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About The Bee's Knees

Traditionally, tapas dishes have been associated with
Spanish cuisine. However at THE BEE"S KNEES, we take a global approach that encompasses various cultures and flavors from around the world. From Thai to Spanish, Cajun to Mediterranean and Japanese to French, we have selected a menu to please the palate.

Our many vegan, vegetarian, poultry and seafood dishes are accented by our extensive selection of
beer, wine, spirits, sake, coffee, and tea.

The name, The Bee's Knees, itself has it's own curious meaning. Taken from 1920's jazz influenced slang,
it refers to the "hip" or the "cool" thing such as "The Cat's Meow".

We encourage sharing!

211 10th St.
Augusta, GA 30901
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Tapas / Small Plates, Global, International, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday -Thursday 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
Friday - Sunday: 5:00pm-11:00pm

Cross Street:
Broad St.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(706) 828-3600

Website:
http://www.beeskneestapas.com/

Parking Details:
We have street parking and an adjacent public lot.

Executive Chef:
Kristi Kinlaw

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Bee's Knees Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.2

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for a Date (8)
Fun (7)
Vegan (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Cozy (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Authentic (4)
Bar Seating (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Organic (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
People Watching (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Tasting Menu (2)
Casual (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Seasonal (2)
Spicy (2)
Great Beer (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
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 (Atlanta)·Dined a day ago

It was a farewell brunch for a friend from work and it was a perfect brunch. Our server was especially friendly and helpful.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Afternoon Coffee, Vegan, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Healthy, Tapas
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·Dined 3 days ago

What a gem. Fabulous food, great choices, reasonably priced. Sangria is outrageous. You will love this place. Go soon.

Tags: Tapas, Spicy, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We went for Sunday brunch before a show. We both ordered the chicken and waffles. The waffle was AMAZEBALLS! it was so light and fluffy. The chicken, on the other hand, had a really thick batter on it that was cooked to death. We really thought we were going to break a tooth. The chicken underneath was dry and had no seasoning. It was great in concept, but poor in execution.
We also ordered a carafe of the house spicy bloody maries. It was ok, but waaaay to much pickle juice.
Our server was great- going out of her way to look up something on her phone for us.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Cozy, Late-night Find, Good Vegetarian Options, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 28, 2017

The food was incredible. The restaurant was clean. Had plenty of space, didn't feel crowded. Our Server was knowledgeable, friendly and came around at the right times. Again the food was great.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Tapas, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 22, 2017

Enjoyed our evening, just a bit cold in restaurant.

Tags: Good for Groups, Tapas
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 22, 2017

I truly feel for the wait-staff and servers: the seating is tight and they managed gracefully, tactfully, and carefully. Interesting combinations and fun to be able to share. Reminder: Tapas -style needs additional cutlery to share. Prosecco from the tap was flat, but house Chardonnay was fine. Shrimp quesadilla w shrimp was surprisingly good. Be aware: All items were on the salty-side, but water refills are plentiful when staff can reach table. Lively and hip atmosphere. Worth revisiting. Plentiful parking nearby.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 12, 2017

I've been to Bees Knees a few times and love their sister restaurant next door The Hive.
Brunch was not great, average food, really poor service. Dinner and drinks usually are great.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

The food and the service were good. Fun choices for brunch. Would have liked it better if the heat had been on.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Great for Brunch, Vegan, Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Authentic
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The food was terrible.

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·Dined on November 7, 2017

My meal was terrible. I had to ask for my drink several times, the wait staff worked in pairs and neither seemed to communicate. I found a hair in my crab dip. Therr weren't enough tiny baguettes and when asked for more, they brought 4. It was ridiculous. The check i was presented was 25. I handed my card, they took 10 minutes to swipe it and the reciept said 28. I'm not sure when it became okay to charge someone more than you tell them but rather than clarify with me they wanted to be deceitful and not mention it at all. Very unprofessional and probably illegal. Its only 3.00 so i dont see the issue in telling me of an additional charge on my ticket the server forgot!

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food and service was excellent. The pork tacos were extraordinary!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 1, 2017

I love the buffalo temph. Great place to go before a concert. They try to get you out in plenty of time.

Tags: Healthy, Good for a Date, Tapas
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

The food was awesome and so was the atomsphere! Our server was horrible. Susan was her name maybe. Brunette with glasses. She wasn’t talkative, friendly and just seemed as she was rushing us. We could order one drink and one app at a time and she would just take off and not show back up for another 10-20 mins at a time. It’s a tapas restaurant so of course we wanted to order a bunch a different things. We just began ordering from the bartenders and other serves as well. We are also bartenders and serves so we know the “struggle” but y’all weren’t even busy.

