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Busy Bee Restaurant

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1046 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4001
+1 617-566-8733
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06:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 19:00
Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was a terrific diner, complete with adorable aqua booths and real old fashioned diner waitresses. Nothing fancy here, but solid home cooking and a clean and friendly environment. Wonderful home fries and perfectly cooked eggs... my mushroom and cheese omelette was the best one that I didn't cook myself.. and I am a cook who owned a breakfast... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow...That was super quick! Very beneficial when parking at the local meters. Across from the T on Beacon Street, this classic diner type cafe has the old fashioned, pale aqua colored stools at the counter where the cooks make the food right in front of you. There are also booths along the wall. The food came out super fast. I... More 

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Thank Susan C
Brookline, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found a gem of a breakfast restaurant. Great home cooked food. Yummy Breakfast all day, great dinners as well. Wish you were opened on Sunday my morning just wasn't the same today.

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Thank doyoga102
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Setting: Diner with turquoise seats, bar area and booths. Right next to St Mary's station. Food: Blueberry pancake with bacon was fine. The bacon was precooked as expected but still crispy, the blueberry pancake was soft but not fluffy, loaded with blueberries and maple syrup lifted the pancakes. Butter and jam available if required. It is very filling. Service: Quick... More 

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Thank Jonathan L
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

A real Diner in the world of fake everything! The food is tremendous! Large portions at a small price point. Different specials, daily. You can come every day of the week and have a great, new dining experience. Highly recommended! I love this palce!

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Thank mdlyonsx
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101 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

At some point not so long ago, a lot of rather chi-chi sorts of folks decided it was clever to go to diners and imagine themselves getting down to their nonexistent roots among the ordinary, blue-collar people. This has gotten so out of hand that it can sometimes seem like every diner you go into is expensive and pretentious. Busy... More 

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Thank Christopher L
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The food here is great but the service was horrible. The waitress never asked if we needed anything else, and she had zero manners. Not friendly what so ever.

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Thank karlyann s
Cleveland, Mississippi
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Very good food cooked while you wait...fabulous meatballs!!! Diner also serves daily specials...closed Sunday.

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Thank Mary J
Annapolis, Maryland
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131 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Breakfast with family. Nothing fancy or trendy but if your looking for well cooked typical diner food this is the place. Egg meat and potato plates came just as requested. Great blueberry pancake. Should have ordered another. Meatloaf mashed and pea dinner that passed our way was picture perfect. Lots of locals as well as ourselves were greeted warmly. Best... More 

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Thank annapolis123
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great breakfast while staying at Anthony's Guesthouse. Loved the omlet. Fast and friendly service and neighborhood feel.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 12
Cuisine
American, Diner, Delicatessen
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 19:00
Thursday
06:00 - 19:00
Friday
06:00 - 19:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1046 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4001
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-566-8733

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