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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Menu

SPECIALTIES
All dinner served with a choice of 2 veggies and 2 cornbread muffins
Monday - Meatloaf
A classic American favorite of lean ground chuck, bell pepper, onion, celery and spices. Topped with tomato sauce
USD 11.99
Tuesday - Cubed Steak
Pan Fried Cube Steak. Hand breaded and lightly fried. Simmered in onion gravy until tender
USD 11.99
Tuesday - Chicken Giblets & Rice
Chicken gizzards slow cooked till tender. Served in their own gravy over white rice. (Seasonal May - October)
USD 12
Tuesday - Neck Bones
Tender, meaty and slow cooked to bone sucking perfection
USD 12
Wednesday - Baked Chicken with Corn bread Dressing
One quarter chicken marinated then baked, smothered in it's own gravy and served with corn bread dressing and cranberry sauce
USD 12.99
Thursday - Turkey Wings with Cornbread Dressing
two baked wings are smothered in their own gravy served with cranberry sauce
USD 12.99
Friday - Baked, Smothered or Fried Chicken
Beelicious
USD 11.99
Friday - Liver & Onions
Tender calf liver hand breaded then fried and simmered in onion gravy till tender
USD 13
THIS AND THAT
Fresh Ground Coleslaw
USD 2.5
Sliced Tomatoes & Onions
USD 2
Take-Out Charge
USD 0.45
Yeast Roll
USD 0.7
Veggie Side
USD 4.5
Side Tossed Salad
USD 3.5
White Rice
USD 1.5
Corn Muffin
USD 0.6
SANDWICHES
Sandwiches are served with choice of french fries, potato salad or cole slaw
The Club
Triple decker layered with smoked turkey and smoked ham, apple wood smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato & mayo. Served on white or wheat bread with pickle slice
USD 10
Pulled Pork Bar-B-Que
Slow smoked pork butts served with BBQ sauce on a bun
USD 10
Fried Chicken
Two pieces of "Beelicious" chicken served on white or wheat bread with lettuce, tomato & mayo
USD 11
Fried Fish
Fillet hand breaded & fried golden brown. served on buttered roll with lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce
Starting at USD 9
SOUTHERN FAVORITES
Served Daily - All dinner served with a choice of 2 veggies and 2 cornbread muffins
Busy Bee's Fried Chicken
Two pieces of chicken marinated for 12 hours, lightly breaded and fried in peanut oil to a crisp golden brown. Moist, juicy and beelicious
USD 14
Half Chicken USD 16
Smothered Chicken
Two pieces of our Signature chicken smothered in pan gravy and simmered until tender
USD 14
Half Chicken USD 16
Oven Roasted Chicken
Chicken quarter marinated then baked, smothered in its own gravy
USD 14
Half Chicken USD 16
Pork Chops
Two 6 oz. chops marinated, hand breaded and fried in peanut oil to a crisp golden brown or smothered in gravy until tender
USD 15
Baked Tilapia
Two tilapia fillets baked in a lemon herb seasoning and served over yellow rice. Baked to order after 6:00pm. (20 min)
USD 14
Chitlins
An all natural product hand picked without bleach or hog maws. "A true Southern delicacy" (Seasonal November - January) Note: Natural chitterlings are darker
USD 17
Bar-B-Que Ribs
Pork Spareribs slow smoked over hardwoods, served with sauce
USD 16
Fried Fish
Fillets hand breaded and fried golden brown. Cooked to order served with tartar sauce
Starting at USD 12
"Joe Lewis" Ham Hocks
Smoked pork hocks slow cooked until tender. (Seasonal May - October)
USD 14
Oxtails
Hand trimmed beef tails and spices, slow cooked until tender. Smothered in their own gravy and served over white rice. Note: Oxtails are sold by weight and not quantity
Mkt
KID'S PLATE
$7.99 - Age 10 & under. Served with 2 veggies bread and fruit punch or iced tea
Chicken Leg or Wing
Fried or smothered
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Meatloaf
Monday only
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Fried Fish Fillet
Tilapia
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Veggie Plate
Choice of 3 veggies
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Baked Chicken
Leg Quarter
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DESSERTS
Ol' Fashioned Banana Puddin'
Bananas, Nabisco Nilla Wafers and a sweet custard filling
Starting at USD 5
Cake
Homemade from scratch. Key Lime, Red Velvet, Lemon Pound, Butter Pound by the slice. Whole cakes must be pre-ordered.
USD 5
Vanilla Ice Cream
Scoop USD 2.5
Georgia Peach Cobbler
Popular Southern dessert of Georgia peaches and spices enveloped in a sweet buttery golden crust.
Starting at USD 5
Sweet Potato Pie
Starting at USD 3
Blackberry Cobbler
Fresh blackberries enveloped in a sweet buttery golden crust ... Served on Thursdays
Starting at USD 5
GARDEN FRESH VEGGIES
Served Daily. Seasoned with Smoked Turkey. Meat free - butter used. Gluten Free Veggies. Pork stocks are occasionally used to enhance flavor in meat seasoned vegetables when smoked turkey wings are not hard smoked
Fresh Collard Greens
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Candied Yams
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Fried Okra
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Baked Beans
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Carrot Souffle
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Mashed Potatoes
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Yellow Rice
Mkt
Baked Macaroni & Cheese
Mkt
Fresh Creamed Corn
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Fried Green Tomatoes
Mkt
SERVED CHILLED
Potato Salad
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Sliced Tomato & Onion
Mkt
Tossed Salad
Mkt
MONDAY
Blackeye Peas
Mkt
Fresh Turnip Greens
Mkt
TUESDAY
Baby Lima Beans
Mkt
Yellow Squash
Mkt
Steamed Cabbage
Mkt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to this establishment on May 19,2020. I tried to place a call in order but was told since I was ordering a Fish Dinner my order would not be prepared until I arrived. That was not a problem for me I said okay....More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed April 22, 2020

