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Busy Bee Restaurant

1046 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4001
+1 617-566-8733
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Delicatessen
1046 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4001
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Obviously a long standing local diner. Great food. Fast, hot, tasty and reasonably priced. We'll be back if we are in the area.

Thank Japruzze
Reviewed 23 March 2017 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...More

Thank CafeBetsy
Reviewed 23 March 2017 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...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

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.

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 8 March 2017

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...More

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 29 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!

Thank mdlyonsx
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...More

Thank Christopher L
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.

Thank karlyann s
Reviewed 25 November 2016

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

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 13 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...More

Thank annapolis123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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