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Bee-Hive Tavern

406 Route 6a, East Sandwich, MA 02537-1441
508-833-1184
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Price range: $0 - $26
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Cuisines: American, International
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Cozy room to right. Loud and bare to the left. Warm welcome. Inexperienced wait staff. Baked cod was reasonable, but stuffed shrimp was not. Stuffing bland, and did not compliment shrimp. Rolls cakey and bland. Even at modest price point, not worth it. Hoping for better.

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Queenstown, Maryland
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89 reviews 89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had dinner with friends at this wonderful little restaurant with an extensive English food menu and wonderful wine lists..Our waiter was very knowledgable about the food, much of it local..The honey served with the hot tea was also local and delicious!..There are some nice small plates and light dinners that are unique and made to order, like the salmon... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Our lodging is a close walk away from the Bee-Hive Tavern. The historic building has been serving food for many, many years. The specialty is seafood, with a healthy variety for carnivores. Food is good, nothing innovative though.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nice pub, friendly service, good food. Enjoyed the lobster pie - hope to be back to try another meal soon!

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Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My husband and I look forward to stopping at the Bee-Hive for lunch whenever we stay on the Cape (usually in Wellfleet or P'town). This time we brought overseas friends and their two young children. We were welcomed warmly and given a spacious table with a high chair. The food was as good as usual - delicious fried oysters made... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Upon the recommendation of our B&B owners from Captain Chipman Inn (see our review for that as well!) just up the road, we tried the Bee - Hive for their burgers. Expecting good food, we were instantly charmed by so much more. The bartender Annie immediately greeted us as if we were lifelong friends (which we felt like by the... More

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Waterbury Center, Vermont
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69 reviews 69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stopped here for dinner on a Saturday night. The fish & chips couldn't have been better. Lightly battered and well cooked. Try it! Live music on Friday and Saturday nights by a superb guitarist/singer. Only two beers on tap one a Cape blonde which was pleasant. We sat at the bar and enjoyed chatting local folk and the staff.... More

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Swansea, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

First time visitors, felt very welcome. Bartender, Scott, was incredibly social with local information. Burgers, steamed mussels, French Dip sandwich were all excellent. Margaritas and a Bloody Mary were well worth the trip. Can't wait to return next week with a full complement of friends staying with us. The bar is stocked with our preferred alcohol, Barcardi Limon, Capt. Morgan... More

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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108 reviews 108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This place has been around for a while and the atmosphere is old tavern Cape Cod. Wooden booths, small dimly-lit bar, sort of comfortable. The service is "summer season high school" which you'll find at most places in this price range, which is modest. The servers are inexperienced and they know they will not do this past the end of... More

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La Grange, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Although we saw an extensive menu at our B&B, the menu at the restaurant was much smaller. Our waiter's response to our question on the difference was that the restaurant just recently reopened and was slowly building back to normal. Being sort of old tavern like rather than fancy, the atmosphere pleased me. The food was just a notch above... More

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