The food here was so delicious I wanted to taste all the entrees. I had the famous fried chicken, sweet potatoes and oh my those collard greens!!!! I am so in love with them, made like my grandmother. Unfortunately, we went right before it had...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

Every now and then, I need to brave the long wait in confined space to get my fix of the best fried chicken in Atlanta along with collard greens, sweet potatoes and mac and cheese. Delicious! Also excellent is the black berry cobbler. Used to...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

I’m currently temporarily away from Atlanta working in California. I am literally screaming for good homecooked meal that I don’t have to cook myself. BB’s fried chicken, pork chops, cornbread, collards, yams, potato salad, cabbage, macaroni and cheese, banana pudding! OMG! I cannot find any...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2020 via mobile

It should be a sin how good the smothered porkchop is. It's definitely enough to share. I ordered sides but was fat full off the porkchop, so I didn't even them. We arrived as they were opening so we didn't have to wait. The service...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 3, 2020 via mobile

My fiancé and I met my college friend here for lunch. We were told 45 minute wait that ended up being a little over an hour, but it was WORTH THE WAIT. I can’t begin to tell you how amazing it all was. The macaroni...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 5, 2019 via mobile

I had the fried wing dinner. It was delicious! I had to take my leftovers home. Good food and good service. It’s a small restaurant, so there may be a wait but it’s worth it.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019

Dr. MLK said this was one of his favs in addition to Paschals. Actually, I've dined at both and I like the Bee better. The service is always friendly and fast. The price is a tad high for soul food but well worth it. Call...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 20, 2019

I ordered the fried fish dinner will collards and mac and cheese. For dessert I ordered the peach cobbler. It was beyond wonderful. It was more delicious than I expected. I told my family that when I take them to Atlanta I will bring them...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

On my last day in Atlanta I got the chance to try Busy Bee's and it was amazing. I ordered the fried shrimp with greens and yams (which is my fav)! I am very critical about other people's soul food but hands down my food...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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