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Busy Bee Restaurant

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1046 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4001
617-566-8733
Today
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Breakfast

Excellent food and service, well-located and friendly. Varied menu with fresh ingredients. Don't hesitate to stop in.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Psychopoet
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Fieldale, Virginia
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  • Families with children
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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Fieldale, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Excellent food and service, well-located and friendly. Varied menu with fresh ingredients. Don't hesitate to stop in.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My husband and I went here because it reminded me a lot of the restaurant where we live and he agreed. Very cute. Only thing is that they do not accept credit or debit cards. So have cash!

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North Syracuse, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Eat with the locals! Friendly atmosphere, cash only! Great prices! TRY THE FRENCH TOAST! Great staff!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

They have excellent blueberry pancakes and a friendly staff! The prices are pretty reasonable. I eat at the Busy Bee every time I'm in Boston!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

There is nothing modern about this place, and quite honestly, that's the thing I love about it. The server was about as no-nonsense as they come. If you're eating breakfast, get the blueberry pancakes with a side of bacon. You will NOT be disappointed. Sometimes it's fun to step back in time and just see a place with a lot... More 

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Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The Busy Bee is a typical "greasy spoon": large tasty portions, inexpensive, friendly and fast service.

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Melbourne, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

love the fish = big portion. I have been going there for years. Breakfast, lunch or dinner .....mmmmmmmmmmm. very good

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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Fast service, local flavor, good food. The waitress was super friendly and our egg salad and club sandwiches were fresh and tasty.

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Naples, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

If you crave filet of sole this is the place. Friday only for about 10 bucks you will have two of the freshest sole filets you can find anywhere and deep fried to perfection. Don't let the front deter you. Go inside for the food. When I fly to Boston from Florida I always aim for Friday and the Busy... More 

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97 reviews 97 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

A great trip and good food. My burger was hot and the fries phenomenal. Cash only but ATMs are nearby.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1046 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4001
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: 617-566-8733

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 12
  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?