The restaurant industry in Cebu is quite competitive as it is not easy to whet the appetite of Cebuanos for good food at reasonable prices. While number of establishments have come and gone, some have continued to satisfy the inimitable taste of the residents of the Queen City of the South.
One restaurant that has continued to serve good food in the Queen City of the South is the Beehive Restaurant. The restaurant first opened its doors to the Cebuano market over fifty years ago. Despite being over half a century old, the place continues to satisfy the discriminating palate of locals and visitors alike.
The Beehive Restaurant offers a good combination of dishes from different countries. For appetizers, diners can opt to have fried squid, fried lumpia or beef tapa. Soup choices include fresh tomato soup, fresh spinach soup and cream of asparagus soup, among others. The main dish offers a good selection of seafood dishes and steaks. Guests may also opt to dine on a number of short orders that are served with bread and a salad. These short orders include lengua estofada, roast pork, Vienna schnitzel, and chicken pork adobo.
For dessert, guests can opt to have a banana split, mango mousse, or an ice cream sundae to cap off a sumptuous meal. Among the best-sellers on the menu of the restaurant are the Angus Rib Eye Steak and the Beef Tenderloin Steak. In addition, the place also has a number of specialties, including their French bread, Steak ala Mari and the Beehive Roll.
The place evokes memories of the past and offers a homey ambience to its guests. The overall design of the restaurant contributes much to the unique feel of the place. From the rattan furniture to the wooden bar, the Beehive Restaurant definitely creates an impression of dining in style. In addition, the members of the staff of the restaurant are quite friendly and accommodating. The Beehive Restaurant is located along F. Ramos Street right beside the Bigfoot Center. The restaurant is open from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
The Beehive Restaurant has become one of the institutions in the culinary landscape of Cebu. It has provided great-tasting food to the residents and visitors of the Queen City of the South for the past fifty years and is expected to continue offering its sumptuous dishes for another fifty years.
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