Tags: Cozy, Tapas, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Quick Bite, Vegan, Healthy, Paleo Friendly, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 15, 2017

I loved the restaurant. We were in Augusta for the first time and It made our trip. The place was so quaint and the food was really good. Rae

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Interesting food. Friendly server. Blsh blah blah bah bla

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tapas, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Always loves Bees Knees!

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Not careful service. Poor menu

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·Dined on September 7, 2017

We had a wonderful night and dinner at The Bee's Knees.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Vegan, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Seasonal, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, People Watching, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Organic, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Tapas, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List, Gluten Free Options
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 3, 2017

So enjoyed the Sunday evening Loris Trio. They were wonderful Pls have them more often.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

Bee's Knees has a relaxed ,urban​ artsy vibe with an​ interior brick wall,candles on the tables and locally made pottery mugs for hot tea. The food is very flavorful and visually appealing. Most importantly they sometimes have really great live music. Don't go if you are in a rush or on a tight budget. The place is meant for relaxing and having a quality time.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 1, 2017

The service and food were both excellent. I enjoy the quirky atmosphere and fun people.

Tags: Organic, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Authentic
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·Dined on August 27, 2017

We went for brunch on Sunday. The breakfast burrito had no eggs or meat. Was mostly filled with potatoes. There were no alcoholic beverages on the menu, so we thought alcohol was not an option. Our 15 year old daughter ordered pancakes and we were asked if she wanted one or two?? Really, we have never paid for one pancake for that price EVER. Will not return or recommend to our friends/neighbors.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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·Dined on August 24, 2017

Chef Marcus leads a great kitchen. Had the Shrimp on grit cakes with a ruex, was awesome.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Great for Brunch, Organic, Special Occasion, Great Beer, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 20, 2017

The food is amazing. Everything is fresh but the waiting time was too long. We had to wait 1 1/2 hours for our food (3 tapas) to arrive in our table. Will try again to see if this was a one time issue. Loved the food.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Spotty service and no help with menu selection. Some of the items on menu did not live up to expectations.

Tags: Fun
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

It was not at good experience Saturday night.

1. It was hot due to a/c not working
2. Ran out of Michelob Ultra
3. Never got my dinner

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·Dined on August 19, 2017

We have been here before and enjoyed the place although it has been a couple of years. Our recent experience was not great, we actually left half way through dinner. We never saw the same waittress twice, could never get an order placed and had to wait 15-20 mins for a drink. Finally, we just decided that we'd be better off to walk down the street and find another place to continue our dining.

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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Food was excellent! Compliments to the chef, however a bit slow coming to the table. Would also recommend to continue working with wait staff to shine and bring out their personality.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Local Ingredients, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Tapas, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Vegan, Tasting Menu, Organic, Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Great place for tapas and large plates. Fun atmosphere and good service.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 6, 2017

We had Sunday brunch after church today. Our meal options included chicken and waffles, hotcakes, chicken sausage and biscuits with a side of turkey bacon, and shrimp and grits with coffee. Alec was our waiter and he was amazing! Our food was local when possible, fresh and hot and the coffee was organic and strong. We enjoyed our breakfast and it was a quick turnaround.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 1, 2017

Nice eclectic menu. Tapas for sharing.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Took our son and daughter in law here for dinner. We had a great time. Service is a bit slow. But, it allowed us to take our time and really visit. All the food was excellent!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on July 22, 2017

This was our first time there...but our definitely won't be our last!! Every aspect of our dining experience was nothing short of fabulous! Wonderful food...great atmosphere....affordable prices!! Can't beat it!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 22, 2017

As always the food at Bee's Knees is creative and delicious. A great place for a fun dining experience with friends!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Tapas, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Had an engagement celebration here with a friend. our server was excellent and very helpful. had to send a couple things back, but the rest of our food was amazing! one of my favorite spots in the csra

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 1, 2017

My husband and I eat here regularly and enjoy the tapas menu and their drink menu. The staff is always friendly and attentive and the food is always good.

Tags: Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tapas, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Very good food, but it took almost 45 min between tapas. We were there for 2 hours when it should have been half that

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Food was good and atmosphere was fun. The way tress was helpful and fun.

Tags: Great for Lunch, People Watching, Local Ingredients, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Casual
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 12, 2017

Nice place. Very eclectic, which fits the neighborhood. Food was good, though I would have preferred more options.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Richmond)·Dined on May 29, 2017

Our Second time here... just as before absolutely wonderful!
Really neat old building with exposed brick great inexpensive food and wonderful service

Tags: Vegan, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite, Cozy, Tapas, Good for a Date, Casual, Bar Seating, Authentic, Fun
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