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Beehive

4.5
4629 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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The Beehive is an underground Bohemian eatery & bar featuring fabulous cuisine, libations, artwork and world class live music nightly. Nestled below the Boston Center for the Art’s historic Cyclorama in Boston’s South End, The Beehive serves the eclectic fare of Chef James Lyons - rustic comfort food infused with American, European, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern influences.

Open for dinner seven days a week, weekend jazz brunch, and with cocktails and live entertainment available nightly until 2:00 am. The Beehive is the perfect location for after-work cocktails, dinner, live music, special events and more. Come to taste the cuisine, come to view the art, come to hear the music or simply come to share in the merriment.
The Beehive accepts reservations for full dinner. For appetizers and drinks please join us at either of our 2 bars.
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Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, European, Middle Eastern
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Hours of operation
Mon-Weds: 5pm to 12am


Thurs: 5pm to 1am


Fri: 5pm to 2am


Saturday: 9:30am to 2am


Sunday: 9:30am to 12am
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Phone number
(617) 423-0069
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Gregory Torrech
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Clarendon
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Parking details
starting at 5PM everyday $21 per car
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Public transit
Back Bay station on the Orange line is 3 blocks from The Beehive on Clarendon Street.
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Entertainment
World Class Live Music......for Free!
The Beehive is a premier showcase for world-renown musicians and up & coming stars. Come any day and the music will blow you away in the most unique Eatery & Bar anywhere!

To view current calendar of events and sign up to our email newsletter go to www.beehiveboston.com.
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Special events & promotions
For large parties and special events, please email frontdesk@beehiveboston.com. or call 617-423-0069
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 4629 People Are Saying
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4.5
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4.3
food
4.3
service
4.6
ambience
4.0
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CorrinneK (New England)
4.0
Dined 3 days ago

We went for my husbands birthday. We called in a reservation and told the staff it was a special occasion. Our tables were directly in front of the stage. It was impossible to talk or hear each other. The music was fantastic! The food was very good, although we all would have like larger plates, the portions of food were larger then the plates they were on. Our food kept falling off into the table. Our waitress was great. Her name was Sarah and she was friendly and attentive. She answered all of our questions and gave great recommendations. I wish we were seated away from the stage, but now we will know that for next time.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
1.0
Dined 3 days ago

TL;DR Extremely dissatisfied with the service and food, so much so that I will not be returning.

Ill start off by saying that I loved this restaurant a year ago, and thinking it would be a perfect spot to take my girlfriend for our anniversary, couldn’t have been more surprised and disappointed.

Nothing personal against our waitress, but we were pretty POed: 1) she spilled our drinks on us and didn’t apologize for it, claiming “surface tension” was the problem 2) waitress didn’t check in on us after our food was delivered, especially since there were things to be desired with the food (we had to call her over through other employees a couple times) and it was barely even 6pm, nowhere near peak hours 3) the manager was unapologetic and made a poor attempt to console us, literally couldn’t even muster an apology for our dissatisfaction 4) I couldn’t explain to myself how this offensive reel of scantily clad, dancing women being projected onto the wall next to us made sense as a part of the restaurant’s decor - it was repulsive and tacky, the owners couldn’t find anything else that fits the apparently prohibition-esque style of the restuarant?? 5) and on top of everything, the food just wasn’t very good.

Also, what restaurant makes you pay for bread and butter as an appetizer??

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0
Dined 3 days ago

My meal was 'okay' for the price. My food arrived cold and the wait staff was absent. He corrected the situation when he finally revisited the table well after my meal was served. I have been to Beehive many times and this was the first I was very disappointed with both the food and most importantly in the service industry, the customer experience. I will revisit but will not rush back anytime soon.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0
Dined 4 days ago

I’ve made the reservation a month before and asked for a table close to the musisian, they put me on a corner next to the bar, way too far. :(
Music was great, food ok.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
1.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

I was shocked and appalled at the conditions at the beehive. It was a cold January night and they sat my party right near their "curtains" downstairs. You're a successful restaurant in Boston, please invest the $100 to build doors so your customers aren't freezing while they eat your overpriced food. I have taken many family members, friends, dates, and coworkers here and I can say I will never take anyone here again or recommend it to anyone. Food was ok service was decent minus our waiter spilling marinara sauce all over my cousins white shirt.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

The live music was great and the food was delicious. Only downside, the drinks were overpriced.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
1.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

The Beehive is our favorite place for live music but the New Year’s here disappointed greatly! We were seated upstairs at the balcony even though we made a reservation back in November! It was freezing cold from the doors, far from the band and for a $400 two person dinner tab it’s a bad customer service to offer these seats. You can do better Beehive than squeeze out high price tags on bad tables for New Year’s Eve dinner!

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eddieo132 (New England)
4.0
Dined on December 31, 2017

Great food, great music, great ambiance. Even better company with a wife who looks like a drum!

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KayDee (New England)
5.0
Dined on December 31, 2017

This was my first time here and I truly loved the experience. We arrived here for an A-la-carte menu on NYE and were pleased with the amount of options that were available. I ordered the Atlantic Salmon and while the Salmon tasted a little "off", the rest of the delicious flavors in the dish made up or it.

Upon entering, we were greeted by friendly and professional hosts and were lead to our table rather quickly. I absolutely loved the ambiance and the music. It was a great romantic dinner spot and the music lived up to my expectations. I'd love to visit again when they have their regular menu out and would love to stay for a little longer (we stayed for about an hour and a half) next time. I'd highly recommend - just make sure you make a reservation!

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OpenTable Diner 
2.0
Dined on December 31, 2017

Tables were super squished together and left us feeling uncomfortable. The wait staff never asked me if I wanted a beverage so I just stuck to water, even though I probably would have ordered one if given the opportunity. The food was delicious and it came out really fast but the servings were small, leaving us still hungry. The restaurant was a bit pricey but not worth it due to the lack of service and the uncomfortableness.

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