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“A Baptism of Breakfast”
Review of The Bee's Knees - CLOSED

The Bee's Knees
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: The Bee's Knees in Morrisville is committed to a community that supports local farmers, food producers, musicians and artists. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner with brunch until 3 on the weekends. Live music nightly. We have table service in our dining room and counter service in our coffeehouse-style front room. Seating outdoors in the summer months. Kid friendly. Local, organic, and vegan/vegetarian offerings, as well as a wide range of local meats. Accessible for people with disabilities.
East Hardwick, Vermont
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127 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“A Baptism of Breakfast”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Coffee, check. Music at just the right breakfast volume, check. Courteous staff, check.

What a different breakfast experience I had at BK than the dinner one I had a few months back. The breakfast was warm, filling and delicious. Served in a matter of minutes. The coffee was hot and spot on. Our cups never, never got empty. These guys have breakfast down to a science. I had the FARMER’S BREAKFAST and the cakes were perfect and hot and served with some of Vermont's finest maple. Great spot for an early morning breakfast. I am sure by that by 9:00AM it's noisy with families and the hubbub of Saturday etc. But at 7:30AM ... it's breakfast, peaceful breakfast. Thanks for a great meal and great service to start my day.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank japierpont
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English first
Waterbury Center, Vermont
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79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Good food it is, but fast food it ain't.”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

We drove up to Morrisville and stopped at the Bee's Knees for breakfast at a bit past 9:00 AM on Saturday. There was a table of six in the back and one guy drinking coffee up front. We ordered the baked French toast with a side of scrambled eggs. Seemed simple, but after 26 minutes (I checked) the kitchen hadn't even started on the order. It took another 18 minutes to get the order up. The baked French toast is made up the night before, so all you have to do is heat it up and scrambled eggs, ... well you know. Food is delicious, but be sure to have a bite to eat before you get there so you don't get too hungry while you wait.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank 227RV
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“It's a fun place”
Reviewed March 27, 2013

It has live music (on a Friday night a 3-pc band was playing and we enjoyed their talents!), a bar which is in a prominent location of the restaurant, seating in the front (by the band and bar) and in the back; food was okay - liked the salads and the potato fries (wedges) but the black bean burger was fair but my daughter liked the mac & cheese with onions and ham as optional add-ins. It seemed like a good place for families.

Visited March 2013
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Thank apples0ranges
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Orchard Park
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A cool place to eat or hang out.”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

The food was delicious, the local beer yummy and the ambiance very comfortable. Reasonably priced too.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Debra S
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Burlington, Vermont
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great place”
Reviewed February 11, 2013

The food is great and suchi night on Mondays is wonderful. Lots of local musicians play there and they are a helpful and nice group. Indoor and outdoor seating.

Visited December 2012
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Thank Anne009
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