakeasy.Expect to hear cool sounds of neo soul and jazz to free your mind while you dine.The warm eye catching colors and plush fabrics will soothe you as you sip one of our New York inspired signature cocktails. Complete your dining experience with one of our delicious signature desserts.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "BQE (Brooklyn Queens Expressway) Really good Food and a great Staff. Enjoyed it on my birthday. And a surprise cake with a sparkler from the waitress"
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "It was revealed on Facebook on 7/11 that the restaurant would be closing for renovations for two weeks; my reservations for a birthday dinner was the very next day, for a party of 12. This info was NOT posted on the website & someone just happened to see it. I never received a phone call from management, I had to call them to confirm this info was correct. Very unprofessional to say the least. Upon speaking with management, it was verified that the renovation project was decided a very long time ago. Management did NOT try to accommodate the party of 12 & we were forced to cancel. Since this was last minute & the day before, it was IMPOSSIBLE to find a restaurant that could accommodate my group. A new marketing manager is needed quickly."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We made a reservation for dinner on a Wednesday night. Table was ready when we arrived. The restaurant is not very large. The table we sat at was right inside the door. I really like the restaurant's vibe. Our server appeared to be new. She was good but a little slow at times. The main issue we had was how long it took for our food to come out. Took 30 minutes. They only had a few other customers. We noticed the other tables had a long waits as well. The food was just "ok". Nothing really special. The only tasty item was the mac & cheese."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "It's veery small. Seating is not the best so can get crowded very quickly. Great music. Me and my fam of 6 got there for our reservations at 8. Didn't get our food til almost 10. Something about the fryer went down. Also was told a lot of orders went in at the same time which I didn't understand because people who got there after us received the food before us. The good thing about the whole experience was there customer service was great. They were very apologetic both our waitress and the floor manager. They discounted our meal as a good will gesture. Overall I think the place is decent but I think it's good place for just a full bar...and not an actual restaurant."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "The food at BQE was fantastic! I had the salmon with seasoned rice and collard greens and my husband had a turkey burger. We were both very pleased with our meal. We felt sort of rushed because we were sitting in another reserved spot and felt the need to hurry to move so we didn't get to fully experience what the restaurant has to offer. The place is very small and intimate and the staff was very friendly."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Thanks for the great service and warm atmosphere. GREEEEEEAAAAATTT. I HAD VEGGIES and they were all great. Collards, corn, mac n cheese. Oh my goodness😊"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We were very happy to find BQE! We live in the neighborhood and what a gem! The food was AWESOME and our waitress was attentive and very friendly. The place is a great mix of awesome food, great music, service, and décor. We shall be back, and often."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I was excited to come after seeing it occasionally driving, and reading the reviews. The food is GREAT. The service, not so good. We had to move twice to accommodate an incoming group of 20. They were seated along the couch against the wall, we were told to move or finish our meals in 30 minutes. (mind you we just got there). So we moved along to the other side. Only to find out that the person having the party, liked that area better, so we ate our meals all awhile the party of 20 cutting eyes at us, waiting for us to leave because they wanted to be where we were seated. Felt extremely uncomfortable. also the service was terrible, but the food great. We had to sit and see the staff eat food from MOE'S"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Food is amazing. The butter milk child is to die for. The food is what will keep you coming back for more"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "This was an amazing venue that I visited on my birthday. The employees and the atmosphere were very pleasant, welcoming, and energetic. I would recommend this venue to anyone looking for something new and different in the city."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "This is a great spot for a girl's night out (don't be on the prowl for men because they are all coupled up) or a boy's night at the bar. It's a small spot but I like the intimate feel of it. The Red Velvet Chicken and Waffles are great. Drinks were watered down so I was not pleased at spending $10.00 for a drink and not even tasting the liquor. Parking is great for the area. This is my second time going and the place stays open till 3. So after a night out with your man or your girls and you aren't quite ready to go home yet, pop in here but be there before 2 am to order food! :)"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We had a reservation for 7pm and the staff were very accomodating for my party of 10. Although not a very large venue, they configured out reservation so that we were all comfortable. Our waiter was extremely prompt and efficient and delivered our food to us piping hot. Definite kudos to the chef, as the blackened salmon and buttermilk chicken and collard greens were absolutely amazing. My friends are still talking about how good the food was. Overall, I would definitely give them another visit. Excellent dining experience with BQE."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We had a reservation for 5:30 as I was brining my 13 year old and didn't want to get into the late night crowd. We (hubby and Son) truly enjoyed the food. and the service. Our waiter kept checking on us to make sure everything was to our standards. I will definitely return this time later in the evening for a ladies night..."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Great spot to just chill out, have a few drinks, and grab some good food."
    Dined on 5/30/2014