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About Beehive

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.

541 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, European, Middle Eastern

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

Cross Street:
Clarendon

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 423-0069

Website:
http://www.beehiveboston.com/

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.

Parking Details:
starting at 5PM everyday $21 per car

Public Transit:
Back Bay station on the Orange line is 3 blocks from The Beehive on Clarendon Street.

Executive Chef:
Gregory Torrech

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
For large parties and special events, please email frontdesk@beehiveboston.com. or call 617-423-0069

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Sun 5:00PM - 5:30PM

Mon - Wed 5:00PM - 5:45PM

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Beehive Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.6

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Live Music (85)
Good for a Date (56)
Fun (43)
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Vibrant Bar Scene (41)
Special Occasion (39)
Great for Brunch (34)
Creative Cuisine (33)
Cozy (31)
Neighborhood Gem (29)
Romantic (27)
Handcrafted Cocktails (26)
Good for Birthdays (25)
Hot Spot (25)
Casual (23)
Fit for Foodies (23)
Bar Seating (22)
Good for Groups (20)
Good for Anniversaries (19)
Pre/post Theatre (19)
Authentic (18)
People Watching (18)
Sunday Lunch (18)
Worth the Drive (17)
Comfort Food (16)
Late-night Find (14)
Good Vegetarian Options (14)
Great for Lunch (12)
Notable Wine List (12)
Great for Outdoor Dining (8)
Happy Hour (5)
Organic (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Seasonal (5)
Great Beer (4)
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Afternoon Coffee (3)
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Disabled Access (2)
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 (New England)·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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·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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 (New England)·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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 (New England)·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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 (New England)·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!

Tags: Good for a Date
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·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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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Have attended the Jazz brunch at Beehive twice. Our waitress on the second occasion was good, but the hostess and previous waiter were upright. Waiter disagreed without checking when my order was not sent out complete, he rushed our party, and was just generally not helpful. Several menu items are very

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Walked there after a show at the Wilson, the vibe was funky and fun. The variety of the menu worked for a vegetarian and meat lover. Cocktails were yummy. Live music was so fun. The sage fries are to die for!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Really great service from our server even though it was a busy night. She was super.

Tags: Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Fun, Live Music
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 30, 2017

The food was disappointing. The jazz was awesome! The food came out cold and our server didn't seem that busy but didn't pay much attention to us. We waited for the bill for a very long time. The portion sizes are big, which makes up for the huge price tag, but not that good. I might go back, but probably not.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Great for Brunch
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 (New England)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Our friends were quite late for our reservation. BeeHive staff kindly worked with us but were ruthless about getting us to leave at exactly to the minute when they said they would need our table (we were eight people). Of course I am furious with our friends but at other Boston restaurants at this price point, while imploring the guest to honor the meal ending time, they would never actually evict you!
As a result, I won’t be back any time soon. Too many other terrific restaurants to visit.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Got there right at 830, and checked in with the host. We were not seated until I went back up at 8:45 to ask when he expected our table to be ready. He had forgotten to seat us, but was able to accommodate after I asked about the delay.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Good food, good music and the service was great . Thank you

Tags: Special Occasion, Live Music, Great Beer
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·Dined on December 28, 2017

Cynthia was knowledgeable about the dishes and had an amazing attitude and impeccable service
Will definitely go back.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Staff was great! Live music was a plus. Attention by the kitchen to allergies was a huge bummer.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Very good service and brunch was delicious!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 21, 2017

My girlfriend and I love this place. The food was excellent. :)The only negative was that the Queen Bee cocktail no longer on the menu. :(

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fun
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·Dined on December 18, 2017

The food, service and live music were fantastic, unfortunately it was freezing cold. It’s a shame because otherwise I would have given 5 stars.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on December 17, 2017

As always, my husband and I had a great experience at the Beehive. Our waiter was attentive, the food was great, and the live music and overall ambiance put it over the top. The poutine was absolutely delicious. We left happy and well-fed! We'll be back soon!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Live Music, Good for a Date, Fun
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 (New England)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Had a great time. My third time. I enjoy both the ambiance and the food. Though I enjoy the ambiance the most

Tags: Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music, Bar Seating
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·Dined on December 11, 2017

Love the vibe and the food. Friendly service! As an out of towner visiting Boston for the weekend, I highly recommend the Sunday Night Blues. We'll be back!

