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The Beehive

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442 Cedar Street, Abilene, TX 79601
(325) 675-0600
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, awesome staff

The place was great, almost made my dismal stay at the Civic Plaza Hotel worthwhile, almost, next time I will stay at another hotel and eat here, the food is unmatched in authenticity and flavor for a small town it has the ability to compete with any restaurant anywhere in the world.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Robert W
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Abilene, Texas
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Abilene, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

The place was great, almost made my dismal stay at the Civic Plaza Hotel worthwhile, almost, next time I will stay at another hotel and eat here, the food is unmatched in authenticity and flavor for a small town it has the ability to compete with any restaurant anywhere in the world.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Having heard so many great things about this place, my husband and I went on a Friday night. We both ordered the prime rib and were both extremely satisfied. It was perfectly cooked, juicy, and flavorful!! The meat was so tender, you probably didn't even need a knife. Although a bit on the pricy side, it's 100% worth it. We... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Beehive is almost always crowded, but it is worth the wait. They have the best ribeye in Abilene if you are there for dinner. It is a little pricey. For lunch, their daily specials are great. You can go online to see what they are going to be that day. One drawback is they won't seat anyone if the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Local legend. The story of the Beehive is a great American tale, but I won't go into it here, look it up. The food here is top notch. Only thing that's a downside with the food (at least for our family) is there is no kid friendly food. Not even a smaller size of the adult menu, so if you... More 

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Parker
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79 reviews 79 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Came in on. Saturday night after not being able to go to Perini Ranch because the wait was over 1.5 hours at 4:30 in the afternoon -- and I am glad I did. second Saturday is lamb special and it was both very tasty and a lot. Entres came with soup or salad and veggies and potatoes. My wife had... More 

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Guthrie, Oklahoma
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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

TeamTurpin ate at the Beehive for the first time last week. (Well, T1 had eaten there before, but this was our first time as a couple.) Parking was found easily on the street and we were greeted and seated promptly. All evening, service was good--attentive and prompt. This place really packs them in. We went early on a Thursday evening... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I've always heard about the Beehive, and how the food was great. Today I decided to eat there because I had just got paid and I really wanted to try it. I ordered a chicken fried steak to go.it was awful. The steak was chewy and stringy and was burnt. The soup smelt awful and the taste was worse. I... More 

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Southlake, Texas
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38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

They offer a nice selection on their menu, however, the smallest filet mignon available is ten ounces, way too big for either of us. There were two of us dining so we ordered the fourteen ounce filet and split it (for an additional $2. charge). We requested medium and it was cooked perfectly. We ordered a side of Oscar sauce... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Bee Hive is a long standing eating tradition in downtown Abilene. It's menu is focused on great steaks and seafood...it is know for the best Chicken Fried Steak in the area. I have sampled Chicken Fried Steak in many USA cities and I concur that this is the best!! You will enjoy a comfortable, slow paced environment to enjoy... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My bride and I ahve eaten at the BeeHive many times. We've never had a bad meal or poor service. Clearly its the best high-in place in Abilene. Call before you go on the weekends he has specials that really are special. The prime rib is always great probably hands down the best in town, go early its a limited... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 442 Cedar Street, Abilene, TX 79601
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: (325) 675-0600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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