Proudly serving breakfast, brunch and lunch at all restaurant locations. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free selections available.
Our take on classic breakfast fare will get you buzzing!
Breakfast sandwich with goetta, apple, arugula, broken yolk egg and “nectar” sauce on milk bun, with your choice of side.
Two eggs any style; your choice of bacon, stimulus bacon, sausage, goetta, or vegan goetta; toast and a side.
A fork and knife breakfast toast with avocado, one over-easy eggs, ember oil, pickled golden raisins, arugula and walnut dukkah on toasted multigrain, with your choice of side.
Breakfast sandwich with thick-cut bacon, lettuce, broken yolk egg, avocado, white cheddar, onion and tomato on milk bun, with your choice of side.
Vegan goetta, ember mushrooms, arugula, avocado, ginger pickles and chiichurri on griddled multigrain bread.
Steel cut oats, chia seeds, coconut milk, vanilla, topped with almonds, toasted coconut, bananas and blueberries.
House-made hemp seed granola over Greek yogurt with apricot coulis, banana and blueberries.
All served with multigrain toast and your choice of side. We start with three, local, free-range eggs and then layer the flavor. No substitutions, only omissions, please.
Our most popular with fresh avocado, spinach, mushrooms, tomato, onions and white cheddar.
Spiced chorizo, black beans, bell peppers and white cheddar topped with smoky chipotle salsa and sour cream.
Egg whites, sautéed chicken, spinach, feta, olives and garlic herbs
Choose your own favorite ingredients.
We’ve got two types of pancakes to satisfy any craving — our classic fluffy buttermilk cakes and our gluten-free bee cakes made from bee-pollinated flowers — all served with Milligans maple syrup.
Delicious gluten-free pancakes made with almond milk, quinoa and buckwheat flour.
Fluffy and sweet buttermilk pancakes, made from scratch.
Add blueberries, chocolate chips or bananas.
With your choice of bee cake or buttermilk batter. Buttermilk Single $5.50 • Stack of two $10.50 Bee Cake Single $6.25 • Stack of two $12.00
Studded with blueberries and topped with apricot coulis and whipped cream
Bacon in the batter, topped with whipped cream and candied pecans
Studded with chocolate chips, topped with natural peanut butter and bananas
Topped with seasonal fruit, whipped cream and our house-made hemp seed granola
How ever you like it.
Local greens, raw beets, carrots and celery served with hot-honey vinaigrette.
Local greens, raw beets, carrots, celery, broccoli, avocado and Sleepy Bee seed mix, served with our hot-honey vinaigrette.
Quinoa and brown rice sauteed with mushrooms, spinach, sweet potatoes, and chimichurri topped with pickled onions.
Quinoa and brown rice sautéed with marinated chicken, bacon, broccoli, celery and parsley and topped with house-made ranch dressing.
Health and happiness between two slices of fresh bread or on a bed of lettuce. Comes with your choice of side.
Pulled local chicken, hot-honey aioli, ginger pickles, carrot slaw and lettuce on grilled multigrain bread.
White cheddar cheese melted between two slices of griddled Allez sourdough bread.
Roasted chicken, bacon, avocado, tomato, cheddar cheese, lettuce, quick-pickled onion and “nectar” sauce on toasted multigrain.
A satisfying tofu and vegetable forward sandwich with spiced local Cinsoy tofu, carrot slaw, tomatoes, arugula and ranch on griddled multigrain bread.
Sandwiches can be served on multigrain, housemade milk buns, or Eban's Bakehouse gluten free oat bread (GF + $1.50)
These change with the seasons, freshness and flavor, our reasons. Cup $3.50 • Bowl $5.00
Enriched broth from roasted beef and chicken bones, simmered with aromatics.
Creamy vegan sweet potato soup, infused with coconut milk and a ginger curry kick
With house-made honey garlic sauce.
For friends under 12.
Our signature healthy Bee Cakes or basic buttermilk in 3 shapes and toppings to make new friends.
One egg with cheese and toast, simple yet scrumptious.
Sliced chicken, sweet potatoes, side of fruit.
Another classic, perfectly melty, on multigrain bread.
We start with equitably sourced and carefully roasted espresso beans from LaTerza Coffee, add real house-made syrups, and slowly combine with perfectly steamed A2 milk from Indian Creek Creamery.
Whole milk; Cream, Oat, Almond
Chocolate, Caramel, Hazelnut, Vanilla, Sugar-free vanilla, Chai, Seasonal flavor
Dandelion $4.00, Peppermint Chocolate Mate $4.00, Peppermint $4.00, Chaga with Orange & Licorice $5.00
Earl Grey $4.00, Green Tea $4.00, Siren Throat Coat $5.00 FireBird Chai $5.00
Banana, yogurt, berries, orange juice.
Walnuts, hemp seeds, dates, banana, cocoa powder, cinnamon and a pinch of salt.
Banana, mango, yogurt, orange juice.
Some menu favorites you can take home and cook yourself.
Dukkah, pickled raisins, whole avocado. Served with 4 slices of Allez multigrain toast and salad. (Serves 2)
Based on our classic omelet, with spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes, onions and avocado. Served with a side salad and roasted root vegetables. (Serves 2)
Comes complete with Eggs, Milk, oil and Milligan’s Maple Syrup. You mix and make at home! Your Choice of batter mix:
Comes complete with Maple Syrup and fresh blueberries. You take and make, no mixing required!
Each Sleepy Bee cafe tailors its menu to the local community, with daily specials and exclusives.
Our dining areas are equally unique, decorated with original artwork by local artists.
“Fantastic service, food and the best coffee and pancakes in Cincinnati.”
– Alicia (Lewis)
“A very cute cafe with great food. It's a great spot to get a healthy breakfast or something a little sweeter! I will definitely bee back!”
– Chris (Henderson)
“High quality ingredients with a nice vegan variety. Relaxed atmosphere, good espresso options. Will return!”
– Mary (Flaherty)
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