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Live Music, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Good but they forgot to put dressing on my salad.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Make reservations as showing up might result in a long wait. Good ambience with light jazz in the background. Food was good - had the smoked salmon.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Nice brunch overall at an old favorite- but 2 crucial menu items were not available/out (quiche and the waffle!), and the service was mediocre on this visit. Jazz music is always wonderful and love the vibe at Beehive.

Tags: Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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 (New England)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Service was horrible. Food was great!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Our first time going to BeeHive for my nephew's 18th birthday. Loved the vibe, the jazz and food was good too! (We went to Brunch). Will book for the next family birthday bash! Fun!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Spicy, Cozy, People Watching, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Food was delicious! Went for brunch...make sure you get some of their potatoes...frites(?)

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Live Music, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on December 7, 2017

First time at The Beehive and will definitely return. Met good friends and was pleasantly surprised and enjoyed the live music. The menu is quite different but that was refreshing and the food was good. Staff and service were outstanding. This place is a gem.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

the host was great but the table was small and awful(though there was enough larger tables, guess were lazy to clean it up), the live music was cool too. all tap beers were out of order, the food was overcooked, the waitress was nice at the beginning but then started to ask about "allset" cash change which is rude for restoraunt business, she has to bring the change and let me leave the tip and not decide for me what tip it should be, also she has to collect her tips after i am gone, this is basic etiquette. also circled the check in the tip suggestion place and wrote "thank you", i have a pic of that. totally unprofessional and rude, ruined our anniversary night. wont come back.

Tags: Live Music, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Delicious poached eggs with short rib and potatoes. Interesting cocktail menu. Very good service. Nice music with Sunday brunch

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

The hostess was kind and seating was prompt. Fun place for brunch. Food is tasty, mostly paying for jazz ambiance. Definitely recommend.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We picked the Beehive as we wanted a place to eat with nice live jazz. The food and service were very good. The music was not much of a factor - background at best, boring at worst. So, if you come here come for the food - not the music which is apparently not much of a focus for them

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Service was great, good was delicious, just live this place.

Tags: Organic, Paleo Friendly, Authentic, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Younger crowd — 20s and 30s. Great decor and good food. Good choices for vegan and vegetarian diets.

Tags: Vegan
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 29, 2017

THE BEEHIVE IS LISTED AS ONE OF THE GREAT PLACES FOR LIVE MUSIC AND GOOD FOOD. IT DID NOT DISAPPOINT. THE BAND WAS AMAZING AND MY SON WAS TRULY IMPRESSED (HE IS VERY TALENTED AT MUSIC AS WELL AND WE WERE THERE VISITING BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC). THEY WERE THE ICING ON THE CAKE OF A GREAT MEAL AND AMAZING VISIT TO BERKLEE. MY SON IS SOLD AND HOPES TO VISIT BEEHIVE OFTEN WHILE ATTENDING BERKLEE. MY HOPE IS HE WILL GET THE CHANCE TO PLAY SOME THERE OR EVEN BETTER HAVE SOMEONE PLAY SOME OF HIS MUSIC THAT HE HAS AND WILL BE WRITING.

Tags: Live Music, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 28, 2017

I had been to Beehive’s Jazz brunch, which is excellent. We wanted to try their dinner menu. Our reservation was too early, need to shoot for 7:30 or so. I ordered a garaham (so) Marsala veggie dish with paneer. Outstanding! Bread pudding was not the best I’ve had. My wife had their gelato, which was amazing. Overall, a few n place with great food.
FYI...A little chilly by the bar.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Live Music, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Love this place! The food is mmm mm good! Love the vibe and live bands

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Casual, Fun, Live Music
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 (Savannah)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Went for brunch with friends, our server Ernesto was fantastic with great recommendations, Larry the bartender was awesome... the jazz was great

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Live Music, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Definitely a very nice place to go to BUT the staff needs to communicate better (door guards and host) I had mentioned to the guard face to face that I had a reservation in 5 minutes and I was going to go down the street for a coffee, when I came back I was about 10 mins after my reservation because I had a good conversation I didn't want to interrupt. When I get inside the hist had cancelled and given away the table so I had to sit upstairs which wasn't bad but I wasn't happy about it at all. I didn't give the staff a hard time but I think communicating is important especially when you stand up feet from each other.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on November 26, 2017

great atmosphere - awesome jazz band while we ate dinner. Food was yummy (albeit a little overpriced). Delicious cocktails.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music, Creative Cuisine
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