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Beehive

4.6
4733 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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Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Take your Queen Bee to The Beehive on Mother’s Day for amazing food, libations and live musical performances! Three course Brunch with live music is $52. A la carte dinner menu with live music 5pm-11pm. The restaurant request for you to provide your email address when making a reservation.

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What 4733 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

A fabulous way to celebrate my birthday especially with Michael at the bar.

The staff is amazing & be it as it may have the menu doesn’t attract Vegans, the effort for accommodations is a plus.

The live music is grade A & as the Brad Goff band was extremely entertaining especially the Violinist.

I’ll visit the Beehive each time I return to Boston.

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3.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Great ambiance. Great food. The band was excellent. Service felt a little rushed.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Enjoyed a great meal here. The staff is great too. I love that they have live music here, too. An overall wonderful experience

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Boston finisher party and dinner afterwards. The food, staff, and ambiance were perfect!

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2.0Dined on April 15, 2018

While the food tasted fine, it was far over priced. A small mimosa was more than $11.00, a piece of bread was $13.00, and etc. The atmosphere was neat, but the woman who seated us was extremely snooty. It was a fine experience, but I would be aware their selection is limited, drinks are expensive and attitudes are poor.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

First time. Early reservation. Just had main courses. All very good. Very nice server. Great jazz trio playing, volume just right.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Great. Nick was amazing

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Great meal! Service is incredibly friendly and thoughtful.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

The music was INCREDIBLE. Sat right in front of the stage and the band was killing it!

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Amazing all around!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Good food, great service and fun vibe. Enjoyed our stay and server Dom was great!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

such a great ambiance! I went on saturday for a late brunch with a few friends post workout. we thought we'd be under dressed but the crowd was pretty casual and we fit right in. the food was amazing and we loved the live jazz performers!

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Poached eggs on salmon was delicious.
I personally wasn’t a huge fan of the shakshouka (the veggies are puréed and not sliced so it’s more of a spread)
The music and atmosphere was what made it really special. Beautiful architecture and detail (even the bathroom was beautiful)... so much attention to detail.
If you reserve online, be sure to either call or add a note about having a table close to the band because it really makes all the difference

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

The service was fabulous and the cocktails were delicious. Oh, and of course the food was great too - I’ll definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Fantastic ambiance, service was excellent. The burger and fries were so delicious!! Can’t wait to go back!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Atmosphere was great. The band was a lot of fun.

Food was ok. More vegetarian options would’ve been nice. I ordered the “curry” ...but it was very flavorless. It was more like a veggie stew with naan. My partner ordered the chicken. He said it was very moist but again, under seasoned.

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1.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Menu and food options built a very misleading and cost saving way. Eggs Benedict came with a terrible hollandaise sauce, cold, most likely pre-cooked ahead of time. Smoked Salmon appetiser was really a smoked salmon cream cheese jar, Brussels sprouts salad barely had any Brussels sprouts in it. We understood that for the $54 pre-fixe price we are most probably paying for the live jazz music, but the band played so very softly that the place had no atmosphere and we thought it was a recorded background music the entire time. When I asked why are speakers turned so low, I was told that’s the way they want it and it is what it is. Best part of our brunch was the bartender Larry. Sadly we heard so much about Beehive, but will never return.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Food and service was good. Jazz music was fantastic. We were there for Easter brunch and it was considerably over priced for what you received. Three course meal should have included dessert or some Easter treat.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We had a great evening here. Food good, Oyster starter was particularly tasty. The band made the night though. Superb!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Really top notch.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

The reggae band was amazing, perfect environment!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Amazing, interesting food of the world

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Friends visiting from out of town. Cheyenne made our evening so much fun.

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3.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Our waiter asked if this was our first time (we said yes). We ordered the baby back ribs app and skirt steak dinner. The food was tremendous...the service was not. Our waiter was rarely around. Our glasses remained empty for some time, even after food came. We had to flag someone else down for refills. Very slow service.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Best poutine ever... and I'm Canadian.
Fun & delish

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

We enjoyed dinner and Blues on our last night in Boston. This is a lively place with a sophisticated yet youthful vibe. We brought up the average age but we didn't feel out of place. Great music and food and interesting wine list. The Anne Amie Pinot was a perfect addition.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

LOVED the entire experience! The wait staff, live music, and food! A must visit!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

The food was great. The lamb and the duck were excellent. There were six of us and everyone ranted and raved about the quality of their meal. The live band was just icing on the cake.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

This Beehive was outstanding. Great recommendations!

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1.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Bad. After doing my reservartion in open table they didnt book my table downstairs, and instead upstairs where is no music

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Great service! The food was delicious! Have brunch with live jazz was awesome!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

What an amazingly unique place with fantastic jazz brunch and great food

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We went for Jazz brunch on Saturday. The hostess, servers and chef were accommodating, pleasant and helpful. The beehive grapefruit mimosa was delicious. We each had a different meal-shashushka, waffles, poached eggs and duck, and salad with pomegranate and feta. All excellent dishes, fresh and plentiful. The ambiance is outstanding. Live jazz music sets the mood, and it is soft enough to have a conversation with your table mates but loud enough to appreciate. Highly recommend

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

This was a very energetic dinner club with a phenomenal live band. I enjoyed my time at the restaurant.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Great food, drinks, and atmosphere! Would definitely go back.

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4.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Beehive is one cool joint!!!
Great space in an iconic Boston building. Warm, vibrant and hip atmosphere with great folks running it. The upstairs bar is cozy and welcoming and downstairs the sound of live jazz draws you in. Stage seating feels a like little speak Easy where drinks and sounds are the plan. Main dining room is big and open but still comfortable and intimate. The main bar is always packed and for good reason. The cocktails are on point!! The Goodie Bag is my new poison of choice!!!
The menu is eclectic and includes good old standards as well as infusing Mediterranean, Asian and Indian flavors.
The deviled eggs were delish, skirt steak was cooked perfectly, the ribs were truly wonderful and the Schmaltz Fried Rice was yummmmm!
Their signature bread pudding was a decadent end to the evening. :)
The live jazz was great and although it’s right there (plus all the people) it didn’t feel excessively loud. Easy to talk at the table and interact with the very accommodating wait staff and management.
South end is tough for parking so give yourself time to find a spot or you will be late for your rezee. These are suggested most nights just cuz it’s a popular place!
Enjoy!!!!!!!
Fun and different for a night out with just 2 or a big group.
Have fun

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

What a great dining experience. The service was friendly and quick. The food is very good. The band didn't play too loud. I was able to talk during my date. I highly recommend for a fun night out.

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3.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Everything was good except they put us at a table touching the stage and the band members talked about us saying we were talking which is odd to say because we had a dinner party reservation for 7, we were not attending a concert? We were there to eat dinner, socialize and listen to jazz.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

If you notice the reviews for this restaurant are considerably better on Open Table than on Yelp!/Google. This seems to make sense. This place is great, but if you don’t plan ahead, you may have to sit upstairs and likely be unable to see the band. It’s open space so you’d be able to hear.
I highly recommend brunch or dinner here, but make a reservation.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Loved everything about this evening, except the food was not great. Two of us ordered the chicken, which was tough and potentially undercooked (hard to tell because the restaurant was dark). The knives we were initially given couldn’t cut through the meat... had to ask for steak knives. Also, they could not process my Open Table Reward when I showed it to them on my phone. It became a big production when the manager had to come to the table and I had to physically email it to him so that he could print and process. Good thing I was fine with my dinner guests knowing I was using a OT Rewards to pay for their meal. It was such a production, it COULD have been very embarrassing.

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