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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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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Horrible.

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... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
mommyof2girls17
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

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
14 helpful votes 14 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have eaten at this restaurant on a regular basis since they opened several years ago. The staff is always friendly and attentive. The food...where do I begin...the Beef Oscar is to die for and the tilapia is incredible...my husband says that this is the best chicken friend steak he has ever eaten!! The food is consistently great and the... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Beehive keeps its place as one of Abilene's top eateries due largely to the brothers who own the restaurant. They are there to help, to make their customers feel welcome, and to maintain the highest standards of food preparation and presentation. Although the cuisine is fairly standard Abilene fare, they do have specials that will elicit delight from even... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

limited hours not open for lunch on Saturday. Upscale table clothes and napkins then the coke or tea is served in a mason jar. Large portions come hungry.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food is good but very expensive. The atmosphere is a little dark and crowded. The service was great and polite. I did not like the tables being so close together.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A great place for a special occasion dinner. Real white linen table cloths and napkins. Helpful and friendly waitstaff. Quiet and refined atmosphere. Food is always delicious, but a little expensive.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I love steak and the Beehive has the best. You can cut it with a fork. Everything was excellent. I went with a party of 20 ladies from Church and had great service . Can't wait to go back.

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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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